Sunday, October 29, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

200-P. Ageism Deep Dive: A Conversation With Leadership Academy Fellows and Elders

  • Explore how assumptions we make about individuals based on their age inhibit workforce recruitment and retention efforts, create barriers to policy implementation and make aging services less appealing to older adults.
  • Consider a leader’s role in combating ageism by raising awareness among residents, staff and board members.
  • Hear how LeadingAge members are challenging ageist views and creating positive change within their organizations and greater communities.
  • Mario Lemay, Director of Organizational Effectiveness, The Jewish Home of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Kirsten Jacobs, Director of Dementia & Wellness Education, LeadingAge, Portland, OR
  • Kay Kallander, Redlands, CA