HighlightedSessions

HIGHLIGHTED SESSIONS

Innovation for Impact: What We Have Learned Sponsored by AARP Foundation. Monday, March 26 | 9:00–10:30 AM Imperial AB (Ballroom Level) CEU credits: 1.5 Innovation for impact is the key to successful outcomes for nonprofits. Come hear leaders from AARP Foundation’s innovation and program teams share the proven solutions and best practices that the Foundation applies to its work to end senior poverty. You’ll learn about promising, effective and scalable solutions, and discover ways to unlock new opportunities that can help solve seemingly intractable problems. Presenters : Emily Allen, Senior Vice President, Programs; Zach Leverenz, Vice President, Impact Areas; Marc McDonald, Vice President, Grants and External Initiatives; Paolo Narciso, Director, Income; Kimberly Perry, Director, Food Security; all of AARP Foundation.

Presenters : Andrew Reynolds, Hepatitis C Education Manager, Project Inform; Robin Roth, Co-chair, San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force, City College of San Francisco; Ann Salm, M(ASCP), MS, PhD, Director, Medical Science Liaison Infectious Disease/Immunology, Quest Diagnostics.

Andrew Reynolds

Robin Roth

Ann Salm

Working Together to Improve Malnutrition Care: Opportunities for Shared Decision-Making Across Care Settings Sponsored by Abbott Nutrition. Monday, March 26 | 1:00–2:00 PM Union Square 3-4 (Tower 3, 4th Floor) CEU credits: 0 The issue of older adult malnutrition is a growing problem with an estimated annual cost of over $51 billion. The National Blueprint: Achieving Quality Malnutrition Care for Older Adults was released in 2017 and one important set of its recommendations targeted older adults, families, caregivers and advocacy groups. This panel session features a discussion of the shared decision-making model and clinician, community and patient/family perspectives on how malnutrition care can embrace and integrate shared decision-making as a standard of person-centered care across all care settings. Presenters : Bob Blancato, MPA, President, Matz, Blancato & Associates; Jeanne Blankenship, MS, RDN, Vice President of Policy Initiatives and Advocacy, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Paul Downey, President & CEO, Serving Seniors; Ainsley Malone, Clinical Practice Specialist, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; Vance Sharp, Patient Advocate.

Kimberly Perry

Emily Allen

Zach Leverenz

Marc McDonald

One in 30 Baby Boomers Has Hep C: Learn What You Can Do Sponsored by Quest Diagnostics.

Monday, March 26 | 11:00 AM–Noon Union Square 15-16 (Tower 3, 4th Floor)

CEU credits: 1 Hepatitis C is a life-threatening form of liver disease. It has infected one in 30 baby boomers. People can live with hepatitis C infection for decades without knowing, until it is too late. But, if diagnosed in time through a simple, one-time blood test, hepatitis C can be curable. Most baby boomers do not know that they are at such high risk. Learn what you can do to inform those you work with of their risk and the need to be screened. Your help can save lives.

Bob Blancato

Jeanne Blankenship

Paul Downey

Ainsley Malone

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