After being virtual for two years, the Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness (MAIA) will be returning to an in-person format on Thursday August 11 and Friday August 12, 2022.
See the MAIA webpage for details about keynote speakers, concurrent sessions, corporate sponsors, exhibits, and registration.
Here is a list of the presenters for the concurrent sessions. Here is a link to the 2022 MAIA brochure, which lists the dates and times. Room numbers will be announced at the venue.
Scott Branam, MA, LMHC, MBA "The Pandemic and Effects of Isolation"
Chaplain Becky Capps, M. Div. "Purposeful Spirituality and Self-Care: Insights for Aging Patients and Their Caregivers
Meghan Craven "Exercising Safely with Rock Steady"
Migdalia Cruz co-presenter of "Tackling Stereotypes of Aging with AARP"
Marilyn Diaz co-presenter of "Tackling Stereotypes of Aging with AARP"
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Katie Ehlman, PhD co-presenter of "Dementia Friendly Communities: Working Together for Older Adults"
Trent Engbers, PhD "Making the Most of the Volunteer Experience"
Melanie Garland, BSW "Solving the Medicare Puzzle: Putting the Pieces of Medicare Coverage Together"
Roseanna Gatewood, NP "Specialized Care for Seniors with Acute Mental Health Needs"
Margaret Gregory, MSN, RN, FNP "Polypharmacy Causes and Management" and "Holistic Therapies and Medical Treatment"
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Vanessa Hassler, MPAc, CPA "Elder Fraud"
Carol Havens, RN "When the Time Comes: Are You Prepared?"
Kylie Heckard-Boink, BSN, RN, CCRN-K, SCRN co-presenter of "Diabetes Survival Skills"
Trevor L. Helmer, First Sergeant "Fraud: From a Law Enforcement Officer's Experience"
Heidi L. Holt, MPA "CDC's Healthy Brain Initiative"
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Kristin Hood, BS (with Melanie Garland) "A Matter of Balance: Reduce the Fear of Falling"
Kris Izzi co-presenter of "Dementia Friendly Communities: Working Together for Older Adults"
Chris Johnson, MD "The 'Time Travel' Paradigm of Alzheimer's Disease"
Cathy Jones "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions"
Lindsay Lang, RN, BSN, NP-C "Sleep Apnea: Symptoms and Referrals"
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Andrea Lantz, LCSW "Before It's Too Late"
Cathy Jones, MBA "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions
Alyssa Mills, BSN, RN co-presenter of "Diabetes Survival Skills"
Nathalie Moreno, CPT "Exercising Safely with Sh'BAM(TM)"
Rebecca Neel, MLS "Research Well to Age Well: How to Find Credible Information Online"
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James Porter, MD, FAAP, FACHE "COVID-19 Overview"
James Pridgen, MSM, CDRP, CAS "Elder Abuse: From Mouthwash to Methamphetamine and Everything In-Between."
Jessica I. Puntney, MS, CTRS "Depression and Elders"
Danette Romines, BSW, MPA "Homeless and Aging Populations"
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Susie Schenk, LMHC "Mental Health First Aid for Older Adults"
Deborah Turner "AARP and the Benefits of Volunteering"
Becky Vogal "Effective Communication"
Dustin Ziegler "Dementia Friends Indiana: Taking Action and Making Impact"