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    Welcome to the Massachusetts Association of Older Americans. Our mission is the active involvement of elders and socially conscious persons of all ages to join us to build a just, egalitarian and compassionate society. *********************************************************************

    Spring 2016 Aging & Mental Health Conferences

    Presented by Massachusetts Association of Older Americans & Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

    SAVE THE DATE!

    FRIDAY, MAY 13 – COMMUNITY RESPONSES TO ELDERS IN CRISIS – WESTPORT, MA

    Conference Registration form: Coming soon! Check here in early March to download.

    Membership forms: Click here if you would like to join MAOA and receive the discounted conference rate.

    Directions to White’s of Westport may be downloadedor print as a word document: 

    Directions to Whites of Westport

    ***Please check back shortly for program information about MAOA’s other spring Aging & Mental Health conferences in Central Massachusetts and the Boston Area.***

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    Save the Date! May 13, 2016 at White’s of Westport! Please see conference Details below:

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     Massachusetts Association of Older Americans, Inc.

    Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

    in partnership with:

    Coastline  Elderly Services, Inc.

    Bristol Elder Services, Inc.

    Southcoast Behavioral Health

    Invite you to join us for our spring conference:

     

    Aging & Mental Wellness:

    Person-Focused Community Responses to Elders in Crisis

    Friday, May 13, 2016

    8:45 am. – 3:45 p.m.

    White’s of Westport, 66 State Street, Westport, MA 02790

    Presentations include:

    • Older Adults & the Opioid Crisis
    • Person-Focused Responses to Elders Facing Housing Crises
    • Relationship-Focused Behavioral Health Interventions with Elders in Crisis

     

    We will be applying for 5 CEUs for social work, mental health and nursing professionals.

    This conference will bring together elder service and mental health professionals, older adults and caregivers, and professionals from housing, health care, and community services. We anticipate over 200 participants and 30 vendors. Please mark your calendar!

    Registration will open soon. Please check back here for a downloadable registration form and complete information about presenters, registration fees, and the schedule for the day.

    For more information, or to learn about conference sponsorship, please contact Naomi Weiner at MAOA: 617-426-0804 or nweiner@maoamass.org. 

     

     

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    ADVOCATE FOR ELDER ECONOMIC SECURITY AND MENTAL WELLNESS

    Massachusetts Association of Older Americans is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Elder Lobby Day. Join us at the State House at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 29. Please forward the flyer below to your friends and contacts!

    Elder Lobby Day 02.29.16

    To find the Elected Officials who represent you in the Massachusetts Legislature and other election information click here.