Creating Community for a Lifetime

Creating Community for a Lifetime Meeting Calendar

February 2006
2nd
9:00 a.m.
Access to Health Care Workgroup, network180, 728 Fuller NE, Grand Rapids, MI.
13th Deadline for full proposals, Social and Civic Engagement of Older Adults, Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

For more information about these meetings, contact:

Nora Barkey
Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan
616-222-7012

Or

Kate Luckert
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
616-454-1751



Local, State and National Learning Opportunities Calendar

February 2006
10 Deadline for presentation proposals for Connecting Generations, a statewide conference sponsored by the Southeast Michigan Intergenerational Network on May 18 in Livonia, MI. For more information, call 734/485-2000, ext. 239 or email .
28 Deadline for nominations for Civic Ventures ďPurpose Prize for Social Innovators,Ē five $100,000 investments in Americans over the age of 60 who are taking entrepreneurial approaches to addressing social issues. For more information, go to www.LeadWithExperience.org. See also The Purpose Prize.
March 2006
7 Healthy Aging Initiative Design - phase two To propose an operating structure for the Michigan Healthy Aging Initiative and to draft the Healthy Aging Initiative's state agenda.To download more information, click here.
16 - 19 Investing in Aging: Strengthening Families, Communities, and Ourselves, 2006 Joint Conference of the National Council on Aging and the American Society on Aging, in Anaheim, CA. For more information, go to www.asaging.org.
21
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Public Hearing to provide input to develop the 2007-2010 State Plan for Services for Michiganís Older Citizens, at Senior Services, Inc. in Kalamazoo, MI. For more information, go to www.miseniors.net or call the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging, 517-373-8230.
23-24 Michiganís Long-Term Care Conference, sponsored by the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Office of Long-Term Care Supports and Services, at the Hilton Detroit in Troy. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/mdch.
April 2006
22 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Aging, a seminar sponsored by the Michigan State University School of Social Work, at MSU in East Lansing. For more information, call 517/353-8620 or email .
25 The Upside of Aging, 2006 Senior Summit sponsored by the Northern Michigan Conference on Aging, featuring Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D. in Traverse City, MI. For more information, see Michigan Update, or go to www.seniorsummit.net.
May 2006
18 Connecting Generations, the first statewide intergenerational conference in Michigan, sponsored by the Intergenerational Network of Southeast Michigan, at Madonna University, Livonia. For more information, go to www.madonna.edu/pages/congen2006.cfm.
20 Deadline for submission of written comments as input to the 2007-2010 State Plan for Services for Michiganís Older Citizens, to the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging (OSA), 7109 West Saginaw Highway, P.O. Box 30676, Lansing, MI 48909-8176. For more information, go to www.miseniors.net or call OSA, 517-373-8230.