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Conference Tracks
Advancing Our Advocacy
Best Practices in Healthy Aging
Building Livable Communities for All Ages
Business Development: Strategies to Strengthen Systems and Staff Skills
Cutting-Edge Caregiver Programs
Enhancing Independent Living through Mobility Innovations
Innovative Programs for Integrated Care
Maximizing Resources through Strategic Volunteer Engagement
Meeting the Needs of Diverse Aging Populations
Title VI Programs: Unique Challenges and Solutions


Sunday, July 24

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
n4a Board of Directors Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Monday, July 25

7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Registration & Information Desk
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
PCW HOLD: Leadership Institute 2.0
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
ACL-n4a Preconference Intensive: Building Business Acumen for Integrate Care Pt 2 (101)
ACL-n4a Preconference Intensive: Building Business Acumen for Integrate Care Pt 2 (201)
Boot Camp for New Directors and Staff
Title VI Intensive...So you want to work with the Indians…From the Rez to the City and in between…
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
I&R/A Summit, Part I: National, State and Local Updates on I&R/A
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
PCW CRB HOLD: Corporate Briefing Workshop
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
AIA Awards Luncheon (by invitation only)
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Exhibitor Install
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
I&R/A Summit, Part II: CIRS-A/D Basic Training
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Concurrent Workshop CRB HOLD: TBD
"Recognizing the magic in the resident PEER can help you transform your ombudsman program." / Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs: Evolving Roles in Aging Advocacy
The Little Engine That Could: How a Rural AAA Is Building a Sustainable Statewide System for Evidence-Based Healthy Aging Programs
Scaling Up: Taking Your Age-Friendly Initiative to the Next Level
An Innovative, Person-Centered Journey to Program Change: A Case Study
"Learn How to Leverage Goods, Monies& Services to Develop and Sustain Caregiver Programs & Services"
Concurrent Session HOLD FOR SANDY APA Session
"Who Will Pay Us For What We Do?"
NICOA SCSEP: Addressing Workforce in Indian Country
Social Security and the Aging Network: Serving and Supporting Older People Through Collaboration and Innovations
Doctor's Order: Volunteer
No Wrong Door Systems of Access for All Populations: Spotlight on Serving Veterans
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Creating Aging Friendly Communities
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Concurrent Workshop CRB HOLD: TBD
Alliance for Community Health and Aging: Building a Community Collaboration
Unleashing the power of older adults: senior centers as mobilizers for community change
Learn How Big Data Applies To Your Organization - improve performance forecasting to support operational decisions with even the biggest of data sets
Dealing with Dementia Behaviors: Training for Family Caregivers and Direct Care Workers
The Health Center Without Walls: Forging the Critical Clinical-Community Linkages for True Health Care Reform at Community Kiosks for Living Well
The Right to Privacy: Understanding Your Obligation to Maintain Client Confidentiality Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Short Breaks, Big Impact: REST Delivers Education and Support to Those Offering Respite to Caregivers!
Protecting the Vulnerable- Flu Vaccines and Long-Term Care Employees, Policy vs. Advocacy
CareLink/Healthy IDEAS Program -Integrating MHSA and Aging Resources to address late onset depression among seniors
Providing Legal Services to Indian Country... Montana Style...
Area Agencies to the Rescue -Partnering with Adult Protective Services
"Getting the Contract": Reimbursement for Evidence based Programs
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Orientation
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Opening General Session HOLD
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception in Tradeshow

Tuesday, July 26

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
13th Annual Early Bird Walk
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration & Information Desk
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast in Tradeshow
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
General Session HOLD
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Networking Break in Tradeshow
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Concurrent Workshop CRB HOLD: UHC Medicare Education
Managed Care Boot Camp Session I: Business Development for County & COG Based AAAs
Live from DC: A Federal Policy Update
Unleash Your Marketing Power: Positioning your Brand to Strengthen Relationships with Donors, Sponsors and Clients
Feast or Famine? Maximizing Resources, Eliminating Waiting Lists, Utilizing Community Partners.
The Health Center Without Walls: Forging the Critical Clinical-Community Linkages for True Health Care Reform at Community Kiosks for Living Well
Becoming a Good Partner: Understanding What States and MCOs Want in Partners Supporting Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS)
Interagency Care Teams: a New Mode of Integrated Care
Supporting Family Caregivers: Implications of Preliminary Results from the NFCSP Evaluation
Moving Healthcare Out of the Hospital Walls and Into the AAA
Raising the Bar! Strategically recruit, retain & engage retired professionals.
Project Visibility 24/7: THE LGBT cultural responsiveness training online, anywhere, anytime!
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch in Tradeshow
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Concurrent Workshop n4a HOLD: Leadership Institute Hot Topic
Managed Care Boot Camp Session II: Training Needs and Expectations for Success in the Business World
Identity Theft & Scams: New Trends, Tips & Tools
Livable Lexington; What's good for a walker is good for a wheelchair!
"Consolidated Business Services Model": How to gain efficiencies through consolidation of backroom services among multiple Area Agencies on Aging
A Model Caregiver Program Integrating MHSA and Aging Resources-Award Winning Care Pathways!
You Dont Have to Be a Rocket Scientist! Stregthening your Service Delivery by offering an Assistive Technology Component at Your ADRC
Evidence-Based Program Developers+CBO Leaders=Healthier Communities Brain Trust
Integrated Patient-Centered Geriatric Primary Care and Community Based Services / Integrated Healthcare Teams: Bridging the gaps
Concurrent Workshop HOLD FOR SANDY
Concurrent Workshop HOLD FOR SANDY
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Networking Break in Tradeshow
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Dismantle
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Opportunities to Save Dollars, Opportunities for New Revenue Streams! Meet n4a’s Preferred Providers!!
Concurrent Workshop CRB HOLD: Hot Topic
Concurrent Workshop CRB HOLD: TBD
NIA's Talking With Your Doctor Toolkit--Everything you need to lead an engaging presentation
Utilizing Integrated Community Strategies for Conducting Area Plan Required Needs Assessment: University and AAA Partnership
Know your worth: Negotiating LTSS Rates with Health Plans
Three Dimensions of Caregiver Support: Home-based, Web-based, and Community-based Care
Population Health Management: AAA's The Delivery For Complex Patients / Better Together: Using EMRs to Coordinate Medical and Social Services for Better Health Outcomes
Investments in Quality and Long-term Services and Supports
Going the Extra Mile: Innovations in Veteran Mobility
The National Consortium on Aging Resources for Senior's Equity
The Impact of Running out of Money: A Look at Retirement Risks for Women
4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Developing a workforce responsive to the growing number of individuals and families dealing with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Which Evidence-Based Programs Should Your Agency Offer? Do a Little Speed Dating to Find Out!
Advance Care Planning: A Community Initiative
The Value Proposition of Funding Aging Services and Age- Friendly Communities
The Chicken and the Egg Scenario: What Comes First-Innovation or Standard Work? / From Dust Collector to Business Management: How Iowa Used Lean Methodology to Transform its Area Plan Process
Responsive and Responsible Caregiver Registry System
The Intergenerational Team Model: Creating and Fostering Culture Change through Multi-Disciplinary Partnerships /
Are Our Aging Programs Complying With The Americans Disability Act
Culturally Relevant Evidence-Based Practices for AAPI Older Adults
The Feeling Fit Club: San Diego's evidence-based senior fitness program - outcomes and implementation
Identifying and Serving the Social Service and Mental Health Needs of Older Adults Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

Wednesday, July 27

7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Registration & Information Desk
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
CRB HOLD: n4a's IT & Data Solutions Help Desk
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
General Session HOLD
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Concurrent Workshop CRB HOLD: TBD
Managed Care Boot Camp Session III: Revenue Models & Payors – Strategies AAAs Should Pursue*
Elevate Aging Coalition: Collective Impact Advocacy by Community Partners
Don't Fall For It! Innovative Strategies to Prevent Falls with a Community Coalition
4th Annual Mobility Fair and Poster Sessions
Building Brand Momentum: Strategies to Achieve Measurable Impact
Making Waves! San Diego VA and AIS pioneer CA's first VDHCBS program
Why We Show Up Every Monday - Understanding the Passion in Working with the Aging Population
Leveraging Title IID Funds to Build a Sustainable Delivery Network for CDSME and Falls Prevention Programs
The Alzheimer's Project: San Diego Unites for Care and a Cure
Boots on the Ground: Fighting Pension Poaching Scams Against Elder Veterans in San Francisco
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Mobile Workshop 1: San Pasqual Academy Neighbors (SPAN)
Mobile Workshop 2: Five & Fit and the Cuyamaca College Intergenerational Garden
Mobile Workshop 3: Gary & Mary West Center for Healthy Aging Coordinated Care Model
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Concurrent Workshop CRB HOLD: TBD
n4a’s Preferred Provider Program -- Carenect – by CST. The Ideal Private Pay Program!
Advancing Family Caregiver Advocacy: Building a Coalition of Influence
Filling the Gap in Oral Health for Older Adults: A Community Guide to Oral Health Program Implementation
4th Annual Mobility Fair and Poster Sessions
Technology- Can't Live With It, Can't Live Without It / What Information Should be in our Information Technology?
Helpful Strategies for Caregivers: Stress Management through Humor
"Transportation for Seniors: In a Community that builds Cars."
New Partners for the Aging Network
Leadership in Medication Management
Vision 2025: What is Ahead for California's Aging Network
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Concurrent Workshop CRB HOLD: TBD
Concurrent Workshop CRB HOLD: Hot Topic
4th Annual Mobility Fair and Poster Sessions
Caregivers of Persons with Mental Illness
Accessibility Issues for Seniors: A Training Session on How the ADA Supports Access to Information and Services
Ready Set Home: Taking the ADRC into Hospitals to Help People Get Home and Stay Home
Real people, Real Problems - the LTC Ombudsman Program - future directions
"Don't Get Hooked!" Protecting Seniors from Fraud and Scams / Music, Playlists, and Cognitive Impairment: Helping Volunteers Mine the Golden Oldies
Long Term Care Ombudsman Services in Indian Country
Opening the Closet Door to Senior Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults in Sonoma County
2:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Are We There Yet? Investments in Adult Protective Services
Impacting Health Outcomes: A Community Organizer Peer Mentor Model
Don't be Left Behind: Evolve your aging services business
Evidence-Based Poster Social
Efforts Underway to Improve Livability in San Diego County / Live Well San Diego: How We are Using Collective Impact to Improve Health, Safety and the Ability to Thrive for all 3.3 M Residents
Veteran Clients: Get Them Connected to their VA Benefits!
Twenty Years of Sustaining HOPE: Vulnerable Elders Aging in Community
AAAs and SCSEP: More Synergy for More Success
Concurrent Workshop n4a HOLD: n4a Forum
Capturing the Unicorn: The Magic of a New and Enhanced LTSS Coordination Role
Diversified Business Plan for Success at Rural AAA's
Responsibility in Romance: How to have "THAT" talk(even with your Mother!)

Thursday, July 28

7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Registration & Information Desk
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
General Session HOLD
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
n4a Business Meeting / Aging Network Update
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
n4a New Board of Directors Meeting