Minnesota Gerontological Society 39th Annual Conference, April 24, 2015
Designing Our Destiny: Aging Ain’t for Sissies Challenges, Opportunities, and Affordability
This conference was designated as a White House Conference on Aging Listening Session.
Below are handouts utilized at the 2015 Annual Conference Breakout Sessions.
A1 – Home Care Technology: Changes at Hyper-Speed and a Snail’s Pace Jane Olson, Minnesota Board on Aging, Department of Human Services
B1 – Lessons from The Disability Community: from the Older Americans Act to the Administration for Community Living Robert L. Kane, MD, Professor, School of Public Health, Minnesota Chair in Long-term Care and Aging, University of Minnesota
C1 – Long-term Care/Chronic Care: What Will It Look Like? Bonnie LaPlante, RN, BS, Capacity & Certification Supervisor, Minnesota Department of Health Kari Thurlow, Vice President of Advocacy, LeadingAge of Minnesota Patti Cullen, President/CEO, Care Providers of Minnesota Sarah Keenan, RN, President, Bluestone Physician Services
D1 – Perspectives of Ethical Decision Making Tricia Schilling, LICSW, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN Anita Raymond, LISW, CMC, Protective Services, Volunteers of America MN Leah R. Gilbert, Esq, Associate Attorney, Pluto Legal, PLLC Marjorie A. Schaffer, PhD, RN, Professor, School of Nursing, Bethel University
A2 – Valuing Older Adult Quality of Life in a Medically-Focused World Julie Reginek, MS, ACC, EDU, CDP, Ridgewater College
B2 – Housing Alternatives for a Changing Demographic Mary Youle, Vice President of Housing & Community, Leading Age of Minnesota Christina Kendrick, MA, MBA, Senior Community Specialist, Neighborhood and Community Relations, City of Minneapolis Kathleen Kelso, Advisory Committee on Aging, City of St. Paul John Louisell and Jess Lammie, Owners, Next Door Housing
C2 – The Workforce for a Modern Society: Careers in Gerontology Jim Tift, MA, Assistant Professor, Interprofessional Education, St. Catherine University Phyllis Greenberg, PhD, Associate Professor, Gerontology, Coordinator, Graduate Studies-Gerontology, St. Cloud State University Sue Humphers-Ginther, PhD, Professor, Gerontology Program Coordinator, Minnesota State University, Moorhead Missy Reichl, MS Student, St. Cloud State University, Individual Service and Medicare Specialist, JA Counter & Associates
D2 – Perspectives of Ethical Decision Making Tricia Schilling, LICSW, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN Anita Raymond, LISW, CMC, Protective Services, Volunteers of America MN Leah R. Gilbert, Esq, Associate Attorney, Pluto Legal, PLLC Marjorie A. Schaffer, PhD, RN, Professor, School of Nursing, Bethel University
A3 – Own Your Future: Financial Steps You Can Take Today LaRhae Knatterud, Director of Aging Transformation, Department of Human Services
B3 – The Changing Nature of Caregiving: How Does Our Work Need to Evolve? Kathryn Ringham, MSW, MAL, LICSW, Clinical Supervisor, Minnesota Family Care Program, DHS Heidi Haley-Franklin, MSW, LICSW, Director, Clinical Services, Alzheimer’s Association
C3 – Partners in Service: Evolving Careers Beth Wiggins, Director of Caregiver Support and Aging Services, FamilyMeans Deb Taylor, CEO, Senior Community Services Patricia McArdle, Director of Older Adult Services, Catholic Charities
D3 – White House Conference on Aging Listening Session Kari Benson, Planning/Policy Coordinator, Minnesota Board on Aging Rajean Moone, WHCOA Consultant, Minnesota Board on Aging