Journey to 100 – Symposium on Aging
Saturday, November 9, 2019 – 8:30 AM. – 4 PM
Christ Community Church, Leawood Campus
14200 Kenneth Road
Leawood, KS 66224
Journey To 100 brings industry experts together to speak on topics related to aging and care-giving. Older adults as well as their children and friends will benefit from these sessions and resources.
Registration of $15 includes your choice of four informative sessions, a complete workbook, the keynote address from Amy Hanson, a continental breakfast, and a boxed lunch. *Cost increases to $20 at the door.
Alzheimer’s Education and Awareness – Shalae Harris – Understanding and recognizing the signs of Alzheimer’s
Behavioral Finance – Mark Wurtz – Understanding risk
Caring for Alzheimer’s Patients and Their Caregivers – Shalae Harris – Caring for people with Alzheimer’s and supporting their caregivers
Cooking for 1 or 2 – Melissa White – Cooking nutritious meals for just one or two people
Difficult Conversations with Aging Adults – Peter Crane – Having those difficult, but important conversations with aging adults
Health and Fitness – Gina Reeves – Maintaining health and fitness as we age
Home Residence Updating & Transition – Dan & Maria O’Dell – Housing options and considerations for aging adults
Medical and End Life Directives – Chip George – The importance of having these documents in place
Medicare Part D – Denise Dias – Understanding Medicare Prescription Plans & choices
Modern Investing Dilemma – Mark Wurtz – The effect of business cycle contractions
Shots, Tests & Medical Procedures – Chip George – What’s necessary? What should you begin doing and what can you discontinue?
Understanding Medicare – Denise Dias – Understanding the choices and options available as you approach and reach age 65
About our keynote speaker, Amy Hanson
Dr. Amy Hanson is a speaker, writer, and consultant with a passion to help older adults discover a life of Christ-centered meaning and purpose. She speaks throughout the United States to pastors, health care professionals, and older adults on the unique needs and opportunities of a graying America.
At the age of 23, Amy became the full-time active adult minister at Central Christian Church in Las Vegas, Nevada where for five years she led a ministry of over three hundred adults fifty and older.
Amy has a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Family Ministry from Manhattan Christian College, a Master’s degree in Gerontology from Abilene Christian University, and a Ph.D. in Human Sciences from the University of Nebraska. She teaches several aging courses at the college-level and has conducted research on volunteerism among older adults in the church.
Amy’s experience also includes working with a Christian continuing care retirement community as well as serving on the Speakers Bureau for the Alzheimer’s Association. She has written a number of articles on older adult ministry for Leadership Network, Rev! and Christian Standard and she is the author of the book, Baby Boomers and Beyond: Tapping the Ministry Talents and Passions of Adults over 50.
Amy and her husband, Jon, live in Council Bluffs, Iowa with their three children, Ella, Eli, and Elise
Schedule of Events:
8:30 Check-In Opens
9:00 Breakfast / Kick-Off Message – Amy Hanson
9:45 Session 1
11:00 Session 2
12:00 Lunch / Keynote Message – Amy Hanson
1:00 Session 3
1:00 *Option to Meet with Johnson and Jackson
County Extension Service Representatives
2:15 Session 4