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Register! Lawton Conference – March 26, 2012

Conference on Urban Aging and Award Luncheon - Aging in the Community: Three Models

Local and national experts will compare and contrast:

  • Villages
  • Age-friendly Initiatives
  • Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs)

Topics will include how they work; who they serve; strengths and weaknesses;
funding issues; and their impact on aging services and on neighborhoods.

Fredda VladeckThe 2012 Lawton Award will be presented to Fredda Vladeck, founding director of the first Naturally Occuring Retirement Community supportive service program (NORC) in 1986.  She is now Director of the Aging in Place Initiative of the United Hospital Fund, in New York.


Loews Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA

Registration fee of $50 includes Award Luncheon
Social work CEUs will be offered
For more information, call 215-765-9000 ext 5063, or email:

Photo Credits: Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Free Training for Social Workers on May 5 Helps Latino Seniors ‘Beat the Blues’

Free Training for Social Workers on May 5 Helps Latino Seniors ‘Beat the Blues’ (Philadelphia Corporation for Aging)

Social workers and other professionals who work with Latino seniors are invited to attend a free training on Wednesday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at COMHAR, 100 West Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia. The program will focus on helping Latino older adults cope with depression. Register by April 21 to Lissette Ramos, PCA Latino Outreach Coordinator, at 215-282-6582 or .

Source: News Bulletin

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