Aging in Place Sessions

A turn-key digital solution giving LTCI the ability for on-going communication with Policy Holders & Caregivers while enhancing their capabilities to manage ADL risks and Age-in-Place!  CLICK HERE

The Aging in Place Solutions Track will explore innovative services and technologies that focus on prevention, mitigation, delaying and managing chronic conditions as well as enabling and prolonging healthy aging in place. These include smart home technologies that can help consumers better anticipate and plan for long-term care; trends in technology and caregiving that identify and foster new ways to deliver long-term care more effectively and efficiently; and advances in artificial intelligence and robotics that show potential to impact long-term care provision and management . The track will seek new ideas from outside the traditional long-term care insurance environment with a focus on the intersection between education, technology and new ventures.

ILTCI Opening Session

April 13th – 11am-12pm ET

How are you using technology to amplify human resources and ingenuity?  Are you ready to work with the next generation of sophisticated technology?  Is this the early dawn of a second renaissance? 

Thank you for joining the ILTCI Board of Directors and Executive Advisory Committee as we kick-off our 2021 Virtual Conference.  Our keynote speaker, sponsored by OneAmerica, will be ANDERS SÖRMAN-NILSSON global futurist and innovation strategist.  His insights pertaining to the past year and where we can go from here sets the tone for our 2021 Virtual Conference.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Existing Managed LTC Programs:  What Makes Them Successful?

April 13th – 2-3pm ET

A panel of experts that are knowledgable of Medicaid LTSS programs will share their insights on what makes them successful.  Hear how such programs have enabled their members to age in place and improve their care journeys.

Speakers: Ali Ahmadi (Tcare), Sam Espinosa (Mercer), Mary Kaschack (National MLTSS Health Plan Assoc), Sanjit Puri (Moderator, Optum)

Engaging Our Policyholders: Overcoming Challenges

April 13th – 3-4pm ET

Engaging policyholders / customers is critical to the success of any Population Health Management or Aging in Place Programs. Unlike health insurance, the traditional LTC Insurance model has not involved periodic engagements with policyholders – which creates an additional challenge for LTC Insurers. This session will look at both the challenges, as well as best practices and techniques from the broader Long Term Care market that can be applied to designing Aging in Place programs for LTC Insurance policyholders.

Speakers: Carol Barbour (Friends Life Care Partners), Dr. Alice Bonner (Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing), Nate O’Keefe (Roobrik), Debapriya Mitra (Moderator, Genworth)

Social Factors that Impact Aging in Place

April 15th – 2-3pm ET

In this panel discussion we will focus on social challenges related to aging in place. The topics will include (i) impact from the lack of social interactions, (ii) effects of increasing isolation during COVID, (iii) at-home senior care model post-COVID, and (iv) solutions and technologies to enhance social engagement. Our panelists come from different organizations that engage in services related to aging in place.

Speakers: Ali Ahmadi (Tcare), Afik Gal (Assured Allies), Jay Newton-Small (Memory Well), Dmitri Ponomarev (Moderator, Wilton Re)

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Smart Home Tech and Wearables

April 15th – 3-4pm ET

You are invited to join this interactive session between panel members and the audience that will focus on ways companies and vendors can successfully partner to implement device and home sensor programs to a LTC population. Panelists will discuss opportunities to increase value, reduce or delay claim risks and improve the Aging in Place customer experience including:

  • The need for devices and sensors in an aging population
  • Available solutions that address the need
  • Selecting the partner/solution that is best for customers and ROI
  • What success for a device and sensor program looks like

Speakers: J Patrick (JP) Bewley (EVO), Gary German (Nonnatech), Monika Shvetz (Moderator, Prudential), Rhett Wieland (Prudential), Randy Williams (WellSaid), Ellen Yoon (IBM)

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Aging in Place – Applications of Remote and Virtual Services

April 27th – 12-1pm ET

In this panel discussion we will explore innovative ways companies are providing services to their policyholders and claimants virtually. Topics will include pre-claim initiatives and on claim programs that can be conducted remotely to improve the insureds quality of life. Our panelists come from different organizations utilizing technology to change the way care is delivered to help insureds sustain their independence and improve their quality of life.

Speakers: Deana Bell (Milliman), Char Hu (The Helper Bees), John Palmer (Moderator, CNA) Kelly Prchal (Allied Virtual Care)

Advancements in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cognitive Conditions

April 27th – 1-2pm ET

Cognitive Impairment is one of the leading causes of long-term care claims. Accuracy in diagnosis and treatment can have a big impact on one’s ability to age in place. This session will focus on new innovation and techniques used to not only diagnose dementia, but do it earlier and provide care that could result in longer independence for the insured.

Speakers: Elif Eyigoz (IBM), Algis Leveckis (Mentia), Shawna Meyer (Moderator, GE), Randy Williams (WellSaid)

Aging in Place Solutions: How To Measure Success

April 29th – 12-1pm ET

Measuring Success in Wellness Initiatives can be challenging. In this session we will explore new methods and discuss current methods of measuring success in wellness initiatives for our policyholders. We will also discuss the challenges, limitations, and opportunities that exist in this area.

Speakers: Robin Devine (Moderator, John Hancock), Brian Haendiges (Genworth), John Palmer (CNA), John Sieb (Prudential)

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Insurers and Aging in Place Service Vendors: How to Best Work Together

April 29th – 1-2pm ET

Join an engaging panel discussion with Long Term Care Insurance Carriers and leading vendor partners on how to partner and collaborate to drive value. The session will focus on the Carrier/Vendor relationship and how companies can work together to increase value, reduce or delay claims risk and improve the Aging in Place customer experience.

Speakers: Valerie Besserman (New York Life), Jordan Glenn (Neurotrack), Sean Schulz (Life Line Screening), John Sieb (Prudential), Rhett Wieland (Moderator, Prudential)

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Legal and Regulatory Considerations for Aging in Place Programs

April 29th – 2-3pm ET

Explore some of the key regulations that influence aging in place services and how regulators are reacting to the emergence of activity in this space.

Speakers: Fred Andersen (Minnesota Department of Commerce), Hugh Barrett (Prudential), Charlie Philbrook (Moderator, John Hancock), Nolan Tully (Faegre Drinker)

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