LONG-TERM CARE SERVICE DELIVERY: Policy & Practice in Challenging Times (ICGI2002)

Venue: Campus Center/Phillips Hall/Ithaca College

Location: Ithaca, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: May 29, 2002 End Date/Time: May 29, 2002
Registration Date: May 22, 2002
Early Registration Date: May 22, 2002
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Description

This conference will address the current state of long-term care service delivery in New York State and the nation as well as innovative (and sometimes controversial!) alternative delivery methods and systems. Experts will discuss state and local policy issues and new approaches that increase consumer choice, address worker shortage problems, improve services for low-income elders, and change the overall culture of long-term care. An open forum will provide time for questions and the sharing of ideas between presenters and conference participants.
Program:
"Charting the Course for Long-Term Care: The Issues-the Challenges" by Robyn I. Stone, Executive Director, Institute for Policy Research, American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, Washington, DC
"State and Local Principles for Rebalancing Long-Term Care" by Neal Lane, Executive Depty Director, New York State Office for the Aging, Albany, NY
"Medicaid Waiver Services and Low-Income Housing: Assisted Living for Low-Income Elders?" by Susan Peerless, Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Long-Term Care, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
"Practical Approaches to the Staff Shortage Problem: Models from Onondaga County" by Paula Freedman, Director of Planning and Policy, Onondaga County Department of Long-Term Care, Syracuse, NY
"Early Lessons from the Cash and Counseling Demonstration Prorject" by Kevin J. Mahoney, National Program Director, Cash and Counseling Demonstration and Evaluation, Boston, Massachusetts
"Building Community Networks for Culture Change in Long-Term Care" by Rose Marie Fagan, Culture Change Project Director, Lifespan, Rochester, NY and Julie Berndt, Neighborhood Administrator, Fairport Baptist Homes, Rochester, NY
"Town Meeting" - Open Forum with All Speakers

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Additional Information

Advance Registration Required: $50 includes continental breakfast, lunch, and conference materials. On-line registration available at http://www.ithaca.edu/agingconference Hard copy of registration form mailed on request. Call 607-274-1967 to request. Telephone 607-274-3143 to register by phone. Fax completed registrations to 607-274-1263. Registration Questions Call 607-274-3143 Conference Content Questions Call 607-274-1967