YSU hosts statewide aging conference

Students, scholars and others from across the Buckeye State will attend the 36th Annual Ohio Professional and Student Conference on Aging on April 20 in Williamson Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University.

The conference, sponsored by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education and hosted by the Gerontology program in YSU’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, is titled “Serving Underserved Populations: Images of Aging and Innovative Ideas in Aging.”

The conference begins at 8 a.m. with a “Careers in Aging Event,” and the opening sessions starts at 9:15 with welcoming remarks by YSU President Cynthia E. Anderson and Daniel Van Dussen, YSU associate professor of Gerontology.

The conference features an array of symposia and scholarly paper and poster presentations on topics such as hospice care, Alzheimer’s, dementia, long-term care, underserved populations, and aging and ethnicity.

Those interested in registering may do so by filling out the online form, or registering in person at Williamson Hall on the day of the conference. For more information, contact Jennifer Miller at 330-966-7343 or jennifer.miller@alz.org.

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