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614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598


Date: April 26, 2013

Vicki Hanson, Aging & Long Term Care Division
360.337.7068 or

No: 2013-038

22nd Annual Older Americans Conference set for May 8

(Port Orchard, WA) - Mark you calendar now for the 22nd Annual Older Americans Month Conference May 8, 2013 at the Kiana Lodge (14976 NE Sandy Hook Road) in Poulsbo. This year’s theme is ”Unleash the Power of Age.” The annual event offers guest speakers, exhibits, entertainment and information on local programs available to older residents of Kitsap County. The event is free, but space is limited.  Call for reservations at 360-337-7068. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. The event concludes at 2:30 p.m. Registration includes a catered box lunch provided by Kiana Lodge.

This year’s special guest speaker is Pepper Schwartz. Dr. Schwartz is an American sociologist teaching at the University of Washington. She is the author and co-author of numerous books and magazines, including her newest book “The Normal Bar.” She will speak on “The Power of Profound Relationships” and discuss the power of aging and the centrality of relationships. Following her talk, Pepper will sign copies of her new book, available for purchase at the event. The Foggy Bottom Jazz Band performs during the luncheon.

Plan now to join us and have a great day celebrating Older Americans Month in Kitsap County.

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Last Updated:  May 27, 2014