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Meeting

The Elderly – Our Future: Webinar Four, Connecting for Greater Understanding & Action for Elders

May 26, 2021, 12:00 PM - May 26, 2021 1:00 PM Eastern Time

 

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Description

The Elderly – Our Future
A FREE webinar series sponsored by the Community of Sant’Egidio, Catholic Charities USA and the Catholic Health Association of the United States

This webinar series will open a conversation starting from the newest Vatican document, Old Age: Our Future – The elderly after pandemic, and stretch thinking on possibilities for how Catholic and fellow faith-based ministries as well as others must partner and innovate to meet the critical needs of the growing population of elders and the impact on them from the pandemic. To review the document, click here.

Webinar One
A New Document from the Pontifical Academy for Life
March 9, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET 

This webinar will set the stage for a four-event series to unpack the themes and share successful practices to assist elders and caregivers. The webinar will include a message from the document’s primary author, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, and an insightful review of the document and its themes and the call it offers to the elderly and those who care for them.


Webinar Two
Impacts of Pandemic and Improved Longevity
March 24, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET 

This webinar, the second in a series of four on the Vatican document, Old Age – Our Future, will address the current crisis for elders created by the pandemic and the improved longevity of elders. Medical and experiential field experts will speak to the sociological and spiritual dimensions of the pandemic on this population and the event will also include voices of some elderly people either from home or from nursing homes who will share their personal journeys through a pandemic.


Webinar Three
Alternative Examples for Eldercare
April 21, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET 

This webinar will share current models for supporting older people and their families (diocesan, parishes, Catholic Charities, health care (include PACE), Sant’Egidio CAPABLE that others can replicate or re-purpose. Time will be provided for questions and small group discussion. Please Note: We welcome volunteers who can present models/innovations/ideas for serving older persons to propose a program. There will be an opportunity during the registration process to offer your innovations. Or contact CHA and provide a title, sentence or two about the activity and your full contact information.


Webinar Four
Connecting for Greater Understanding & Action for Elders
May 26, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET 

This final webinar in the four-event series will offer a surprise guest and also bring back CHA, CCUSA, Sant’Egidio presenters to highlight themes from the series and further explore how families, parishes and other ministries can support older persons through small group discussion and questions to the panel.


Presenters

Chris Lowney, MA
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
CommonSpirit Health

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia
President
Pontifical Academy for Life

Msgr. Michael Boland
Executive Consultant
Catholic Charities USA

Fr. Charles Bouchard, OP, S.T.D.
Senior Director, Theology & Sponsorship
Catholic Health Association

Paola Piscitelli
President
Community of Sant’Egidio USA

Julie Trocchio, MS
Senior Director, Community Benefit & Continuing Care
Catholic Health Association


Series Objectives

  • Highlight the messages of the Vatican document with a diverse audience from the United States, Italy and elsewhere including associates and leaders of health care and social service ministries of the Church.
  • Underscore the moral and spiritual insights of the document as well as connect to historic Church, social service and health care responses.
  • Develop and celebrate a Catholic response to the pandemic crisis and on-going needs of older persons.
  • Explore how families, parishes and other ministries can support older persons.
  • Share current models for supporting older people and their families (diocesan, parishes, charities, health care (include PACE), Sant’Egidio, community (such as CAPABLE) others can replicate or re-purpose.

This webinar series will be of interest to 

  • Those who serve elders
  • Long-term care administrators
  • Aging service leaders
  • Facility caregivers
  • In-home caregivers
  • Health service strategists
  • Community benefit leaders
  • Mission leaders
  • Chaplains


Please Note:
We welcome volunteers who can present models/innovations/ideas for serving older persons to propose a program. There will be an opportunity during the registration process to offer your innovations with the possibility of sharing them during the third or fourth session of this series. Make sure to include the best way for us to contact you in order to learn more about your innovations. Or contact CHA and provide a title, sentence or two about the activity and your full contact information.

The Elderly – Our Future
A FREE webinar series sponsored by the Community of Sant’Egidio, Catholic Charities USA and the Catholic Health Association of the United States

This webinar series will open a conversation starting from the newest Vatican document, Old Age: Our Future – The elderly after pandemic, and stretch thinking on possibilities for how Catholic and fellow faith-based ministries as well as others must partner and innovate to meet the critical needs of the growing population of elders and the impact on them from the pandemic. To review the document, click here.

Webinar One
A New Document from the Pontifical Academy for Life
March 9, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET 

This webinar will set the stage for a four-event series to unpack the themes and share successful practices to assist elders and caregivers. The webinar will include a message from the document’s primary author, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, and an insightful review of the document and its themes and the call it offers to the elderly and those who care for them.


Webinar Two
Impacts of Pandemic and Improved Longevity
March 24, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET 

This webinar, the second in a series of four on the Vatican document, Old Age – Our Future, will address the current crisis for elders created by the pandemic and the improved longevity of elders. Medical and experiential field experts will speak to the sociological and spiritual dimensions of the pandemic on this population and the event will also include voices of some elderly people either from home or from nursing homes who will share their personal journeys through a pandemic.


Webinar Three
Alternative Examples for Eldercare
April 21, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET 

This webinar will share current models for supporting older people and their families (diocesan, parishes, Catholic Charities, health care (include PACE), Sant’Egidio CAPABLE that others can replicate or re-purpose. Time will be provided for questions and small group discussion. Please Note: We welcome volunteers who can present models/innovations/ideas for serving older persons to propose a program. There will be an opportunity during the registration process to offer your innovations. Or contact CHA and provide a title, sentence or two about the activity and your full contact information.


Webinar Four
Connecting for Greater Understanding & Action for Elders
May 26, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET 

This final webinar in the four-event series will offer a surprise guest and also bring back CHA, CCUSA, Sant’Egidio presenters to highlight themes from the series and further explore how families, parishes and other ministries can support older persons through small group discussion and questions to the panel.


Presenters

Chris Lowney, MA
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
CommonSpirit Health

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia
President
Pontifical Academy for Life

Msgr. Michael Boland
Executive Consultant
Catholic Charities USA

Fr. Charles Bouchard, OP, S.T.D.
Senior Director, Theology & Sponsorship
Catholic Health Association

Paola Piscitelli
President
Community of Sant’Egidio USA

Julie Trocchio, MS
Senior Director, Community Benefit & Continuing Care
Catholic Health Association


Series Objectives

  • Highlight the messages of the Vatican document with a diverse audience from the United States, Italy and elsewhere including associates and leaders of health care and social service ministries of the Church.
  • Underscore the moral and spiritual insights of the document as well as connect to historic Church, social service and health care responses.
  • Develop and celebrate a Catholic response to the pandemic crisis and on-going needs of older persons.
  • Explore how families, parishes and other ministries can support older persons.
  • Share current models for supporting older people and their families (diocesan, parishes, charities, health care (include PACE), Sant’Egidio, community (such as CAPABLE) others can replicate or re-purpose.

This webinar series will be of interest to 

  • Those who serve elders
  • Long-term care administrators
  • Aging service leaders
  • Facility caregivers
  • In-home caregivers
  • Health service strategists
  • Community benefit leaders
  • Mission leaders
  • Chaplains


Please Note:
We welcome volunteers who can present models/innovations/ideas for serving older persons to propose a program. There will be an opportunity during the registration process to offer your innovations with the possibility of sharing them during the third or fourth session of this series. Make sure to include the best way for us to contact you in order to learn more about your innovations. Or contact CHA and provide a title, sentence or two about the activity and your full contact information.

Part of: The Elderly – Our Future (Webinar Series)

Please note: All times listed are Eastern Time.
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