Roundtable: Assisted Living at the Dawn of America's "Age Wave": What Have States Achieved and How is the Federal Role Evolving?

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 Time: 02:00 PM

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Witnesses

Moderator:

  1. Susan Dentzer
    Editor-in-Chief
    Health Affairs

States:

  1. Christy Allen
    Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation
    Tennessee Department of Health
  2. Krista Hughes
    Director, Division of Aging and Adult Services
    Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Julie Strauss
    Office of Licensing and Quality of Care, Seniors and People with Disabilities Division
    Oregon Department of Human Services
  4. Irene Collins
    Commissioner
    Alabama Department of Senior Services
  5. Kevin Coughlin
    Director
    Wisconsin Bureau of Assisted Living

Federal:

  1. Barbara Edwards
    Director, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group
    CMS
  2. Henry Claypool
    Director, Office of Disability
    HHS
  3. Michael Vaughn
    Acting Director, Asset Management and Lender Relations, Office of Residential Care Facilities, Office of Healthcare Programs
    HUD

Industry:

  1. Brenda Bacon
    President and CEO
    Brandywine Senior Living
  2. Patricia Will
    CEO
    Belmont Village Senior Living
  3. Howard Groff
    President
    Tealwood Care Centers

Advocates:

  1. Eric Carlson
    Directing Attorney
    National Senior Citizen’s Law Center
  2. Josh Allen
    President
    American Assisted Living Nurses Association

Experts:

  1. Larry Polivka
    Executive Director
    Claude Pepper Center
  2. Martha Roherty
    Executive Director
    National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD)
  3. Robert Jenkens
    Director – The Green House Project
    NCB Capital Impact
  4. Charley Reed
    Member, Board of Directors
    AARP
  5. Barbara Lyons
    Senior Vice President – Kaiser Family Foundation
    Director – Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured