CALA's 29th annual trade show and conference

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CALA/ISLE 29th ANNUAL

Conference & Trade Show

Thursday, March 21, 2024

The Aqua Turf Club

Keynote Speakers: Seth Herzog & Montgomery Frazier

Keynote Session Title: Finding Levity, Connection, and Services in the Midst of a Cyclone

Session Description: CALA is pleased to present a keynote panel discussion featuring two individuals of emotional resilience, self-care, and the power of humor and empathy in navigating the challenges of caregiving and crisis management.

Aqua Turf Club
Seth Herzog

Seth Herzog

Resident Comedian at "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"

Seth  Herzog is currently the resident comedian and sketch performer at “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Besides appearing on VH1 for ten years as a humorous commentator, he has also had memorable turns on Comedy Central’s “Broad City,” “Chappelle Show,” “John Oliver’s NY Stand Up show,” “@midnight,” & “Stella.” You may have seen him on NBC’s “30 Rock”, and E!’s “Number One Single” as well as in the films; “Role Models,” “Prime,” “In the Weeds,” “The Baxter,”  and “The Ten.” Seth stars in the Amazon comedy “Boy Band.” He’s also been a regular panelist on MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber.” and Fox’s “Red Eye with Tom Shillue.”

Seth is the producer and host of the much-beloved, long-running downtown NYC comedy show “Sweet”, and opened for Jimmy Fallon on his “Clean Cut Comedy” tour.

Montgomery Frazier

Montgomery Frazier

"The Image Guru"

A Roswell, New Mexico native, Montgomery Frazier began his creative career after a 4 year stint with the Hyatt Corporation. Now a Manhattan resident, Montgomery counts among his very extensive credits creative design and styling work with Madonna, Cher, Duran Duran, The Monkees, MTV, Downtown Julie Brown, Dolce & Gabbana, Emporio Armani, Project X, Liv Tyler, Milla Iovovich, Dee-lite, Beck, Moby, Credit Suisse, Glamour.com, E! Entertainment TV, The Oprah Network, CBS ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’, ‘Inside Edition,’ ‘Money Matters,’ The New York Times, Vogue, Elle, Money Magazine, The New York Observer, VH1, Sean Young, Patrick Askin, Ian Whitt, Vivica Fox, Sean Young, Adrian Paul, and Deborah Twiss.

Mr. Frazier is an “OG” celebrity stylist, a beauty, pop-cultural style arbiter, a social media “micro-influencer,” and now because of his husband’s LDD (Lewy Body Dementia) diagnosis has evolved into a senior healthcare advisor. 

AGENDA

REGISTRATION - 8:00 - 9:00 am

WELCOMING REMARKS & KEYNOTE SESSION – 9:00 – 10:15 am

CALA is pleased to present a keynote panel discussion featuring two individuals of emotional resilience, self-care, and the power of humor and empathy in navigating the challenges of caregiving and crisis management.

Session Title: Find Levity, Connection, and Services in the Midst of a Cyclone
Speakers:

  • Seth Herzog – Resident Comedian & Sketch Performer, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
  • Montgomery Frazier – The Image Guru

MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS - 11:15 - 12:30

BREAKOUT 1

Session Title: Memory Care: Focusing on Assessment and Management of Cognitive Disorders
Speakers:

  • Alicia C. Seaver, VP of Memory Care Operations, EPOCH Senior Living and Bridges by EPOCH

BREAKOUT 2

Session Title: Tech Savy for Life Enrichment: Assisting with the Technology Needs of Residents
Speakers:

  • Maria Cianciolo, Clare Bridge Program Manager, Brookdale Chatfield.

BREAKOUT 3

Session Title: Long Term Care: Planning for the Future
Speakers:

  • Attorney Brendan Daly – Partner, Czepiga Daly Pope & Perri

AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS - 2:00 - 3:15 pm

BREAKOUT 1

Session Title: Staff Retention: Challenges and Hiring the Dream Team

Speakers: 

  • Wendy Kaufman, Executive Director, Waterstone on High Ridge. Holly David, SALSA, Waterston on High Ridge.
  • Holly Davis – SALSA, Waterstone on High Ridge
  • Erica Labb, Director of Team Member Engagement and Culture, EPOCH Senior Living. Maura Pratt, Business Office Manager/HR Director Bridges by EPOCH at Trumbull.
  • Maura Pratt – Business Office Manager/HR Director, Bridges by Epoch at Trumbull

BREAKOUT 2

Session Title: Beyond Kvetching: The Value of Support Group workshops in Assisted Living
Speakers:

  • Michele Piskin, VP, Education, Training and Concierge Services, CaringKind, the Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving
  • Susanne Bengsston – Director of Support Services, Caring Kind
  • Amber Evans – VP Memory Care, LCB Senior Living

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SPONSORS

Thank you to our sponsors for supporting CALA’s 29th Annual Conference & Trade Show

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For more information, contact:
Laurie Heintz, Conference Manager
lheintz@CTAssistedLiving.com or 860-543-0556.

100 Halls Road, P.O. Box 483, Old Lyme, CT 06371

Phone: 860-434-5760.                 FAX: 860-434-5790

info@ctassistedliving.com

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