Living Longer Conference Success

Published: October 11, 2016


With more than 400 people in attendance, Bridgewell’s second Living Longer: Aging with Intellectual Disability Conference was a success. Dr. Julie Moran presented her keynote “Reflecting Back, Looking Ahead:  What’s New in Aging and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.”

During her introduction, Commissioner Elin Howe praised Bridgewell’s ongoing commitment to aging adults with disabilities. Commissioner Howe discussed what the state is doing for aging adults, including sharing more information on the Task Group on Aging, which was created as a result the first Living Longer Conference.

Pictured above: Commissioner Elin Howe with Bridgewell COO Kelly Martin and Dr. Julie Moran.

Thank You to Our Conference Partners:

Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH
Center for Professional Innovation
MA Dept. of Developmental Services
National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices
National Down Syndrome Society
Mass General Hospital Down Syndrome Program
Road to Responsibility

Thank You to Our Conference Sponsors: 

Supporting Innovation

Charles River Center
Road to Responsibility

Making Change

MacDonald & Vaccaro
May Institute

Taking Charge

Bay Path University
Long Term Pharmacy Solutions
Mass Down Syndrome Congress
Special Needs Law Group of Mass

Conference attendees shared throughout the day their excitement and appreciation of the keynote and workshops. Bridgewell’s next conference will be Conquering the Cliff: Autism’s Journey into Adulthood September 22, 2017 in Framingham.

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