Seminar Series Sponsor
St. Francis

Speakers and schedule subject to change.
Pre-registration is now closed, but ample seating will still be available on the day of the event on a first-come, first-served basis.
Room A - Glass Ballroom
9:30 - 10:00am AileenPrinciples of Healthy Aging
Dr. Aileen Pangilinan - St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center

A discussion on what constitutes aging gracefully. What are important elements in your health to take care of as you age?
10:15 - 10:45am Bud GExercise at Home, No Gym Needed
Bud Gouveia, ATC, CSCS - Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital

This program will focus on the development of an at home exercise program, looking at cardiovascular and resistance training. With demonstrations and handouts so that attendees can develop their own program.
11:00 - 11:30am Barry HLiving Trust, Probate and Elder Law
Barry D. Horowitz, Esq. -
Nirenstein, Horowitz, & Associates P.C.

At this free seminar, you’ll find out how a Living Trust can transfer your estate to your family more quickly than probate – without unnecessary probate costs and taxes. If your estate is worth more than $100,000 – or you own a home or have children – we urge you to attend this free seminar.
11:45 - 12:15pm Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

More info coming soon.
12:30 - 1:00pm D BrownStonebrook Village ath Windsor Locks
Danette Brown -
Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

What sets us apart? Stonebrook Village is a community in the truest sense of the word. We understand how to promote the precious contributions from each resident. With a continuum of living options for seniors and cutting edge features and amenities, residents get the support and services they need. We Put hte Emphasis on Living!!
1:15 - 1:45pm Lynn McPhelimyCan We Talk?
3 Strategies Guaranteed to Improve Family Communication

Lynn McPhelimy - Moving & More LLC, Author of "In the Checklist of Life"

Learn to listen more effectively with your ears, eyes and heart. Experience first-hand that "seeing isn't believing" and there really are two sides to every story! Become more productive, more persuasive and avoid conflict and misunderstandings!
22:00 - 2:30pm Barry HLiving Trust, Probate and Elder Law
Barry D. Horowitz, Esq. -
Nirenstein, Horowitz, & Associates P.C.

At this free seminar, you’ll find out how a Living Trust can transfer your estate to your family more quickly than probate – without unnecessary probate costs and taxes. If your estate is worth more than $100,000 – or you own a home or have children – we urge you to attend this free seminar.
2:45 - 3:15pm D BrownOptimal Living
Danette Brown -
Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks

The Optimal Living program at Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks provides a unique, proactive approach to functional wellness. In addition to Physical, Occupational and Speech therapy services, our Optimal Living program provides a wellness continuum that maximizes quality of life while reducing healthcare costs. Join in a discussion on how we encourage all residents to reach their optimal level of functioning.
Room B - Wagon Wheel Room
9:30 - 10:00am VincentAvoiding Falls as an Older Adult
Dr. Vincent Varilla - St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center

Falling and fracturing are outcomes that become more common as you age. Why are older people more prone to fall? What can you do to avoid falling, or if you've fallen, what can you do to put it behind you and avoid falling again in the future?
10:15 - 10:45am C DuPontCreating a Life Plan: A Consumer’s Guide to Home and Community-Based Options
Christine DuPont
- Seabury

Creating a life plan for your future is an important part of ensuring that you continue to age successfully as you get older. Of course, everyone is different, so the housing choice that’s right for one person may not be suitable for you. The key to making the best choice is to match your housing with your lifestyle, health, and financial needs. Come learn about the vast array of home- and community-based options for consumers, like you, looking to put a plan in place.
11:00 - 12:15pm Joyce SaltmanAging and Sex: Ha!Ha!Ha!
Joyce Saltman

Through a minimum of scientific data and a maximum of humor, this session will deal with the trials and tribulations of being a Senior.
12:30 - 1:00pm PaulPlanning for Long-Term Care: Understanding Medicaid and Protecting your Assets
Paul T. Czepiga
- Czipigia Daly Pope

Connecticut has the second highest cost of long-term care in the nation. So, unless you are planning to leave the State, you need to protect yourself and your retirement assets from long-term care costs. Should you give your home to your children? How can you get the State to pay for nursing home and home care? How can single individuals and married couples qualify for Medicaid benefits while keeping their assets and protecting their children’s inheritances? What is the 5-year lookback? How can you spend down? What should you do when a crisis hits? Is long-term care insurance a good idea? If you know the rules and plan ahead, you can still protect your hard- earned assets.
1:15 - 1:45pm Understanding Dementia and How It Relates to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Need

The Atrium at Rocky Hill - A Benchmark Senior Living Community

Learn how socialization, recreation and wellness activities can help keep those with dementia engaged, entertained, physically and mentally fit.
2:00 - 2:30pm Ian MThe Basics of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
Ian MacDonald, LMSW - Alzheimer's Association CT Chapter

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know if affected by Alzheimer's diseaseor dementia, it's time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and more.
2:45 - 3:15pm Having a Full, Active Sex Life Following Prostate Cancer
Paul DeJohn, Jr. - New England Men's Health Group

Informing people about the options after battling and beating prostate cancer. Letting men know that there are many options to be the man they once were.
Room C - Floor Stage
9:30 - 10:00am Kelly PapaReflections of Happiness
Kelly Papa, RN, BSN
- Masonicare

Patch Adams said, “The most radical act anyone can commit is to be happy.” What would happen if you made the commitment to bring more moments of happiness into your daily life and the lives of others?
10:15 - 10:45am Lynn McPhelimyGot Too Much Stuff? De-Clutter and Downsize…The Right Way!
Lynn McPhelimy - Moving & More LLC, Author of "In the Checklist of Life"

Organize your past, present and future by de-cluttering! Get tips, techniques and motivation to organize your home and your life! Lynn shared many fun and strategic ways to start and finish this process without stress on NBC's "Today Show" and "The Oprah Winfrey Show". Yes it can be done and you can do it! It's easier than you think!
11:00 - 11:30am Cindy SenkThe Importance of Movement: Strategies for Managing Chronic Conditions
Cindy Senk - Seabury Retirement

Attendess of The Importance of Movement presentation will enjoy an interactive presentation that will involve a brief introduction to the topic, followed by a warm up, aerobic (sit or stand) exercises, muscle endurance exercises and finishing with a gentle yoga segment. It's recommended attendees wear comfotable clothing and sneakers.
11:45 - 12:15pm MarquisUnderstanding the Senior Living Alphabet
Elizabeth Marquis - McLean

IL, Wait Lists, ADLs, MC, Continuum, SNF, LTC, Title XIX. What does it all mean? Unfamiliar terms, abbreviations and acronyms can be confusing when you’re just starting to research senior living options. Come learn how to translate senior living language, understand the various terms associated with care choices, and help determine what is best for you.
12:30 - 1:00pm Dr. MalinicsLife Begins at 55. Can Your Heart Keep Up?
Dr. Michael Malinics
- Saint Mary's Hospital

Learn how to keep your heart healthy and have less stress and more fun! We all know how important it is to stay active and exercise as we age. The 55+ generation is moving toward a more carefree lifestyle but are our hearts ready to keep up? Join Dr. Michael Malinics of Franklin Medical Group, an affiliate of Saint Mary's Hospital. He will discuss the daily strategies that you can use to stay "heart healthy" at 55 and beyond. Learn waht you can do to reduce our risk for cardiovascular disease and find out more about the newest advances in technology for cardiac wellness.
1:15 - 1:45pm Howard S.How to Protect Yourself from 90% of the Most Prevalent Scams
Howard Schwartz - Better Business Bureau

The vast majority of fraud targeting businesses and consumers employ similar tactics and rake in tens of millions of dollars a year or more. Most of the scams are preventable once you understand how they work. Learn how to protect yourself, your family and friends from being victimized during this educational presention.
2:00 - 2:30pm Ira YellenFamily Caregiving 101: 10 Essential Tips You Need to Know
Ira Yellen - iNeedHomecareNOW

If you are a new or long-term family caregiver who is taking care of a loved one, then there are ways to minimize the stress and decision done on a daily basis. The following important topics will be presented: Securing the home, preventing falls, medicine reminders, family conflicts, taking care of yourself are among the areas that will be discussed. Participation is encouraged.
2:45 - 3:15pm Howard S.Don't let ID Theft Ruin Your Good Name
Howard Schwartz
- Better Business Bureau

The sources of ID theft, its consequenses and how to prevent it.