Tuesday, March 24 (AiA Workshops)

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Tuesday, March 24

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Aging in Community

A Medical School/Cooperative Extension Collaboration to Improve Access to Community-Based Programs

Between Sioux Falls and Minneapolis: Campestral Age-Friendly Communities

Bringing Healthcare to Home and Community Settings

Building Community Partnerships: Lessons Learned on the Journey to Becoming a Dementia Friendly City

Collaboration and Engagement Strategies to Maintain Wellness and Independence for Seniors at Home

Collaboration Between Age-Friendly Cities, Villages and Community Partnerships to Promote Thriving in Community

Future-Proofing the Congregate Nutrition Program

Healthy Aging and Positive Youth Development: A Win-Win of Intergenerational Programming in Affordable Senior Housing

Helping English-Limited Older Adults Age Within the Community

Housing Is Not Enough

How Aging and Behavioral Health Partners Are Teaming Up to End Cross-Cultural Loneliness and Isolation in Diverse Older Adults

Improving Older Adult Health With New Evidence-Informed Intergenerational Program in a Diverse Urban Setting

Innovators in Aging: The States' Long View of Long-Term Care

Memory Cafes for All: How Thriving cafes Are Creating Joy and Community Among People Living With Dementia and Their Care Partners

Moving Beyond the Boundaries of Traditional Assisted Living

Power in Numbers: New Collaborations in Home Modification for Falls Prevention

Preventing Elder Abuse through Research-and-Practice Collaboration

Reaching America: Utilizing Extension Programs That Work in Rural Areas

Research Translation: The Winding Road to Making Aging Research Findings Relevant and Impactful

Solo Agers' Survival Depends on Smart Housing Choices

Taking the Show on the Road: Providing Services  Beyond the Walls of a Traditional Senior Center

Updates From the National Falls Prevention Resource Center: Programs, Practice and Policy

Valuing the Individual Choices and Voices: Transforming Two Government Agencies Through Partnership

You CAN Get Home With a Little Help From Your Friends

Business & Leadership

A Think Tank Opportunity

Age-Friendly Workplace Programs: Learning How to Recruit and Retain Experienced Employees

Aging Roadmap: A Blueprint to Synthesize Multiple Initiatives and Programs Into One Strategic Plan

Don't Hire Just Anyone: Qualifications and Monitoring Contractor Performance

Financial Empowerment for Older Women

Performance Measurement and Management: Tools to Tell Your Story and Navigate Change


America's Direct Care Workforce in 2020: Familiar Challenges, New Opportunities

Implementation of the REACH Community Evidence-Based Model in Primary and Specialty Care

Inclusion and Engagement: Building a Dementia-Friendly Community

Innovative Teaching Methods for Dementia Care: Students' Attitudes, Knowledge, Confidence and Empathy

Non-Pharmaceutical Strategies for the Treatment of Alzheimer's and Dementia

Partnerships to Disseminate Resources in Support of Family Caregivers: Lessons Learned in Five Years of Family Caregiver Engagement

Universal Home Care Workers: Training Standards and Advanced Roles

Volunteer Programming: Impact on Nebraska Nursing Home Quality of Care

Diversity & Cultures of Aging

Activating Allies: Creating Excitement Around LGBT Inclusion

Addressing Social Stigma and Enhancing Community Engagement for African Americans With Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: The Amazing Grace Chorus Experience

Advancing LGBT-Inclusive Aging Networks: Model Programs at the National, State and Local Levels

Assessing Needs and Social Support Resources of Older LGBT Adults

Creating a Culture of Aging in Public Health

Dismantling Systems, Raising Voices: Applying Social Justice Theories to Services for Older Adults and People With disabilities

I Already Came Out of the Closet? Memory Care and LGBT Elders

Juntos Somos Mejores: How a Public Service Agency and a Culturally Specific Organization Are Building an Authentic Partnership

Social Care for Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Adults in Later Life

Trabajo del Cerebro y el Corazon (Work of the Brain and the Heart): A Community-Driven Program Development Project By and For People Living With Dementia and Care Partners

What Leaders of Diverse Backgrounds Need to Know to Succeed

Health, Wellness & Care Transitions

A Community-Academic Partnership to Improve Nutrition and Blood Pressure Control for Seniors Aging in Place

A National Approach to Reducing Risk of Social Isolation Risk in Older Adults

Being There Matters: Physician Education in a Community-Based Organization

Care Transitions: A Hybrid Model of Acuity and Activation

C-MEDS: Results of a Community Medications Management Program for High-Risk Older Adults

Compare and Contrast Three Interprofessional Geriatric Education Approaches

Connecting High-Need Patients With Telemedicine Services Using Field-Based Telepresenters

Integrating End-of-Life Decision Making Into Primary Care: A Multifaceted Systemic Approach

Jameson House: How to Take an Existing Nursing Home Footprint and Create a "Small House"

Medication Overload: How the Drive to Prescribe Is Harming Older Americans

Opioid Crisis and Long-Term Care: The Resident Experience

Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Older Adults: Public Health Implications and Practical Solutions

The Role of Grief Recovery in Preventing Elder Substance Abuse and Suicide

Integrated Care Networks/Business Acumen

Creating Working Partnerships Between Financial Institutions and Adult Protective Services

How a Start-Up Management Services Organization Harnessed the Power of the Aging Network Into a Multi-State Revenue-Generating Preferred Provider Network

Innovation in Health Plan and Community-Based Organization Partnerships

Supporting Strategic CBO Business  Development: Two Learning Collaborative Opportunities

Law & Aging

Elder Law and Dementia: How to Self-Advocate Now in the Event of Future Decline

Introducing the Elder Justice Toolkit: Practical Resources You Can Use Help Diverse Communities Address Elder Abuse

Isms in the Courtroom: How to Maximize the Capacity of Seniors in the Legal System

Supporting Elder Justice Through the Development and Implementation of a Training Program on Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

Lifelong Learning & Engagement

Collegiate Partnerships and Purposeful Living: A Diverse Approach to Engagement in Lifelong Learning

Does Volunteering Improve Health or Do Older Adults Volunteer Because They Are Healthy?

Enhancing Human Connections Through Therapeutic Clowning Techniques and Drama Therapy for Healthcare Professionals and Caregivers

Life Purpose: Generativity and Intergenerational Bonding

Transitioning From "What's the Matter" to "What Matters": Schaalman Senior Voices

Wits Workout: Interactive Brain Health Program for Older Adults in Community Settings

Mental Health

A Community-Based Approach for Preventing Older Adult Suicide Through Nutrition Programming Services

Innovations in Workforce Development: Recruiting and Training Staff to Support Mental Health Needs of Older Adults

Isolation, Stress Reduction and Mindfulness in Strength-Based Context

Moving From Trauma-Informed to Trauma-Aware

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders With Older Adults

Vietnam Veterans: A Legacy of Neglect

Policy & Advocacy

Building a Movement: The California Master Plan for Aging

How to Prepare for a CMS Emergency Preparedness Survey

Improving Financial Well-Being: How Organizations Can Measure Financial Outcomes and Impact

Intergenerational Justice and Emancipatory Gerontology

Preparing and Empowering People Living With Dementia to Engage in Research

Public Health in a Longevity Society: Death and Dying Is a New Risk Factor for Illness

Religion, Spirituality & Meaning

A Spiritual Reckoning: History and Heritage

Elder Rights: Safe and Sound With the Older Americans Act

Intergenerational Filmmaking Program: Cool Legacy Work

One Hope: A Spiritual Response to Isolation and Loneliness

Religion and Social Justice in Aging: The Past, Present and Future

Technology & Innovation

Digital Destinations: A Creative Way of Driving Social Connectivity

Embedding a Virtual Senior Center in a Home-Delivered Meals Program for Homebound Older Adults

Empowering Citizen Scientists to Use Technology: Assessing and Advocating for an Age-Friendly Community

From Wicked to Wonderful: A Data Collection Plan to Drive Innovation and Evidence-Based Solutions

How Storytelling Can Super Charge Person-Centered and Personalized Care