Author to discuss provisions of the new health plan at ProAging Meeting this Wednesday

We are pleased to have Howard Gleckman Author of “Caring for Our Parents” as our featured speaker. In addition to providing a broad overview of issues, Howard is planning to share his insights on how the provisions of the new health plan will specifically impact the LTC and senior services segments.

Brief Agenda:
11:45-Noon       Arrival
Noon – 12:30    Network with other professionals, pick up and display your brochures, get your lunch and be seated by 12:20. NOTE: We will have a table to display all attendee’s brochures, although we have about 100 attendees at our events, we recommend bring about 50 brochures. Don’t forget your business cards!
12:30                Welcome and introduction to our host, Sommerset Retirement Community
12:35                Presentation from Howard Gleckman with Q&A
1:20-30             Door Prizes, Brief Announcements
1:50-2               Adjourn and Tours of Sommerset Retirement Community
Directions and parking: Address is below, you can use the mapping feature on our event listing, click here.  If the parking lot is full you can park along the street. Your trusty parking attendants, Jim and Steve should be there to guide you to an open space!
Date: Wednesday July 21, 2010
Time: Noon – 2
Location: Sommerset Retirement Community
22355 Providence Village Drive
Sterling, VA 20164
Description: Join other senior-serving professionals for a fantastic networking and educational event. Bring plenty of business cards and brochures. In addition to a great program you will have and opportunity to make a brief announcement and tour the community.
Featured Speaker:
Howard Gleckman, Author of “Caring for Our Parents”
Highly-regarded journalist and author Howard Gleckman is the author of Caring for Our Parents (St. Martin’s Press, 2009) that looks at how the U.S. delivers and pays for long-term services through the
eyes of the elderly and disabled and the families who care for them. He is also author of the Caring for Our Parents blog.
Gleckman is a senior researcher at The Urban Institute and a columnist on aging issues for Kaiser Health News. He was formerly senior correspondent in the Washington bureau of Business Week, a Media Fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation and a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.
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