2016 Farnese Symposium


Aging in Place:
What is the Future?

Thursday, November 17, 2016
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Drexel University
Bossone Research Enterprise Center/ Mitchell Auditorium
3125 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Presented by:  Casa Farnese, Inc.

In Partnership with:

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8 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking

  8:45 a.m. Symposium


 Teresa Osborne, Secretary of Aging
PA Department of Aging

 Keynote Speaker
Matthias Hollwich, SBA
Partner, Hollwich Kushner Architecture (HKWN)
Co-founder; Architizer.com
Author, New Aging: Live Smarter Now to Live Better Forever

Panel Discussion
Enhancing Healthy Aging at Home Through Technology and Design”


 Panel Moderator
 Nora Dowd Eisenhower, Director of Social Impact
National Council on Aging


Distinguished Panelists

Eugenia Victoria Ellis, PhD, AIA
Director, dLux Light Lab
Drexel Watershed Consortium
AIA Urban Design & Health Research Consortium
Associate Professor, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering,
Drexel University College of Engineering;
Associate Professor, Architecture + Interiors,
Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, MSN, BSN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN
Associate Professor, Doctoral Nursing and Nutrition Science
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professionals

Paulina Sockolow, DrPH, MS, MBA
Associate Professor, Department of Health Systems & Sciences Research,
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions


“AARP Livable Communities Update”
Angela Foreshaw-Rouse
Manager, State Operations & Community Outreach
AARP Pennsylvania

Closing Remarks
  Louis Tenenbaum, CAPS
Founder, Aging in Place Institute; Author,
MetLife Mature Marketing Institute’s white paper,
“Aging in Place 2.0: Rethinking Solutions to the Health Care Challenge”

Question and Answer Session

1 p.m. Symposium Concludes