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Octogenarian Panel
Teepa Snow 

The 2022 Optimal Aging Conference was a great success!

This multi-day virtual conference unites healthcare and social service professionals, industry members, academics, older adults, and caregivers who view aging as an opportunity. Hear from leaders in the aging field, octogenarians from our community, holistic practitioners, and many more, as they share stories and ideas on how to inspire, innovate, impact, investigate, and integrate the aging experience. With outstanding keynote speakers, continuing education and networking opportunities, a resource-rich exhibit hall, and over 30 presentations, this conference is not to be missed.

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Conference Program 

Registration is Closed.

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CRIT Registration

The invite-only Clinical Retreat for Interdisciplinary Training (CRIT) will kick-off the conference weekend on April 23rd. The CRIT program is a single-day immersive experience that increases the knowledge and leadership skills of professionals serving older adults. If you have been invited to attend CRIT, you will receive further instructions on how to register for CRIT and the Optimal Aging Conference.
For more information, visit our CRIT webpage, view the CRIT 2022 flyer or contact Erica Osborne at (502) 249-9569.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Become a champion of optimal aging and enjoy complementary admission when you support the Optimal Aging Conference as a sponsor. Choose from three sponsorship levels or create a custom benefits package that suits your needs. Or join us as an Exhibitor where you will have the opportunity to connect and engage with over 200 attendees in our Exhibitor Hall.
Email Barbara Gordon [email protected] for more details.
Sponsorship benefit levels   sponsor & exhibitor application


Conference Pricing

Whether you are able to attend both days of the conference or only one, pricing is adjusted to meet you where you're at. Discounts apply for students and our guests who are 65+. 

 conference Pricing 
Full Conference: Monday, April 25th & Tuesday, April 26th
Regular Attendee: $150
65+: $50
Student: $50 (Students have the option to contact [email protected] for volunteer opportunities for free admission.)
Continuing Education Credits: $20 /day*
Half Conference: Either Monday, April 25th OR Tuesday, April 26th
Regular Attendee: $75
Continuing Education Credits: $20 /day*
*Continuing Education Pending
For questions contact Kelly Nason or Justin Magnuson.


Thank You to Our 2022 Foundation Sponsors!

Thank You to Our 2022 Champion Sponsor!

 Thank You to Our 2022 Friend Sponsors!



Thank You to Our 2022 Supporter Sponsors!







 Continuing Education Credits and Disclaimer

Physician/Nursing Home Administrator: “This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC),and the University of Louisville–Trager Institute. Southern KY AHEC is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ”The Southern KY Area Health Education Center is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA)to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.”

The Southern KY Area Health Education Center designates this live activity for a maximum of19.25AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA/Nurse Practitioner: This program has been approved by the Southern KY AHEC for Category 1 credit. Non-Physician attendance will be awarded.

Dentistry: This program has been approved by the Southern Kentucky AHEC.

KBN Approval: Rockcastle Regional Hospital, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN). Provider #4-0059-12-22-97-100. Expiration Date: December 31, 2022. “Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education program does not constitute endorsement of program content.” Total approved hours23.1

EMS/Paramedic: This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medicine Services

Social Work: This program has been approved by the University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work and Family Science.

*Pharmacy: This program has been submitted to the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy. (*credit pending)


Disclaimer: Southern Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC) presents this activity for educational purposes only.  Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentation is provided solely by presenter(s) who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

 Sponsor and Exhibitor Resources

Age-Friendly Louisville: AFL Update    2021 AFL Strategic Plan Report

Alzheimer's Association: Resource Links    Flyer    Statistics     Communication Brochure    Program Menu    Training & Certification    24/7 Helpline     10 Warning Signs    Online Caregiver Resources    Dementia-Related Behaviors    Unpredictable Behaviors

BIOTap Medical: Why Order a Panel?     PGX and UTI Diagnostic Testing    Molecular UTI Testing

KCHC: Flourishing Together    KCHC Goals    My Health Matters

Kindred at Home: Cardiac Services    Pulmonary Services    SafeStrides Overview    Who Can Benefit?   

Quest Diagnostics: Quest Advanced Neurology Brochure

Radio Eye: How to Listen    Listener Application    General Info

Today's Transitions: 2022 Media Kit

UofL Health: Primary Care Call Line 1    Primary Care Call Line 2    Urgent Care    Emergency Department    ER vs Urgent Care

UofL Peace Hospital: General Services    Geriatric Inpatient Program    Adult Outpatient Program

VNA Health at Home: What is Home Care?     Cardio Pre-Care Program    Pulmonary Pre-Care Program         Therapy:Making a Difference     General Info    CareLink Resources     


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