Symposium on acute, long-term care in Taiwan to be held Aug. 20

During Taiwanese Minister of Health and Welfare Wen-Ta Chiu’s delegation of Taiwanese health officials, researchers and practitioners to Cleveland later this month,the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging will host a day-long symposium on Aug. 20, titled “Toward Integrating Acute and Long Term Care in Taiwan: Lessons Learned from the U.S.”

The symposium is Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (11890 Fairhill Rd., Cleveland 44120).

The Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan, Taiwan National Health Research Institutes, Benjamin Rose and Case Western Reserve University will co-sponsor the symposium.

The symposium, including continental breakfast, lunch and reception, is free, though registration is required. The program will be followed by a reception.

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The delegation will work with national and local experts and strategists to share information and learn about successes and challenges associated with serving aged and disabled populations. The group will explore innovative strategies and culturally relevant approaches to aid in development of a seamless and accountable system of care in Taiwan.

More information about the symposium is available at