WTIU to Host 2nd Annual Conference on Aging August 3

(BLOOMINGTON) – For the second year in a row, WTIU Public Television
is dedicating an entire day to exploring, explaining, and navigating some of the issues of growing older.

The second annual WTIU Conference on Aging will be held Saturday, August 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Indiana Memorial Union.

WTIU is pulling together area experts and resources to help participants find the answers to many questions associated with getting older. Attendants will learn what to ask, who to ask, and how to make wise decisions now that keep their options open as they age.

The conference will include sessions on End of Life, Funeral Planning, Importance of Social Connections, Laughter Yoga, A Light-Hearted Look at Aging, Long-Term Care Insurance, Medicare 101, Nutrition Matters, Siblings’ Guide to Caring for Parents, Social Security, Staying in Your Home Longer, and Suddenly Single: Practical Decision Making and the Emotional Journey.

The event is open to both caregivers and those who would like some advice on more informed aging.

Registration is available online at wtiu.org/events or by calling 800-

The cost is $25 for one admission or $40 for two admissions, and lunch will be provided. Vendor tables can also be reserved through the conference registration website or phone number for $40 (nonprofit rate) and $60 (for-profit rate).

The second annual WTIU Conference on Aging is made possible with support from presenting partners Bloomington Health Foundation and Mallor | Grodner Attorneys; supporting partners L.B. Stant & Associates and Stephen R. Miller, C.P.A.; and contributing partners Bell Trace, Bicycle Garage, Inc., Christopher J. Holly – Elder Law Attorney, Comfort Keepers, Elder’s Journey Home Care, and Meadowood.

For more information about the conference, contact Joan Padawan, WTIU Events Coordinator, at 812-856-2174.