2018 Conference

MCOA’s 2018 Fall Conference themed “Reframing Aging” will be held at the Sea Crest Hotel in Falmouth, MA on October 24, 25, & 26




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Workshop T3-9  The Village Movement, Village Formation, and the Role of Councils on Aging by Dick Elkin has been added.

Workshop W1-9  Support Services, Outreach, Dollars and Sense by Claudia Borden has been added.

Workshop T4-8 Collaborating with Protective Services: from Report to Ongoing Services by Bree Cunningham has been added.

Need a reason to join us at MCOA’s Fall Conference? How’s this one?  MCOA will be honoring our dear colleague, mentor, and friend, Emmett Schmarsow with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  Emmett  is the Program Manager for Councils on Aging at the Mass. Executive Office of Elder Affairs.  He will be honored at Wednesday’s Plenary session.

As Plenaries tend to run long, afternoon workshops have been delayed by 15 minutes.  Please note the new schedule in the conference booklet.

Workshop W1-2 Practical Solutions: What I learned about Home Safety while recovering from major surgery by Judy Tanner has been added.

Workshop F1-4 Is Your COA Formally a Dementia Capable Organization Yet? has been cancelled.

Workshop T1-9  “Living While Dying” Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker and Content Experts has been added.

Workshop F1-5 Intergenerational Model United Nations Simulation by Kathi Bailey has been added.

A second workshop by Clint Wilkins, Co-Founder of The Resilient Aging Lab is being added as W2-8.  Check back for more details.