5-6.2022 Long Term Care Committee –
- Advanced Care Planning Anna Rosenblatt – Subcommittee Chair
- Emergency Planning for LTC: Lessons Learned During Hurricanes Irene and Sandy – Michael Stitley, Director, Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response
- Emergency Preparedness Core Advisory Group and the Accessible Sidewalks for All People Initiative Jan Lynch, Director, Finger Lakes Independence Center
“What’s Happening with Long Term Care and Aging Services in 2022?:
The Committee received presentations from the County Office on Aging, Age Friendly Tompkins, Finger Lakes Independence Center, Long Term Care and Subcommittees, NY Statewide Senior Action Council, and Alzheimer’s Association of CNY.
8-6-2021 Long Term Care Committee, “NYS Age Friendly Health Systems: A Look at the Upstate Action Community Initiative” with Dora Fisher, Director of Post Acute and Continuing Care, Healthcare Association of New York State; Pattricia Derowitsch, Director of the Medical Surgical Unit, Noyes Memorial Hospital, and Elizabeth Gray, Regional Care Management Coordinator and the Director of UR and Care Transitions, Noyes Memorial Hospital.
5-7-2021 Long Term Care Committee, “Kendal at Ithaca’s Navigation of the Pandemic: Impact on Mental Health” with Sherry Smart, Social Worker, Kendal at Ithaca. “Tompkins County: Promoting Age Friendly Communities Project”
2-5-2021 Long Term Care Committee, “Combating Social Isolation in the Aging Population” with Becky Preve, Executive Director, Association on Aging for New York State. The minutes of November 6, 2020 were approved. The Falls Prevention Work Group shared a flyer.
Draft minutes for the 2-5-2021 meeting can be found here.
A Report to the LTC Committee – November 6 was discussed and the Minutes of the LTC Committee-August 7, 2020 were approved at the meeting.