HPGS is a nonprofit organization created in 1979 and dedicated to improving the quality of life of Hawai‘i’s older adults. HPGS’ virtual conference is intended for elder care practitioners in the health and human service fields; business, government agencies, nonprofits and faith-based organization serving older adults; researchers, students of gerontology, advocates for seniors and seniors interested in continuing their education. A few of the 14 topics that will be featured this year include: breakthrough discoveries on aging, changes in the field of gerontology, aging in the 21st century, the promise and potential of the boomer generation, transforming care for seriously ill patients, care of aging eyes and new innovations and the economic implications of population aging.
In addition, seven Na Lima Kokua awardees along with two recipients of the Tony Lenzer scholarship will be recognized. The registration fee is nominal. Generations Magazine readers will receive the regular rate through Aug. 31. Register at www.hpgs.org.