In-Depth Week

Aging in Iowa

Aging in Iowa In-Depth Week Panelists

  • Anthony Carroll


  • John Hale

    The Hale Group

  • Eugenia Kendall

    Iowa Department on Aging

  • Larry Johnson, Jr.

    Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals

  • Diane Findley

    Iowa Caregivers Association

  • Kim Bergen-Jackson


  • Harleah Buck

    University of Iowa Gerontological Nursing

  • Brenda Irlbeck

    Iowa Health Care Association

  • Angela Van Pelt

    Iowa Department of AG

  • Tim Charles

    Mercy Medical Center

  • Bob Untiedt

    TRAIL of Johnson County

  • Daejin Kim

    Iowa State University Interior Design

  • Michael Barnhart


  • Jacqueline Owens

    National Able Network


  • Monday, July 18, 12 pm

    Watch Replay Now: Aging in Iowa

    Moderator: Zack Kucharski

    Panelists: Anthony Carroll, John Hale, Eugenia Kendall, Larry Johnson, Jr., Shannon Strickler

    A look at the history and current state of providing for Iowans 65 and older. From policy to tangible amenities, where are the biggest gaps, where are the opportunities?

  • Tuesday, July 19, 12 pm

    Watch Replay Now: Building stronger Home Community Based Services (HCBS)

    Moderator: Michaela Ramm

    Panelists: Greg Fier, Diane Findley

    Building better Home and Community Based Services: While home and community based services can be more cost-effective than other options, there can be challenges like access or availability of caregivers and quality issues too. What challenges are facing HCBS programs and what improvements could be made?

  • Wednesday, July 20, 12 pm

    Watch Replay Now: Long-Term Care

    Moderator: Michaela Ramm

    Panelists: Kim Bergen-Jackson, Harleah Buck, Brenda Irlbeck, Angela Van Pelt

    What are the high priority issues and needs for long-term care? This session will look at what’s being researched and what has launched. look at new facilities on the rise in rural and urban communities throughout Iowa. How are we keeping up with current demand? Are the older care facilities suffering from lacking amenities and aging buildings?

  • Thursday, July 21, 12 pm

    Watch Replay Now: Making the home work to age in place

    Moderator: Sam Edsill

    Panelists: Tim Charles, Bob Untiedt, Daejin Kim, Anthony Carroll

    Efforts to understand the needs and physical requirements for older Iowans to be able to stay at home.

  • Friday, July 22, 12 pm

    Watch Replay Now: Seniors in Poverty

    Moderator: Michaela Ramm

    Panelists: Michael Barnhart, Jacqueline Owens

    As price increases continue to hit nearly every aspect when it comes to cost of living, how does inflation impact those on a fixed income? For those planning retirement? What concessions are being made for services that cater primarily to older Iowans?

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