The Conference for Students, Educators and Professionals in the Field of Gerontology

The 41st Annual OAGE Conference

Friday, April 21, 2017

University of Toledo

Main Campus Student Union

Toledo, Ohio

 

Theme:
The Faces of Aging:
Building Communities

A conference for educators, researchers, practitioners, administrators, planners, and students in the field of aging, as well as professionals from Centers for Adult and Lifelong Learning.

From the OAGE President

It is with great pleasure I welcome you to the 41st Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education Conference, The Faces of Aging: Building Communities.

This year’s conference will bring the community together to explore topics related to aging. I am also pleased to announce our keynote speaker, Ann Anzalone a nationally recognized consultant, presenter, and practitioner in the areas of learning, communication, and team-building.

I encourage and welcome your proposals for papers, posters, workshop and symposia submissions.  And as always, we extend a warm welcome to all our colleagues and students in the gerontology field who share our interest and passion to improve life for older adults. I look forward to meeting you in Toledo at what will be an exciting and enjoyable event.

Regards,

Diane Ramey

Online registration is now closed.

Registrations will be taken at the door. Registration begins at 8:15am on Friday, April 21.

Cash or check payments will only be accepted at the door at the rate of:

Professional – $130
Student – $75

Keynote Address with

Ann Anzalone

Aging with the Brain In Mind:
Building a Supportive Community

More Info
The annual Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE) conference serves as a platform to foster collaborative efforts between students, educators and professionals through dissemination of gerontological research and promotion of critical topics for discussion to improve the the lives of older adults.

WHEN

Thursday April 20, 2017 7:00 PM EDT

-to-

Friday April 21, 2017 9:00 PM EDT

WHERE

The University of Toledo Main Campus

Student Union

2801 W. Bancroft Street
Toledo, OH 43606

directions

The University of Toledo Main Campus

Student Union

2801 W. Bancroft Street
Toledo, OH 43606

directions

OPENING RECEPTION

West Park Place

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Heavy Hors d’oeuvres will be served

3501 Executive Parkway
Toledo, Ohio 43606

more about West Park Place

directions

West Park Place

3501 Executive Parkway
Toledo, Ohio 43606

directions

PRESIDENT’S DINNER

Social Gastropub

6:00 PM

1440 Secor Rd.
Toledo, Ohio 43606.

directions

Parking is available behind the entrance of the restaurant.

Social Gastropub

1440 Secor Rd.
Toledo, Ohio 43606.

directions

 

 

HOTEL

A block of rooms has been reserved for the night of Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21 at

Hampton Inn

3434 Secor Rd.
Toledo, Ohio 43606.
Phone: (419) 214.5555
www.hampton.com

We will have a shuttle available from the Hampton Inn to the UT campus provided by TLC Transportation. The shuttle will run from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. & 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. on April 21. Pick-up will be in front of the hotel and drop off at UT Student Union Bus Loop

Rooms must be booked by March 30, 2017 in order to receive the $109 (plus tax) group rate. Hotel registrations must be made by calling the hotel directly at (419) 214.5555 to make a reservation and ask for the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education guest rooms.

  • Free hot breakfast offered daily
  • Free high-speed and Wireless Internet access in the lobby and all guestrooms

More information is available on their website at:
http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/ohio/hampton-inn-and-suites-toledo-westgate-TOLWGHX/index.html

Hampton Inn

3434 Secor Rd.
Toledo, OH 43606

directions

Driving Directions

  • Traveling from the West: Take I-75 North to I-475 West Exit 17 Secor Rd Turn Left on Secor Rd and then turn left to the Hampton Inn & Suites.
  • Traveling from the North: Take I-75 South to I-475 West Exit 17 Secor Rd turn Left onto Secor rd and then turn Left Into the Hampton Inn & Suites.
  • Traveling US I-23: Follow US 23 North to I-475 east to Secor Rd, Exit 17 Turn Right onto Secor Rd and then turn Left in to the Hampton Inn & Suites.

PARKING

Parking on campus will be available at no charge in the following Parking Areas;

  • Parking areas: 1N, 1S, 2 and the East parking garage

http://www.utoledo.edu/campus/tour/  (Interactive Campus Map)

Map PDF

CURRENT REGISTRATIONS

REGISTER NOW

Online registration is now closed. Registrations will be taken at the door. Registration begins at 8:15am on Friday, April 21.

Cash or check payments will only be accepted at the door at the rate of:

Professional – $130
Student – $75

CONTACT

Contact
OAGE Board
Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education
operations@oage.org

Keynote Address with

Ann Anzalone

Ann Anzalone

www.annanzalone.com

Aging with the Brain In Mind: Building a Supportive Community

This session teaches practical applications of the brain research to keep the brain healthy, active and connected. The brain continually wires and rewires. Learn the value of community to maintain physical and emotional health. Use neurobics, exercise and social structures to make connections. Discover three exercises to improve thinking, memory and focus. Learn three daily practices to maintain brain health.

Ann Anzalone is an energetic, dynamic and enthusiastic teacher and presenter. Her mission is to teach so that others may learn. Her teaching career includes teaching students with learning disabilities and autism, serving as a teacher consultant at the Miami Valley Regional Center for special needs students, teaching foster parents throughout the state of Ohio and teaching graduate students at Wright State University, Antioch Midwest and the University of Dayton. Her teaching career also includes training business personnel in communication skills and creating effective training programs for individual businesses.

Ann believes in learning by doing. Her business specializes in developing workshops to teach effective learning, developing individual educational learning plans, coaching adults and teaching senior citizens about brain health. She continues to research how we learn and updates her knowledge with classes in movement, learning, memory, reading and study skills.

Prior to being an in-service presenter, Ann taught middle school students, was an Outstanding Elementary Teacher of America and listed in the Who’s Who in American Education. Currently, Ann works with schools throughout the country and maintains a private practice. She presents workshops on topics related to effective learning, differentiation, communication, team building, stress management and accelerated learning.

Current Registrants

See Who's Regsistered
First Name Last Name Company Job Title
Katy Abbott Assistant Professor of Gerontology Sociology and Gerontology
Donna Alexander Kent State University Instructor/Internship Coordinator
Robert Applebaum Miami University Professor
Gifty Ashirifi Miami University Program Asst.
Darci Ault University of Toledo Education & Outreach, Instructor
Nicole Balog Youngstown State University Student
Linda Barrett Miami University Visiting Assistant Professor
Megan Benner University of Toledo Graduate Assistant
Diane Berish Miami University Graduate Student
Sarah Boehle Shawnee State University Assistant Professor
Salli Bollin Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Services of Northwestern Ohio Executive Director
Abigail Bombrys Bowling Green State University Student
Lauren Borato Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Research Assistant
Abigail Bower Ohio University Health Sciences and Professions
Julie Brown Ohio University Assistant Professor of Gerontology
Jane Byrnes Ohio Department of Aging Stakeholder Relations
Anthony Cario Area Agency on Aging 11, Inc. COO
Courtney Chambers Youngstown State University Undergraduate
Julie Chaya Kent State University PhD Candidate
Rachel Chestnut Bowling Green State University Student
Kelly Cichy Kent State University Associate Professor
Tarynn Clune Bowling Green State University Student
Cheryl Conley Program Director NA
Ashlee Cordell ODA Ohio Scholar in Aging
Colette Cordova Area Office on Aging of N.W.O. Outcomes Manager
Ashlie Covert Kent State University Student
Alicia COWLES Graduate Student Gerontology
Phyllis Cummins Senior Research Scholar Scripps Gerontology Center
Kaitlyn Daff Youngstown State University Studeny
Susan Daugherty Executive Director Administration
Paula Davis Director Optimal Aging Institute
Kate de Medeiros Miami University Associate Professor
THOMAS DEGENOVA Youngstown State University student
Cynthia Dougherty Ohio State University Director
Chelsea Dunn n/a n/a
Amber Durkin Area Agency on Aging 11, Inc. Intern
jane eckels Clinical Services Director 31 W Whipp Rd
Kelly Faeth Bowling Green State University Assistive Technology Graduate Student
Ann Finnicum Wellness and Communications Manager Title III
Christopher Fluckinger Bowling Green State University (BGSU Firelands) Instructor
Matthew Fullen The Ohio State University Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Beth Gerasimiak The University of Toledo Director
Katie Giardina Youngstown State University Student
Sean Gorby The Ohio State University Licensed Professional Counselor
Aubrey Gordon Bowling Green State University Student
Candiss Green MiamiUniversity Student
Natasha Greggs Bowling Green State University Graduate student
Brenda Hendricks Alzheimer’s Association Program Coordinator
Barbara Hicks University of Toledo Emeritus Associate Professor
Nytasia Hicks Miami University Doctoral Student/Graduate Assistant
Terri Hilt Area Office on Aging of N.W.O., Inc. Care Manager/Training Coordinator
Ellie Hodges Miami University ODA Scholar in Aging
Anne (Patricia) Holaday Sinclair Community College Coordinator
Amanda Horne Graduate Assistant Gerontology & Sociology
Tiffany Hughes Youngstown State University Professor
Jill Hunt The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio Case Manager
Adam Hunter Area Agency on Aging 5 Assessor
Shannon Jarrott Professor College of Social Work, 1947 College Road
Brittany Joseph Bowling Green State University Instructor of Special Education
Danielle Kauser Ohio Department of Higher Education Assistant Director
Thomas Kellar University of Akron Student
Brittany Kennedy Youngstown State University Student
Alexis Kieffer Bowling Green State University Student
Jennifer Kinney Professor Sociology & Gerontology
Kasey Knopp Youngstown State University Student
Jennifer Lang Bowling Green State University Student
Maya Leachman BGSU Student
KyongWeon Lee The Ohio State University Doctoral Candidate
Gayle Lee State of Ohio Ohio PACE Manager
HeeSoon Lee Assistant Professor Human Services
Kendall Leser Research Associate Scripps Gerontology Center
Morgan Liddic Graduate Student Sociology and Gerontology
Tina Lightcap Area Agency on Aging #7 QA/QI
Sherry Lind Principal Investigator Community Council
Alison Lloyd Wexner Medical Center Social Work Student
Beth Long-Higgins United Church Homes Executive Director
Gabrielle MacKinnon University of Toledo Student
Rachael Malizia Youngstown State University Student
raymond Matura university of rio grande professor
Pamela Mayberry Scripps Gerontology Center, Miami University Director, Academic Program Support
Amanda McLaughlin Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Research Assistant
Theresa Medrano Kent State University Student
Nader Mehri Miami University PhD student in Social Gerontology
Anna Messenger Intern Advocacy
Catherine Miceli-Spieker Kent State University Student
Jennifer Micham ProMedica NICHE Coordinator
Mary Mili Cleveland State University Associate Professor
Lauren Mills Bowling Green State University student
Alyssa Millsaps Bowling Green State University Student
Marcus Molea Ohio Department of Aging Strategic Partnerships
Justin Moor Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc. VP of Planning & Program Development
Shane Morlan Youngstown State University Graduate Student
Dianne Mortensen Director Ottawa County Senior Resources, 8180 West State Route 163
Veronica Musser Student College of Education, Health, and Human Services
Lisa Myers Director of Social Services Social Services
Mary Nichols-Rhodes Laurel Lake Retirement Community LPN
Denise Niese Executive Director Admin
Adam Nolan Bowling Green State University Student
Candidus Nwakasi Scripps Gerontology Center, Miami University Student
Jyotsana Parajuli Miami University PhD student and graduate assistant
Duana Patton Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. CEO
Jennifer Perion Student College of Health & Human Services
Haley Perkins Bowling Green State University Student
Sean Perkins Sinclair Community College Adjunct Instructor
Meredith Pitt n/a n/a
Amy Plant Youngstown State University Adjunct Faculty
Sophia Postich n/a n/a
Katey Price Albion College Assistant Professor
Christine Raber Shawnee State University Professor
Diane Ramey Chief of Long-Term Care Long-Term Care
Christine Ratvasky Part Time Instructor in Gerontology Anthropology, Sociology and Gerontology
AviElle Raymore Miami University Doctoral Student
Collena Rhodes Kent State University, Intern at Laurel Lake CCRC Administrator in Training
Autumn Richards Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio Inc. Quality Improvement Director
Lynn Ritter Alzheimer’s Association Education Coordinator
Amy Roberts Miami University Assistant Professor
LeAnn Rolland Area Agency on Aging Chief Operations Officer
Joseph Rossi Area Agency on Aging 11, Inc. CEO
Maggie Runyon Youngstown State University Student
René Rusgo JFS Senior Adult Center Director
Jamie Sandine student Gerontology
Breanna Scarberry Bowling Green State University Student
Priyanka Shrestha Graduate Student Sociology and Gerontology
Alexis Simpson n/a n/a
Maritza Smith University of Akron Graduate Assistant
Cynthia Spitler Bowling Green State University Instructor
Victoria Steiner Associate Professor Public Health
Charlie Stelle Bowling Green State University Associate Professor
Sara Stemen SourcePoint Family Caregiver Program Coordinator
Harvey Sterns The University of Akron Professor of Psychology & Director
Jesse Stevens Clean Harbors Environmental Services Field Chemist
Hope Tebbe Student Occupational Health
Carmen Tyler Cleveland State University Student
Anubhav Vinayak YSU Student
Nicole Viviano Youngstown State University Student
Allison Vollmer Bowling Green State University Student
Victoria Wagner-Greene University of Toledo Graduate Assistant
Shameka Walker Help Hotline Crisis Center Guardian Worker
Wendy Watson Bowling Green State University Associate Professor
Diana Waugh Waugh Consulting LLC Owner
Kaylene Way State of Ohio Special Projects/Program Manager
Krista Weaver Bowling Green State University Student
Kelcee Webster Ohio University Student
Kathryn Will Ohio Department of Aging Manager, Planning and Implementation
Martha Williman Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter Advocacy and Communications Director
Carly Willis BGSU Student
Ronnie Jo Wiltrout Youngstown State University Graduate Student
Julie Wylie Area Office on Aging of NW Ohio Care Manager
Donald Yankle N/A Gerontology–Long Term Care Administration
Dorothy Young Advisory Board Member/Volunteer College for Lifelong Learning