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Senior Summit

bot County Department of Social Services, has the mission to raise and distribute funds to help keep families together, support children in foster care and support the elderly so they can remain independent, safe and healthy members of our communities. The cost of the Senior Summit is $15 for the general public, including seniors, and $80 for professional social work CEUs. A healthy continental breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee. Pre-registration is required by May 31. For further information, contact Kelley Werner at kelley. werner@maryland.gov, call 410770-5908 or visit talbotcommunityconnections.org to download a registration form or to purchase tickets online. Registration forms are also available at the front desk at Talbot County Department of Social Services at 301 Bay Street, Unit 5 in Easton. Platinum sponsors for the 2018 Senior Summit are the Talbot County Department of Social Services, Talbot County Government and Star Democrat. Gold sponsors to date are the Talbot County Health Department and CareFirst.

dividuals and the rapid growth of aging-in-place alternatives. The Senior Summit will include workshops such as Rising Strength and Self-Defense; Body-Wise Gardening; End-of-Life Wishes; Increasing Resilience; Dementia: Diagnosis, Treatment and the Impact on Families; and Scams, Identity Theft and Financial Exploitation. In addition to break-out workshops, participants will have the opportunity to have lunch and to visit vendor tables to gather additional information on aging issues and services. Talbot Community Connections (TCC), a nonprofit arm of the Tal-

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