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Senior Care Conference 2016 - SOLD OUT

St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church

7810 Cypresswood Dr, Spring, TX 77379, USA

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Event Description


Senior Care Conference

A Pathway to Peace of Mind


Saturday, April 30, 2016

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church

7810 Cypresswood Drive
    Spring, TX  77379



    • Are you caring for a loved one whose health is failing?


    • Are you part of the “Sandwich Generation”, caring for your own children and your aging parents? 


    • Are you concerned about your own future and your options for aging in place?


Free informative workshops and information:

  • (15) Workshops presented by knowledgeable professionals   

  • (30+) Exhibitors from a variety of local businesses to provide valuable resources and answers your questions.

  • Virtual Dementia Tour- Sponsored and provided by Silverado Memory Care.  The Virtual Dementia Tour was created by Second Wind Dreams® for people caring for those with Dementia, striving to provide better care.  Designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with Dementia. 

  • FREE continental breakfast, compliments of The Solana at The Vintage

  • FREE hot lunch, compliments of Silverado Memory Care


Conference Schedule:

8:00 AM

Check In / Exhibits Open / Continental Breakfast

 McGivney Hall

9:00 AM

Welcome / Introduction

 McGivney Hall

9:20 AM - 10:30 AM

Session I Workshops 

 Xavier Hall

10:40 AM - 11:50 AM

Session II Workshops

 Xavier Hall

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Exhibits Open

 McGivney Hall

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch Buffet

 Christus Center

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Keynote Speaker:  Dignity of Life

 Christus Center

1:40 PM - 2:50 PM

Session III Workshops

 Xavier Hall


      Key Note Speaker:

Catholic Charities CEO Cynthia Colbert will deliver the keynote address “The Dignity of Life and Caring for Our Seniors.”


 Session I (9:20 AM - 10:30 AM) – Select ONE

1.   Veterans Benefits & Texas State Benefits (David Cantu, Harris County Veterans)  

2.   The Catholic Way of Vigils, Funerals and Burials: Understanding the Theology and Rites of final Passage in the Church (Linda Krehmeier, Director of Formation, St Ignatius Catholic Church)

3.   Understanding the Health Care Continuum– Hospital/Rehab/Skilled Nursing Facilities/Home Health (Regenia Kendrick, LBSW/ Masie Cheng, LMSW Clinical Liaisons, HealthSouth Cypress)

4.   Intervention: How, When & Where (Sandi Heintz, Certified Senior Advisor/Owner– Right At Home

5.   Caring for Ourselves as We Care for Others (The Rev. Steve Ferguson, Mission Integration/Spiritual Care Coordinator, CHI St Luke’s Hospital, The Vintage) 


Session II (10:40 AM – 11:50 AM) – Select ONE

6.   Making Medical Decisions for a Loved One (Jennifer Carr Allmon, Associate Director of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops)

7.   Your Life, Your Legacy End of Life Planning– Funerals: Cost and Considerations (Marc Klein, Owner and President of Klein Funeral Homes)

8.   Hospice Care: An Overview & Benefits (Kathleen A. Masiko, Community Liaison, Rose of Texas Hospice)

9.   Validation Method: Communication & Dementia (Donna Crabtree, Regional Director of Operations, Meridian Senior Living)  

10. Senior Living Options and Levels of Care (Kathryn Watson,, Caregiver Life Coach/Author)

 Session III (1:40 PM - 2:50 PM) – Select ONE

11. The Medicare Puzzle: Understanding Medicare Part A, B, C, D & Medicare Advantage Plans (John Holmes, Licensed and Senior Independent Insurance Agent, Seniors Choice)

12. Essential Legal Documents/ Medicaid (Jan Pickett, Attorney at Law, Law Office of Janice M. Pickett)

13.  In-Home Services: Private Duty, Home Health Care & Hospice (Suzi Mattingly, Account Executive, Encompass Home Health & Hospice)

14. Dementia– Types of Dementia and Understanding the Stages of Alzheimers (Connie M. Assiff, MBA Alzheimers Association)

15. What To Look for in an Assisted Living Community (Stevee Steely, Executive Director, Parsons House Cypress)


Map of Event Location
Saturday, April 30th, 2016 8:00 am –  3:00 pm