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Imagine 2030… what will Hawaii look like as we are getting older as a society? There will be 369,000 adults aged 65 and over—150% of its current size—whom will constitute 23% of the total population (currently 17%). The number of people aged 85 and over will double to 59,000. Most adults prefer to stay in their home of choice as they age. What will a community supportive of purposeful aging in place look like? How do we get there?

This year’s Conference, Imagine 2030…Mobilizing our Communities Across Generations, centers around three areas of focus: Improving Health, such as healthy living, disease prevention, healthcare delivery systems, caregiving, and health technology; Strengthening Economies, such as economic security, work and leisure activities, business, innovation, education and training; and Enabling Community, such as family support, intergenerational exchange, volunteerism, community well‐being, policy and advocacy, and a sustainable environment.

The 2-day symposium will feature global, national and local speakers and presenters, plenary sessions, concurrent sessions of speaker, panel and workshop presentations, a new Roundtable Session and concluding with an “Imagine 2030” Brainstorming Session.

Day 1: Keynote
Age-Friendly Cities: Livable Communities for All Generations

Jeannine English, CPA, MBA
President, AARP
Day 1: Featured Speaker
Age-Friendly Cities

Mayor Kirk Caldwell
City & County of Honolulu
Day 2: Keynote
Lessons in Aging: A Global Perspective

Kate Bunting
CEO, HelpAge USA
Day 2: Featured Speaker
Unleashing the Potential of All Generations in an Age-Intentional World

Donna Butts
Executive Director, Generations United
Day 2: Featured Speaker
Dementia Friendly Communities

Michael Splaine
CEO, Cognitive Solutions, LLC


Day 1
Monday, September 29, 2014

7:30am Registration Opens
8:30am Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45am Keynote Address (Jeannine English, AARP)
9:45am Special Guest Speaker (Mayor Kirk Caldwell, City & County of Honolulu)
10:30am Exercise Activity (Paula Keele)
10:45am Break
11:00am Concurrent Session A (45 minutes)
11:45am Break
12:00pm Awards Ceremony & Business Lunch
1:30pm Mini Break
1:40pm Concurrent Session B (75 minutes)
2:55pm Mini Break
3:05pm Concurrent Session C (45 minutes)
3:50pm Mini Break
4:00pm Roundtable Session (30 minutes)
4:30pm Adjournment
4:45pm Pau Hana Event
Day 2
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

7:30am Registration Opens
8:30am Welcome
8:45am Keynote Address (Kate Bunting, HelpAge USA)
9:45am Exercise Break (Paula Keele)
10:00am Break/Exhibits/Networking
11:00am Featured Presenter (Donna Butts, Generations United)
11:45am Lunch, Network, Exhibits
1:00pm Mini Break
1:15pm Featured Presenter (Michael Splaine, Cognitive Solutions, LLC)
2:00pm Break/Exhibits
2:30pm Imagine 2030 Brainstorming Session (Lily Bloom Domingo)
4:00pm Closing Remarks


DAY 1: Monday, September 29, 2014

Concurrent Session A
11:00 AM to 11:45 PM; 45 min.

Fall Prevention Track: Polypharmacy - The Relationship of Falls and Medications
Dr. Shari Kogan

A Comparison of the Affirmative Views of Life Between Elderly People in Japan, Korea and the U.S.
Amy D Wilson, MA; Makiko Tanaka, PhD; Miyuki Goto, PhD

Stay Healthy, Keep on Learning! Lifelong Learning as a Public Health Issue
Sandra von Doetinchem, MEd

Transforming Health Care at the End of Life with Video Advance Care Planning Tools
Rae S Seitz, MD The Future of Caregiving: Writing and Poetry to Preserve our Humanity
Frances H Kakugawa

Concurrent Session B
1:40 PM to 2:55 PM; 75 min.

Fall Prevention Track: Implementing What Works
Moderator BJ Tang- Straub, Panelists, Wes Lum-EOA, Cora Speck-Queens, Mike Hirano-Project dana, Cullen Hayashida-KCC Kupuna Program

Building Dementia Friendly Communities
Jody Mishan; Michael Splaine; Dr. Michael Cheang, PhD; Anna Loengard, MD; Christine Payne, MBA

Visioning 2024: Community Health Improvement on the Garden Isle
Dileep G Bal, MD; Bernard P Carvalho, The Honorable; Kathy Clark, RN; Romela S Radcliffe, MA; Naomi Sugihara

Concurrent Session C
3:05 PM to 3:50 PM; 45 min.

Fall Prevention Track: How to Integrate Tai Chi into your Program or Community
Master Trainer Ileina Ferrier

Impact of Cultural Values on Japanese American Family Caregivers in Hawaii
Seiko Sato, MSW

Senior Snapshot: Utilizing Photography in Aging Communities
Colby R Takeda

Sustaining Evidence-Based Programs to Serve Current and Future Generations
Michiyo Tomioka, PhD; Caroline Cadirao; Pauline Fukunaga; Jo Reyes; Merlita Compton

Roundtable Session
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM; 30 min.; concurrent
Location: Ballroom

Fall Prevention Track: Quick & Easy Tips to Fall Proof and Help the Emotional Dynamics of the Elder Residents
David Nakamaejo, Michael Dowell

Are Hawai’i Communities Age-Friendly for Older Adults?
Pamela Chow, MS; Seiko Sato, MSW

From Where I Came: Visiting the Place of One's Heritage
Linda A Hunt, PhD

Improving Lives and Communities Today AND Tomorrow: The EnhanceFitness® Experience
Paula Keele, MS; Jo Reyes; Johnny Yago; Kay Holt

Investigation of the Risk Factors of Falls in Older Adults and Planning Its Preventive Measures
Yuka Yamazaki, MD, PhD; Cullen Hayashida, PhD

Medical ID Theft Double Danger: When Providers Identity is Stolen and Patients Identity has been Compromised
Laurie Paleka

Needs Analysis for Home Care Workers in Hawaii
Kendi Ho

Preparing Elder Care Workers to Provide Quality Care in the Home
Emelyn S Kim, MS

The Complete Solution
Dan Ihara; Cynthia Arnold