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Annual Conference

The o4a Annual Conference on Aging is Ohio's largest conference on home and community-based care for over 23 years!  This conference offers attendees new resources, innovative products and services, expert information and key contacts. 

Save the date! Our 25th Annual Conference on Aging will run November 20-21, 2014 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton (3900 Chagrin Drive Columbus, OH 43219). We look forward to seeing you there!

Speaker Presentations from our 2013 Conference:

Connecting the AAA network to the medical community
by Christine Alessandro, Executive Director, BayPath Elder Services, Inc. and Amy MacNulty, Project Director, Community Care Linkages, A Division of Mass Home Care

The changing landscape for the Aging Network and consumers
Part 1 and part 2: Consumers need a voice
by Barbara Riley, Riley Public Plicy Consulting, and Larke Recchie, CEO of o4a

Financial exploitation of the elderly
by David M. Kessler, president, Protecting the Elderly

How PCMH is transforming health in Ohio
by Ted Wymyslo, MD, Director, Ohio Department of Health

Legal and ethical issues in counseling, social Work, and marriage & family therapy 
by William L. Hegarty, JD, Deputy Director, State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board

Legal issue spotting for non-legal Aging Services providers
by David Godfrey, Senior Attorney, ABA Commission on Law and Aging

Managed care 101
by Maureen M. Corcoran and Daphne Kackloudis Saneholtz of Vorys Health Care Advisors

Modernizing Medicaid: Reforming and Improving Long-Term Care in Ohio
by John McCarthy , Ohio Medicaid Director

Personal safety: Presentation and De-escalation feedback form
by Darla A. Bolon, MSW, LISW

Person-centered care
by Dr. Nancy Orel, Acting Dean, College of Health and Human Services and Dr. Patrick Doyle, Assistant Professor, Gerontology Program, Bowling Green State University

Providing Disability-Competent Care for an Aging Population: What is disability-competent care and why is it important?
by Ann D. Gross, Disability Practice Institute

Senior hunger

Disaster Preparedness

More resources

2013 Conference registration Brochure- PDF Download

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Columbus, Ohio 43215

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