East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOGs) Area Agency of Aging will host the 26th Annual REACH Conference at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex, October 4-5, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The REACH (Regional Education on Aging, Caregiving and Healthcare) Conference is an annual event that offers training for social workers, nurses, activity professionals, licensed nursing facilities, administrators and others that work with the elderly. The theme of this year's conference, "Navigating the future. People. Purpose. Passion." boldly covers all disciplines and areas of aging, caregiving and healthcare. The REACH Conference is a collaborative effort to provide educational workshops, plenary sessions and networking opportunities for professionals, caregivers, and anyone interested in issues regarding the elderly. Early registration is $100 and on-site registration is $125. For further information, please contact Al Pippins at 903-218-6523, via email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit their website online at http://www.etcog.org/.