Serving Those Who Serve Our Seniors

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Conference Details

Join us for a day of amazing speakers and networking with industry colleagues.

Event Day & Times

Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:15am - 4:15pm

Event Location

Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Dr, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Phone:  (763) 555-1212
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Members = $80
Non-Members = $100

Conference Schedule

7:15 - 8:00 AM

8:00 - 8:15 AM
Kickoff - Current ‘state of the state’ address from Sen. Amy Klobuchar

8:15 - 9:15 AM
Dr. Joi Lewis, Founder of Joi Unlimited
From Hollering to Healing: Radical Self-Care for Emotional Laborers.

9:15 - 10:15 AM
Craig Bowron, MD, FACP, Internist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Thinking it Through: adopting a more reflective, less reflexive
approach to difficult end of life decisions.

10:15 - 10:45 AM
Break and Exhibits

10:45 - 12:00 PM
Dr. Birgit Kelly – Director of Clinical Services, Tubman
No Age Limit: Recognizing and Responding to Trauma

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Lunch and Exhibits

12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
Panel Discussion – Outside the Box Aging Populations – who they are
and how we can better serve them

Panel moderator: Patti Cullen, CEO Care Providers of Minnesota

Panelists –
● Marsha Berry - Training to Serve - LGBT
● Paula St John - Brain Injury Alliance -TBI
● Chris Courtney - MEJC - Domestic abuse
● Birgit Kelly - Tubman- SPMI
● John McDougall - The Retreat - Substance Abuse

2:30 - 3:00 PM

3:00 - 4:00 PM
Chris Heeter
Old Dogs and New Tricks: A Dog Musher’s Perspective on Supporting
Wild Aging

4:00 - 4:15 PM
Thank yous and Prize Drawings