Caregiving in America 2013 program agenda

Join the discussion and watch the live stream Nov. 14 for Washington Post Live’s Caregiving in America summit.

9:00 a.m. | Opening Remarks

  • Debra Whitman, Executive Vice President, AARP

9:05 a.m. | The Emotional and Financial Toll of Caregiving

  • Ed Menaker, Director of Development, Terra Nova
  • E-shien “Iggy” Chang, Co-Investigator, The PINE Study, RUSH
  • Gary Barg, Editor in Chief, Today’s Caregiver magazine
  • Erna Colborn, President and CEO, Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter

9:35 a.m. | A Conversation with the Governor of Illinois

  • Gov. Pat Quinn with The Washington Post’s Mary Jordan

9:55 a.m. | Break

10:05 a.m. | How Do We Better Support Caregivers?

  • Robyn Golden, Director of Health and Aging, Rush University Medical Center
  • Dr. Cheryl Woodson, Geriatrics Expert, Author and Family Caregiver

10:30 a.m. | Resources, Support Networks and Solutions

  • Marcus Grindstaff, Director of Strategic Planning, Intel-GE Care Innovations
  • Jennifer Prell, President, Elderwerks
  • Eleanor Blayney, Consumer Advocate, Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards

11:00 a.m. | Keynote Remarks and Q&A

  • Joan Lunden, Journalist, Author and Caregiving Advocate

11:30 a.m. | Forum Closes

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