Office on Aging and Independence Events

The Office on Aging and Independence holds several annual events and conferences to provide a variety of educational opportunities for consumers.  Event pages are updated regularly and include helpful links to schedules/programs, registration forms and program descriptions.  

 

Howard County's 18th annual 50+EXPO took place on Monday, October 31, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, featuring vendors and exhibitors of interest to older adults, families, caregivers, care providers and professionals.  For more information, including exhibitor registration forms, please click the 50+EXPO logo above or visit the 50+EXPO information page.

 

WomenFest Logo

WomenFest is an interactive day which focuses on health, wellness, technology, fashion, and beauty and features 100+ vendors and exhibitors, free health screenings, and interactive seminars. WomenFest 2017 will take place on Saturday, April  29 at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville, Md.  For more information, including exhibitor registration forms, please click the WomenFest logo above or visit the Womenfest information page.

 

Caregiving Journey 2017 conference logo

The Office on Aging and Independence also holds an annual Caregiver Conference, designed to support and educate those providing care to a loved one.  The 2017 conference, "The Caregiver Journey, A Universal Voyage" will be held at the Glenwood 50+ Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, MD 21723 on Saturday, March 25 from 9 am to 3:30 pm.  Online registration is now open and a printable flier is available. To request the flier in an alternate format, or for more information about the conference, call 410-313-5969 (voice/relay) or email us. To request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations to participate in this event, call at least one week in advance.