Loneliness: The Hidden Risk Conference Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 am

Registration

9:00 - 9:30 am

Welcome and Introduction

Karyn Skulety, PhD (Institute on Aging)

9:30 - 10:30 am

Opening Session: Loneliness and Social Isolation for Seniors

Patrick Arbore, Ed.D (Institute on Aging)

10:30 - 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Session 2: Consequences of Loneliness: Research and Recommendations

Dr. Carla Perissinotto (UCSF)

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

12:30 - 1:00 pm

Lunch Session (Optional): Skills Learning: Friendship Line Preview

Patrick Arbore, Ed.D

1:00 - 2:15 pm

Break Out Sessions Part 1:

  • Memory Assessment, Culture, and Loneliness • Tiffany Rideaux, Psy.D. (Institute on Aging)
  • Loneliness As A Spiritual Challenge • Judith M. Kline, LCSW (DPH)
  • Community Mental Health: Navigating Diversity & Isolation • Christoph Sandoval (Westside Community Services)
  • Peer Response Team & Compulsive Hoarding • Julian Plumadore and John Franklin (Mental Health Association) 

2:15 - 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 - 3:45 pm

Break Out Sessions Part 2:

  • Memory Assessment, Culture, and Loneliness • Tiffany Rideaux, Psy.D. (Institute on Aging)
  • Loneliness As A Spiritual Challenge • Judith M. Kline, LCSW (DPH)
  • Community Mental Health: Navigating Diversity & Isolation • Christoph Sandoval (Westside Community Services)
  • Peer Response Team & Compulsive Hoarding • Julian Plumadore and John Franklin (Mental Health Association)

3:45 - 4:00 pm

Break

4:00 - 4:45 pm

Session 3: Understanding Homelessness Among Seniors 

Lolita Kintanar (Episcopal Community Services)

4:45 - 5:00 pm

Closing Session