Senior Summit 2015

Summit on Aging Report

(December 3, 2015, Silver Spring, MD)

  1. Agenda
  2. Montgomery County: A Community for a Lifetime: Summary of Accomplishments pdf
  3. Montgomery County: Celebrating Everyone’s Community for a Lifetime (video)
  4. Read Ahead papers
    • Civic and Social Engagement   pdf
    • Communications and Outreach pdf
    • Diversity  pdf
    • Employment pdf
    • Health and Wellness  pdf
    • Home and Community Based Support Services pdf
    • Housing   pdf
    • Safety   pdf
    • Technology
      • The State of Technology Use Among Older Adults in the U.S. - Excerpts quoted from studies Published by Pew Research Center pdf
    • Transportation and Mobility pdf
  5. Survey Results in November 2015   pdf
  6. Survey links ( English | Spanish | Chinese | Farsi/Persian)
  7. Senior Agenda   pdf
  8. Commission on Aging Summer Studies
    • Commonalities and Differences in Localities pdf
    • Long Term Care Services and Supports: Nursing Home Quality pdf
  9. Focus Group Summary   pdf
  10. Summit on Aging Advisory Committee Members
  11. Memo to AARP re: Age-Friendly Community   pdf
  12. Certificate: Montgomery County - Age Friendly Community pdf
  13. Certificate: Montgomery County - Dementia Friendly Community   pdf
  14. Summit Evaluation   pdf

County Executive’s Summit on Aging Agenda

Thursday, December 3, 2015 8:15 a.m-4:00 p.m.

8:15-9:00 a.m. Registration | Coffee, Tea and Light Refreshments
9:00-10:00 Welcoming Remarks
County Executive Isiah Leggett
Maryland Secretary of Aging Rona E. Kramer
County Council Members
Morning Keynote Speaker
Dr. Fernando Torres-Gil,

Board of Trustees, AARP; Professor of Social Welfare and Public Policy. Director, Center for Policy Research on Aging. Luskin School of Public Affairs, UCLA.and first Assistant Secretary for Aging at the Administration on Aging within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:45 Morning Work Sessions
12:00 - 12:20 p.m. Presentation by AARP - World Health Organization Age -Friendly Communities
Dr. Fernando Torres-Gil

Presentation by BrightFocus  Foundation-Dementia-Friendly America initiative
Stacy Pagos Haller,
President and CEO, BrightFocus Foundation
12:20-1:00 p.m. Lunch

Can Technology Keep Pace with an Aging Montgomery County?
Jeff Kramer,
Executive Director, Strategic Alliances, Verizon
1:00-2:30 Afternoon Work Sessions
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:30 Uma S. Ahluwalia, Co-Chair
Gabriel Albornoz, Co-Chair
CE Subcabinet on Senior Vital Living

Afternoon Presentation ( view presentation online)

Sandy Markwood, Chief Executive Officer
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

3:30 Closing remarks
County Executive Leggett
4:00 Evaluations | Adjournment