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SENIORS BLUE BOOK SYMPOSIUM
Plan For A Stress-Free Future …
Knowledge is Power!!!

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


The Circus Arts Conservatory
2075 Bahia Vista Street
Sarasota, FL  34239


FREE ADMISSION

Breakfast & Lunch
Gifts & Door Prizes
Over 40 Vendors

Educate yourself today with resources you’ll need tomorrow! In this symposium-style, panel discussion learn from area experts about the financial, legal, healthcare and lifestyle options available for aging in place safely and comfortably in the setting that is best for you.

Discover in-home services and senior lifestyle community options in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties.

Panelists will share information about the importance of socialization, proper nutrition and exercise, home healthcare, transition planning, finances, elder law and more.

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EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR BROADWAY PROMENADE RESIDENTS, FAMILY MEMBERS, SUPPORTERS, AND STAFF

JOIN US AT BROADWAY PROMENADE FOR AN AGING IN THE RIGHT PLACE FORUM

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2020
9:30 AM TO 12:00 PM (LUNCH INCLUDED)

FORUM FOCUS

Meet and hear area experts share vital keys to planning and implementing steps for Aging in Place.

Learn about adapting your current living environment to improve accessibility, convenience, levels of care, functionality, and safety while staying right where you are.

Also learn about the availability of services and resources to complement your living environment and support the goal of Aging in Place.

FORUM AGENDA

9:30-10:00     Coffee & Mingling
10:00-10:15   Welcome
10:15-11:30    Presentations
11:30-11:45    Panel Q&A
11:45-12:00   Lunch & Adjourn

FORUM PRESENTERS

Barbara Cogswell
A Better Solution Home Care, Owner
Sarasota Senior Advisory Council, Chair

Topic: Area Aging Organizations, Initiatives, and Trends

Chuck Vollmer
101 Mobility, Owner
Universal Design Coalition, Board

Topic: Your Aging in Place Living Environment

Kathleen Houseweart
Senior Aging Specialist
Stakeholders in Aging Consortium, Chair

Topic: Aging in Place Support, Services, and Resources.
Other Available Options for Aging in the Right Place.


This Forum is Part of the Educational Series from Cornerstone LifeCare.

Click Here for More Information and PDF of PowerPoint Presentation.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2019
10 AM to 2 PM
ROBARTS ARENA
3000 RINGLING BLVD., SARASOTA

Hosted by the Herald-Tribune Media Group, Life Expo is the premier resource for all things important to seniors and baby boomers – health & wellness, health screenings, assisted living, real estate, travel, financial planning, shopping, food, entertainment, fitness and more.

 

Be Sure to Visit the Alderman Oaks/Cornerstone LifeCare Booth.

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Registration and Sponsorships Are Now Available!

The Reinvention Convention: A Provocative Series of Discussions Around Aging

Co-Founded by Three Well-Known Community Organizations — The Senior Friendship Centers, The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College (OLLI) and JFCS of the Suncoast

Friday, November 15, 2019
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
$45 Per Person
(Includes Breakfast and Toolkit)
At the Ringling College Museum Campus
1001 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
(Former Sarasota High School)

Program Presenters


John McCarthy

Executive Director
Historic Spanish Point
(Event MC)

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Nancy K. Schlossberg
Author, Too Young to be Old

(VIDEO Homage to Dr. Gene Cohen, Late Author and
Pioneering Researcher into Geriatric Mental Health)


Dr. Larry Thompson
President
Ringling College of Art and Design
(Live Keynote Speaker and Discussion Participant)


Dr. Hank Hine
Executive Director
The Dali Museum
(Live Keynote Speaker and Discussion Participant)


Anne Marie Russell
Executive Director
Sarasota Art Museum
(Live Discussion Facilitator)

Click Here for More Information About Event Registration and Sponsorship.

 

 

Join Us for Another DSCA Forum in the Optimal Living Series

Get Well With Medical Cannabis

Learn more about the latest programs and initiatives to help you and your loved ones achieve a healthier lifestyle.  Hear informative presentations from the experts and then participate in an enlightening panel discussion.

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Buffet Lunch Included
At The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
1111 Ritz Carlton Drive
Sarasota, FL 34236

Forum Presenters

John McCarthy
Executive Director
Historic Spanish Point

Forum MC & Panel Facilitator

www.historicspanishpoint.org

Patrick Gannon
President
DSCA

Welcome & Introductions

www.downtownsarasotacondoassoc.com

Holly Bell
State of Florida Director of Cannabis

Topic: Legislative Update and Forecasts for Medical Cannabis

www.freshfromflorida.com

Josephine Cannella-Krehl
Founder
MMJ Knowledge

Topic: Background and Current Status of Medical Cannabis

www.mmjknowledge.com

Carmen Brace
Founder
Aclara Research

Topic: Research Findings and Needs Related to Medical Cannabis

www.aclararesearch.com

Rickey Strong
Healthcare Attorney
Jeffrey S. Howell P.A.

 Topic: Medical Cannabis in Senior Living Communities

www.floridahealthcareattorney.com

Dr. Steven Reichbach
Certified Medical Cannabis Doctor
Gulf Coast Ketamine Center

Topic: The Process for Individuals and Caregivers to Acquire Medical Cannabis Cards

www.findpainrelief.com

Darnell Williams
Trulieve Statewide Community Outreach
Coordinator

Topic: Types, Forms, and Results of Medical Cannabis Products

www.trulieve.com

INFO & REGISTRATION

Registration Fee:  $30.00 for DSCA Members and $40.00 for Non-Members.

Click Button to Register Now!

For more information call (941) 357-6224 or go to the DSCA website and look for event instructions (www.downtownsarasotacondoassoc.com).

Click Here to Learn More About Becoming a Forum Sponsor.

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Focusing on Universal Design principles and supportive services to encourage planning that will allow our older and disabled populations the ability to live in their home and community safely, independently, and comfortably.

Presented by the Universal Design Coalition
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 ● 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Lunch Included ● $25 Registration Fee
1900 Brother Geenen Way ● Dwyer Room ● Downtown Sarasota

Universal Design (UD) is the umbrella under which certain design and building principles are implemented allowing residential living environments to be accessible, adaptable, and visitable.

Utilizing these planning concepts accommodates a multitude of needs pertaining to our older population as well as those with special needs, regardless of age.

Presented by the Universal Design Coalition

This Aging In Place Seminar will address how to formulate a plan that will help shape an optimum living environment along with Supportive Services that allows residents and families to remain in their homes safely as well as provide the ability to accommodate visits from friends and family.

The program will be of value to anyone who wishes to plan for potential future needs, those that are currently dealing with special needs, and professional groups that serve the older and disabled populations such as Realtors, Remodelers, Builders, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Case Managers, and other Business and Service Organizations.

Program Presenters


Chuck Vollmer, Owner/Operator
101 Mobility
Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS)
Universal Design Coalition Board Member
Topic:  Aging in Place Introduction/Overview


Gregg Glasser, Partner
Holliday Group
Topic:  Aging in Place Living Environments

Kathleen Houseweart MBA
Senior Aging Specialist 
Formerly of the SMH Memory Clinic 
and Lutheran Services of Florida
Topic:  Aging in Place Lifestyle Resources/Services

 

Call 941.556.3263 to register.  For more information visit www.centerforagingstudies.org.

Click Here for Printable Flyer.

 

 

MEDICAL MARIJUANA FORUM

Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Forum About the Current Status, Health Benefits, and Qualifying Process for Medical Marijuana.

Friday, January 11, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Attendees will learn about the assessment process and how to be approved for a medical marijuana card. They will also hear about the many ways medical marijuana can be used and how it is tailored to individual needs.

The program will conclude with a Panel Discussion, allowing for an important time of questions and answers.

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