Foundation Senior Symposium & Health Fair

February 27, 2016 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Grand Ballroom
3800 S Virginia St
Reno, NV 89502

Senior woman embracing man from behind

Join us for a free event to educate seniors and their caregivers about the various services available in our community and to hear from industry experts who will present on a variety of topics including:

  • Healthy aging
  • Long-term care
  • Reverse mortgages
  • Estate planning
  • Elder abuse
  • Tax tips
  • Social Security / Medicare
  • Alzheimer’s & Dementia
  • Cash flow needs

The event will also feature several local health and information booths.

An RSVP is required. Please RSVP to 775-332-7000 by Friday, February 23.

Program Outline:


7:45 a.m.                     Doors Open (Grand Ballroom)

7:45 a.m.                     Information Booths Open (Grand Ballroom

8:15 a.m.                     Welcome & Opening (Grand Ballroom)

                                    Pat Meidell, American Wealth Management

Joel Muller, Renown Health Foundation

8:30 – 9 a.m.              General Session (Grand Ballroom)

How to Live Longer & Healthier

Speaker: Quinn Pauly, MD, Premier Care, Renown Health

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.         Session I  

The ABC’s of Medicare (Grand 5-6)

Speaker: Christopher Gourlay, Senior Care Plus 

Social Security – Important Information to Know in 2016 (Emerald AB)

Speaker: Kevin Hansen, Principal Funds

Reverse Mortgages – Facts and Fallacies (Grand 7)

Speaker: Maggie O ’Connell, Federal Savings Bank

10 – 10:30 a.m.           Session II

Long Term Care – Industry Update (Grand 5-6)

Speaker: Lee Superville, Lincoln Benefit Life

Dementia & Alzheimer’s (Emerald AB)

Speaker: William B. McHugh, MD, Institute for Neurosciences, Renown Health

Cash Flow Needs – Understanding the spectrum of income opportunities and inherent risks in an income starved world (Grand 7)

Speaker: Laif Meidell, CMT, American Wealth Management

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.     Session III

Estate Planning – What documents should you have in place: for your assets, your health, your children, potential incapacity and potential remarriage (Emerald AB)

Speaker: Heidi Foster, CFP, American Wealth Management

Tax Tips for Seniors – 2016 tax strategies and what a CPA sees as problems in personal finances (Grand 6)

Speaker: Curt Orgill, CPA, Galena Accounting

Profile of Aging – Senior housing needs and the inherent implication (Grand 7)

Speaker: Ken Lund, ESQ., Ferrari Lund Realty

11:30 a.m.                   Closing Session (Grand 1-4)   

Elder Abuse – protecting the elderly from family or providers who can’t be trusted

Speakers: Michele Knittle and Brittany Glew, Elder Protective Services, State of Nevada

Information booths will be open in the Grand Ballroom throughout the event.

Complimentary coffee, tea, water and pastries will be available in the Grand Ballroom.


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