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Schedule at a Glance

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Schedule at a Glance - includes handouts where available
TUESDAY • JUNE 5, 2018

9:15 am – 10:15 am       OPENING REMARKS & GENERAL SESSION
King St. Ballroom              Senator Sue Serino, NY State Senator, 41st Senate District
   Keynote Speaker: Greg Allen, Director, Division of Program Development and Management, Office of Health Insurance Programs, NYS Department of Health (BIO) (handout)

10:35 am – 11:45 am     CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS 
Diversified Partnerships in Telehealth 
Dr. Irina Gelman & Andrea Fettinger

Making the Case for Age-Friendly Communities 
Donna Beal, Greg Olsen, & Becky Preve
REST in Action 
Sharon Cackett, Sharon Leary, & Shellie Spinelli
Best Practices for Getting the Most out of Managed Long Term Care Plans 
Muriel Miller
Volunteer Transportation Program for the Older Adult Community 
Susan Davidson
Using Home Equity to Pay for Aging in Place Services
Marty Bell
Unraveling the Secrets to Aging in Place: Tools and Tips to Keep Older Adults at Home Safely With Caregiver Support and Education
Jane Ginsburg & Lynda Shrager 
   GENERAL SESSION - 12:30 PM - 1:25 PM

Keynote Speaker: Sandy Markwood, CEO, n4a (BIO)

1:40pm – 2:50 pm             CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS 
B-1        "Whoa! What Now? Leading through Times of Change"
               Kat Koppett
B-2        "Steps for Conducting and Outcomes of the NYC Informal Caregiver Survey" (handout)
               Mebane Powell & Carolina Hoyos
B-3        "Hot Topics: Adult Day Services"
               Erin Purcell, Eileen Griffin, Marianne Nicolosi, Amy Davis, & Anne Hill
B-4        "NYSCRC: Who We Are and Why You Need to be Involved"
               Doris Green, Deana Prest, & Sharon Cackett
B-5        "Transforming Elder Care One Home at a Time: A Progress Report"
               Patty Baroody and Linda Tetor
B-6        "Community Engagement: Collaboration between Area Agencies on Aging, Healthcare, and Community Members to Improve Population Health"
               Rebecca Preve, Crystal Carter, & Jessica Chanese

2:50 – 3:10 pm       Break with Sponsors & Exhibitors

3:10pm – 4:20pm         CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS 
C-1        "Listen Up!"
               Kat Koppett
C-2        "Generations Together: A Mentoring and Training Program for Students Interacting with Older Adults"
               Nancy Cummings
C-3        "NYSOFA Fiscal Open Forum"
               Kevin Haggerty & William Karabin
C-4        "Livable NY: Increasing Inclusiveness in Rural Communities"
               Kate Ebersole & Cathy Mackay
C-5        "Film Screening and Discussion: The Age of Love"
               Erin Purcell, Ann Marie Cook, & Julie Allen Aldrich
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C-6        "Responding to Individuals with Dementia and Memory Related Disorders in Emergencies and Crisis Situations"
                Erica Salamida


7:30 am – 8:45 am        Continental Breakfast (ends promptly at 8:45 am) 
Ft. Orange Courtyard

8:00 am – 3:00 pm        Conference Registration Desk Open 
King Street Courtyard

8:00 am – 2:00 pm        Exhibits Open

9:00 am – 10:00 am      GENERAL SESSIONKing St. Ballroom           Kathleen Otte, Administration for Community Living (ACL)

10:15 am - 11:25 am    CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS 
D-1         Senior Scams (handouts)
Jenna Gladfelter & Gary Brown
D-2         Client Data System: Where do the Numbers Come From? (handouts)
Carrie Frey & Carol Rini
D-3         Providing Culturally Competent Services and Supports to LGBT Older Adults (handouts)
Aaron Tax & Sherrill Wayland
D-4         NYSOFA Fiscal Open Forum
Kevin Haggerty & William Karabin
D-5         Aging by Design: Person-Centered Program Planning and Evaluation for Aging in Diverse Communities (handouts)
Ryan Gadzo & Molly Ranahan
D-6         Powering Elder Justice Through Legal Health Check-up Partnerships (handouts)
Melissa Woods, Liz Keith, & Mary Jo Wasch
D-7         Money Follows the Person in NYS: The Open Doors Program (handouts)
Andrea Juris, Stacey Agnello and Karen Smith

11:25 am – 11:45 am   Break with Sponsors & Exhibitors
King Street Courtyard

11:45 am – 12:55 pm     CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS 
E-1     Olmstead Housing Subsidy: Providing a Housing Subsidy to Participants Wishing to Transition from a Skilled Nursing Facility to Community Living (handouts)
Valerie Brennan & Lindsay Miller
E-2        Collaboration is Key for Program Sustainability! (handouts)
Nikki Kmicinski & Tim Hogues
E-3         The Pooled Trust Notification Bill, Medicaid Managed Long Term Care, and the Impacts on Those Aging in the Community (handouts)
Heidi Flatt, Kelly Barrett, & Ben Baskin
E-4         NY Connects Quality Assurance and Innovation: A Highlight of Successes and Standards (handouts)
Theresa Munford, Amy Hegener, & Jess Perk
E-5         Live from DC: A Federal Aging Policy Update (handouts)
Amy Gotwals
E-6         Elder Abuse Interventions and E-MDT Initiative (handouts)
Jennifer Rosenbaum, Paul Caccamise, & Risa Breckman
E-7         What's New in the World of Consumer Directed In-Home Services? (handouts)

1:10 pm – 2:10 pm       CLOSING LUNCHEON  King Ballroom

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