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Heart to Heart Conference

Social Engagement Committee - OC Strategic Plan for Aging Initiative
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Endorsed by Curators:
Feb 10 8:30AM - 2:00PM

The Heart-to-Heart Conference will be an opportunity to enhance and develop community and ministry-based visitation programs. As this is the first conference of its kind in Orange County, we are expecting up to 100 attendees in its debut year.

For attendees, received a FREE toolkit highlighting best practices and local resources.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kerry Burnight, grandPad

Our extraordinary keynote speaker will be Kerry Burnight, PhD, internationally known aging expert. Dr. Burnight is currently the Chief Gerontologist at grandPad, a tablet that keeps seniors connected to their loved ones. She has spent her entire professional career on a mission to improve the lives of seniors. She was a professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at the University of California Irvine, and she is the founder and director of the nation's first Elder Abuse Forensic Center and the national non-profit, Ageless Alliance: United Against Elder Abuse. Kerry has spoken at The White House and as an expert on shows such as The Dr. Phil Show, CBS news, Money Matters, and The Doctors.

Topic areas will include:

  • Growing Impact: Volunteer Recruitment and Retention

  • Avoiding Pitfalls: Liability and Insurance Issues

  • Utilizing Your Community: Knowing and Sharing Local Resources

Program Agenda

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Introduction, Ice Breaker, Toolkit Intro
5 Minute Break
10:05 a.m. - 10:50 p.m.Two Breakout Sessions
10 Minute Break
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.Two Breakout Sessions
15 Minute Break
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Keynote Speaker and Lunch
1:00 p.m. 1:45 p.m.Panel
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Wrap Up and Next Steps

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