SPEAKER SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 27, 2019

SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. SEATING IS FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED.

SPEAKER ROOMS ARE LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE CONVENTION CENTER.

ROOM 220

  • 10:00 AM

    WHOLE BRAIN FITNESS: A ROAD MAP TO SUCCESSFUL AGING

    A Whole Brain Fitness approach integrates social engagement, mental and physical fitness, nutrition, lifelong learning and a creative activity to foster a sense of purpose and value. Learn about how to maintain a healthy brain and a fulfilling lifestyle that maximizes your best self at every age.

    Beverly Sanborn, MSW, LCW and Joyce Mahoney, CTRS, APRS
    Belmont Village Senior Living

  • 11:00 AM

    FEEL YOUNG AGAIN-AGING WITH BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONES

    Debunking the myths of bio-identical hormone replacement: Learn how proper hormone treatment can help us age healthier and live happier. A safe and natural way to avoid over-medication often encouraged by traditional medicine.


    Carolyn Zaumeyer, Nurse Practitioner
    LowTE Florida

  • 12:00 PM

    CELEBRITY ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES AND HOW YOU CAN AVOID THEM

    Important tips on estate planning for you and your family.

    Craig Donoff, Esq.
    Estate and Tax Attorney

  • 1:00 PM

    DEMENTIA PREVENTION: ARE WE THERE YET?

    Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders are the leading causes of memory problems. Learn about healthy brain aging, signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and related disorders, latest advances in diagnostics and treatment, and concepts of prevention and risk reduction.


    James Galvin, M.D., M.P.H.
    , Professor of Neurology, Director of Comprehensive Center for Brain Health at Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University

    Dr. Galvin’s presentation sponsored by:

  • 2:00 PM

    10 PEARLS OF LONGEVITY WITH GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS

    AvMed presents Dr. Jaffer: Discover how you can become more enlightened and inspired to live a longer life with good health and happiness. Dr. Jaffer has specialized in the medical care of seniors in South Florida for nearly 30 years. He believes that he and his patients are partners in achieving optimal health and fulfillment.


    Mohsin Jaffer, M.D., FAAFP
    Founder, Senior Medical Associates

    Sponsored by:

ROOM 221

  • 10:00 AM

    TAKE YOUR LIFE BACK FROM PAIN; THE LATEST ON STEM CELL THERAPY

    Dr. Jason Cheshire
    Lighthouse Medical Center

  • 11:00 AM

    JAMAICA: SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! DISCOVER THE TROPICAL BEAUTY AND GREAT ACTIVITIES ON THIS MAGICAL ISLAND

    Christopher Wright
    Business Development Manager
    Jamaica Tourist Board

  • 12:00 PM

    MEDICAL CANNABIS-IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

    Medical Cannabis is available in the state of Florida to patients with qualified medical conditions. Learn about Florida’s Medical Marijuana program and how medical cannabis can be used as an effective treatment option.

    Stephanie Maruca, RN, CCM
    Manager of Provider Relations
    Surterra Wellness

  • 1:00PM

    YOUR MINDSET MATTERS-DESIGNING A LIFESTYLE OF WELL-BEING

    Discover how your habits, attitudes, beliefs, and expectations are limiting or liberating your health and happiness. Take home 4 keys to transform your thinking for optimal wellness and fulfillment.

    Mark Panciera, Partner
    The Pacific Institute

  • 2:00 PM

    SOLUTIONS FOR JOINT PAIN AND
    STROKE: PREVENTION, SIGNS & TREATMENT

    SOLUTIONS FOR JOINT PAIN
    Carl Eierle, MD, Medical Director
    Memorial Joint Replacement Center


    STROKE: PREVENTION, SIGNS AND TREATMENT
    Hoang Duong, MD, Interventional Neuroradiologist
    Memorial Neuroscience Institute

    Memorial Healthcare System

ROOM 222/223

  • 10:00 AM

    HOW TO PAY FOR LONG TERM CARE: VA AND MEDICAID BENEFITS

    Long-term care costs are a real concern facing Florida seniors. Discover how seniors can qualify and receive benefits through Medicaid Long-term Care programs. Learn about how VA Aid and Attendance programs can assist with costs, and how you can protect your assets. All strategies and planning are government approved and legal; they have proven to be effective through the court system.

    Heidi F. Friedman, Esq., Florida Board Certified in Elder Law
    Elder Law Department powered by Becker

  • 11:00 AM

    LATEST ADVANCES IN TREATMENT, PREVENTION AND DETECTION OF COLON, BREAST, LUNG AND SKIN CANCERS

    Shannon B. Keating, DO Hematologist Oncologist
    Broward Health

  • 12:00 PM

    FINDING YOUR ROOTS

    After watching a clip from Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., helping celebrity journalists compile their “book of life” in his documentary PBS television show; our panel will help you discover how to uncover your ancestral histories and family connections.

    Hosts and Panel:


    Ann Bocock is the host of Between the Covers, a South Florida PBS (WPBT and WXEL) television interview show. Between the Covers offers the community a chance to read, share ideas, discuss, and meet great authors.  It is taped in front of a live audience at PBS studios in Boynton Beach, FLA.

     


    Edward Cornejo is a Professor of History and Humanities at Broward College and is serving as Associate Dean of the Arts, Humanities, Communication and Design Pathway at the South Campus.

     


    Patricia Zeiler is the Executive Director of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society.
     Through a wide range of programs, exhibits, publications, tours, outreach, and preservation consulting work the Society shares the history of our community and the stories of the people who shaped it.

     


    Diana McKenney is the President of the Genealogical Society of Broward County.
    The Society provides information, instruction and inspiration in the development of family histories and genealogical records.

    South Florida PBS-WPBT and WXEL

  • 1:00 PM

    SHOULD I OR SHOULDN’T I?: TAVR*, ASPIRIN, STATIN

    *Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

    Alan L. Niederman, M.D., Cardiologist
    Broward Health

  • 2:00 PM

    THE INVADING SEA; CAN SOUTH FLORIDA BE SAVED?

    Panel discussion representing an editorial collaboration to urge action on sea-level rise:

    • Rosemary O’Hara, Editorial Page Editor, Sun Sentinel
    • Rick Christie, Editorial Page Editor, Palm Beach Post
    • Luisa Yanez, Editorial Board Member, Miami Herald
    • Tom Hudson, Vice President of News, WLRN
    • Moderator: Tom O’Hara, Editor for The Invading Sea

    Discover the latest compelling information on what is being done to address the threat from sea-level rise in South Florida and what can be done in the future to combat this unprecedented challenge.

    Visit theinvadingsea.com for updates from across the region.

Lightning Travel Talks / Travel Pavilion

Love to Travel? Join Us for Lightning Travel Talks in The Travel Pavilion
Each brief session is about 30 minutes including Q&A

  • 9:45 AM

    Jamaica Tourist Board

  • 10:30 AM

    Barbados Tourism

  • 11:15 AM

    Jefferson Travel Inc. & Celebrity Cruises®

  • 12:00 PM

    Grand Edventures

  • 12:45 PM

    Jamaica Tourist Board

  • 1:15 PM

    Barbados Tourism

  • 1:45 PM

    Jefferson Travel Inc. & Celebrity Cruises®

  • 2:15 PM

    Grand Edventures

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