For immediate release:
Homeless Olders Adults are
the Focus of Cal State L.A.Âs
Social Work Conference on June 21
What & Who:
To bring attention to an often neglected and alienated community, the School of Nursing at California State University, Los Angeles, will present the conference, ÂHomeless Older Adults: The Forgotten Population,Â to raise community awareness about the health care and social service needs of this population in the Los Angeles area.
Wednesday, June 21, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
8:30-9:00 a.m.: Check-in/registration.
Golden Eagle Ballroom, on the Cal State L.A. campus. The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Freeway, at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Freeways. Public (permit dispenser) parking is available in Lot F or the top level of Parking Structure 2.
The invited panel speakers include Aaron Strehlow, director, UCLA School of Nursing Health Center at the Union Rescue Mission; Denise Murray, director of nursing, Los Angeles Mission Clinic; Bridget Wilson, chaplain, Union Rescue Mission; Joe Williams, director, Civic Homeless Project; and Laura Trejo, manager, Los Angeles City Area Agency on Aging. Cosponsors include the Institute for Applied Gerontology and the UCLA School of Nursing.
Conference registration is $25 (lunch is included). For more information on the conference, call the Cal State L.A. School of Nursing at (323) 343-4700.
Working for California since 1947: The 175-acre hilltop campus of California State University, Los Angeles is at the heart of a major metropolitan city, just five miles from Los AngelesÂ civic and cultural center. More than 20,000 students and 185,000 alumniÂwith a wide variety of interests, ages and backgrounds--reflect the cityÂs dynamic mix of populations. Six colleges offer nationally recognized science, arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education and humanities programs, among others, led by an award-winning faculty. Cal State L.A. is home to the critically-acclaimed Luckman Jazz Orchestra and to a unique university center for gifted students as young as 12. Among programs that provide exciting enrichment opportunities to students and community include an NEH- and Rockefeller-supported humanities center; a NASA-funded center for space research; and a growing forensic science program, to be housed in the Los Angeles Regional Crime Lab now under construction. www.calstatela.edu
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