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New York State Aging Services Conference 2018

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The Westin Buffalo

250 Delaware Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14202

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Join Us for the 2018 New York State Aging Services Conference!

Lodging accommodations provided by:

Westin Buffalo (host of conference)

  • $169 per night - book by 9/26
  • (716) 954-4162 or www.westinbuffalo.com
  • $10 daily valet or $1/hour self-park ($2 for first hour)

Hampton Inn and Suites Buffalo Downtown (one minute walk from conference center)



SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018:

7:45am - 8:15am - Registration and Breakfast

8:15am - 9am - Welcome with Kickoff from Wegmans

9am - 10:30am - Keynote Panel: Share & Compare - Mason Kaufman, Barrie Yochim, Jose Sanchez

10:45 - 11:45am - Thursday Breakout Session 1:

  • Help, Health & Trust at Wegmans: Understanding Consumer Trends - Kirby Branciforte, RDN
  • CharitySTRONG - Karen Christie
  • Food for Thought: Enhancing Nutrition for Those with Dementia - Tricia Hughes, Dementia Education Specialist
  • Introduction to Fundraising: Planning, Mailing, and Boards - Lisa Woodring and Sarah Snyder

12 - 12:30pm - Lunch

12:30 - 1:30pm - Keynote Speaker: Ellie Hollander, Meals on Wheels America

1:30 - 2:30pm - Vendor Exhibitions

2:30- 3:15pm - Thursday Breakout Session 2

  • Vitamin D Presentation - Naheed Ali, D'Youville College
  • Modernizing the Workplace: Technology Trends to Fit Your Organization - Justin Baumgardner and Jennifer Klein, RD, CDN
  • Panel Discussion on Special Events: Physical Events - Lauren Hibit (Meals on Wheels for WNY), Cassandra Barrett and Jennifer Meegan (Food Bank of WNY)
  • Identifying and Working with Seniors in Abusive Situations - Sarah Duval, Esq. and Katie Earl, LMSW

3:30-4:15pm - Thursday Breakout Session 3

  • Nutrition Share & Compare with Congregate Focus - Kent Goben
  • Panel Discussion on Special Events: Third-Party and Online Events - Lauren Hibit (Meals on Wheels for WNY), Cassandra Barrett and Jennifer Meegan (Food Bank of WNY)
  • The Art and Science of Living with Purpose - Dr. Uma Gupta
  • Review of Program Research - Darlene Ike

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018:

7:45 - 8:15am - Registration and Breakfast

8:15 - 9:45am - Keynote Speaker: Greg Olsen - The Role of the Aging Services Network in the State's Prevention Agenda

10-10:45am - Friday Breakout Session 1

  • Consuming an Anti-Inflammatory Diet - Christina Mandolfo, MS, RDN and Sylvia H. Regalla, MD, MSCN
  • Grant Writing and Planned Giving: Let's Fill Your Toolbox - Kelly Campbell and Liz Lucas
  • Peer Place-Specific Share & Compare - Tami Toy, Chatauqua Co. OFA, Peer Place Champion
  • Serving the Aging Population: A 24-hour Crisis Center's Approach - Caren Higgins and Sam Vaughn

11-11:45am - Friday Breakout Session 2

  • Malnutrition and Older Adults: A Blueprint for the Work Ahead - Bob Blancato, Executive Director, NANASP
  • Grant Writing and Planned Giving: Let's Fill Your Toolbox - Kelly Campbell and Liz Lucas
  • Movement to Business Acumen and Opportunities for CBOs and Government Agencies to Tap into New Revenue Streams Outside of Government Grants - Dr. Mary Ann Spanos, Diane Oyler, Barrie Yochim, Nikki Kmicinski, MS RD CDN
  • Developing and Managing Your Volunteer Program - Vivienne O'Neill, Director of Volunteer Programs, Citymeals on Wheels

12-12:30pm - Lunch

12:30- 1:30pm - Keynote Speaker: Bob Blancato, Executive Director, NANASP - What's Going on in Washington, DC?

1:30-2pm - Raffle Baskets



NEW THIS YEAR!

Bateman Community Living will be hosting dinner at Meals on Wheels for Western New York (20 minutes from hotel) on Thursday, October 25th. There is no additional charge for the dinner and all are welcome to attend. Transportation will be provided for those who need it.

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250 Delaware Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14202

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