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CONFERENCE  ::  April 25, 2016

Mind, Body, SpiritPresentations from "Health + Wellness: Opportunities for Innovation and Engagement"

On April 25, 2016, the Office of Women's Health and the Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging cohosted "Health + Wellness: Opportunities for Innovation and Engagement," at The California Endowment.

There were two Plenary Sessions: the first focused on "Innovation" and the second focused on "Engagement."

Welcome and Introduction
Ellen Eidem, MS, Director, Office of Women's Health
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Cynthia Harding, MPH, Interim Director
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Enjoying the Aging Process
Laura Mosqueda
, MD, Associate Dean of Primary Care, Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Family Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine

PLENARY PANEL 1: INNOVATION
Moderator: Carlotta Childs-Seagle, MSW, LCSW, Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Older Adult System of Care Bureau and Service Areas 1, 2, & 5

TABLETOP ACTIVITY: If you were to design a new technology app, what would you create to improve the health of the populations you serve?
Led by Anna Avdalyan, MBA Program Manager, Area Agency on Aging
LA County Community and Senior Services

Speaker Introduction by June Simmons, MSW
President and CEO, Partners in Care Foundation

FEATURED PRESENTATION: Self-Management Stories: Innovation, Engagement, Adventure
Kate Lorig
, DrPH, Director, Stanford Patient Education Research Center and Professor of Medicine
Stanford School of Medicine

PLENARY PANEL 2: ENGAGEMENT
Moderator: Laura Trejo, MSG, MPA, General Manager, City of Los Angeles - Department of Aging

Invitation to Join the Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging (LAACHA)
Laura Trejo, MSG, MPA - General Manager
City of Los Angeles, Department of Aging

Concluding Remarks and Thank You
Ellen Eidem, MS, Director, Office of Women's Health
LA County Department of Public Health

This event was sponsored by the Los Angeles County Commission for Women and Kaiser Permanente

After the General Program, the Steering Committee of the Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging held a Luncheon Program that featured Kate Lorig, DrPH, discussing the cultural responsiveness of evidence-based health promotion programs.

 
 
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