Symposium for Elder Care Professionals: The Cutting Edge of Elder Care

Symposium 2022

Examining the healthcare system available for seniors and addressing cutting-edge options for positive changes.

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The Law Practice of Dennison Keller invites you to join us for our innaugural Symposium on June 2, 2022 at the Oasis Conference Center, Loveland, OH

The theme for this day-long symposium is The Cutting Edge of Elder Care: Global Approaches to Serve Elders in Our Own Community.

ADDED BONUS SESSION: A DISCUSSION ON THE NEW ESTHER’S LAW

ELIGIBLE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Join us in sharing information with 250+ elder care professionals who will learn valuable information, network with peers, make new connections and gain a better understanding of eldercare issues.

Learn from some of the best minds in the field of aging and meet representatives from senior care providers, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, memory care, independent living, funeral homes, technology companies, social service agencies, realtors, and much more.

PROFESSIONALS: $50, INCLUDES CE CREDITS*

GENERAL ADMISSION: $20*

*All registration fees include a Continental Breakfast, Hot Buffet Lunch, and Snacks

The symposium echoes our commitment to helping seniors and their families navigate through the complex legal and care issues involving the aging process.

We will look at the current healthcare system available for seniors and address options to make positive changes. We will highlight cutting-edge topics presented by leading regional, national, and international experts in the field of eldercare.

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Agenda

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7:45-8:15 a.m.
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Visit Sponsor Tables

8:20 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions – Dennison Keller
2 minutes/Sapphire Sponsor

8:30-9:30 a.m.
KEYNOTE: The Hogeweyk, An Integral Care Concept for People Living with Severe Dementia
Eloy van Hal, Founder, The Dementia Village, Hogeweyk

9:30-9:45 a.m.
Coffee/Water/Fruit Break/Visit Sponsor Tables

9:45 -10:45 a.m.
Breakout session (Choose 1st, 2nd, 3rd 4th choice)
___A. Esther’s Law (Sydney Pahren)
___B. Unspoken Symptoms of Dementia (Kristin Cooley)
___C. Race and Religion in Long-Term Care (Bryan Adler)
___D. Culturally Competent Care for LGBTQ Older Adults (Amy Hamm/Avery Sledge/William Booth)

10:45-11:00 a.m.
Quick Break/Visit Sponsor Tables

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Plenary Session: “Our Family, Our Way” (Dr. Jennifer Heston-Mullins)

12:00-12:05 p.m.
2 minutes/Diamond Sponsor Lunch/questions for panel discussion announcement

12:05-12:50p.m.
LUNCH/Visit Sponsor Tables/Door Prizes announced/Panel Questions

12:50 – 1:50 p.m.
Breakout Session (Choose 1st, 2nd, 3rd choice)
___A. Unspoken Symptoms of Dementia (Kristin Cooley)
___B. Sexuality in Long-Term Care (Bryan Adler)
___C. Aging and Cardiac Disease: Advanced Treatment Options (Dr. Smith)

1:50-2:00 p.m.
Quick Break/Visit Sponsor Tables

2:00-3:00 p.m.
The Future of Elder Care: What is on the Horizon for Boomers
Panelists: Eloy van Hal, J. Michael Smith, Bryan Adler, Jennifer Heston-Mullins
Moderator: Dennison Keller

3:00-3:10 p.m.
Quick Break/Sponsor Tables/Sweet Treat

3:10-4:15 p.m.
Funny Gal Sal – Have You Had Your Vitamin Glee Today? (Sally Baucke)

4:15-4:30 p.m.
Turn in Evaluations/Pick up CE Certificates/Thank you’s

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Eloy Van Hal

Eloy van Hal, hailing from the Netherlands, will deliver our keynote address. Mr. van Hal is the Senior Managing Consultant and Founder of The Hogeweyk, the world-renowned Dementia Village outside of Amsterdam. He is a highly sought-after international speaker and serves as a Consultant for improving dementia care on various projects spanning North America, Europe, and Asia. He is sure to create a sell-out at this symposium!

Meet the Speakers

R. Dennison Keller Jr.

R. Dennison Keller Jr., Esq. is the owner of The Law Practice of Dennison Keller. Dennison will moderate a conversation with our presenters discussing the future of elder care for the baby boomer population.

Bryan Adler

Bryan J. Adler, Esq. is a Certified Elder Law Attorney through the National Elder Law Foundation, and a partner with Rothkoff Law Group in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He will be discussing the impact of race, religion, and sexuality in long term care.

Dr. J. Michael Smith

Dr. J. Michael Smith, MD is a world-renowned cardiac surgeon, serving as Medical Director of Cardiovascular Surgical Research at The Christ Hospital Health Network. He will shed light on how medical tech advancements are contributing to elders living longer lives.

Jennifer Heston-Mullins

Jennifer Heston-Mullins, PhD, LISW is a Research Scholar with the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University. She will share her findings on the pilot project, “Our Family, Our Way” – a communication and care coordination resource for care giving families.

Kristin Cooley

Kristin Cooley, LISW-S, LCSW is a clinical social worker who offers a hybrid of counseling, care planning and psychoeducational services. Kristin will uncover the unspoken and less-talked-about behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.

Sydney N. Pahren

Sydney N. Pahren, Esq. is an Associate Attorney with Dinsmore. She will be explaining the impact of “Esther’s Law,” a brand new Ohio law that allows families to set up cameras inside their loved one’s nursing home room.

Amy Hamm*

Amy Hamm, BA has extensive experience in management, marketing of all levels of care for Seniors: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Care, Memory Care, and Home Health Care. Amy is currently the Senior Marketing and Sales Counselor at Bethany Village.

Rev. Avery Sledge*

Rev. Avery Sledge, M. Div. serves as pastorof First UCC in Springfield Ohio. She is also a facilitator with the Dayton Children’s Hospital Gender Diversity Support Group for parents of and youth who are gender variant and served on the Board of Rainbow Elder Care.

William Booth*

William Booth, BA has worked in the field of HIV starting in the year of 2003, starting with living with HIV in 2002. He is now associated with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the largest AIDS service organization in the world.

*AMY HAMM, REV. AVERY SLEDGE, AND WILLIAM BOOTH WILL COMBINE TO LEAD A DISCUSSION ON CULTURALLY COMPETENT CARE FOR LGBTQ OLDER ADULTS.

Sally Baucke

Sally “Funny Gal Sal” Baucke is a registered nurse, professional comedienne, keynote speaker, and emcee. Mrs. Baucke will be performing an original stand-up routine, “Have You Had Your Vitamin GLEE Today?”, that you won’t want to miss.

 

Our Sponsors

 

Sponsorship opportunities

A limited number of sponsorships and exhibitor spots are available.

Take a look and let us know which level is right for your organization and then purchase the corresponding Ticket option, or return a completed Sponsorship Commitment form.

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We look forward to having you as one of the elite sponsors/exhibitors at our inaugural Symposium for Elder Care Professionals.

*Please note, all sponsorships and exhibitor opportunities are based on a limited number available and a first-come, first-served basis. We are expecting a complete sell-out so do not delay in getting your spot reserved! Commitment forms must be submitted by May 15, 2022.

For more information, contact Lisa Titus at ltitus@elderlawcincinnati.com or 513-407-7224

PLEASE NOTE:Effective April 1, 2022 the vaccination requirement for attendees/speakers/sponsors has been lifted. Based on the updated guide lines from the CDC, the state of Ohio, and the counties of Southwest Ohio, masks are optional for the event, and proof of vaccination is no longer required.

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Essentials of Elder Law

Health Care and Financial Powers of Attorney