Healthy Aging Summit - 2018

Thanks to the sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and participants at the 2018 Healthy Aging Summit held at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells.  We have PDF versions of your favorite sessions available for download below.  Hope to see you next time!



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Summit Presentations

General Sessions:

Couldn't make it to this year's Summit or just want to hear your favorite speaker one more time?  Click the link below each session title to see the presentation in its entirety.  Feel free to share! 


Speaker: Aaron Leppin, MD - Mayo Clinic
Watch>  Aaron Leppin

Speaker: Rebecca Johnson, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FNAP - University of Missouri

The Role of Intimacy for Healthy Aging: More Than Merely Physical
Speaker: Matthew Lee Smith, Ph.D. - Texas A&M University

Speaker: Paul Krupski, Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Watch>  Paul Krupski

Ageism: Its Effect on Older Adults’ Health and What We Can All Do About It
Resources Handout  
Speaker: Betsy Abramson, JD - Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging
Watch>  Betsy Abramson
If you're interested in using this PowerPoint presentation - or portions of it - for discussions on ageism in your community, contact Betsy Abramson.


Speakers:  Karen Timberlake, JD - Michael Best Strategies; Betsy Abramson, JD - WIHA 
Watch>  Karen Timberlake



A1.  From Research, to Practice, to People: Wisconsin's Health Promotion Landscape

A2.  Physical Activity Programs:  State Initiatives & Lessons from Walk With Ease Implementation |  Presentation 1  |  Presentation 2

A3.  Partnering to Make an Impact: Developing Collaborations Between Oral Health, Health Promotion, & the Elder Nutrition Program

A4.  Preventing Falls With Independent & Upright (I&U)

A5.  Working Upstream to Promote Brain Health for Healthy Aging 

A6.  Mental Health Issues in Older Adults

B1.  EMS Partnerships: Connecting Fallers to Community Resources

B2.  Beneficial Bites for Healthy Living: Research & Lessons in Nutrition Behavior Change

B3.  Why Won't They Wear Their Hearing Aids? The Impact of Hearing Loss on Healthy Aging

B4.  Program Implementation Partnerships: Necessary Components for Success

B5.  Riding to Wellness: The Importance of Transportation to Health

B6.  The Influence of Local Agencies in Scaling the National Diabetes Prevention Program



Stay tuned for news about the next Healthy Aging Summit!

To learn more about presenting or exhibiting at the Healthy Aging Summit, please contact Kris Krasnowski at or call (608) 333-2860.