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2016 Wisconsin Aging Network Conference

WAN-Conference-icon opt Thank you to those who attended the 2016 WI Aging Network Conference. We were pleased with the attendance of almost 500!


Location/Dates | Pre-Conference | Sponsors | Presentations | ElderACE Awards | Exhibitors | Keynote Speakers


Our 2016 Wisconsin Aging Network Conference was held September 22-23, 2016, at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells. 

Final Program


Wednesday, September 21, from Noon-4:45 for a half-day learning session—Doing More With More: The Business Development Potential.

Our featured speaker was Marisa Scala-Foley, director of the Office of Integrated Care Innovations in the Center for Integrated Programs at the U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL). Marisa shared information, experience, and a national perspective about the role of business development in expanding the aging network’s capacity to serve older adults.

Marisa Scala-Foley Presentation
Kristen LaEace Presentation


Thank you to our sponsors!



Workshop Presentations/Handouts new page

ElderACE Awards

ElderACE Awards Announcement new page


Virtual Exhibit Hall new page

* Denotes sponsor

  1. AAA Wisconsin
  2. AARP Wisconsin*
  3. Aging & Disability Professionals Association of Wisconsin (ADPAW)*
  4. AGIS Network (AssistGuide)
  5. Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care*
  6. Alzheimer's Association
  7. Americans for Better Hearing Foundation
  8. Binning Insurance
  9. Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources (BADR)*
  10. CapTel Outreach
  11. Center for Aging Research and Education, UW-Madison School of Nursing
  12. Circle Wisconsin
  13. Consumer Direct Wisconsin
  14. Creative Living Environments, LLC
  15. Foundations Counseling Center, Inc.
  16. Greater WI Agency on Aging Resources*
  17. GT Independence*
  18. Healthcom
  19. Hoglund Bus Co., Inc.
  20. iLIFE Financial Services*
  21. IndependenceFirst
  22. Liturgical Publications Inc.
  23. Lori Knapp Companies/LKiChoice
  24. Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh
  25. Mom's Meals NourishCare
  26. My Choice Family Care*
  27. MySeniorCenter
  28. Nordic Walking
  29. Northcentral Technical College
  30. Our House Senior Living*
  31. The Palace Theater in The Dells
  32. Premier Financial Management Services
  33. Security Health Plan of Wisconsin*
  34. Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
  35. SimplyHome, LLC
  36. TMG
  37. Toe Nail Trimmers, LLC
  38. VRI Medical Alert Systems
  39. WEA Trust*
  40. Western Wisconsin Cares
  41. WI Aging Advocacy Network (WAAN)
  42. WI Association of Benefit Specialists (WABS)
  43. WI Association of Mobility Managers (WAMM)
  44. WI Association of Senior Centers (WASC)*
  45. WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
  46. WI Dept. Of Veterans Affairs
  47. WI Guardianship Support Center
  48. WI Institute for Healthy Aging (WIHA)*
  49. WI Long-Term Care Workforce Alliance
  50. WI Talking Book and Braille Library
  51. WisPACT

Keynote Speakers

connie podesta

Connie Podesta, Life Would Be Easy if It Weren't for Other People

We are pleased to announce that motivational speaker Connie Podesta will be our keynote speaker Thursday, September 22.

Connie Podesta Flyer


Lynn Breedlove, The New Aging Movement (Now That the Baby Boomers Have Arrived)

Aging advocate Lynn Breedlove will be our keynote speaker Friday, September 23.

Lynn Breedlove Flyer