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Sit back in the comfort of your office and enjoy ICAA educational programs delivered to you via webinar. These broadcasts are specifically created for active-aging professionals – business owners, managers, suppliers, wellness and activities personnel. Through interviews or individual-speaker sessions, you will be exposed to the opinions of top experts from a variety of subject areas designed to help you and your staff stay on top of trends, meet new challenges and serve your customers better.

Leveraging national goals, programs, and community resources for nutrition & physical activity to promote healthy aging

Presenters: Tiff Cunin, Veronica (Ronnie) Fortunato, Justin P. Barclay

Date: May 11th, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM (EST)

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Description

Healthy eating and physical activity are pivotal for healthy aging; both are emphasized in US national goals, including the Dietary Guidelines Americans and Healthy People 2030. Leaders from national and community-based programs with the National Parks and Recreation Association, God's Love We Deliver, and Tivity Health will share how they help our nation move towards better health. Learn how these national and community programs have adjusted during the COVID-19 pandemic and expanded to meet our aging population's needs.

Learning objectives

After this webinar, participants will be able to: (3 learning objectives-examples below)

  • Identify how the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Healthy People 2030 goals help support healthy aging.
  • Locate national and community nutrition and physical activity programs and resources targeting older adults and explain how these programs have ramped up to meet the increased needs of an aging population and adjusted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Outline the data analytics and consumer research business strategies that can be most effective in building nutrition and physical activity programs supporting and impacting healthy aging.

Presenters biography

Tiff Cunin

Sr. Program Manager Health & Wellness, National Recreation and Parks Association

Tiff Cunin (they/them) has been in the field of physical activity for nearly 20 years and has experience working with a broad range of populations, including older adults. They are passionate about bridging public health practice and innovative interdisciplinary approaches to optimize health and well-being for our most vulnerable people through physical activity, recreation, and play.

Veronica (Ronnie) Fortunato, MS, RDN, MBA

Senior Nutritionist, God's Love We Deliver

Veronica (Ronnie) Fortunato is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with more than 20 years of experience in various areas of nutrition. As a Senior Nutritionist at God's Love We Deliver, Ronnie provides nutrition counseling to clients with cancer, HIV, cardiac disease, and numerous other life-altering medical conditions. She is also involved in outreach to the medical community and provides presentations to community members in various settings.

Dr. Justin P. Barclay, DBA, CAP

VP Analytics & Data Strategy, Tivity Health

Dr. Barclay, a Certified Analytics Professional, leads advanced analytics, consumer research and oversees a data strategy for Tivity Health. His work effectively captures the customer's voice and converts actionable insights from data into business outcomes that positively impact millions of older adults each year. He is a veteran of analytics and program evaluation across for-profit, nonprofit, and government positions and a Certified Analytics Professional.

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How to improve the resident experience with technology and human connection, a panel discussion

Presenter: Sara Kyle, Kelly Stranburg, David Sawyer

Date: May 20th, 2021

Time: 1:00pm EST

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Description

What did the senior living operators that succeeded in maintaining critical wellness, social connection, and other factors do differently? How could struggling operators improve? What did we learn from these challenges and breakthroughs? In this webinar, Sara, Kelly, and David will talk about the hurdles the industry faced in the last year during the pandemic. They will discuss how to overcome or prevent roadblocks when implementing new processes and technologies that help communities recover and the fears that come with changes and improvements.

Learning objectives

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how data can and should be collected and how data can improve a resident’s quality of life.
  • Understand why companies should be investing in the entire resident experience, starting before residents move into a community.
  • Apply person-centered solutions to reintroduce programming and social connectivity successfully

Presenter biography

Sara Kyle, Ph.D. spent the last 13 years researching, designing, writing, and implementing resident well-being programs across the continuum of care. From leading and overseeing programming across 108 skilled nursing, assisted living, and memory care communities to overseeing the charge for Holiday Retirement to transform their resident program in 260 communities, Sara thrives in challenging settings.

Kelly Stranburg, M.Ed. has worked with aging adults for over 20 years, mainly with the senior living industry, including many CCRCs and AL/MCs. Her most successful roles have been positions she has created from the ground up, which enabled her to analyze, identify needs and gaps, and create and implement solutions for the greater good of the residents and the operators.

David Sawyer is the Founder & CEO of TSOLife. This Florida-based company focuses on providing the most in-depth information on who residents are using the first-of-its-kind resident insight platform. Bringing a unique perspective and tech experience to the senior living industry, David educates on powerful, innovative business intelligence and artificial intelligence topics. David has been a guest speaker on the Bridge the Gap Podcast, technology conferences such as Synapse, and various Florida senior living conferences.

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