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Thursday, April 12
 

10:30am

Roundtable: Ageism in Public Policy
Limited Capacity seats available
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In a society that puts a premium on youth and change in its popular culture, how do our assumptions and subtle biases about elders impact public policy decisions and create an environment that reinforces prejudice? At “Ageism in Public Policy,” a gerontologist and leaders in aging services will give us tools to create stronger communities through intergenerational strategies.

Moderators
avatar for Marta Keane

Marta Keane

CEO, JABA
Marta has been the CEO of JABA since April 2013. She came to JABA as COO in the Fall of 2012. She has made collaboration a focus of her tenure- both internal and external. The opportunities grow as JABA works to help people age in community, through providing services and support... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ayn Welleford

Ayn Welleford

Associate Professor and Chair, VCU Department of Gerontology
Dr. Welleford has taught extensively in the areas of Lifespan Development, and Developmental Gerontology, Geropsychology, as well as Ethical Decision Making and Human Values. As Associate Professor and Chair of VCU's Department of Gerontology, she currently works to #DisruptAgeism... Read More →

Scholars
avatar for Denise Bonds

Denise Bonds

District Director, Thomas Jefferson Health District
Dr. Denise Bonds is the health director for the Thomas Jefferson Health District, a position she has held since 2015. She is a board certified internist with additional training in public health and women’s health.
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Chip Boyles

Executive Director, Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission
Chip Boyles is Executive Director of the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission in Charlottesville, Virginia. He oversees a regional government agency that provides local government assistance in the areas of transportation planning, housing, environmental and water quality... Read More →
avatar for Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis

President, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
Jonathan Davis, FACHE, is the President of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. Davis has a strong belief in community engagement, currently serving on several community boards including the Thomas Jefferson Area-United Way, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Virginia, Charlottesville... Read More →
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Pamela Sutton-Wallace

Chief Executive Officer, University of Virginia Medical Center
Sutton-Wallace joined the Medical Center in July 2014. She oversees the strategic direction and operations of all inpatient and ambulatory services of the medical center. Prior to arriving at UVA, Sutton-Wallace served as senior vice president of hospital operations at Duke University... Read More →
avatar for Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson

Executive Director, Senior Center
In addition to my Senior Center position, I serve as the Chair of the Charlottesville Area Alliance: Working together towards an age-friendly community. In 2017, The City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County entered the WHO/AARP age-friendly network. The CAA vision is to be the... Read More →


3:30pm

The Future of the Community Hospital
Limited Capacity seats available
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Across America, especially in smaller towns and rural communities, health care providers are the lifeblood of economic survival as well as essential care. As policy, technology, and market forces put pressure on these institutions, what does the future hold?

Moderators
avatar for Amy Goldstein

Amy Goldstein

Staff Writer, Author, The Washington Post, Janesville: An American Story
Amy Goldstein is a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer at The Washington Post, where much of her work over 30 years has focused on social policy. She is the author of Janesville: An American Story, a close-up of a small Midwestern city that lost a slew of jobs when the nation’s... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis

President, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
Jonathan Davis, FACHE, is the President of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. Davis has a strong belief in community engagement, currently serving on several community boards including the Thomas Jefferson Area-United Way, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Virginia, Charlottesville... Read More →
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Tom Kleinhanzl

President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health System
Tom assumed the role of President and CEO of Frederick Regional Health System in December, 2004. In the past twelve years, services and programs have expanded to include state-of-the-art advances in cardiac care, oncology, neonatal health, women’s services, surgery and wound ca... Read More →
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Mary Mannix

President & CEO, Augusta Health
CEO since 2008, Ms. Mannix has partnered with the community-based board of directors, management, medical staff and employee workforce to enhance the commitment of the hospital’s not-for-profit mission to promote the health and well-being of its community through access to excellent... Read More →
avatar for Pamela Sutton-Wallace

Pamela Sutton-Wallace

Chief Executive Officer, University of Virginia Medical Center
Sutton-Wallace joined the Medical Center in July 2014. She oversees the strategic direction and operations of all inpatient and ambulatory services of the medical center. Prior to arriving at UVA, Sutton-Wallace served as senior vice president of hospital operations at Duke University... Read More →


 
Saturday, April 14
 

7:00am

Partner Event: Run for Autism 5K
Separate registration required - sign up to participate here.
Now in it's 19th year, VIA's Run for Autism 5K is a major event in our community, filled with fun and heart and togetherness. Every step of the way, you are supporting the Virginia Institute of Autism and helping children, adults and families affected by autism.

Sponsors
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Virginia Institute of Autism

The Virginia Institute of Autism is dedicated to helping people overcome the challenges of autism through innovative, evidence-based programs in education, outreach and adult services.


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10:00am

Partner Event: Group Trail Ride
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Bring your bike out of hibernation and pedal your way through the great outdoors! Join staff at Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine Saturday morning for a beginner friendly group ride. Participants of all ages are welcome, regardless of skill level, but every rider must come equipped with a helmet and bike.

Sponsors
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Blue Ridge Cyclery

Shawn started out at as a paramedic who found cycling and fell in love. Since then he has been a sponsored athlete for 8 years with experience in racing road, cyclocross, and mountain bike. His focus through most of his sponsored years was endurance mountain bike racing with a keen... Read More →
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Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

For more than 19 years, Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine has been the definitive guide to outdoor sports, health, and adventure travel in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Distributed every month from Baltimore to Atlanta, BRO has established itself as the nation’s top regional outdoor... Read More →


Saturday April 14, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Darden Towe Park 1445 Darden Towe Park, Charlottesville, VA 22911

11:30am

Partner Event: Walk a Mile for SARA
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. On Saturday, April 14, hundreds of community members will gather on the Downtown Mall to support the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) and proclaim their solidarity with the sexual assault prevention movement by marching in someone else's shoes. Walk a Mile will begin at 11:30am. Prizes for most creative shoes.

Register for the event at www.WalkforSARA.com!

Saturday April 14, 2018 11:30am - 2:00pm
Downtown Mall E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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2:30pm

Partner Event: Burnley-Moran Color Run
The Burnley-Moran PTO invites local Charlottesville runners, walkers, and families to participate in the school’s second annual Charlottesville Color Run. This family-friendly race will feature color powder stations throughout the accessible 1-mile loop so your complimentary race shirt will be a masterpiece by the time you cross the finish line. All proceeds will go towards enrichment programs for the students.

Sponsors
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Burnley-Moran PTO

The Burnley-Moran PTO invites local Charlottesville runners, walkers, and families to participate in our second annual Charlottesville Color Run presented by the Tom Tom Founders Festival. This family-friendly, 1 mile race, will be held Saturday, April 14th at 2:30 pm at Burnley-Moran... Read More →


 


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