Saturday, October 7 | Sheraton Hotel
 


Educational Seminars

Seminars and speakers subject to change. Please be sure to check the schedule before arriving to confirm final schedule.

Pre-registration is now closed, but ample seating will still be available on the day of the event on a first-come, first-served basis.

REAL TIME CAPTIONING PROVIDED IN ALL SEMINARS.

Hartford Room – Room 1

  • 9:30am

    Can We Talk? 3 Strategies Guaranteed to Improve Family Communication

    Lynn McPhelimy, Owner & Author, Moving & More

    Learn to listen more effectively with your ears, eyes and heart. Become more productive, more persuasive and avoid conflict and misunderstandings! You can live happily ever after!

     

  • 10:15am

    Living Trust, Probate & Elder Law

    Barry D. Horowitz, Esq., Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C.

    Find out how a living trust can transfer from your estate to your family more quickly than probate, without neccesary costs and taxes. If your estate is worth more than $100,000, or you own a house or have children, these are important topics for you.

  • 11:00am

    Don’t Let Bad Things Happen to Your Name & Financial Information

    Howard Shartz, Executive Director, Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut

    Are seniors specifically targeted for ID theft? How to protect yourself and those around you from 95 percent of scams, data breaches and outside hackers.

  • 11:45am

    Memory and Aging

    Victoria Costello, M.D., Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center

    Learn how to know the difference of normal aging compared to dementia. Understand when to seek help from your doctor and tips for prevention and treatment of dementia.

  • 12:30pm

    What is a Life Plan? It’s Time To Discover the Best Options for You!

    Christine DuPont, Director of Marketing, Seabury

    Tips on developing a Life Plan that meets your financial, housing and future care needs. What are the living options for you and your loved ones? Learn best practices for selecting the best option — a home-based or community-based solution.

  • 1:15pm

    Hip & Knee Arthritis; Current Treatment Options

    Robert A. Green, M.D., Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center

    Your guide to current treatment options for arthritis — non-operative and operative. Learn about your next steps, from patient evaluation through available treament.

  • 2:00pm

    Got Too Much Stuff? De-Clutter and Downsize—The Right Way!

    Lynn McPhelimy, Owner & Author, Moving & More

    Organize your past, present and future by de-cluttering. Get tips, techniques and motivation to organize your home, your life and downsize without stress. Learn what this expert has shared on Oprah and Today Show.

  • 2:45pm

    Aging in Place Essential Toolkit

    Ira Yellan, Founder & CEO, I Need Home Care Now

    How do you plan to age in place? Learn key information on making this important decision. Where do you begin, who should you trust and how do you maintain your independence? Tips to help you minimize your stress during this challenging time.

  • 3:30pm

    Alzheimer's: Know the Ten Signs – Early Detection Matters

    Esther Corcoran, North Central Regional Director, Alzheimer’s Association

    The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes? Hear tips for early detection, the warning signs, treatment options and how to plan for the future. 

Nutmeg Room – Room 2

  • 9:30am

    Stress, etc: Getting Through and Living Better

    Kristina Hallett, PhD, ABPP

  • 10:15am

    Aging, Infection and Sepsis

    Nancy Hernandez, R.N. and Sepsis Program Coordinator, Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center

    Sepsis is a potentially life threatening illness and many aging adults’ immune systems become less effective at fighting infections. Learn how to prevent infection, what symptoms should not be ignored and how infection can lead to sepsis.

  • 11:00am

    Home Safety and Fall Prevention

    Anne Rolfe, DPT, Director of Rebah and Post-Acute Services McLean

     

  • 11:45pm

    Importance of Movement Everyday

    Cindy Senk, Director of Fitness & Wellness, Seabury

    Movement and exercise are important for good health and for functional strength with everyday tasks in daily living. Join us for a series of exercises and movements to promote strength and flexibility.

  • 12:30pm

    Planning for Long-Term Care: Understanding Medicaid & How to Protect Your Assets

    Brendan Daly, Attorney, Czepiga Daly Pope

    Connecticut has the second highest cost of long-term care in the nation. Learn how to protect your assets from long-term care costs. Should you give your home to your children? How can you qualify for Medicaid benefits while keeping your assets? Learn the rules and protect your hard-earned assets.

  • 1:15pm

    Living Trust, Probate & Elder Law

    Barry D. Horowitz, Esq., Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates P.C.

    Find out how a living trust can transfer from your estate to your family more quickly than probate, without unnecessary costs and taxes. If your estate is worth more than $100,000, or you own a house or have children, these are important topics for you.

  • 2:00pm

    Are You in Your Right Mind?

    Joyce Saltman, Southern Connecticut State University

    The two sides of your brain may look alike, but there’s a big difference in how they process information. Take our quiz and find out If you are more left brain or right brain oriented. Learn how this distinction can impact your personality and the decisions you make.

  • 3:30pm

    Data Breaches: What We All Need to Know

    Howard Schwartz, Executive Communications Director, Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut

    Learn from the recent breach of data at Equifax. How will you protect your personal information? Learn about aspects of data breaches and what to do if it happens to you.

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Saturday, October 7 | 9AM – 4PM

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