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6TH ANNUAL ELDER CARE SYMPOSIUM (in-person and online)

$35 – $50
6TH ANNUAL ELDER CARE SYMPOSIUM (in-person and online)
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Start Date
10/19/2023 8:30 am
End Date
10/19/2023 4:30 pm

Our Speakers

 A host of leading experts in the field of elder care will share their insights, looking at the current healthcare system for seniors and addressing how to change it for the better.  We invite you to join 250+ elder care professionals, caregivers and family members who will attend this dynamic symposium designed to enhance your knowledge and skills. 

Exhibit Hall

 The symposium echoes Rothkoff Law Group’s commitment to advocating for our clients and their families. Professionals who work with the elderly will have an opportunity to learn valuable information, network with their peers and gain a better understanding of elder care issues. Caregivers and family members will gain insights to help support and care for their loved ones.

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8:30 AM - 9:30AM

 Registration & Exhibit Halls 

9:30AM - 9:45AM - Welcome & Introductions:

Jerold E. Rothkoff, Esq. - Managing Attorney, Rothkoff Law Group

9:45AM - 11:45AM - Key Note

Loretta Downs, MA, CSA, is an internationally recognized uplifting and inspiring speaker who is passionate about improving the end-of-life experience. Her perspective on the sacred passage is informed by more than 35 years of being a companion to AIDS patients, friends, family, hospice, and hospital patients, nursing home residents, death doula clients, and the loved ones who support them. She has a Master’s Degree in Gerontology and is past-president of the Chicago End-of-Life Care Coalition. 

Loretta is a Certified Senior Advisor, End-of-Life Care Practitioner, Advance Care Planning Facilitator and a Death Doula.  She has published numerous articles, gives workshops, been quoted in articles and books, interviewed for podcasts, and is featured in a video about the importance of advance care planning.  

11:45AM - 12:00 PM

6th Annual Professional Caregiver Award sponsored by Artis Senior Living 

Presented by:

 Kathleen Magee - Director of Care Coordination, Rothkoff Law Group 

12:00 PM - 12:30PM

Exhibit Halls & Pick Up Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:30PM

Lunch with Dr. Verghese "The Race to Cure Alzheimer's"

1:30 PM - 2:00PM

Exhibit Halls & Pick Up Lunch

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Breakouts - In Person Attendees: Choose 1 of 3 Topics

1.  "Cybersecurity Essentials for Seniors and Caregivers" 

presented by: Matt Byrne, Path Finders

*Only option for Virtual Attendees.  In Person Access as well.

2.  "Advance Directives, Doulas, and Disposition" 

presented by: Isabel Knight, The Death Designer

*In Person attendance only

3.  "Tools for Building "The Conversation" No One Wants to Have" 

presented by: Loretta Downs, MA, CSA, Chrysalis End Of Life Inspirations

*In person attendance only

3:00 PM - 3:30PM

Networking in Exhibit Halls

3:30PM - 4:30PM

 "Death and Dying: how different cultures deal with grief and mourning" 


Eloy van Hal, Be Advice

Rabbi Steve Leder, Wilshire Boulevard Temple

Patricia Quigley, Laurel Hill Funeral Home

*This discussion is not available to virtual attendees. 

4:30 PM - 5:00PM

Closing, CE's (Continuing Education Credits Overview)

This CE seminar is hosted by Rothkoff Law Group. CEs for social workers licensed in NJ and PA are awarded by NASW-NJ Chapter. SW credit certificates will come directly from NASW-NJ via email. A general certificate will be distributed by RLG to all participants with approvals from these boards: NAB/NCERS, CCMC, SHRM, PACB, and CA Board of Nursing. Please provide your professional license ID# upon online registration in order to receive your CE Certificate.

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