Schedule

Check out our slate of amazing speakers and local experts and be sure to tune in.

Day 1 – Wednesday, October 7, 2020

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10:00am – 11:00am

Zoom Webinar

Welcome and Introduction to No Place Like Home

Sponsored By Idaho Estate Planning, Life Changes Elder Care Consulting, and First Choice Home Health and Hospice

Welcome to No Place Like Home: A Virtual Symposium on Aging in Place. Join Mark

Welcome to No Place Like Home: A Virtual Symposium on Aging in Place. Join Mark Wight, Idaho Estate Planning; Dee Childers, Life Changes Elder Care Consulting; and Jodi Wilks, First Choice Home Health and Hospice for an overview of the next few days and what you can expect. We will also introduce you to our case studies that we are going to use over the course of the conference to show how common situations are handled. Be sure to download the case studies on our Case Studies and Resources Page.

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11:00am – 12:00pm

Zoom Webinar

How to Have “The Talk”

Sponsored By: Life Changes Elder Care Consulting

How do you talk to your loved ones about aging and the complications that accompany the passage of time?
How do you talk to your loved ones about aging and the complications that  accompany  the passage of time? Join Dee Childers of Life Changes Elder Care Consulting to talk about how to start conversations around aging, and why these discussions are so difficult. 
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12:00PM – 1:00pm

Zoom Webinar

Safety at Home

Sponsored By Hubble Homes, Safety for Seniors, and Treasure Valley Solutions

Join us for a walk through of model homes from Hubble Homes as we talk about home modifications that increase your home's safety.

Join us for a walk through of model homes from Hubble Homes as we talk about home modifications that increase your home’s safety. James Buffalin from Safety for Seniors and Accessbility Solutions of Idaho will talk to us about modifications that can be made to your home to prevent falls and improve your quality of life. Frank Hooglander from Treasure Valley Solutions will talk about new technology on the market that can improve the safety of your home. 

We would like to give a special thanks to Hubble Homes for allowing us to film in their beautiful model homes. Check out their link on our sponsor page to take a virtual tour of their homes.

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1:00PM – 1:30pm

Zoom Webinar

Fit and Fall Proof™

Sponsored By Central District Health

Join us for a virtual Fit and Fall Proof™ Class from the comfort of your own home.

Join us for a virtual Fit and Fall Proof™ Class from the comfort of your own home. Mike Rice will walk you through a sample class so you know what to expect when you attend your first class (when they are available again). These exercises will help strengthen and stretch your muscles and improve balance, all key ingredients for maintaining your independence and preventing falls. 

Day 2 – Thursday, October 8, 2020

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10:00am - 11:00am

Zoom Webinar

Understanding Financial and Legal Considerations

Sponsored By: Idaho Estate Planning and Adalánt Financial

Join Mark Wight of Idaho Estate Planning and Justin Walker of Adalánt Financial to talk about paying for all levels of care, and legal issues that you need to be aware of.
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11:00am - 12:00pm

Zoom Webinar

Taking Care of Medical Needs

Sponsored By Brightview Health and Life Care Centers of the Treasure Valley

How do you take care of medical needs on a daily basis? What about those needs that require another party?

Who needs home health services, and what is a skilled nursing facility? What do home health services cover? When is home care doing more harm than good? Join Gerontologist Dr. Louise Ye-Liew of Brightview Health and Gerald Bosen of Life Care Centers of the Treasure Valley to talk about the spectrum of available health care services. 

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12:00pm - 1:00pm

Zoom Webinar

Fraud and Abuse Prevention

Sponsored By: Boise Police Department and Ada County Sheriff’s Office

Come listen to our law enforcement as they discuss protecting yourself from scams and elder abuse.

Day 3 – Friday, October 9, 2020

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10:00am - 11:00am

Zoom Webinar

Personal Care Services for Aging in Place

Sponsored By: Family Resource Home Care and Edgewood Springcreek Ustick

Join Family Resource Home Care and Edgewood Springcreek Ustick to talk about quality of life.

Join Jeff Wiberg and Co. at Family Resource Home Care and Kimberly Clark Smith of Edgewood Springcreek Ustick to talk about quality of life. Day to day activities, chores, and responsibilities need to be done, but outsourcing some of those responsibilities can really increase your quality of life. These guests will show you how a little help can really help you to thrive.

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11:00am - 12:00pm

Zoom Webinar

What to Know About Hospice and Memory Care

Sponsored By: Harrison’s Hope Home Health and Hospice and Emerson House

Join us as we continue to talk about quality of life when it comes to Hospice and Memory Care.

Join us as we continue to talk about quality of life when it comes to Hospice and Memory Care. Our guests will dispel common misconseptions and myths, talk about when their services are necessary, and talk through our case studies. 

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12:00pm - 12:15pm

Zoom Webinar

Family Caregiver Navigator Program

Sponsored by: Idaho Caregiver Alliance

Join us for an introduction to this pilot program for unpaid caregivers.

Join us for an introduction to this pilot program for unpaid caregivers. Then hop over to the No Place Like Home Facebook page for a live Q&A session from the Family Caregiver Navigator Program at 1:00pm.

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12:15pm - 1:00pm

Zoom Webinar

Long-Term Health Effects of Social Isolation

Sponsored By: Idaho Commission on Aging

Isolation, loneliness and depression can have a significant impact on the physical and mental health of older adults.

Isolation, loneliness and depression can have a significant impact on the physical and mental health of older adults. Left unrecognized and unmanaged, it can exacerbate existing health issues, and become a major mental health crisis.  Come learn the difference is between isolation and loneliness, the signs to look for, the impacts it can have, and most importantly, how to recognize and intervene.

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1:00pm - 1:30pm

FACEBOOK

Q & A With Family Caregiver Navigator Program

Sponsored By: The Idaho Caregiver Alliance

Head on over to the No Place Like Home Facebook Page for a Q & A session

Head on over to the No Place Like Home Facebook Group for a Q & A session with the Family Caregiver Navigator Program. 

Here is the link to the No Place Like Home Facebook Group. COMING SOON