Friday, April 1, 2005

Conference on Aging Event

Hope Hospice will host the Fourth Annual Southwest Florida Conference on Aging, to be held in Fort Myers on Friday, April 15. The Conference is sponsored by Osterhout & McKinney, PA., Elder Law Attorneys.

The conference will provide information and discussion on a wide range of issues related to aging. Sessions will offer education in health care, mental health, ethical issues, planning for caregivers and other topics.

The conference is being held in conjunction with the White House Conference on Aging, to be held in October and is an effort to assist the public and private sectors in promoting the dignity, health, independence and economic security of current and future generations of older persons.

Hope Hospice President and CEO Samira K. Beckwith said, “We are proud to host this important event because of its relevance and importance to so many in our community.” “This conference is an excellent forum for determining what more can be done to meet the needs of our aging population,” added Julie Osterhout, Managing Partner - Osterhout & McKinney.

The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Select at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers, from 8 AM to 4 PM on April 15.