• Upcoming Events

    Massachusetts Association of Older Americans, Inc.

    Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

    In partnership with:

    Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging

    Massachusetts Aging & Mental Health Coalition


    Taking Charge:

    Engaging Caregivers and Ourselves in Positive Aging

    Presenters include:

    Susan Wehry, MD, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Advisor, Sunrise Senior Living, LL.C; Consultant to Departments of Aging and Disabilities across the U.S.; former Commissioner of the Vermont, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living, author of Oasis 2.0TM currently in use in over 200 MA and VT long-term care facilities (www.susanwehrymd.com).

    Dr. Jan Hively, Ph.D., Encore Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Pass It On Network, International Consultant for programs that encourage older adult leadership and support positive, productive aging, known and respected internationally as a leader and speaker on approaches to positive aging (passitonnetwork.org)

    Joyce Cohen, President, National Life Planning Network, designed Boots to Backyards®, a mentor program which serves diverse non-profits; author of Diving In To Living…My Way , a self-study kit of life-planning tools and guides; spoken led workshops on optimal aging to diverse groups throughout the U.S (lifeplanningnetwork.org).

     Donna Marie Amaral, PMHCNS-BC, Skilled at providing individual, family and group therapy to diverse and multicultural populations; Experience with a wide range of psychiatric diagnostic categories in acute and ambulatory care.

    Robert Jope, LMHC, Director of Risk Management, MA Department of Mental Health, Specialist in Motivational Interviewing, Addictions Technology Transfer Center, Providence, RI


    Tuesday, May 30, 2017

    8:45 am – 3:45 pm

    (Registration begins at 8:00)

    Hogan Campus Center College of the Holy Cross

    1 College Street

    Worcester, MA 01610

    Check out full program information including presenters, CEU’s, directions, registration information, and sponsors at: www.maoamass.org

    For more information, or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Massachusetts Association of Older Americans (MAOA) at 617-426-0804 or email advocacy@maoamass.org. Also, click here if you would like to join MAOA and receive discounted conference rates.

    REGISTRATION REQUIREDDeadline is May 26, 2017

    (Download Registration Form and Program Details: WorcesterConference2017. No Online registration. Please download the registration form and email/fax/mail the registration form along with a check for conference fee)


    2 Responses to Upcoming Events

    1. sarah
      April 25, 2017 at 6:32 pm

      I am having difficulty locating the registration for conference? Please advise.

      • chetjakubiak
        May 5, 2017 at 5:54 pm

        Hi Sarah,

        The link to the registration form is on the website on the welcome page (also on the upcoming events page). Please print and fill up the form and mail it to back to us (MA Association of Older Americans, Inc 19 Temple Place, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02111) along with your check. You can also fax the form and check at (617) 426-0070. Also, if you are not already a member and would like to become one to receive discounted price on our conferences please check out our membership page on the website. Please let us know if you have any difficulty accessing the forms. Our phone number is (617) 426-0804. If you are still having difficulty please forward us our e-mail and we will e-mail you the registration form.


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