Guide to the 2015 White House Conference on Aging

By Doris Kasold, 7:09 pm on

A conference devoted to the United States senior population, occurring only once every 10 years, is set to take place in 2015. The decennial White House Conference on Aging promises to produce tangible solutions for those seeking better quality of life for senior citizens. Due to the importance of this event for seniors in Florida and beyond, you can bet your bottom dollar that Home Care Assistance of Tampa Bay will be staying up to date on breaking conference updates, keeping you informed all along the way.

What is the 2015 White House Conference on Aging?

In 2015, the White House will hold a conference to frame our national conversation on aging for the coming decades. The conference will focus on 4 key issues concerning senior citizens:

  1. Maintaining financial security as we grow older weighs heavy on the minds of people today. Fewer people are prepared for retirement today than just a few decades ago. Tackling this issue requires collective action.
  2. Longer lifespans for baby boomers are predicted as medical advances change what it means to age in the near future. Can we anticipate and adapt to the social changes brought by these advances? We will need new models for sustaining health among senior citizens living in this new age.
  3. Ensuring an effective network of caregivers plus a robust and adequately trained workforce continues to exist for us as we age will be an essential talking point.
  4. The White House conference will also envision protections from exploitation for senior citizens. Too often senior citizens fall prey to predatory scams.

 

Why is the 2015 White House Conference on Aging Important?

The 2015 White House Conference on Aging will establish a vital foundation for the nation as policy makers and political leaders seek to develop initiatives and set conversations in motion which will lead us into a better future for senior citizens. Few things are more important than refining and reinventing our society’s support system for aging citizens. Addressing aging and inventing responses for the following decades will have a significant positive impact on our economy as well.

If you’re interested in how to enhance an aging loved one’s quality of life now, call Home Care Assistance at 727-330-7862 to find out how our live-in caregivers located in Tampa Bay, Florida could help your elderly loved one. We would be more than happy to schedule a complementary in-home consultation.

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