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

2019 Senior Health Policy Forum

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

8:30am – 4:30pm

South San Francisco Conference Center


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

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.  A draft outline of the event is below, but please check back for frequent updates. 

We look forward to seeing you on December 3rd!

8:30am     Registration & Breakfast

9:00am     Welcome

9:15am     Keynote Speaker

9:45am     Senior Homelessness in the Bay Area

10:30am   Policy Leadership Roundtable

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

3:30pm     Afternoon Plenary: Roundable with Breakout Session Moderators

4:15pm     Closing Remarks

4:30pm     Event Ends

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