Ambassadors for Aging Day

Ambassadors for Aging Day 2012

When: Thursday, March 8, 2012 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where: The State Capitol Tallahassee

 Complimentary event activities include:

    • Medicare counseling with a SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) counselor
    • Various Exhibitors
    • Health screenings
    • Performing artists
    • Music and dancing
    • Noon program featuring state  officials
    • Self-guided walking tours of the Historic Capitol
    • Luncheon
    • And a chance to see the Florida Legislature in action

Join us as we highlight the contributions of elders to their communities and share the experience of aging!

To learn more about this exciting event, call 850-414-2000 or email information@elderaffairs.org.

Bringing a Group

If you are planning to arrive  with a group using a bus or van, please register your group so that you can  take advantage of services that will make your travel experience more  convenient. Download the group registration form.

Sponsor Information

      If your organization would like to be an event sponsor, please contact  Florida Sports at 850-488-1297 or email Sarah Kirchberg at Skirchberg@flasports.com.

Exhibitor Information

       Exhibitor invitations will be  distributed by January 1 of each year. If you would like to be an exhibitor, send an  email with your organization’s information to information@elderaffairs.org.

Find out more at:

http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/english/afad.php

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About UWF Center on Aging

The Center on Aging at the University of West Florida was established in the Fall of 2010 when the School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences faculty along with assistance from Sponsored Research submitted a grant to the State University System Board of Governors in support of aging initiatives for Northwest Florida. Its mission is to improve the quality of life of aging adults through the application of science to address challenges associated with aging and to promote healthy aging, with an emphasis on prevention. This will be accomplished through inter-disciplinary and inter-professional efforts of basic and applied research, consultation, and partnerships with community agencies. Education and training, direct services to the aging population, and public awareness and understanding of the contributions and needs of elders will be primary objectives.
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