EIGHTH ANNUAL ADRCGNS CONFERENCE - "THE PATH TO AN INDEPENDENT FUTURE"
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits Open at 8:30 AM
Program 9:00 AM ~ 2:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: Julia Fox Garrison, author of
Don't Leave Me This Way
(or When I Get Back on My Feet You'll Be Sorry)
Breakout Session Descriptions:
Case Manager in Home, Nurse in Pocket
Care managers in the home using mobile technology called Care at Hand have reduced hospital readmissions among at-risk patients, improved care and
Presenters: Andrey Ostrovsky, MD, CEO Co-Founder Care at Hand Boston University School of Medicine. Lori O’Connor, RN, Director of Nursing at Elder Services of Merrimack Valley.
Give it! Get it! Options for Assistive Device Reuse in Massachusetts
Reuse of expensive assistive devices and durable medical equipment just makes sense. Learn free and low cost ways to find or donate unused equipment.
Presenter: Randi Sargent, MBA, BS, REquipment Program Manager, The Boston Home, the MRC Assistive Technology Program (MassMATCH).
Hoarding Disorder: Clearing Paths to Collaborative Resolutions
Understanding Hoarding Disorder through experiential exercises and discussion. Learn how to use empathy, empowerment, and engagement to collaboratively address and work to resolving hoarding happenings.
Presenter: Marnie McDonald, MSW, LCSW, is the Program Director and Clinician for North Shore Hoarding Resource Center at North Shore Elder Services.