Aging summit to examine future of long-term care

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Experts ranging from policymakers to professors will delve into the future of public reimbursement, technology's impact on long-term care, chronic disease and the ethics of aging at the upcoming Aging Revolution Summit.

Former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn will be the keynote speaker at the event, which will be held Sept. 26-27 in Philadelphia. Other notable attendees include former Sen. Bob Kerrey, co-chairman of the National Commission For Quality Long-Term Care, and Nora Dowd Eisenhower, secretary of aging for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Wesley Enhanced Living Foundation will host the conference. The foundation is the philanthropic arm of Wesley Enhanced Living, which operates nonprofit continuing care retirement communities in Pennsylvania.

For more on the summit, including registration information, go to http://www.theagingrevolution.org/ .
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