Minnesota Care Summit

December 8th from 7-8 pm

Join former WCCO anchor, Mark Rosen, and a panel of local experts, nurses, and caregivers to address the current landscape of senior care in Minnesota and how families can navigate it in the midst of COVID.

REPLAY tickets are available if you can’t make the LIVE broadcast.

Mark Rosen

Moderated By

A message from Mark Rosen

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Panelists

We’ve brought experts from various aspects of eldercare to ensure a rounded and spirited conversation.

Kathleen Dempsey

Pathfinder Care Management, Founder & CEO
As Founder and CEO of Pathfinder, Kathleen Dempsey, RN, BC, leads the organization as well continuing her work in the field and managing a caseload of clients.

Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD

University of Minnesota
Joseph is a Professor and Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging, School of Public Health.

Elizabeth Johnson

Wealshire, VP of Healthcare
As the VP of Healthcare for the Wealshire, Elizabeth oversees all care specific to Alzheimer's & Dementia

Jenna Kamphenkel

Presbyterian Homes & Services, Regional Director of Clinical Services
Jenna serves as Regional Director of Clinical Services, supporting 16 senior living communities in the Twin Cities metro area.

Shawn Vradenburg

Thrivent, Regional Development Leader
Shawn guides a local team focused on protecting loved ones against the impact of long term care.

Marc Halpert

Monarch Healthcare Management, COO
Marc brings his smile to Monarch, where they oversee 40 healthcare communities in MN focusing on care and customer service.

Rachell L. Henning, M.S., SHRM-CP, PHR

Henningson & Snoxell, Elder law attorney
Rachell provides both legal and practical advice to assist clients and their families with their unique long-term care planning, asset protection planning, and diminished capacity and incapacity issues during the pandemic.

Sarah Van Winkle, RN, PHN

Grace Hospice, Founder and CEO
As the founder and CEO of Grace Hospice, Sarah finds great passion in leading one of Minnesota’s only faith based and nonprofit hospice programs. Sarah takes great pride in the unsurpassed care the entire Grace Hospice team provides.

Brian McDonald

SYNERGY HomeCare, Owner and CEO
Brian is one of five Minnesota owners focusing on the highest Quality In-Home Care. Specializing in understanding client care needs to enable people to live independently at home.

Virtual Summit

Panelists

We’ve brought experts from various aspects of eldercare to ensure a rounded and spirited conversation.

Kathleen Dempsey

Pathfinder Care Management, Founder & CEO
As Founder and CEO of Pathfinder, Kathleen Dempsey, RN, BC, leads the organization as well continuing her work in the field and managing a caseload of clients.

Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD

University of Minnesota
Joseph is a Professor and Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging, School of Public Health.

Elizabeth Johnson

Wealshire, VP of Healthcare
As the VP of Healthcare for the Wealshire, Elizabeth oversees all care specific to Alzheimer's & Dementia

Jenna Kamphenkel

Presbyterian Homes & Services, Regional Director of Clinical Services
Jenna serves as Regional Director of Clinical Services, supporting 16 senior living communities in the Twin Cities metro area.

Shawn Vradenburg

Thrivent, Regional Development Leader
Shawn guides a local team focused on protecting loved ones against the impact of long term care.

Marc Halpert

Monarch Healthcare Management, COO
Marc brings his smile to Monarch, where they oversee 40 healthcare communities in MN focusing on care and customer service.

Rachell L. Henning, M.S., SHRM-CP, PHR

Henningson & Snoxell, Elder law attorney
Rachell provides both legal and practical advice to assist clients and their families with their unique long-term care planning, asset protection planning, and diminished capacity and incapacity issues during the pandemic.

Sarah Van Winkle, RN, PHN

Grace Hospice, Founder and CEO
As the founder and CEO of Grace Hospice, Sarah finds great passion in leading one of Minnesota’s only faith based and nonprofit hospice programs. Sarah takes great pride in the unsurpassed care the entire Grace Hospice team provides.

Brian McDonald

SYNERGY HomeCare, Owner and CEO
Brian is one of five Minnesota owners focusing on the highest Quality In-Home Care. Specializing in understanding client care needs to enable people to live independently at home.

Resources to help you find the way forward

The complexity of care options can be overwhelming. Here are few resources to help you find a way forward to the best care possible in your current situation.