Agenda

  • Day 1 Day One
  • Day 2 Day Two
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breakfast coffee
07:30 AM - 08:30 AMBreakfast Networking

Arrive early and enjoy networking with like-minded movers and shakers while you nourish and caffeinated yourself to get ready for the day.

Katherine & Francis on stage
08:30 AM - 09:00 AMWelcome 🐒🐬🦋 By Katherine Wells & Francis LeGasseChief Mavericks

Welcome to the Mavericks Transformation Summit.

Jill Vitale-Aussem
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMDisrupting The Status Quo Of Senior Living: A Mindshift By Jill Vitale-AussemCEO, The Eden Alternative

With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day, the aging services field has been hard at work preparing new products and services.  Current practices aim to bring to senior living the kind of comfort and amenities enjoyed at hotels and resorts.

But what if these efforts are misdirected?

Jill will take you on a journey of multiple mindshifts – interweaving research on aging, ideas from influential leaders and her own failures and successes as a senior living leader. In this thought-provoking presentation, she digs deep into the often unrealized impact of ageism and ableism, explores the current culture of stagnation, paternalism and surplus safety and pushes back against the curated experiences and catered-to lifestyles promised by hospitality-based senior living.

In its place Jill proposes a deep disruption – one that frames residents not as consumers, but citizens, that reshapes the role of leaders, and focuses not on amenities but on creating vibrant community cultures of growth, meaningful purpose and belonging

10:00 AM - 10:15 AMBreak
Claire Boozer Cruze
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMThe Future Of Aging By Claire Boozer CruseChief of Staff, Deloitte Healthcare

2040 will look very different than today. We will see changes in the way that data is exchanged and mined, how consumers interact with different industries, and how businesses respond to these changes. These changes will have implications for how we age in the future. Moreover, changing expectations around how people are aging will help shape these trends. This presentation will explore what aging in 2040 might look like and how one industry—the health care industry—is reacting to these trends now and into the future.

Panel
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMInternation Perspective Panel Discussion By Simon Lofts (UK), Izabela Lundberg (Eastern Europe), Mimi Saito (Thailand), Marisela Parraguiz (Chile)

We have assembled people who know the senior care models in various parts of the world including the UK, Africa and Asia. This panel will allow us to dive into what is different, what is working for them and what their challenges are.

The objective is to get us all thinking outside of our “U.S” box and learn from other cultures and models.

We are honored to have the following people share their experiences, knowledge, and perspectives from across the globe.

Simon Lofts hails from England and has a passion for leaving a mark on the world in two areas: aging and homelessness. He is driven by creating change for the better and isn’t interested in wasting time doing it. You’ll enjoy his sense of humor, his wit, and his stories about how older adults and aging are managed and viewed in England and Ireland.


Izabla

Izabela Lundberg has a dynamic worldview after living in six countries, speaking six languages, traveling to over 40 countries, and working with diverse teams from over 80 countries. She has lived through genocide, torture and war trauma starting in her childhood home, Yugoslavia, and is a catalyst of sustainable solutions for global leaders and their most pressing challenges.


MimiMimi Saito lived in a refugee camp in Thailand where she taught for three years. Seeing the need for medical staff, Mimi assisted in the Medical Clinic doing everything from delivering babies to medication distribution. She worked as a caretaker and restaurant worker in the U.S. while learning English and volunteering in the community. Mimi speaks Thai, Burmese, and Karen (pronounced KUH-REN). Her enthusiasm, leadership, and expertise has been invaluable for the doctors, nurses, social workers, clinicians and others who also serve members of various Asian and Pacific-Islander communities for over 8 years at Asian Pacific Development Center.


Marisela ParraguezMirasela, is the Project Manager of the Immigrant and Refugee Economic Development Initiative. She has 16 years of experience developing and managing projects with high economic and social impact, including experience managing a portfolio of projects/grants for and with Latin American and Caribbean countries. Prior to joining the WTC, Marisela was with the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC, working on competitiveness, technology and innovation projects with the public, private, and academic sectors in those countries. Previously, she was part of the team who developed the High-Technology Foreign Investment Promotion Program, the first program ever in Chile designed specifically for investment attraction, and promoted Chile to companies looking to outsource back-office and call center operations abroad. Marisela is native of Chile and she holds a Master of Public Management from the University of Maryland and an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering.  She is Fluent in Spanish and English.

lunch
12:15 PM - 01:00 PMLunch
Katherine & Francis on stage
01:00 PM - 01:20 PMChallenge Circle Kickoff By Francis LeGasse & Katherine WellsChief Mavericks
Rob Pinna
01:20 PM - 04:30 PMChallenge Circle: Affordability By Rob PinnaFacilitator

Affording care as we age is becoming prohibitive, and in some cases bankrupting older adults and putting their children into debt.

In this professionally facilitated collaboration group, we bring together people across organizations and roles in senior care — including family members and older adults — to discuss the issues, learn about each other’s challenges, and begin to create solutions that work for all.

You will leave this Challenge Circle with at least 3 action items that you commit to implementing and reporting back. It is only with action that we can see what works, and truly transform the industry.

Izabla
01:20 PM - 04:30 PMChallenge Circle: Workforce Issues By Izabela LundbergFacilitator

Workforce issues and the caregiver shortage are plaguing our ability to deliver quality care to our older adults.

In this professionally facilitated collaboration group, we bring together people across organizations and roles in senior care — including family members and older adults — to discuss the issues, learn about each other’s challenges, and begin to create solutions that work for all.

You will leave this Challenge Circle with at least 3 action items that you commit to implementing and reporting back. It is only with action that we can see what works, and truly transform the industry.

Kerry Mitchell
01:20 PM - 04:30 PMChallenge Circle: Communication By Dr. Kerry MitchellFacilitator

Our siloed communication models do not serve our older adults well. It’s time we bridge the silos and work together to provide the best possible care.

In this professionally facilitated collaboration group, we bring together people across organizations and roles in senior care — including family members and older adults — to discuss the issues, learn about each other’s challenges, and begin to create solutions that work for all.

You will leave this Challenge Circle with at least 3 action items that you commit to implementing and reporting back. It is only with action that we can see what works, and truly transform the industry.

Katherine & Francis on stage
04:30 PM - 04:45 PMDay One Wrap-Up By Francis LeGasse & Katherine Wells
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breakfast coffee
07:30 AM - 08:30 AMBreakfast Networking

Arrive early and enjoy networking with like-minded movers and shakers while you nourish and caffeinated yourself to get ready for the day.

Laura Wilkerson
08:30 AM - 09:15 AMA Prescription for Change and Maintaining Momentum By Laura Wilkerson, RN, MSN, FNP-BCCEO & Founder of Advanced Medical House Calls, and Dementia Care Academy

Over the next 10-15 years, the population of Americans aged 65 years or older will more than double to 78 million people (23% of the US population). For the first time in U.S. history, older people will outnumber children.

This extraordinary growth will bring demand for new facilities and services to satisfy the unique needs of the elderly and their families. More than ever we will need to find new ways to disrupt the status quo for the future of the aging. In order to do this, we will need to focus our efforts on leaders creating leaders who are willing to communicate and innovate, housing that is affordable and meets the needs of the growing population as well as grow and retain a workforce that is knowledgeable and proficient to produce individualized quality of care that celebrates life.

Taking action to solve some of the biggest problems that we are currently facing in affordability, work force issues and communication has never been more important than today, and this needed change starts with The Mavericks.

As we wrap up, Laura will discuss five strategies to take your keep the momentum alive in your action-based plans.

Cross Collaboration
09:15 AM - 10:20 AMChallenge Circles By Facilitators

We will re-assemble in our Challenge Circles from the previous day for an hour to gather thoughts from overnight, and select a spokesperson to present the groups experience and outcomes to the larger group.

People collaborating
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMChallenge Circles Update Panel By Team Spokespeople

We will come back together in the Lecture Hall as a group to hear what each of the Challenge Circles discovered, experienced, and plan. This is where we can continue to learn from each other and collaborate.

Katherine & Francis on stage
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMAction & Accountability WrapUp By Katherine Wells & Francis LeGasse

Time to wrap up this exciting collaboration! Francis & Katherine will share the process for continued mindshifts and progress.

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