21st Century Challenge for Healthy Aging: Balancing Living Well with the Reality of Multiple Chronic Conditions

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To raise awareness of the challenges and opportunities for healthy aging for older adults in the U.S., the White House Conference on Aging will present the first in a series of webinars on this important topic in December. 21st Century Challenge for Healthy Aging: Balancing Uving Well with the Reality of Multiple Chronic Conditions is being hosted in collaboration with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014, 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. EDT.

HHS leads the Strategic Framework on Multiple Chronic Conditions, a roadmap for improving the health status of persons with multiple chronic conditions. Since the Framework's release in December 2010, HHS agencies and external partners have worked together to align their respective programs, activities, and initiatives to advance the Framework's vision of optimizing health and quality of life for persons with multiple chronic conditions.

THE WEBINAR WILL FEATURE:

Ms. Nora Super

Executive Director, 2015 White House Conference on Aging

 

Dr. Anand Parekh

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Science & Medicine), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

Dr. Cynthia Boyd

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

 

Dr. Robert Schreiber

Medical Director of Evidence-based Programs Hebrew Seniorlife Department of Medicine, Medical Director of the Healthy Living Center of Excellence, Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

We hope you will join this engaging discussion about how HHS and external stakeholders are addressing the challenges for older adults in bal­ancing living well with multiple chronic conditions. Participants will have the opportunity to submit questions to the speakers during the webinar.

 

Advance registration is required!

RSVP by December 10, 2014

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