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St George Fellowship Centre

3204 Ridgewood Road

Fairlawn, OH 44333

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Friday May 18, 2018, a professional conference providing CEU/CLE-level sessions will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St George Fellowship Centre. This conference is geared toward professionals working with seniors and their care as well as service providers and city planners working on the current and future needs of seniors in Summit County and beyond. This would include but is not limited to social workers, guardians, lawyers, and nursing home administrators. Approximately 5 CEU/CLE's will be available and are pending.

Note: All sessions have been approved by Summit County Probate Court for all attorney and non-attorney guardian training as required under the Supreme Court of Ohio Rules of Superintendence 66.01 through 66.09.

Tickets include breakfast and lunch as well as CEU/CLE credit. A special Akron Bar Assocation Sponsorship is available for $250 which includes TWO tickets to the conference as well as listing in the Friday Conference Program as well as the Saturday Expo booklet.

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Check-in and Breakfast Buffett

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Ilene Shapiro, Summit County Executive welcome

Judge Stormer - Welcome & Introduction of Senior Summit Steering Partners and opening sessions

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - Community Coordinated Needs Assessment Symposium

Presented by:

John Garofalo - Akron Community Foundation

Gary Cook - Direction Home

Panel -- Members from targeted agencies/groups that would be benefited by the project – how agencies, hospitals, legal guardians/caregivers, etc. will use the Coordinated Needs Assessment.

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. - Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. - Patient Advocacy throughout the Continuum of Care

Presented by:

Francine Chuchanis as moderator/interviewer

Maria Schimer, General Counsel, NEOMED

Trey Addison, Ohio AARP Assistant State Director for Advocacy

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch/Networking

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer to introduce speaker.

Speaker - Disrupting the Status Quo: Creating Vibrant Communities for All Ages

Presented by:

Jean Accius, PHD, Vice President for AARP on Independent Living/Long-Term Services and Supports within the AARP Public Policy Institute

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. - Caregiving Symposium

Presented by:

Introduction and Moderator - Monica Robbins, WKYC Health Reporter –

Panel –

Susan Sigmon, Senior Vice President of Long Term Services & Supports, Direction Home

Kelly Morelock, Social Program Manager, Summit County Job & Family Services

Matt Gurwell, Founder of Keeping Us Save, LLC

Kyla Williger, Esq., Williger Legal Group, LLC

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - Break

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Neurological Diseases – Parkinson’s Disease – What Patients Go Through, What It Feels Like & What’s Being Accomplished Through Research and Collaboration and a Caregiver’s Perspective

Presented by:

Glen Leppo

Michael Wolff, J.D., Senior Development Officer, NEOMED

Julia Beal, Parkinson's Caregiver

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Age Friendly Cities: A Symposium on Planning, Policy and Practice

Introduction and Moderator:

Harvey Sterns, Ph.D.-- Professor and Director of the Institute for Life- Span Development and Gerontology The University of Akron

Panel –

Jean Accius, PhD, Vice President, Independent Living/Long-Term and Supports and Livable Communities Group within the AARP Public Policy Institute

Additional panelists TBD

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