2023 Positive Aging Day
April 14, 2023 • 8a-4:30p
WSU Metropolitan Complex • Wichita, KS
Panel - Through the Eyes of Experience | Chuck Clark, Larksfield Place; Mikayla Gingrich-Gaylord, CEO, Comfort Care; Melissa Teakell, Caregiver; Moderator: Robert Miller
Finding Joy in the Face of Alzheimer’s | Susan Peters
Advancing the Science: The Latest in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research | Breana Tucker-Jones, LMSW, Program Director, Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Kansas Chapter
Age-Friendly University | Kim Moore, Executive Director, Workforce, Professional & Community Education, WSU and Nicki Rogers, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, WSU
Caregiving Happens | Jessica Huber and Rhonda Custard, Central Plains Area Agency on Aging
Fixing the Caregiver Labor Shortage | Michael Steinberg, MS, PHR, Chief Executive Officer, EM Home Care, Inc
Managing Behavioral Changes in Dementia | Robin
Heinrichs, PhD, ABPP CN, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Neuropsychology Services of Kansas
Medicare: What Do I do? | Rochelle Bryant, Director of Community Cares, GraceMed Health Clinic
Reframing Aging | Nicki Rogers, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, WSU
Reimagining Aging - Transitioning from Senior to Sage | David Gear, MHS, CSL
Senior Care Task Force | Haely Ordoyne, Founder and Operator, Genesis Consulting
Serious Illness Conversation | Robert Miller, LMSW, CDP, Registered Operator, Instructor, College of Health Professions, WSU
Standing Strong - Strength and Balance Activities for Active Aging | Mike Rogers, PhD, CSCS, FAAAJ, FACSM Professor, Department of Human Performance Studies, WSU
Registration is now open! Interact with vendors and the community!
Professionals (earn CEUs)
- Strength and Balance Activities for Active Aging
- The Latest in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research
- How to Spot and Avoid Scammers and Hackers
- Senior Care Task Force
- Conversations on Serious Illness
- Fixing the Caregiver Labor Shortage
- Reframing Aging
Susan Peters, former KAKE news anchor
Finding Joy in the Face of Alzheimer’s
This conference is sponsored by WSU's Department of Public Health Sciences.
Exhibitors and Sponsors
Don’t miss your opportunity to be a vendor at the 2023 Positive Aging Day!
Over the past fourteen years we have had approximately 130 seniors and professionals attend.
Booths will be open to attendees 8:00am-2:00 pm.
Registration Questions & More Information
For questions regarding your registration or the registration process, please contact the WSU Conference Office.