“Shaping the Future Together: Aging in the Bay Area”

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

8:30am – 4:30pm

South San Francisco Conference Center

255 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA

A free, accessible BART shuttle and free onsite parking will be available.

See the Registration tab for shuttle details.

 

Questions:  Katherine Kelly (628) 208-8405

or email kkelly@onlok.org

Grace Li (Co-Chair)

CEO, On Lok

Linda Trowbridge (Co-Chair)

CEO, Center for Elders’ Independence (CEI)

Charlene Elefante

Government and Community Relations Manager, On Lok

Dianna Garrett

Director of Communication & Planning, Center for Elders’ Independence (CEI)

Nicole Howell

Executive Director, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa and Solano Counties

Cindy Kauffman

Deputy Director of Community Services, San Francisco Department of Aging & Adult Services

Katherine Kelly

Senior Government Affairs Manager, On Lok

Eileen Kunz

Chief of Government Affairs and Compliance, On Lok

Lenore McDonald

Director of Fund Development and Government Relations, Center for Elders’ Independence (CEI)

Wendy Peterson

Director, Senior Services Coalition of Alameda County

Tylor Taylor

Executive Director, Saratoga Area Senior Coordinating Council and Santa Clara County Senior Care Commission

Vaughn Villaverde

Associate Director of Health Policy, Working Partnerships USA

Elaine Wong-Eakin

Health Care Advocate

 

The 2019 Senior Health Policy Forum will feature action-oriented and timely sessions focused on the Bay Area’s aging homeless population,

senior housing, the 2020 Census, age-friendly livable communities, and preparing our advocacy work for federal and state initiatives

that will be expiring in 2020.  An outline of the event is below.  Please view the “Sessin Speakers” tab for a full list of our dynamic speakers. 

We look forward to seeing you on December 3rd!

8:30am    Registration & Breakfast

9:00am    Welcome

9:15am    Keynote Speaker – Shaping the Future for Healthy Aging in California

9:45am    Senior Homelessness in the Bay Area: Regional Trends and New Opportunities

10:30am  Policy Leadership Roundtable – Creating Policy Change to Support Aging in California

11:45am   Networking Lunch

1:00pm     Concurrent Breakout Sessions

                         Ensuring a Complete Count for the 2020 Census

                         Creating Affordable and Accessible Housing

                         Implementing “Age-Friendly” Livable Communities

                         Advocacy Opportunities for 2020 Federal and State Initiatives

3:15pm     Break

3:30pm    Local Voices: Shaping the Aging Future Together

4:15pm     Closing Remarks

4:30pm     Event Ends

9:00am 

Welcome

Grace Li, CEO, On Lok

Linda Trowbridge, CEO, Center for Elders’ Independence

9:15am 

Keynote Speaker – Shaping the Future for Healthy Aging in California

Kim McCoy Wade, Acting Director, California Department of Aging

9:45am 

Senior Homelessness in the Bay Area: Regional Trends and New Opportunities

Dr. Margot Kushel, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

10:30am 

Policy Leadership Roundtable – Creating Policy Change to Support Aging in California

Dion Aroner, AJE Partners (Moderator)

Jennie Chin Hansen, Independent Consultant, Hirsch Associates Philanthropic Advisors and Member, Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee

Assemblymember Ash Kalra (San Jose)

Marko Mijic, Deputy Secretary of Program and Fiscal Affairs, California Health & Human Services Agency

11:45am

Networking Lunch

1:00pm  

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Part 1)

The 2020 Census: It Matters

Monica Tong, Program Manager, Santa Clara County Office of the Census (Moderator)

Raymond “Ray” Mueller, Partnership Specialist (Northern California), Los Angeles Regional Census Center, U.S. Census Bureau

David Tucker, Regional Program Manager, Region 3, California Complete Count

A Regional View of Affordable Senior Housing

Ada Chan, Regional Planner Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)/Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) (Moderator)

Pedro Galvao, Policy Director, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California

Danielle Mazzella, Preservation & Data Manager, California Housing Partnership

Sharon Rapport, Director, California State Policy, Corporation for Supportive Housing

Stuck on Start – Mobilizing Your Age-Friendly Action Plan

Shireen McSpadden, Executive Director, San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services (Moderator)

Diana Miller, Project Manager, Seniors’ Agenda, Department of Aging and Adult Services, Social Services Agency, County of Santa Clara

Bryan Ricks, Chairman, Mayor’s Commission on Aging (Oakland); Executive Director, CareBuilders at Home- East Bay; Member, Livable Oakland Committee

Tylor Taylor, Executive Director, Saratoga Area Senior Coordinating Council and Santa Clara County Senior Care Commission

Riding the Waves of An Ever-Changing Policy Environment: A Current View and the 2020 Horizon

Sarah Steenhausen, Senior Policy Advisor, The SCAN Foundation (Moderator)

Maya Altman, CEO, Health Plan of San Mateo

Claire Ramsey, Senior Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging

2:15pm 

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Part 2)

A Bay Area-wide Plan of Action for the 2020 Census

Monica Tong, Program Manager, Santa Clara County Office of the Census (Moderator)

Emma Gonzalez, Community Affairs Manager, San Mateo County Office of the Census

Stephanie B. Kim, Senior Director, Census 2020, United Way Bay Area

Nick Kuwada, 2020 Census Program Manager, Santa Clara County Office of the Census

Adrienne Pon, Executive Director, Office of Civic Engagement & Immigrant Affairs, City & County of San Francisco

Innovative Housing Partnerships and Programs

Ada Chan, Regional Planner Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)/Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) (Moderator)

Michelle Alcedo, Director of Programs, Openhouse

Jane King, Vice President of Operations, Center for Elders’ Independence

Debbie Toth, President & CEO, Choice in Aging

Diana Yin, Strategy and Analytics Officer, On Lok

Implementing Your Age-Friendly Plan and Leveraging Partnerships

Shireen McSpadden, Executive Director, San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services (Moderator)

Diana Miller, Project Manager, Seniors’ Agenda, Department of Aging and Adult Services, Social Services Agency, County of Santa Clara

Bryan Ricks, Executive Director, Area Developer CareBuilders at Home – East Bay and Commissioner, Oakland Mayor’s Commission on Aging

Tylor Taylor, Executive Director, Saratoga Area Senior Coordinating Council and Santa Clara County Senior Care Commission

Building a Local Advocacy Strategy: Learn from the Experts

Sarah Steenhausen, Senior Policy Advisor, The SCAN Foundation (Moderator)

Anissa Basoco-Villarreal, MPA, Policy Director, Agency Administration, Office of Policy, Evaluation, and Planning, Alameda County Social Services Agency

Mark Burns, Executive Director, Homebridge, Inc.

Eli Gelardin, Executive Director, Marin Center for Independent Living

3:30pm

Local Voices: Shaping the Aging Future Together

Michele Lew, CEO, The Health Trust (Moderator)

Ada Chan, Regional Planner Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)/Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

Shireen McSpadden, Executive Director, San Franciso Department of Aging and Adult Services

Sarah Steenhausen, Senior Policy Advisor, The SCAN Foundation

Monica Tong, Santa Clara County Office of the Census

4:15pm

Closing Remarks

Grace Li, CEO, On Lok

Linda Trowbridge, CEO, Center for Elders’ Independence

 

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