Workshop Presenters and Exhibitors - February 22

Presenters

Dr. Teresa Young, PhD

Generation Psychological & Consultation Services, LLC  http://generationspsych.com/ (614) 328-9528 teresayoungphd@generationspsych.sprucecare.com

Specializing in health psychology with an emphasis on adjustment to aging, chronic illness, acquired disability, and caregiver support.

Philip Payne

Apportis https://www.apportis.com/

Improving the wellbeing of our users, clients, and partners

Kyle Corbin

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities https://dodd.ohio.gov/

Offering support across the lifespan of people with developmental disabilities, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities oversees a statewide system of supportive services that focus on ensuring health and safety, supporting access to community participation, and increasing opportunities for meaningful employment.

 

Sponsor

College of Nursing Martha S. Pitzer Center for Women, Children and Youth at The Ohio State University https://nursing.osu.edu/research/martha-s-pitzer-center-women-children-and-youth

The mission of the Martha S. Pitzer Center is to foster excellence in the core values of Collaboration, Research, Education and Outreach to promote the highest levels of health and wellness through pioneering research, translational activities, and transdisciplinary research educational programs

 

State and County Agencies

The Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging  http://ohioaging.org/ 

The Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging (o4a) is a nonprofit, statewide network of agencies that provide services for older Ohioans, people with disabilities and their families.

Buckeye Hills Regional Council  https://buckeyehills.org/caregiver-support

Buckeye Hills is the lead agency for the Southeast Ohio Aging & Disability Resource Network.

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging  http://coaaa.org/

Do you need help caring for a loved one? Do you know someone who is caring for an adult family member or friend? Our staff provides free caregiver advice, education and support.

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio https://www.help4seniors.org/

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio (COA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life for older adults, people with disabilities, their families and caregivers. We promote choice, independence, dignity and well-being through a range of services that help people remain in their homes for as long as possible.

Direction Home https://www.dhad.org/

Direction Home Akron Canton area Agency on Aging and Disabilities provides choices for individuals to remain independent in the place they want to call home

Franklin County Office on Aging https://officeonaging.org/default.aspx 

The Franklin County Office on Aging is primarily responsible for planning, coordinating, and providing centralized access to diverse services and programs that assist older adults, dependent adults, and their families in the maintenance of independent living.

 

Advocacy Organizations

Alzheimer's Association https://www.alz.org/

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.

NAMI Ohio https://namiohio.org/

NAMI improves the quality of life and ensure dignity and respect for persons with serious mental illness and offer support to their families and close friends.

NAMI Athens Ohihttp://namiathensohio.org/

NAMI Athens is composed mainly of folks whose families have been touched by mental illness. We have come together to help each other and our community

NAMI Hancock County

Promoting mental health in Hancock County to build better lives through education, support, and advocacy. NAMI Hancock County https://www.namihancockcounty.org/

 

Services

180 Medical  https://www.180medical.com/

Supplying the products that turn your life around.

Assisted Living Locators of West Columbuhttps://assistedlivinglocators.com/care-advisor/westcolumbus

Exploring senior living options can be confusing and time consuming. Assisted Living Locators Care Advisors are in your community and work closely with you to guide you through the process from beginning to end—answering your questions and addressing your concerns, helping you feel confident and comfortable with your decisions.

Buckeye Health Plan  https://www.buckeyehealthplan.com/

Our health insurance programs are committed to transforming the health of the community one individual at a time.

Caregiver Homes from Senior Link https://www.caregiverhomes.com/

“We Care for Caregivers” A leading provider of Shared Living services, who have been supporting families across OHIO since 2012. Our program partners care teams with caregivers who care for adults living with developmental disabilities.

Clear Captions https://clearcaptions.com/

ClearCaptions enables anyone with hearing loss to communicate easier with the most advanced call captioning system available. WordsMatter.™

Hospice of Guernsey Inc  https://www.hospiceofguernsey.com/

Serving Belmont, Guernesey and Noble County. A leader of quality care and community involvement for over 35 years.

Lindsay Dunlap Coaching http://lindsaydunlapcoaching.com/

I work with people who are ready to overcome the pain and frustration that comes with caring for others. I help them create a life with happiness, joy and confidence!

Love'n Comfort Home Health Care https://lovencomfort.org/

Here at Love'n Comfort we provide the highest quality home health care services to our clients in the comfort of their own homes.

Medicare Resource Center https://medicareoh.com/ and medicarebus.com

Your "One-Stop" Medicare Shop. If you are turning 65 or coming off of group health our advocates can explain your options. Get the guidance you deserve. All services are complimentary.

Music Therapy at Home https://www.musictherapyathome.com/

Providing tele-music therapy - live, online and in the comfort of your own home

Ohio Coalition for Adult Protective Services https://www.ocapsohio.org/

The Ohio Coalition for Adult Protective Services (OCAPS) is a statewide coalition that strives to enhance the provision of services to older adults at risk or are victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation through collaboration, education, and advocacy. 

Ohio Hopes http://ohiohopes.org/

OhioHOPES strives to be Ohio’s informative hub for older adults at risk of or victims of crime. This initiative provides resources, a monitored helpline, support in reporting crimes while raising awareness and understanding that elder abuse is happening, and it needs to stop.

Ohio SMP at Pro Seniors https://www.proseniors.org/ohio-smp/

Ohio SMP at Pro Seniors empowers Ohio Medicare Beneficiaries to Prevent, Detect, and Report Medicare fraud.

Parkmont Retirement Solutions  https://www.parkmontwealth.com/#  pat@parkmontretirement.com

Our experience and expertise have been important factors to many pre-retirees and retirees, alike. More and more choose Parkmont as their trusted advisory team for their retirement planning needs. Forget having product salespeople build you a plan that doesn’t fit together and causes more problems than it solves. Let us show you how all your components fit together. Consider working with a qualified team that can build your retirement plan in a single location. 

Still Waters Dixie Vargo https://www.nourishyourbeing.org/about

Hello, friends! My name is Dixie Vargo. I am a Certified Wellness Inventory Facilitator and the founder of Still Waters. Did you know that wellness is not the absence of disease? The service I provide to the old, sick and dying is to companion them on their journey towards wholeness.

The Wesley Communities https://www.thewesleycommunities.com/

We are a welcoming community of kindness and grace where residents and staff thrive.