‘What’s the Point of Aging? Word of God or Crowd Control’ This symposium poses an important question related to gerontology and geriatrics; the panel shall approach plausible answers from historical, philosophical, theoretical, and medical perspectives. AGHE President Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD, will be joined for this demonstration by Harry ‘Rick’ Moody, PhD, Andy Achenbaum, PhD, E. Ayn Welleford, MGS, PhD, and Charlotte Paolini, DO. History Presidents’ Symposium: Saturday, March 6, 8 a.m. ‘The Role of ADVANCED SCHOOLING in HEALTHCARE Reform’ There are a number of indicators that the U.S. Lacks a trained workforce that’s prepared for an aging population. A group of past AGHE presidents will explore current challenges for academic institutions to improve knowledge levels about what constitutes effective and inexpensive healthcare; attract and prepare a workforce to work with the aging population; break down walls between professions, medical specialties, and gerontology and geriatrics; and develop models that can successfully deliver education as the requirements of the workforce change.Between April 12 and 14 The web survey was conducted, 2010 with a representative sample of 1 1 nationally,000 adults. The email address details are accurate to within +/ – 3.1 % at the 95 percent confidence level. ‘At 22 percent this represents a significant part of the Canadian populace,’ says Kinark Executive Director Peter Moore. ‘Suicide is the leading reason behind non-accidental death among 10 to 19 12 months olds; and we know that mental illness is the strongest risk aspect for youth suicide. Until Canadians overcome their long standing dread and misunderstanding of mental health, this tragic statistic shall continue to climb.’ Coincidently, one in five kids and youth in the united states struggles with mental medical issues.