Click on a course name to see the course descriptions. On the day of the Summit, you can attend one class in each time slot. Locations of classes will be available day of Summit.
|All day||Visit exhibitors|
|8:00-9:00||Check-in and visit exhibitors|
|9:00-10:00||Virtual Dementia Tour|
|9:00-10:00||Peace Within Chaos: Guided Meditation for Caregivers|
|10:00-10:30||Break – visit exhibitors|
|10:30-11:30||Virtual Dementia Tour|
|10:30-11:30||Peace Within Chaos: Guided Meditation for Caregiver|
|11:30-1:00||Lunch – visit exhibitors|
|1:00-2:00||Technology and Caregiving|
|1:00-2:00||Virtual Dementia Tour|
|1:00-2:00||2018: A Year of Changes in Medicare|
|2:00-2:30||Break – visit exhibitors|
|2:30-3:30||Technology and Caregiving|
|2:30-3:30||Virtual Dementia Tour|
|2:30-3:30||2018: A Year of Changes in Medicare|
Rich Gwaltney, Community Engagement Representative, Transitions LifeCare
Join a panel of caregivers to hear their personal stories and how they have navigated caregiving. The session will include audience participation and networking with other caregivers.
HH Hunt/ Spring Arbor
The Virtual Dementia Tour® (VDT) is designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with dementia. The VDT is a dementia simulation creating understanding of the physical and mental challenges faced by those with dementia. VDT is offered in full session format this year. Each session is on a first-come, first-served basis and will be offered during all four time periods.
Tricia McPherson, Relief Massage and Bodywork
To Begin – Set a Time for 5 minutes. Turn everything off. Sit quietly and breathe. Sound like a vacation? It can be and it can be for YOU! Join this session to learn how to calm the chaos in your mind.You will focus on breathe and learn that you are successful, even if you only meditate for one minute at a time, This class will involve meditation and we ask that you arrive on time.
January Brown, Eastern Carolina Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging
Gretchen Napier, MSHA, CMC, Owner and CEO, LifeLinks and Meike Weist, MSW, Triangle Area President, LifeLinks
Stephanie Bias North Carolina Senior Medicare Patrol (NCSMP) Program Coordinator, Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), North Carolina Department of Insurance
Have you received your new Medicare card? What are the steps to ensure your providers are aware of your new Medicare number? How will the Annual Election Period for Medicare Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans this fall coordinate with the new cards versus the old ones? HELP! Join us for a conversation about these topics. You’ll be glad you did!