Reminder: ASA Brain Health Day in Oakland, CA

We have two excel­lent new speak­ers, Anne Hin­ton and Steve DeMel­lo, to add to the excel­lent ros­ter dur­ing the ASA Brain Health Day to take place on Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 11th, 2009, at the Oak­land Mar­riott City Center.

Anne Hinton San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult ServicesAnne Hin­ton is Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the San Fran­cis­co Depart­ment of Aging and Adult Ser­vices. In this capac­i­ty she has respon­si­bil­i­ty for In-Home Sup­port­ive Ser­vices, Adult Pro­tec­tive Ser­vices, Pub­lic Guardian, Pub­lic Con­ser­va­tor, Pub­lic Admin­is­tra­tor, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Pay­ee, Vet­er­ans Ser­vices, Infor­ma­tion and Refer­ral, and the Part­ner­ship for Com­mu­ni­ty Based Care and Sup­port. In addi­tion the Depart­ment funds 45 com­mu­ni­ty ser­vice providers for pro­grams such as con­gre­gate meals, senior cen­ters, home deliv­ered meals, case man­age­ment, fam­i­ly care­giv­ing, etc.

Her career spans more than 25 years includ­ing posi­tions as the Direc­tor of Home Care, Care Man­age­ment and Fidu­cia­ry Ser­vices Depart­ment for the Insti­tute on Aging, the Direc­tor of Aging Ser­vices for San Fran­cis­co Catholic Char­i­ties and Direc­tor of the South San Fran­cis­co Senior Ser­vices. Ms. Hin­ton has expe­ri­ence as a lecturer/teacher in the field of Gerontology.

Steven DeMello Public Health InstituteSteven DeMel­lo has over 30 years of expe­ri­ence in research, hos­pi­tal oper­a­tions, strate­gic plan­ning, sys­tems man­age­ment and con­sult­ing. He is cur­rent­ly a Research Pro­gram Direc­tor at the Pub­lic Health Insti­tute. His most recent posi­tion wass as Exec­u­tive Direc­tor and Senior Advi­sor of the Health Tech­nol­o­gy Cen­ter (HealthTech), a non-prof­it research group and expert net­work based in San Fran­cis­co. Pri­or to HealthTech he served as chief oper­at­ing offi­cer of ezboard, Inc. a large first-gen­er­a­tion con­sumer social net­work­ing com­pa­ny. His pre­vi­ous posi­tions include serv­ing as Senior Vice Pres­i­dent Cal­i­for­nia Health­care Sys­tem, Pres­i­dent and COO of Alliance Home Care Man­age­ment, Inc., and Prin­ci­pal at the glob­al man­age­ment con­sult­ing firm A.T. Kear­ney. He received a BA in Eco­nom­ics from Clare­mont McKen­na Col­lege, and an MBA from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Chicago.

Reg­is­tra­tion fees are still $150, but will increase to $190 by August 29th. More infor­ma­tion at ASA Brain Health Day. If you are plan­ning to attend…hurry!

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