Due to inclement weather, the Aging and Disability Forum scheduled for Friday February 8, 2013 was postponed and rescheduled for Friday March 1, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  

If you have already registered for the event, there is no need to re-register, however if you are unable to attend the March 1, 2013 forum please email kcallahan@barnstablecounty.org  to cancel your registration.  

Due to the tremendous interest expressed in the Aging and Disability Forum, we will re-open registration.  If you know someone who may be interested in attending on March 1st, please let them know they can still register by going to www.bchumanservices.net.  Space is limited and registration is required.

On March 1, 2013 Barnstable County Department of Human Services will be hosting an Aging and Disability Forum – “Navigating the Long Term Service System for Older Adults and People with Disabilities”.  The forum will focus on federal, state and local policies and perspectives.  It is the first in a series of forums the Department is hosting over the next few months on the long term service and support system for older adults and people with disabilities.

Featured speakers at the forum include Sandra Albright Undersecretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and Dr. Jean McGuire, former Assistant Secretary for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services and current Professor of Practice in Health Sciences at Northeastern University.   Corrine Altman Moore, Director of Policy in the Office of Medicaid and Susan Ciccariello, Assistant Director of Coordinated Care in the Executive Office of Health and Human Services will discuss the introduction of Senior Care Organizations (SCO) to Cape Cod and Integrated Care Organizations (ICO) for people with disabilities.

The forum will be held at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa on March 1 2013 from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Continental breakfast will be served beginning at 8:30 a.m.  The event is free of charge but space is limited so registration is required.  3 Continuing Education Credits for RNs and SWs are available.   Please register online by clicking here.

Requests for reasonable accommodations must be received before February 15, 2013, unfortunately we cannot guarantee requests for accommodations made after this date.  For more information contact the Barnstable County Department of Human Services by emailing balbert@barnstablecounty.org  or by telephone 508-375-6628 or TTY 508-362-5885.