The American Society on Aging annual conference held in Chicago this March convened 2,500 leaders in the field of aging. Jewish Home clinical and research professionals presented four different conference sessions.
•Many Roads, One Mission, presented by Deirdre Downes, MSW, LCSW, Corporate Director of Social Work Initiatives; Lori Grossman, LMSW, Community Coordinator at the Sarah Neuman Center; Miriam Levi, MS, CTRS, Director of Community Life Activities; Tammy Marshall, Director of Green House Project Education, and Judith Nicholson, MIPA, LNHA, Administrator.
•Closing the Gap: Developing a Cardiac Rehab Program in the Post-Acute Setting to Improve Transition, presented by Marie Rosenthal, MSN, V.P. Post-Acute Services and Bridget Zimmermann, MA, MBA, Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation.
•Formal and Informal Caregiving at the End of Life, presented by Deirdre Downes, MSW, LCSW, Corporate Director of Social Work Initiatives, Fanta Gibson, MSSW, LMSW, Medical Social Worker, Peachtree Hospice and Joann Reinhardt, PhD, Director of Research.
•Research Peer Group, presented by Joann Reinhardt, PhD, Director of Research, along with Farida Ejaz, PhD, LISW-S, Senior Research Scientist II, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging.