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Benjamin Rose Caregiving ConferenceAnnual Caregiving Conference

recommendations from the national research summit on dementia care

Friday, November 17, 2017
8:30am-2:30pm
Conference Center at Benjamin Rose

Keynote Speakers:
Katie Maslow, MSW, Visiting Scholar, The Gerontological Society of America & Summit Co-Chair
Sarah Lenz Lock, JD, Senior Vice President for Policy, AARP

Cost:
General: $40
Full-time students may apply online to be considered for a scholarship. (Please do not register if applying for a full-time student scholarship).

 

This conference will review and expand upon the recommendations from the "National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers" being held in Washington, DC in October 2017. The conference will focus on how recommendations from the Summit are likely to impact future research and services on care and caregiving. The Summit Co-Chair, Katie Maslow, MSW, Visiting Scholar, The Gerontological Society of America; and the Summit Advisory Committee member, Sarah Lenz Lock, JD, Senior Vice President for Policy, AARP, will serve as keynote speakers. In addition, a panel of local researchers and service organizations will discuss how innovations in the care-related research and quality services underway in northeast Ohio are responding to and informing recommendations from the National Summit.

Agenda

8:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM

Welcome and Introduction
Richard Browdie, President & CEO, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

9:10 AM

National Research Summit on Dementia Care: Recommendations for Improving Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers
Katie Maslow, MSW, Summit Co-Chair & Visiting Scholar of The Gerontological Society of America

10:00 AM

Break

10:15 AM

Components of a Comprehensive Care Model for People Living with Dementia and Their Families
David Bass, PhD, Senior Vice President and Director, Center for Research & Education, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

10:45 AM

The Role of Research in Examining and Understanding the Illness Experience of Individuals with Dementia
Katherine Judge, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Cleveland State University and Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Center for Research & Education, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

11:15 AM

Dyadic Interventions for Persons Living with Dementia and their Family Caregivers: From Early-Stage to End-of-Life
Carol Whitlatch, PhD, Assistant Director, Center for Research & Education, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

11:45 AM

Lunch

12:30 PM

Welcome and Introduction
Doug Tayek, AARP Cleveland

12:40 PM

Innovative Research Methods and Outcomes: Stakeholder Perspectives on Outcomes that Matter
Sarah Lenz Lock, JD, Senior Vice President for Policy, AARP and Executive Director, Global Council on Brain Health

1:30 PM

AARP Ohio Care Act
Semanthie Brooks, MSW, LISW-S, Community Volunteer, AARP

1:50 PM

SHARE for Dementia and BRI Care Consultation: Family and Professional Perspectives
Introduction to SHARE and BRI Care Consultation
Silvia Orsulic-Jeras, MA, Senior Research Analyst II & SHARE Program Manger, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
Branka Primetica, MSW, Quality Improvement Director, Senior Research Analyst II & BRI Care Consultation Manager, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

Panel Discussion
Gina Major, MA, Care Counselor and Dementia Care Coach, Alzheimer's Association Cleveland Area Chapter
SHARE & BRI Care Consultation Program Participants

2:30 PM

Evaluation, Certificates, Adjournment

CEs: This course has been approved by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board for 4.5 continuing education units for Social Workers (Provider #: RSX058915). The Ohio Board of Nursing accepts events approved for Social Workers for Continuing Nurse Education. Program attendance at 100% & completion of evaluation is required to receive contact hours. Presenter & planners acknowledge no vested interest.

 

AARP

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Silver Sponsors:

HW&Co

Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP

Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging

For questions and more information on sponsorship opportunities at the 2017 Caregiving Conference, contact Jennifer Salkin at 216.373.1688 or Jsalkin@benrose.org.