Time Activity Location
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Registration Hotel Lobby
11:30AM-11:45AM Welcome Address Grand Ballroom
Speaker: Cynithia Platteter, President NYSARSC
11:45AM-1:00PM Topic:Do's and Don'ts of Dementia Care
Speaker:Debra Kostiw
1:00PM-2:00PM Light Lunch Hotel Restaurant
Meet Exhibitors Grand Ballroom Lobby
2:00PM-3:00PM Topic: Advanced Care Planning Grand Ballroom
Speaker:Lou Pierro, Esq. . Founder Pierro, Connor & Strauss
3:00PM-4:00PM Topic: Medicare 101 Grand Ballroom
Speaker: Sarah Askew
4:00PM-4:15PM Meet Exhibitors / Break
4:15PM-5:15PM Topic: Pooled Trusts Grand Ballroom
Speaker:Sarah Grimes
5:30PM-7:00PM Cocktails/Networking Skidmore Room
7:00 PM Dinner & Speaker Grand Ballroom
Topic: Honoring My Professional Boundries
Speaker: Queen Bailey, LCSW, EAP-C


Time Activity Location
7:00AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast Hotel Restaurant
8:00AM-9:00AM Registration Hotel Lobby
8:00AM - 9:00 AM Meet Exhibitors Grand Ballroom Lobby
9:00AM-10:15AM KEYNOTE
Topic: Using improv to improve communication
Grand Ballroom
Speaker:Catherine Braxton
10:15AM-11:15AM Topic: Overview of county programs/unique initiatives Grand Ballroom
Speaker:Greg Olson, Acting Director, Office For Aging
11:15AM-12:15PM Topic: HUD - Standards For Success Grand Ballroom
Speaker:Kennedi Phillips
12:15PM-1:00PM Light Lunch Hotel Restaurant
Meet Exhibitors Grand Ballroom Lobby
1:00PM-2:00PM Topic: HUD Q & A Sesssion Grand Ballroom
Speaker: Amy Villeux & Debra Coker
2:00PM-3:00PM Topic: Histories of trauma & toxic stress, how we can help Grand Ballroom
Speaker:Cheryl Martin MA, RN Master CASAC, Coordinated Care Services, Inc.
3:00PM-4:00PM Topic: Finding more joy Grand Ballroom
Speaker:Benita Zahn, Ph. D. Certified Health and Well Being Coach
4:00PM-5:30PM Topic:Panel Discussion:Innovative community resources Grand Ballroom
Speaker:Stephanie DeCatur: Landmark Health
Speaker:Ed Hubble: Accupuncture for seniors
Speaker: Sarah Rudgers-Tysz: Mediation Matters
Speaker:Greg Furlong: Honor Flight
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Cocktails/Networking Skidmore Room
7:00 PM Dinner on your own in Saratoga Springs !


Time Activity Location
7:00AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast Hotel Restaurant
8:00AM - 9:00 AM Meet Exhibitors Grand Ballroom Lobby
9:00AM-10:00AM Topic: Parents of estranged adult kids, an emergent trend & implications to service coordinators Grand Ballroom
Speaker: Kelly Rugenstein, Ph.D.
10:00AM-11:00AM Topic: Update on VA benefits Grand Ballroom
Speakers:Anisa Grabocka LCSW / Marykate Monroe LMSW, Veterans Admnistration
11:00AM-12:00N Topic: Isolation intervention Grand Ballroom
Speaker: Kim Pietrorazio MS Director-Resident Service Coordination-Simon Konover Company
12:00N-12:30PM Light Lunch Hotel Restaurant
Meet Exhibitors Grand Ballroom Lobby
12:30PM-2:00PM Topic: Hoarding Grand Ballroom
Speaker:Lee Shuer, Certified Peer Specialist
2:00PM-2:30PM Conference Wrap Up & Adjournment Grand Ballroom