Virtual Annual Conference

Save the Date

August 6, 21021: 12-4:45 pm
September 10, 2021: 12-3:45 pm
October 1, 2021: 12-4:45 pm

The SE Chapter has applied for 8 CEUs through NASW, CCMC, NACCM and the CA Board of Nursing.

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From Surviving to Soaring Program 2021

Friday: August 6, 2021

Designing a Succession Plan

12:00pm- 1:00pm

Camille Stell, JD

This program will guide you through the challenges to succession planning along with best practices to develop a successful model to transition you, your successor, and clients through the process.

15 Minute Break

Lewy Body Dementia: How to Know the Symptoms, Be an Advocate, and Find Support

1:15-pm – 2:15pm

Brandi Hackett, LMSW

Lewy body dementia is a complex disease presenting with symptoms including difficulties with thinking, memory, movement, sleep, and behavior. This presentation will provide information to increase understanding of the diagnosis and identify needed supports for diagnosed individuals and care partners.

15 Minute Break

Live Better Longer: Trends in Medication Management for Senior Adults

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Steve Aldridge, RPh

The average senior adults see 4 types of physicians. Senior adults frequently use both a local and mail order pharmacies, and take many over-the-counter and alternative products. The problems associated with the above create a polypharmacy scenario that can cause many side effects as well as drug/drug and drug/disease state interactions. This program will help define the role of medication management and opportunities to request de-prescribing medications.

15 Minute Break

When Harry Forgot Sally: Estate & Incapacity Planning for Dementia Patients

3:45pm – 4:45pm

Paul Black, JD

This presentation uses a relatable cast of characters (including a husband with a dementia diagnosis, his wife, and their three adult children) to contextualize estate and incapacity planning documents and address important advanced planning topics such as Medicaid eligibility considerations.

Friday: September 10, 2021

ET Sponsor Introductions

12:00pm – 12:15pm

Dentistry and Oral Care in The Aging Population

12:15pm  – 1:15pm

Dr. William Bohlen       

15 Minute Break

Sexuality and Dementia in the ALF Community

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Donald Lilly LNHA, CRCFA, LMSW

Have you ever wondered, does our sexual appetite decrease with age?  Have you wondered how dementia and other cognitive impairments affect our sexual appetites?  This lecture will examine those topics in an Assisted Living Community setting.

15 Minute Break    

What Every Care Manager Needs to Know- Information, Services and Support

2:45pm – 3:45pm

Dawn Russo, LMSW, C-ASWCM and Becky Rohr, BS

This session will provide an overview of Multiple Sclerosis, including information about how the disease is diagnosed, the different types of MS, and the treatment and management strategies that are currently available and provide recommendations on how to work effectively with MS clients.

Friday: October 1, 2021

SE Chapter Business Meeting

12pm – 1:00pm

15 Minute Break    

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) in the 21st Century


Aurielle Williams, MD

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) can provide rapid improvements in severe symptoms of several mental health conditions including, but not limited to: Severe and Treatment Resistant Depression, Severe Mania, and Catatonia. During this presentation, you will learn about ECT, the risks, benefits, and how it can be useful in conjunction with therapy for better patient outcomes.

15 Minute Break   

mRNA Decay and How It Can Be Used To Effect Autoimmune Conditions Associated with Aging or What Tools Are In Process For Care of The Aging

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Brian Lord, PhD

Description the new mRNA technology and the current products and research as it pertains to Autoimmune conditions like MS, SLE, RA, etc.

15 Minute Break   

Common Urogynecologic Issues in the Aging Patient

3:45pm – 4:45pm

Jana Illston, MD

Prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, genitourinary syndrome of menopause, and recurrent UTI are common issues affecting older women. This presentation will provide an overview of these conditions and their management options.

thank you to our sponsors