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The 2018 Age Well Conference

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NCAR/UCAR Center Green Ballroom

3080 Center Green Drive

boulder, CO 80301

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One of Colorado’s largest professional conferences on aging.

The Age Well Conference is an annual one-day event that attracts hundreds of professionals, academics, and advocates from Colorado's front range and beyond to meet, learn and discuss ongoing and emerging issues and trends in aging-related products, services, research, and innovation.

The 2018 conference will feature three concurrent session tracks: Health & Aging, Tech & Innovation, and Serving Older Consumers. The event will feature over fifteen unique sessions by many esteemed regional and national researchers, founders, innovators, and practitioners. Exhibitors will represent an array of local businesses, organizations, and products and services. Morning coffee and catered afternoon lunch from 12:00 - 1:00 PM are included. Parking is free and plentiful.

Join a growing community of professionals, businesses and organizations that serve, study, or care for older adults. Stay tuned to this page for updates on the day's program.


8:00 - 9:00 AM | COFFEE, GATHERING, EXHIBITOR VISITS



9:00 - 9:15 AM | WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

  • Boulder County Area Agency on Aging
  • Aging Services Foundation of Boulder County
  • Boulder Medical Center



9:15 - 10:30 AM | OPENING KEYNOTE

Reframing Aging



10:45 AM - 12:00 PM | CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Older Coloradans and Marijuana: A Public Health Problem or Policy Alternative?

Local Trends in Aging

Gerontechnology: A Market Overview



12:00 - 1:00 PM | COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH & EXHIBITOR VISIT



1:00 - 2:15 PM | CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Good Zzzz's: A Discussion About Sleep, What Can Go Wrong, and How to Make it Right

Telling the Story

Innovator's Showcase 1: Misty Robotics (1:00-1:20 PM)

  • Tim Enwall, Head of Misty Robotics

Innovator's Showcase 2: Nymbl Science (1:30-1:50 PM)

  • Nathan Estrada, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Sports Certified Specialist (SCS); Director of Sales and Market Development

Innovator's Showcase 3: Inhabitech (1:55-2:15 PM)

  • Keith Hughes, Founder



2:30 - 3:45 PM | CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Innovations in Home-Based Care

  • Amanda Goodenow, CAPABLE Program Manager, Colorado Visiting Nurses Association
  • Chris Lee, President & CEO, Colorado Visiting Nurses Association
  • Melanie Plaksin, Market Director, DispatchHealth

Understanding and Addressing Social Isolation

  • Deborah Skovron, Director, CircleTalk
  • Dr. Elise Reinhard, MD, Geriatrician; Boulder Medical Center
  • Jenifer Fischer, LCSW; Clincian, Senior Reach Program / Mental Health Partners
  • Kari Middleton, Respite & Companion Volunteer Program, Boulder County Area Agency on Aging

Innovator's Showcase 4: Robotic Companion Pets in Long Term Care (2:30-2:50 PM)

Innovator's Showcase 5: eLivelihood (2:55-3:15 PM)

  • Jill Lindgren, Co-Founder and CEO

Innovator's Showcase 6: Senior Planet Colorado / Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) (3:20-3:40 PM)

  • Grace Hanover, State Director



4:00 - 4:30 PM | CLOSING KEYNOTE

The Future of Aging in Colorado

  • Wade Buchanan, Senior Advisor on Aging, Office of Governor John Hickenlooper


AWC Broadside Short

Partner Sponsor - Boulder Medical Center

Track Sponsors AWC18


AGE WELL HAPPY HOUR @ BOHEMIAN BIERGARTEN

(THURSDAY EVENING)

We also invite you to attend the second annual Age Well Happy Hour at Boulder's Bohemian Biergarten the evening prior to the conference. Engage more intimately with conference-goers, speakers, presenters, local professionals, and aging services advocates. A ticket to the Happy Hour entitles you to live flamenco music, a Bavarian buffet, one drink from the bar, and prizes from local companies.


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NCAR/UCAR Center Green Ballroom

3080 Center Green Drive

boulder, CO 80301

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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