The county and city of Los Angeles will convene more than 800 older adults (ages 55 and older) and their caregivers at the 2nd Annual Older Adult Summit at the Pasadena Convention Center on Thursday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This year’s theme is “Enhancing the Lives of Older Adults through Empowerment, Engagement and Active Living.”
The summit’s goal is to reach older adults who may not currently be accessing services available to them through the county and city.
Eight workshops will be offered on various subjects of interest to older adults, such as Older Adult Scams, Coping with Stress, Emergency Preparedness and Aging in Place.
In addition, the exhibitors’ hall will host more than 100 exhibitors who will provide an array of services and programs for older adults.
County officials and leaders slated to speak at the event include:
* Hilda L. Solis, L.A. County Supervisor, First District
* Janice Hahn, L.A. County Supervisor, Fourth District
* Kathryn Barger, L.A. County Supervisor, Fifth District
* Terry Tornek, Mayor, City of Pasadena
* Sachi A. Hamai, L.A. County Chief Executive Officer
* Jackie Lacey, L.A County District Attorney
* Jeffrey Prang, L.A. County Assessor
* Cynthia D. Banks, Director, L.A. County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services
* Dr. Jonathan Sherin, Director, L.A. County Department of Mental Health
* Laura Trejo, General Manager, Los Angeles City Department of Aging
The Pasadena Convention Center is located at 300 East Green Street, Pasadena 91101.
The event will be live-streamed on Facebook; [click here].