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Multicultural Coalition on Aging 2012 Professional Conference

Multicultural Coalition on Aging

Thursday, April 26, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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Multicultural Coalition on Aging invites you to join us for

“Trends and Transitions:  Preparing for Changes

in Service Delivery to Diverse Elders”

A Professional Conference for Elder Service Providers


April 26, 2012

9:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

UMass Boston

McCormack Institute for Social Policy

Ryan Conference Room

100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA


The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has many health care institutions putting care transition teams in place and working with community providers.  But not all community agencies understand the overall picture and how ACA may affect them… more importantly how can and should community agencies be part of the planning and delivery.

The goal of this conference is to educate service providers serving diverse elders on the Affordable Care Act and its potential impact on service delivery. 

9:30 – 10:15 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

10:15 AM – 12:45 PM  Morning Program


Keynote Speaker

Christie L. Hager, J.D., M.P.H.

Regional Director

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Region One New England


Panel Discussion

Julius Yang, M.D., PhD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center  

Ken Peterson, PhD, APRN-BC, UMass Worcester 

Sharon Perryman, BSN, MGA, Director of Operations, People First Homecare & Hospice 



Ann L. Hartstein, Massachusetts Secretary of Elder Affairs


12:45 PM   1:45 PM Lunch

 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM  Workshops

                     1)  Achieving Cultural Relevancy in End of Life Decision Making:

                           Listening to Community Voices 

                     2)   Evidence-Based Programs: Engaging Diverse Populations

                            in Disease Self-Management: Opportunities and Challenges 

                     3)   Care Transitions: Ensuring the Path Home 

                     4)   Care Management: Through the Eyes of the Consumer 

                     5)   Community Health Centers: Becoming a Hub for Senior Health 


Contact us at mcaboston@yahoo.com for further information.

Hebrew Rehabilitation Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc. and accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  This program carries 3 Contact Hours for Nurses and is approved by the Collaborative of NASW, Boston College and Simmons College for 3 Continuing Education Hours.

Have questions about Multicultural Coalition on Aging 2012 Professional Conference? Contact Multicultural Coalition on Aging

When & Where

University of Massachusetts Boston
100 William T Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125

Thursday, April 26, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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