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|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|August 24, 2004
White House Conference on Aging to Hold Listening Session
The 2005 White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) will
conduct a public listening session in conjunction with the 2004 Florida
Conference on Aging on Monday, August 30, 2004 in Miami, Florida.
The listening session, the first outside of Washington,
D.C., will be convened by the WHCOA Policy Committee to solicit input
from older adults and baby boomers, service providers, organizations
and others who are interested in playing a role in the future of aging
policy in the United States. Comments and recommendations from the listening
sessions, which are being held throughout the country over the next year,
will be considered as the WHCOA continues its preparation for the Conference
to be held October 23-26, 2005 in Washington, D.C. White House Conferences
on Aging have occurred once a decade since 1961.
When: Monday, August
30, 2004, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Hotel InterContinental,
100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL
Contact: Nora Andrews, (202) 357-0149. Please
contact Ms. Andrews in advance to register to speak at the listening session.
Written comments will also be accepted.
To register for other activities at the FL Conference
on Aging, visit http://www.fcoa.org (850-222-8877).