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BENJAMIN ROSE INSTITUTE ON AGING PRESENTATIONS AT 2019 AGING IN AMERICA CONFERENCE

By Jeanne Hoban   |    info@benrose.org   |   04/05/2019

Experts from the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging and its subsidiary Empowering and Strengthening Ohio's People will share their knowledge in seven presentations and programs during the 2019 Aging in America Conference, April 15-18 in New Orleans, LA. The conference is presented by the American Society on Aging.

Highlights include presentations on self-neglect, food insecurity, evidence-based programs and other topics.

The organization also will share information about its innovative evidence-based programs at booth #700 in the exhibit hall throughout the conference.

A complete schedule of presentations by Benjamin Rose researchers and other professionals appears below.

For the full conference schedule, visit https://www.asaging.org/aging-in-america.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2019: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

90-minute Symposium

Launching an Online Resource for Comparing Evidence-Based Dementia Caregiving Programs
 

Hyatt Regency New Orleans - Celestin C (Level 3)

Presenters: David Bass, PhD, Senior Vice President, Center for Research and Education, Benjamin Rose; Alyssa Ciancibello, MPH, Research Analyst, Benjamin Rose; Leah Eskenazi, MSW, Director, Operations, Family Caregiver Alliance; Kathleen Kelly, MPA, Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance; Katie Maslow, MSW, Visiting Scholar, Gerontological Society of America; Julie Rentsch, MA, Research Associate, Benjamin Rose; and Rachel Schaffer, MPH, Research Analyst, Benjamin Rose

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019: 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

 

90-minute Symposium

Self-Neglect: An Update on Elder Justice Innovation Grants Funded by Administration for Community Living

Hyatt Regency New Orleans - Celestin D (Level 3)

Presenters: Deborah Billa, BA, Grants Manager, WellMed Medical Charitable Foundation; Ann Cortez, MSSW, District Director , Texas Department of Family and Protective Services; Farida Ejaz, PhD, LISW-S, Senior Research Scientist II, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging; Raymond Kirsch, Adult Protective Services Investigator , Department of Family and Protective Services; and Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, PhD, LCSW, LMFT, Director of Research, National Adult Protective Services Association

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM



60-minute Workshop

Scam Squad: Working in Community to Address Financial Exploitation Among Older Adults

Hyatt Regency New Orleans - Celestin C (Level 3)

Presenters: Sonya Edwards, BA, Director of Financial Counseling, Empowering and Strengthening Ohio's People (ESOP) ; and Michael Billnitzer, SHRM-SCP, Interim Executive Director, ESOP, and Associate VP of Organizational Development, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019: 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
 

Poster Session

Nutrition Solution: Addressing Food Insecurity and Social Isolation Among Older Adults

Hyatt Regency New Orleans - Elite Hall B, Board 704

Presenter: Jessica Bibbo, PhD, Research Scientist, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

 

Poster Session

A Hopeful Future: Providing Culturally Competent Care for Transgender-Identified Older Adults 

Hyatt Regency New Orleans - Elite Hall B, Board 603

Presenter: Sara Powers, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

 

60-minute Workshop

Recruiting and Retaining Persons with Chronic Conditions and Their Family Members into Research Study

Hyatt Regency New Orleans - Celestin A (Level 3)

Presenters: Silvia Orsulic-Jeras, MA, Senior Research Analyst II/SHARE Program Manager, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging; and Carol Whitlatch, PhD, Assistant Director, Center for Research and Education, Benjamin Rose

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019: 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM
 

Roundtable

Using Retired Senior Volunteers as Leaders of a Group Music Intervention for Persons With Dementia

Hyatt Regency New Orleans - Storyville, Table 37 (Level 3)

Presenter: Silvia Orsulic-Jeras, MA, Senior Research Analyst II/SHARE Program Manager, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

 

About Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging: Founded in 1908, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (www.benrose.org) is a Cleveland-based nonprofit whose mission is to advance support for older adults and caregivers. Our work is accomplished by deepening the understanding of their evolving needs in a changing society; developing and delivering innovative, high-quality solutions; and promoting effective public policies.

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