Streaming Live on RI Elder Info Facebook Page!
On October 1st from 9am-Noon, RI Elder Info will host the “Virtual Senior Resource Fair” live streaming event on the RI Elder Info Facebook page and You Tube page. The Virtual Senior Resource Fair will have expert speakers presenting on topics that Rhode Islanders want and need to know about!
Awaiting confirmation if Gov Raimondo will be able to speak
9:05-9:10 Who, and What, is RI Elder Info?
Deb Burton, MS
9:10-9:13 Presenting Sponsor Oak Street Health
9:13-9:15 Premier Sponsor Elder Resources of RI
9:15-9:25 What is the Long-Term Care Coordinating Council? And What is the State Plan on Alzheimer’s?
Lt Governor McKee
9:30-9:45 Medicare 2021 and COVID-19 Updates
Helen Mulligan, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
9:50-10:00 Resources for Victims of Abuse
Jeanne Gattegno, Program Director for The Haven for Elder Justice
10:05 am-10:12 am Break
10:12-10:13 Welcome Back!
10:13-10:15 Break Sponsor Independent Benefit Solutions
10:15-10:35 The Medicaid Application Process for Long Term Care Services & Supports
Sarrah Harrigan, Long Term Services & Supports Administrator, RI Dept of Human Services
10:40-10:50 What is BH Link?
Stefanie Culhane, Healthy Aging Behavioral Health Liaison at BH Link
10:55-11:05 What is the RI Special Needs Registry?
Andrea Creach RI Department of Health
11:10-11:20 Who is Eligible for Meals On Wheels of Rhode Island?
Meg Grady, Executive Director, Meals on Wheels of RI
11:25-11:35 Using Assistive Technology to Improve Communications & Independent Living
Denise Corson, ATEL Program Coordinator RI Dept of Human Services
11:40-11:50 The Cyber-Senior Program
Skye Leedahl, Associate Professor University of Rhode Island
11:55 Closing Remarks
A Special Thank You to the Office of Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor
Thank you to our Premier Sponsor
Thank you to our Break Sponsor
Thank you to our Major Sponsors
Thank you to our supporting sponsors