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
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 ***
The Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC
3540 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90007
Parking:Please leave ample time to secure parking.
Northbound on Figueroa Street, turn right onto first driveway at the front of the hotel.
Stop at the parking attendant, state you are going to the Morton Kesten Summit, and receive your hosted ticket/parking permit.
Place parking permit on your dash board inside your vehicle.
Follow driveway into parking structure behind hotel, turn right at the end of the driveway (parking attendant will provide directions).
Enter through automatic double-doors of Radisson Hotel; take elevator to second level.
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!
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).
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.
Leonard Davis School of Gerontology 3715 McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089