University of Southern Indiana

Rural Outreach for MAIA

Retirees and caregivers from the following counties are eligible to receive a FREE two-day registration to the Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness on the campus of the University of Southern Indiana, including meals and free transportation:

  • Gibson
  • Perry
  • Posey
  • Spencer
  • Daviess
  • Dubois
  • Greene
  • Knox
  • Martin
  • Pike

What to Expect:
The Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness is a two-day conference focused on healthy living and wellness across the lifespan. Enjoy presentations from national, regional and local speakers on a variety of topics related to caregiving, nutrition, fitness, mental health, dementia and more.

The USI Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) is offering this opportunity for retirees and caregivers from rural areas. Your free two-day registrations includes transportation to and from the USI campus, breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack!
Board shuttle at Deaconess Clinic Reo (6:45 am) or Deaconess Clinic Petersburg (6:30 am)
All times are in the Central Time Zone

  • 7:30 am - Arrive at University of Southern Indiana
  • 7:30-8:15 am - Registration, Breakfast and Yoga/Tai Chi
  • 8:15-10 am - Welcome and Keynote Speakers
  • 10-10:30 am - Break and Visit Exhibit Tables
  • 10:30-11 am - Concurrent Sessions
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm - Lunch and Visit Exhibit Tables
  • 12:30-1:30 pm - Concurrent Sessions
  • 1:30-1:45 pm - Break and Visit Exhibit Tables
  • 1:45-2:45 pm - Concurrent Sessions
  • 2:45-3 pm - Break and Visit Exhibit Tables
  • 3-4:30 pm - Keynote and Closing
  • 4:45 pm - Board shuttle to return to Deaconess Clinic Reo and Deaconess Clinic Petersburg

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,691,706 million with zero percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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