Senior Living Conference

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2017 Senior Living Conference May 17
The 15th annual Senior Living Conference Wednesday, May 17, promises more than past events, like more food offerings and more speakers.
(Click HERE for registration form. Click HERE for brochure.)
This year’s event, sponsored by the Delta Council on Aging, gets underway when doors open 8 a.m. at the Island Resort, according to council chair, Dr. William LeMire. The program begins at 8:45 a.m.
Preregistration is mandatory and must be done by Friday, May 12. For a preregistration form visit a Community Action Agency senior center, stop by the CAA administrative office, 507 1st Ave. N., Escanaba, or visit
The fee for this year’s event has increased to $10, but the event continues to be a bargain thanks to rolls and coffee in the morning, a tasty sit-down lunch (with dessert), along with vendor tables and an excellent speakers, LeMire said.
The speakers cover a wide variety of topics that will help attendees live their lives to the fullest. Speakers, and topics, include:
  • Dr. Tony Kamerschen, OSF HealthCare, Live a Healthy and Inspiring Life.
  • Ben Feldhausen, Department of Transportation, Escanaba River Bridge Project.
  • Robert Berbohm, Delta County Emergency Management Coordinator, getting the word out during an emergency.
  • Sherry Whitman, UPCAP, Medigap options for senior citizens.
 The program will also include door prizes and casino promo cash. The agenda will include brief presentations from conference cosponsors, including Skradski Family Funeral Homes, Community Foundation of Delta County and the Upper Peninsula State Bank.