WTIU to Virtually Host 3rd Annual Conference on Aging Oct 3 thru Nov 21

(BLOOMINGTON) – WTIU Public Television is hosting a free, virtual conference to explore, explain, and navigate some of the issues of growing older. The third annual WTIU Conference on Aging will be held online every Saturday at 10 a.m. from October 3 to November 21.

WTIU is pulling together area experts and resources to help participants find the answers to many questions associated with getting older. Attendees 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 eight sessions, covering the topics of Medicare 101, Supplemental and Long-Term Care Insurance; Strategies for the Sandwich Generation; Romance After 50; Saving for and Making Money in Retirement; COVID-19; Resilience in the Stages of Aging; What You Need to Know About Social Security; and Genealogy and Collecting Family Stories. Each session will include a live chat feature so participants can ask experts questions.

This free event is open to caregivers as well as those who would like some advice on more informed aging. Registration is available at wtiu.org/aging.

The third annual WTIU Conference on Aging is made possible with support from presenting partner Bloomington Health Foundation; supporting partners SharePower Investments – Bill Stant, Bell Trace, Cook Medical, Estate & Downsizing Specialists; and contributing partners Christopher J. Holly – Elder Law Attorney, Comfort Keepers, Elder’s Journey Home Care, Santo Family Insurance, Dr. Brittain for Vibrant Life, and Evergreen Village.

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