Conference Schedule

The 23rd Florence Cellar Conference on Aging Schedule

Theme: "Aging and Public Policy: Advocacy and Practice Implications"

Date: Friday, September 27, 2019

Where: Executive Caterers at Landerhaven, 6111 Landerhaven Drive, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

Time Session Room
7:30-8:15 a.m.

Registration/Exhibits Open

Morning Chair

Evelyn Duffy, DNP, AGPCNP, FAAN
Associate Professor, Director of the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Associate Director, University Center on Aging and Health, Case Western Reserve University

Atrium
8:15-8:30 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

Carol M. Musil, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
Dean & the Marvin E. and Ruth Durr Denekas Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Diana Morris, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
Florence Cellar Associate Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Executive Director, University Center on Aging and Health, Case Western Reserve University

West Ballroom
8:30-9:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker

Presentation Title: TBA

Robert B. Hudson
Professor of Social Welfare Policy, School of Social Work, Boston University
Chief Editor of the Public Policy and Aging Report
1996 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award

Moderator: Evelyn Duffy

West Ballroom
9:30-10:30 a.m.

Plenary Speaker

Presentation Title: TBA

Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN
AARP National Volunteer President
Professor and Chair, Department of Nursing, Lehman Collage and Graduate Center, CUNY

Moderator: Evelyn Duffy

West Ballroom
10:30-11:00 a.m. Break/Exhibits Open Atrium
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Plenary Speaker

Presentation Title: TBA

Ursel McElroy,MPA
Director of the Department of Aging

Moderator: Evelyn Duffy

West Ballroom
12:00-1:15 p.m.

Lunch/Exhibits Open

Luncheon Speaker

Presentation Title: TBA

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown
A champion of middle-class families, Sen. Brown has hosted more than 300 community round table discussions across Ohio's 88 counties with students, local leaders, business owners, entrepreneurs, educators, workers and families to find ways to rebuild our economy.

Moderator: Diana Morris

West Ballroom
1:15-2:15 p.m.

Afternoon Breakout #1

Panel A - Age Friendly Environments of Care: Policy Priorities

Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
Tangi McCoy, MPA
Chief Executive Officer
McGregor PACE

Continuous Care Communities/Affordable Housing
Bill Weaver
Director of Independent Living
Jennings Center for Older Adults

Becoming an Age-Friendly City

Moderator: TBD

Panel B - Community Support for Special Older Adult Population

Addressing the Need for Short Term Housing
Jeanne Davis
President and CEO
Eliza Bryant Village

Policy Initiatives to Care for Older Adults with Dementia
Sarah Sobel, MNO
Public Policy and Outreach Manager
Alzheimer's Association

Addressing the Needs of the Aging Veteran

Moderator: TBD

Panel C - Advocacy 201: Making the Case for Your Policy

Will Tarter

Stephanie Howse

Cyndi Rossi

Moderator: Semanthie B. Brooks

Panel A: Cabaret Room

Panel B: Lander A & B

Panel C: Lander C & D

2:15-2:35 p.m. Break/Exhibits Open Atrium
2:35-3:35 p.m.

Afternoon Breakout #2

Repeat Panels A, B and C

Panel A: Cabaret Room

Panel B: Lander A & B

Panel C: Lander C & D

3:45-4:30 p.m.

Closing Session

Presentation Title TBA

Merle "Terry" Hokenstad, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

Diana Morris, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
Florence Cellar Associate Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Executive Director, University Center on Aging and Health, Case Western Reserve University

West Ballroom
4:30-4:45 p.m. Evaluations/CE  

About the University Center on Aging and Health

Since 1978, the University Center on Aging and Health (UCAH) has served as an interdisciplinary point at Case Western Reserve University for building and maintaining excellence in gerontological and geriatric research, education, and practice. UCAH’s mission is to foster collaboration among its community of scholars, learners, and practitioners, in order to encourage and coordinate innovative interdisciplinary research, education, and service programs relevant to the health and well being of older adults.

About Florence Cellar

An alumna of Case Western Reserve’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Florence Cellar enjoyed a 40-year career at University Hospitals. She established the Florence Cellar Associate Professorship in Gerontological Nursing—the country’s first chair in gerontological nursing and the first fully endowed professorship at the nursing school.