Breakout Sessions

BREAKOUT SESSION A (click for details)

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 10:30 am – Noon

A1: Raising the Bar: Standards of Practice for Person- and Relationship-Centered Dementia Care

A2: Working in Long-Term Care:  It Takes a Special Nurse, AND YOU ARE!

A3: Sherbrooke’s 5 Keys to Unlocking the Door to Lasting Change

A4: Technology as a Tool for Mind, Body and Spirit

A5: Regulations and Resident-Centered Care: Old Wine, New Bottles?

A6: Supporting Families: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

A7: Foundations of Trauma-Informed Care (Part 1)

A8: Culture Change: It Makes Business Cents!

A9: Clermont College: Creating a Culture of Growth


BREAKOUT SESSION B (click for details)

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 1:30 to 2:30pm

B1: Who Bit the Corner of Apple’s Logo – Why It Matters

B2: The Sleepover Experience: A Clinical and Design Perspective

B3: Braving the Grant Proposal Process

B4: You Can’t Inspire a Vision from Behind a Desk

B5: Intergenerational Engagement: Bringing a Child Care Center into Your Home

B6: The Art of Attracting and Hiring a Mission-Minded Workforce

B7: Virtual Reality Training: Promoting Empathy and Better Care

B8: Finding Out What Works: Comprehensive Culture Change in Michigan Nursing Homes


BREAKOUT SESSION C (click for details)

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 3:00 to 5:00pm

C1: Principles of Leadership Colorado Style

C2: Select, Inspire and Grow Highly Engaged Care Partners

C3: Going Back to the Why

C4: MAGIC: Multi-Ability, Multi-Generational, Inclusive, Community Building

C5: Mental Health Dis-ease and The Eden Alternative: A Paradigm Shift (Part 2)

C6: Elder Power Moves Mountains

C7: Change Your Conversations, Change Your Culture

C8: Out of the Box and Ahead of the Curve

C9: Beyond Opioids – Where are Older Adults Finding Relief?


BREAKOUT SESSION D (click for details)

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:30 am

D1: Dementia Emancipated: Practical Pathways to Inclusion (Part 1)

D2: Wendy’s Neverland: The Integration of Arts and Aging for Community Building

D3: Break Through the Walls! Empowering and Engaging Support Services Staff

D4: Digital Intimacy: Expand Your World Personally & Professionally

D5: Two-part presentation

Part 1: From “Out of Sight, Out of Mind” to Mindful

Part 2: Beyond Aging: The Eden Journey for Institutionalized Adults Living with Different Intellectual Abilities

D6: Reaching Beyond the Ageism Plateau: Overcoming Stereotypes and Finding Common Ground

D7: Using Care Plans to Promote Well-Being

D8: Sexuality and Intimacy: Exploring the Myths


BREAKOUT SESSION E (click for details)

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:30pm OR 1:00 to 2:00pm


E1: Dementia Emancipated: Practical Pathways to Inclusion (Part 2)

E2: Leveraging Relationships: A Leadership Super Power

E3: Living Out Loud With Dementia and Finding Purpose

E4: Polypharmacy and Elders Living with Frailty – A Common Sense Approach

E5: Reach Your Peak: Become a Top Workplace



E6: Mother and Daughter, Facing Life’s Last Chapters Together, An Empowerment Dialogue

E7: Applying the Domains of Well-Being to Home Care: Unique Challenges and Tools

E8: The Domains of Well-Being as a Driver of Physical Environment


BREAKOUT SESSION F (click for details)

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 from 3:00 to 5:00pm

F1: Opening Doors and Beyond: Meeting Elders’ Needs Through Creative Fundraising

F2: Becoming a Dementia Inclusive Community – Sherbrooke’s Journey

F3: Women as Leaders – High Heels NOT Required

F4: When Mind Meets Body (Part 3)

F5: Disrupt ISMs: Revolutionize Person-Directed Relationships

F6: The Power of Participation: Include and Unleash Everyone

F7: Person-Centered Dying from the Doula’s Perspective

F8: “The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Ever Seen…” – Conversation, Engagement, Connection

F9: Community Connections: Sherbrooke as a Part of Saskatoon, Canada, and Beyond


BREAKOUT SESSION G (click for details)

Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:30am

G1: Growing Corporate Culture Through Servant Leadership

G2: With A Little Help from My Friends… Care Partners, That Is!

G3: Building Resiliency: Shifting Perspectives and Creating Collaborations to Enhance Workforce Opportunities

G4: Creating Circles of Connection (Part 4)

G5: Spiritual Needs and Faith Concerns: The KNOTS Which Limit Well-Being

G6: Boost Energy/Slash Burnout for Caregivers & the People They Serve

G7: Elders are the Lifeblood of Our Culture, Wisdom, and Future

G8: The Power of Social Connection


BONUS BREAKOUT SESSION H (click for details)

Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:00pm

H1: Moving Mountains One Stone at a Time

H2: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Putting the Fun in Fundraising!

H3: Better Together: Supporting Intergenerational Connectedness (#46)

H4: Going Digital with Person-Centered Care: Obstacles and Opportunities