Presenter Resources

2017 Presenter Resources

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current update: October 10

THURSDAY, SEPT. 14, 2017

Keynote:  Caregiving Collaborations: Increasing Family and Community Capacity
Heather M Young, delivered by: Deborah H Ward

PLENARY PANEL I:  The Eldercare Workforce: Meeting the Long-Term Services and Supports Needs of Older Adults
The Eldercare Workforce – Susan Skillman, Deputy Director, UW Center for Health Workforce Studies, Associate Director of the WWAMI Area Health Education Center Program Office, Investigator with the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center

Informing Eldercare Workforce Issues – Kevin Harris, Senior Facilitator – Health Policy, The William D. Ruckelshaus Center

Eldercare Workforce: A Provider’s Challenges – Grant Linacre, Executive Director, Emerald Heights
Plenary Panel 1 Bios

Concurrent Sessions I

1: Elder Homelessness: A Community-Based Participatory Research Approach to an Emerging Crisis
Anita Souza, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Nursing
Robert Bowery, Director of Clinical Service, Compass Housing Alliance
Session 1 Bios

2: Long-Distance Caregiving
Joanne Maher, Director of Programs and Services, Alzheimer’s Association Washington State
D’Anna Edison, Geriatric Mental Health Specialist and Care Manager, Aging Wisdom
Session 2 Bios

 3: Creating the “Next Generation” System of Care: Long-Term Services and Supports Initiative of the Medicaid Transformation Project Demonstration
Susan EngelsOffice Chief, State Unit on Aging 
Dana Allard-Webb, 
Family Caregiver Support Program Manager
Kim Boon,
 Medicaid Alternative Care/Tailored Supports for Older Adults Program Manager
Aging and Long-Term Support Administration, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Additional Resources
Session 3 Bios

Concurrent Sessions II

4: State of the Science: New Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing and What They Mean for Elders with Chronic Pain
Manu Thakral, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Session 4 Bio

5. Caring for the Caregiver
Lianne Hirano, Acting Instructor, UW Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Session 5 Bio

6.  Supporting Caregivers through Policy: Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act and Recent Legislation on the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Cathy MacCaul, Advocacy Director, AARP Washington
Session 6 Bio

Concurrent Sessions III

7. State of the Science: Technology for Older Adults and Caregivers
George DemirisAlumni Endowed Professor in Nursing, UW School of Nursing; Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, UW School of Medicine
Session 7 Bio

8. Film Session and Facilitated Discussion: Speaking of Dying
Trudy James, Interfaith Chaplain and Film Producer
Book Selections
Session 8 Bio

9. Community, Creativity, and Caring: Lessons from 20 Years of a Spirit-Centered Model of Supported Community
Cara Lauer, Executive Director, Elderwise
Session 9 Bio

FRIDAY, SEPT. 15, 2017

KEYNOTE: “Family Matters: Transforming Policy and Practice for Caregiving Families in an Aging America
Lynn Friss Feinberg, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, AARP Public Policy Institute
Additional Related Resources

Hidden Costs of Caregiving
The Economics of of Kin Care
Deborah H. Ward, Health Sciences Clinical Professor, University of California, Davis
– Psychosocial Aspects of Caregiving
Jullie Gray, Principal, Fellow Certified Care Manager, Aging Wisdom
Burnout Can Happen to Anyone
The Six Hidden Costs to Caring for an Aging Parent
Plenary Panel II Bios

Concurrent Sessions IV

10.  Keeping Hope in Giving and Receiving Care: Challenges for Families and Those Around Them
Marty Richards, Affiliate Associate Professor, Ret., UW School of Social Work
Session 10 Bio

11. Mind, Body & Medicine – Mindfulness
Application of Mind-Body Medicine Techniques to Enhance Professional Self-Care and Patient Well-Being
Karan DawsonClinical Associate Professor, UW School of Pharmacy
Mindfulness Techniques for Individuals Living with Dementia and their Care Partners
Kristoffer RhoadsAssociate Professor, Department of Neurology; UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Session 11 Bios

12.  State of the Science: Remote Monitoring Technology to Support Caregiving — Dyadic Perspectives and Ethical Considerations
Clara Berridge, Assistant Professor, UW School of Social Work
Session 12 Bio

Concurrent Sessions V

13. The Caregiving Journey: Unexpected Complexity and Joy: Findings from Recent National Studies of Caregivers – Resources
Erin McInrue Savage, Vice President of Research, Age Wave
Janna Z. Goldberg, Senior Researcher, Age Wave
Session 13 Bios

14. Grandparents and Relatives Raising Children: Joys, Challenges, Supports and Policies Here and Beyond  – Resources
Hilarie Hauptman, Kinship Program Manager, Aging and Long-Term Support Administration, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Lynn Urvina, Kinship Program Director, Family Education and Support Services; National GrAnd Network Member, Generations United; Kinship Caregiver for 12+ years
Session 14 Bios

15. Film Session and Facilitated Discussion: Speaking of Dying
Trudy James, Interfaith Chaplain and Film Producer
Session 15 Bio

Book Selections

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