Caring for Caregivers

Supporting the Master Plan for Aging

Friday, April 28, 2023

9:00am – 12:00pm

Presented via Zoom

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Questions? Contact GCAEvents@onlok.org

Katherine Kelly (Co-Lead)

Director of Government Affairs, On Lok

Uche Uwahemu (Co-Lead)

Director, Government Affairs, Center for Elders’ Independence

Charlene Elefante

Senior Manager Community Engagement, On Lok

Stuart Fong

Government & Community Relations Manager, On Lok

Emma Strauss

Public Policy Manager, On Lok

Contra Costa County

Kate Rauch

Coordinator, West County Senior Coalition, Contributor, Berkeleyside

Emily Hoshida

Coordinator, East County Senior Coalition; Center Director, Center for Elders’ Independence

Marin County

Linda M. Jackson

Program Director, Aging Action Initiative

Napa County

Celine Regalia

Providence Community Health Napa Valley & Co-Chair, Napa Healthy Aging Population Initiative

BJ Bischoff

Providence Community Health Napa Valley

Northern California and Northern Nevada

Jessica Rothhaar

Senior Manager of Public Policy and Advocacy, Alzheimer’s Association

Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Counties

Susannah Meyer

Executive Director, Empowered Aging

Sonoma, Napa and Solano Counties

Stephan Bera

Redwood Caregiver Resource Center

Contra Costa and Marin Counties

Jenna Shankman

Policy Specialist, Family Caregiver Alliance


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Event Outline 

9:00am                              Welcome

9:10am                               Caregiving Stories from Our Community

9:25am                               Keynote Speaker

9:45am                               Break

9:55am                               Panel: A Discussion with Our Legislative Leaders

10:50am                             Small Group Reflections & Discussion

11:15am                             Facilitated Report Out from Small Group Reflections & Discussion Session

11:35am                             Call to Action: Achieving Effective Advocacy

11:55am                             Closing

12:00pm                             Event Concludes

This event is presented by the Bay Area Senior Health Policy Coalition, in close partnership with organizations serving older adults and caregivers in Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano and Contra Costa Counties.


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