ASCA, 20 YEARS… THE NEXT GENERATION
2014 Conference Update
The 2014 Conference was held at the El Conquistador Resort on Monday, July 21 and Tuesday, July 22. The theme was “ASCA, 20 years…The Next Generation”. ASCA was incorporated in July, 1994 and this summer we celebrated 20 years as an organization! Thank you to our sponsors: CareMore (Double Gold), SCAN Health Plan Arizona (Gold), and Area Agency on Aging, Region One, Incorporated (Gold)
Thank you to our Exhibitors for the Annual Conference in Tucson.
Talking Book Library
Social Security Administration
Arizona Relay Service 7-1-1
Take Charge America
Speakers were again very interesting and informative. Thank you to all of our presenters this year:
Lunch and Keynote Speaker:
70 is the New 40 – Bonus Years Here We Come – Barbara Penn-Atkins, re-career coach, speaker, and author
General Session presentation:
The 5 Keys to Marketing to Seniors Via Social Marketing – Professor Keith Rieger, Western International University
Affordable Care Act-Update – David Parra, AARP Arizona
Volunteer Management – Leslie Rudders, President, Arizona Senior Center Association
Verde Valley Caregivers Community Tapestry – Kent Ellsworth, Executive Director
Retirement: Mindful Planning to Safeguard Against Depression – Kathy Khalsa, Oro Valley Hospital
Story Keeping at Casa – Ellen March, Director, Casa Community Services
The Garden Kitchen – Stacy M. Perecy, Arizona Nutrition Network
QUO VADIS? The Future of Senior Centers – Irene Stillwell, Executive Director, AZ Lifelong Fitness Foundation
And a special thank you to the Tucson Armory Park Center for hosting a tour of their senior center!
If you would like information about next year’s Annual ASCA Conference, please don’t hesitate to contact us.