LeadingAge

April 20-22, 2020
OMNI SHOREHAM HOTEL
Washington, DC

INSPIRE KEYNOTE

Expanding Our Footprint: A Reimagined Future


As the aging services landscape continues to evolve, so must the work of LeadingAge members. This pace of change requires agility and a creative mindset to rethink what it means to age well in our country. It calls for a future-focused perspective and unconventional approaches to improve the aging experience and bridge gaps in access, affordability, and quality.

Join us as we explore the convergence of economic and demographic trends through a variety of lenses.

KATHRYN BROD

President & CEO, LeadingAge Ohio
With extensive experience in the senior living sector, Kathryn promotes the policy interests and needs of nonprofit aging services providers in the state of Ohio. She is a true advocate to help advance solutions for addressing recruitment and retention workforce issues in her state and nationally.

KIRSTEN JACOBS

Director of Dementia & Wellness Education, LeadingAge
With nearly 20 years of experience in senior living, memory care, and long-term care management, Kirsten leads LeadingAge’s dementia and wellness collaborative learning strategy. She also co-leads LeadingAge’s ageism work, which supports the organization’s vision, an America freed from ageism.

EMI KIYOTA

Founder and Director of Ibasho
An environmental gerontologist with over 20 years of experience designing and implementing person-centered care in long-term care settings, Emi’s work focuses on creating socially integrated and resilient cities where elders are engaged and able to actively participate in their communities..

AMY SCHECTMAN

President & CEO of 2Life Communities
A passionate advocate for aging in community, Amy has worked in the public and nonprofit sectors to advance affordable housing for over 35 years. Recognized for her ability to forge effective partnerships, she is a thought leader in holistic approaches to elder housing and care.

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