Event Date/Time: Jan 08, 2008
End Date/Time: Jan 10, 2008
Early Registration Date:
Oct 30, 2007
3 days of site-visits to innovative geriatric facilities with renowned lecturers from around the country. Sites include unique retirement villages, sheltered housing, day care centers, snoezelen rooms and the Savion computer program for mental stimulation for people with Alzheimer's disease. Topics covered in lectures : Historical survey of Geriatric Care in Israel, how various ethnic groups care for their aged.
Tour begins in Jerusalem and continues on to Beer Sheva and returns to jerusalem. Includes transportation from jerusalem, food and lodgings for 3 days and two nights of tour. Accommodations in kibbutz guest houses &/ or hostels.
$450 per person - early bird discount $380, for payment by Oct. 30.