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July 10, 2014 Volume 35, No. 33

Caring for elderly conference Aug. 15–16 in Columbia

As life spans increase, so do the years that loved ones live in declining health.

Learn how to take better care of loved ones in old age at the 24th annual “Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference,” sponsored by the School of Medicine.

The conference is 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 15 and 7 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center, 2200 Interstate 70 Drive SW in Columbia.

For cost information and to register, visit Online registration is open until Aug. 10. 

A refund of fees minus a $25 administrative fee will be made if notice of cancellation is received by Aug. 8.

Price discounts are available for staff, faculty and students.

The conference is the premiere Midwest event of its kind, dedicated to improving care for frail elderly. 

This conference advances care for older patients in clinical, hospital, nursing home and end-of-life settings. 

Since 1991, this annual event has provided state-of-the-art information on medical management, interdisciplinary care and system change for physicians, nurses, social workers, state surveyors, nursing home administrators, attorneys, pharmacists and other professionals.