Presented by the Center on Aging

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2024 Gerontology Symposium




Tuesday, May 7, 2024


The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Burlington, VT


Who Should Attend? Professionals and Family Caregivers

The conference is designed to present topics and information relevant for professionals who work with older adults, as well as family caregivers. The conference offers a discounted registration fee for family caregivers.

Our annual Gerontology Symposium attracts a diverse statewide audience of professionals. Plan ahead for this full day of presentations, interactive breakout sessions, and networking.


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To be added to our conference list, please email with CONFERENCE in the subject line.


Sponsored by The Tri-State Learning Collaborative on Aging

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Intergenerational Gifts: Higher Education & Healthy Aging Initiatives

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Tri- State Learning Collaborative on Aging

Dec. 12, 2023  2:00 - 3:30 pm
Virtual "Live" Webinar

UVM Center on Aging will talk about our VT-BRIDGES Social Work "Workforce Development" initiative during this webinar. This is a collaborative project with the UVM Social Work Department, Center on Aging, and Dementia Family Caregiver Center at UVM Medical Center.

Colleges and universities across Northern New England are getting involved and making important contributions to how we age in our communities.  Hear from a variety of higher education institutions about how they bring students and older adults together to learn from each other. Featured initiatives include friendly-visitor programs, social work programs designed to address workforce challenges, and community-based wellness events.

Register here for this FREE webinar

Best Practices for Attracting and Retaining Direct Care Workers

Sponsored by the Maine Council on Aging



Dec. 12,  2023  1:30 - 3:00 pm

Virtual "Live" Webinar

Maine's Essential Care & Support Workforce Partnership is collaborating with PHI to offer Best Practices for Attracting and Retaining Direct Care Workers. 

Using PHI’s 5 Pillars of Direct Care Job Quality, this webinar will feature a presentation from Jake McDonald, Senior State Policy Advocacy Specialist at PHI, a national expert on direct care work, alongside providers in Maine who are already implementing some of these strategies to grow and retain a quality workforce.

Register here for this FREE webinar