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TN H+H Summit Agenda

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Week 1
Tuesday, January 12 | 10:30 a.m. CST
Embracing the Changing Tides: Preparing for Aging Health + Housing
As our nation prepares for a surge in critical age-related health and housing challenges, advocates, policymakers, hospitals, and service agencies will need to prepare and implement innovative strategies and partnerships to promote equitable aging opportunities. This panel will create a sense of urgency around the topic and spark new ideas.
Dr. Jan Young - Executive Director, The Assisi Foundation of Memphis, Inc.
  • Peggy Bailey - Vice President, Housing Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Sara Cantor - Executive Director & Co-Founder, Greater Good Studio
  • Laura Gitlin, Ph.D. - Dean, College of Nursing & Health Professions, Drexel University
  • Matt Jennings - Director of Product Development, UPMC Community HealthChoices

Thursday, January 14 | 10:30 a.m. CST
Data-Driven Solutions: Critical Research that Catalyzes Community Change
In order to create effective and replicable programs that influence positive change for older Americans and subsequent policy change, innovative strategies and partnerships must be driven by data. Attendees will learn about U.S. aging health and housing trends and collaborative strategies that use data to serve older Americans successfully.
Chris Reeder Young - Senior Research & Evaluation Manager, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis

Week 2
Monday, January 18 | Special Video Presentation
(Shared via email)
The Urgency of Now - Healthy Housing’s Role in Addressing Health and Racial Equity

A conversation between:
Ruth Ann Norton - President & CEO, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
Dwayne Spencer - President & CEO, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis

Tuesday, January 19 | 10:30 a.m. CST
Spotlight on the Volunteer State: Housing Interventions for Aging Tennesseans
The changing housing tides for seniors have already made waves in Tennessee. In response, local housing and medical leaders have begun implementing significant programming to solve major housing challenges and to serve older residents' housing needs.
Special Video Presentation: The Honorable Ellen Hobbs Lyle - Chancellor, Davidson County Chancery Court
Jim Shulman - Executive Director, Tennessee Commission on Aging & Disability

Thursday, January 21 | 10:30 a.m. CST
Spotlight on Age-Friendly States: Health + Housing Interventions and Policies
Representatives from age-friendly, proactive states that are driven by evidence-based data will provide case studies wherein nonprofits, health systems, and government agencies have used funding as an investment for progressive and creative solutions to scale sustainable change.
John Vick, Ph.D. - Evaluation and Assessment Director, Office of Primary Prevention, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Kathy Laborde - President & CEO, Gulf Coast Housing Partnership
  • Rajean Moone, Ph.D., L.N.H.A., F.G.S.A. - Faculty Director, Long-Term Care Administration, College of Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Minnesota; Associate Director of Education, Center for Healthy Aging and Innovation, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
  • Alisha Sanders - Director of Housing & Services Policy Research, LeadingAge LTSS Center @ UMass Boston

Week 3
Tuesday, January 26 | 10:30 a.m. CST
An Essential Piece: The Health Care Case for Age-Friendly Housing Interventions
Leadership from the health care industry will share their perspectives on how public-private partnerships provide innovative solutions for aging patient populations.
Dr. Robyn Stone - Senior Vice President for Research, LeadingAge; Co-Director, LeadingAge LTSS Center @ UMass Boston
  • Dr. Albert Mosley - Sr. Vice President and Chief Mission Integration Officer, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
  • Dr. Kiffany Peggs - Medical Director, Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) and Dual Special Needs Program (DSNP), UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee
  • Terry Rappuhn - Board of Directors, Portfolio of Health Care Companies

Wednesday, January 27 | 10:30 a.m. CST
How Hospital Systems Use Social Determinants of Health to Create Value-Based Care
As social determinants have moved from a novelty to an integral policy lever, hospital systems are beginning to lead in their communities by using value-based care incentives and broader innovative collaborations to address health disparities and reduce spending, leading to improved outcomes.
Angela Mingo - Director of Community Relations, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Thursday, January 28 | 10:30 a.m. CST
Philanthropic Partnerships: The Value of Health + Housing Investment
Philanthropy has long played a vital role in supporting innovative and highly effective outcome-based initiatives that improve all facets of life. Health philanthropy, housing philanthropy, and philanthropy that supports older adults have all independently evolved as vitally important areas of investment for grantmakers. But new demands related to the intersection of these three pillars will require a more diverse range of approaches and investments to effectively serve the growing number of older adults who find their health negatively impacted as they strive to retain independence and self-reliance by remaining in the home they love.
Dianne Oliver - Executive Director, The West End Home Foundation
  • David Fukuzawa - Senior Advisor to the President, The Kresge Foundation
  • Fred Karnas - Senior Fellow, Richmond Memorial Health Foundation
  • Earl Millett - Program Director, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Week 4
Wednesday, February 3 | 10:30 a.m. CST
Making The Case
Dr. Manuel will translate, reiterate, and further shape learning objectives into replicable and creative next steps and intentional change.
Dr. Tiffany Manuel - President & CEO, TheCaseMade

Her book - Strategic CaseMaking: The Field Guide to Building Public and Political Will - explains why even the most inspired and committed leaders have to work hard to make the case for systems change. By taking on an adaptive leadership approach, DrT redefines what it means to “make the case” and build public and political will. In these pages, she outlines the blueprint for Strategic CaseMaking™ - an evidence-based approach that strengthens your call-to-action, brings new champions forward, and aligns your stakeholders around your systems change strategy.

Thursday, February 4 | 10:30 a.m. CST
Showing up for Seniors: A Call to Action
After exploring the major housing changes and challenges that impact aging residents, leaders in the housing world will need to embrace and drive creative, impactful, and sustainable solutions. This will require diverse and strategic collaborations.
Alyia Gaskins - Senior Program Officer, Melville Charitable Trust
  • Jeremy Heidt - Director of Industry and Governmental Affairs, Tennessee Housing Development Agency
  • Dr. Cy Huffman - Chief Population Health Officer, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Dwayne Spencer - President & CEO, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis
  • Dr. Jan Young - Executive Director, The Assisi Foundation of Memphis, Inc.
  • Paul Young - Director, City of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development