FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2015
Contact: Jean Pasco, (714) 834-6203, firstname.lastname@example.org
(Santa Ana, CA)— On Friday, July 24, more than 1,000 older adults are expected to attend the 2015 South County Senior Summit, hosted by Orange County Supervisor Lisa Bartlett in partnership with Senator Pat Bates, Age Well Senior Services, Inc., and the Orange County Office on Aging.
The focus of this year’s Senior Summit is “The State of Aging in Orange County,” and will feature presentations from leading experts, including Michael Shrader, CEO of CalOptima; Jim McAleer, president and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association OC; Dr. Claudia Kawas, professor of the Department of Neurology at UC Irvine; Dr. Kerry Burnight; professor of Geriatric Medicine at UC Irvine; Dr. Marilyn Ditty; CEO of Age Well Senior Services, Inc.; and Karen Roper, Director of OC Community Services.
“I am pleased to host this enormously popular County event and delighted that attendees will have the opportunity to learn valuable information about diverse issues relevant to older adults, including the variety of senior services available in South County, food insecurity, brain aging, memory loss, elder abuse prevention and much more,” said Supervisor Lisa Bartlett, 5th District.
This free event is open to the public and will be held at Laguna Woods Village, Clubhouse 3, in the City of Laguna Woods. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a complimentary continental breakfast and vendor fair, followed by an informative program to start at 9 a.m. Attendees will also be treated to a complimentary lunch at the end of the program. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Community members are encouraged to RSVP by calling (800) 510-2020.
For those unable to attend, the event will be filmed and available to Cox Communications subscribers 24/7 on Cox3 On Demand Channel 2636 from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31, and to Laguna Woods residents on TV6.
To learn more, please visit http://ocgov.com/gov/bos/5/news.