USC Morton Kesten Summit

Transforming Homes and Communities to Support Healthy Aging: Innovations and Visions for the Future

Friday, October 5, 2018
Event: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

The Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC
3540 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90007

Click here for the 2018 Summit Agenda

The 2018 National Summit will explore developments in four key areas of supportive home environments:

Learn

Presenters from across the country will report on developments in national, state, and local policy, research, and innovative service delivery solutions. An expert panel will discuss our political climate and opportunities for the future.

Network

Attendees will include professionals and practitioners from aging, housing, disability, and healthcare sectors.

Take Action

Gain a better understanding of new developments and current best practices in supportive home environments, partnerships and initiatives in which to get involved, and fresh insight into today’s national aging policy agendas.

Speakers for the 2018 Summit

If you would like to use or reproduce information from Summit presentations, please contact the presenter for permission.

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Welcome and Opening Remarks
Keynote Panel: The Broader Context: Age-Friendly Communities
https://youtu.be/jsTqJvIWm20

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Panel 1: Creating Supportive Home Environments
https://youtu.be/PPQXSzN40ws

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Panel 2: Building Better Programs
https://youtu.be/9n3yoELQLKI

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Panel 3: What’s Next – Looking Toward the Future
https://youtu.be/56zYNPVibmk

Pinchas Cohen, MD
Professor of Gerontology, Medicine and Biological Sciences
Dean, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
William and Sylvia Kugel Dean’s Chair in Gerontology
Executive Director, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center

 

 

Kathleen Cameron, MPH
Director, National Falls Prevention Resource Center
National Council on Aging, Arlington, VA

Evidence-based Programming through Clinical and Community Collaboration

 

 

Kendell Cannon, MD
Clinical Instructor
Stanford University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Welbe Health (PACE program)

CAPABLE: Supporting Individual Goals to Build Independence

 

 

Caroline Cicero, PhD, MSW, MPL
Instructional Associate Professor of Gerontology, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
Director, USC Age Friendly University Inititative

The Future of Housing in an Age-Friendly Los Angeles

 

 

Susan M. Duncan, RN
Designer, Instructor, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

“2018 Universal Design Competition Winners”
 

 

 

Aaron Hagedorn, PhD
Instructional Associate Professor, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Smart Uses of Smart Tech: Technology for Aging in Place
 

 

 

Rodney Harrell, PhD
Director, Livability Thought Leadership
Public Policy Institute
AARP

Creating Livable, Age Friendly Communities: Today and Tomorrow

 

Paul Irving, JD
Chairman, Milken Institute, Center for the Future of Aging

“What’s Next – Looking Toward the Future”
 

 

 

Jack Lahey, MSW
Clinical Director, Skid Row Housing Trust

“Aging in Place in Permanent Supportive Housing: Current Crises, Avoidable Pitfalls, and Opportunities”
 

 

 

Emily Nabors, MSG
Program Manager, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Building a Skilled Professional Home Modification Workforce
 

 

 

Jon Pynoos, PhD
UPS Foundation Professor of Gerontology
Policy and Planning
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

“What’s Next – Looking Toward the Future”
 

 

Rosemarie Rossetti, PhD
Speaker, Author, Consultant, and President of Rossetti Enterprises Inc.
Co-Founder, Universal Design Living Laboratory

Meeting the Demand for Homes that Make Life Easier

 

 

Francesca Salipur, PhD, MD
Healthcare Design Fellow
Clinical Excellence Research Center
Stanford Medicine

CAPABLE: Supporting Individual Goals to Build Independence

 

 

Robyn Stone, PhD
Senior Vice President of Research
LeadingAge, Washington, DC and
Co-Director, LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston

“What’s Next – Looking Toward the Future”

 

 

Scott Trudeau, PhD, OTR/L
Productive Aging and Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Program Manager
American Occupational Therapy Association

Occupational Therapy: Bridging the Gap Between Form and Function

 

 

Reginald Tucker-Seeley, MA, ScM, ScD
Edward L. Schneider Chair in Gerontology and Assistant Professor
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Household Financial Well-Being and Health

 

 

Kathleen Wilber, PhD
Mary Pickford Foundation Professor of Gerontology
Professor of Health Services Administration, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

“Age-Friendly Communities: Exploring Innovations from Around the Globe”

Thank you for registering for the Morton Kesten Summit 2018: Transforming Homes and Communities to Support Healthy Aging: Innovations and Visions for the Future. Below are important details about the event for your reference. 

Date/Time: Friday, October 5, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Check-in, breakfast, and exhibits: 8:30 am to 9:00 am

*** Program starts at 9:00 am sharp ***

Location:

The Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC
3540 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90007

(213) 748-4141

 

Parking: Please leave ample time to secure parking.

  1. Northbound on Figueroa Street, turn right onto first driveway at the front of the hotel.
  2. Stop at the parking attendant, state you are going to the Morton Kesten Summit, and receive your hosted ticket/parking permit.
  3. Place parking permit on your dash board inside your vehicle.
  4. Follow driveway into parking structure behind hotel, turn right at the end of the driveway (parking attendant will provide directions).
  5. Enter through automatic double-doors of Radisson Hotel; take elevator to second level.
  6. Exit elevator, turn left then right toward the Grand Ballroom (you will pass restrooms on your right and walk through pre-function area).

CEUs: Please RSVP for CEUs by emailing Emily.Nabors@usc.edu. CEUs will not be available onsite without prior RSVP.

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided.  We look forward to seeing you at the Summit!

Hotel Information

USC has arranged a block of hotel rooms at a group discount rate at The Radisson across from campus. Please refer to the information below to make reservations.

The deadline to reserve a room under the group discounted rate is September 13, 2018.

  •  Reservations can be made online at https://www.radisson.com/los-angeles-hotel-ca-90007/cafiguer or by phone at 800.333.3333.
  • Please refer to the event name – “National Morton Kesten Summit” and the access code “MORTON”
  • The promotional code is valid only for the time between check in on October 4th to check out on October 6th. If you need to reserve a room before or after these dates, please call the hotel directly at 213.748.4141.
  • Guests are responsible for all charges.
  • Parking is available at $25 per night.
  • The last day to make reservations under the discounted rate is September 13, 2018.

CEUs will be available for RCFE (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly), NHAP (Nursing Home Administrators), LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Workers), and MFT (Marriage and Family Therapists).

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Morton Kesten Summit History

This periodic event is endowed by a family member in memory of the late Morton Kesten, an executive of Colonial Penn Insurance Company at the time it was servicing AARP. The Morton Kesten Summit has historically been convened to address the needs of California’s increasing number of individuals aging in place.

To learn more about previous summits held at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology in 2016, click here, and in 2014  click here.

To learn more about the annual Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition, click here.

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