2014 Farnese Symposium

Aging in Place:

The Dream, The Reality &

The Possibilities

Thursday, November 20, 2014
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Drexel University
Bossone Enterprise Research Center/ Mitchell Auditorium
3125 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Presented by:  Casa Farnese, Inc.

In Partnership with: Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions



Photo curtesy of The APTS Magazine


8 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
9 a.m. Symposium

Keynote Speaker
Monsignor Charles J. Fahey
Program Officer, Milbank Memorial Fund;      

Priest of the Diocese of Syracuse, NY;
Researcher, Loretto Institute for the Frail Elderly, Syracuse, NY

Panel Discussion
“How are we supporting people where they age in place?”

Panel Moderator
Louis G. Colbert, Vice President of Operations
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Distinguished Panelists
Lydia Hernandez Velez, Deputy Managing Director for Aging
City of Philadelphia

Alissa Eden Halperin, Esq., Principal Consultant
Halperin Butera

Barbara Fentress, President & Chief Executive Officer
Surrey Services for Seniors

Closing Remarks
Gloria Ferarro Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCPP
Dean and Professor
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions

Question and Answer Session

12:30 p.m. Symposium Concludes