Maryland Secretary of Aging Secretary Gloria Lawlah Appears On Charlestown TV to Discuss Upcoming Innovations in Aging 2012 Expo & Conference

CATONSVILLE, MD---Charlestown, the Erickson Living retirement community, welcomed Maryland Department of Aging Secretary Gloria G. Lawlah to its in-house TV studio for an interview on the upcoming Innovations in Aging 2012 Expo & Conference. The Maryland Department of Aging, District of Columbia Office on Aging and the Virginia Department for the Aging are coordinating this year's event, which will feature professional training, an expo, job fair and walk for professional and consumer audiences. The Expo and Conference are scheduled for May 3th-5th at the Gaylord National Hotel & Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland.  The Expo will take place on Saturday, May 5th from 9am-5pm and is open to the public. "Innovations in Aging 2012 will have a little something for everyone," said Secretary Lawlah.  "We want families to come to National Harbor to learn about something that can help their situation, plus have some fun." The goal for Innovations in Aging 2012 is to showcase new directions for aging policy, programs and services that promote healthy community living for a lifetime.  For more information and complete event schedule, please visit www.innovationsinaging2012.com. Charlestown resident Phyllis Lansing conducted the interview with Secretary Lawlah. About Charlestown: Charlestown, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  For more information, please visit www.ericksonliving.com.