Senior Voice Staff 

Disability and Aging summit returns online, Oct. 5-7


October 1, 2021 | View PDF

=The Alaska Disability and Aging Coalition will host the 7th Annual Disability and Aging Summit, October 5-7, 2021. The summit will be held virtually and include presentations on Aging Well in Alaska.

Topics include a keynote presentation on Positivity and Aging and workshops focused around mental health, aging and COVID effects, and building resiliency. There will also be an elder panel and a legislative panel addressing topics such as the impact of COVID-19 on the aging population, budget assurance and the future of the work force for aging individuals with IDD.

The goal of the Aging and Disability Summit is to further discuss the national and state trends regarding the aging population to include individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and how it relates to Alaska.

For a flier with the full agenda and other details, along with registration information, visit

For more information, contact Joanna Paris at 631-836-2825 or


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