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Schedule of Events

  • Friday, October 26th, 2018

  • Holy Redeemer Transformation Center, 521 Moredon Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

8:30 – 9:00Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30Welcome, Introductions and Opening Prayer
9:30 – 10:15Research Update: What We Know

Robin Eggert, President & Founder, REALM

  • Anchor context with an overview of current programs and services

  • Identify drivers of change

  • Create an imperative to transform and embrace possibilities

10:15 – 10:30Break
10:30 – 11:15 Meeting Members Where They Really Are

Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN, Founder and Director, University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality & Healing (invited)

  • Discover how to change the conversation from care to wellbeing

  • Review successful engagement initiatives

  • Explore how integrative and self-management can best facilitate all of the dimensions of health and wellbeing

11:15 – 12:00 Collaboration, Learning & Improvement

David Nolan, Chief Operating Office, OnLok (Programs for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)

  • Delve into over a decade long journey of deep and respectful partnership with PACE

  • Appreciate how these PACE partners have worked intentionally to address challenges, overcome obstacles, and improve members’ lives

  • Gain insight for what’s possible

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:45Shifting Culture and Mindset: Partnership, Co-Design, and Well-being

Liz Baganz, Director of Health and Wellbeing, Dominican Sisters of Hope

  • Hear solutions to remove barriers to vital living

  • Explore ways to collaborate with traditional and non-traditional partners

  • Learn how to successfully manage right-sizing, relocation and transitions

1:45 – 2:30The Importance of Stories and Outcomes in Creating Life Plans

Kimberly Van Haitsma, Ph.D., Director, Program for Person Center Living Systems
Valerie Palmieri, Chief Operating Officer, Abramson Center for Jewish Life
Sister Julia Lanigan, Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart (invited)

  • Understand how life plans optimize individual and congregational health and wellbeing

  • Discuss the importance of measuring outcomes

  • Delve into learnings, failures, and movement toward insight and achievement

2:30 – 2:45Break
2:45 – 3:15Imagine Bold New Ways

Front Porch (invited)

  • See the rapid changes in healthcare as an opportunity to rise to the occasion

  • Think about addressing challenges using emerging technologies, new techniques and new ways of collaborating with a range of partners

  • Discover what’s possible to meet the growing needs of members, now and in the future

3:15 – 3:45 Where Do We Go from Here?

  • Identify the intersection of the shared collective experiences

  • Imagine new possibilities

  • Harness the energy and continue the conversation

3:45 – 4:15 Wrap Up & Closing Prayer