Four national forums brim with cogent discussion, promising strategies

March 2012
Aging Today;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p15
Information about the 2012 Aging in America Conference on the aging issues in the U.S. held in Washington, D.C., from March 28-April 1, 2012 is presented. Topics include historical overview of insights and knowledge about brain health by the U.S. National Forum on Brain Health and exploring the potential of the patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) for shaping a better long-term future for older Americans by the U.S National Forum on the Affordable Care Act.


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