PowerPoints and handouts from previous Title VI National Conferences will be found here. Please see the corresponding year that it took place.


Title VI National Conference: Minneapolis, MN

Presentations
Monday, August 12, 2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Friday, August 16, 2019


Monday, August 12, 2019

Using the Brain Health Roadmap to Arrive at the Title VI National Dementia Plan
  • Using the Brain Health Roadmap to Arrive at the Title VI National Dementia Plan
    • Presented by: Dave Baldridge, Kelsey Donnellan, Molly French, Annamarie Hill Gutsch, Cynthia LaCounte, Lisa McGuire and Michael Splaine

An Informal Discussion about Tribal Dementia Programs
  • An Informal Discussion about Tribal Dementia Programs
    • Presented by: Cecelia Aldridge, Cynthia LaCounte and Shelly Zylstra

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Medicaid Billing

Nutrition, Menu Planning and Food Service Tips

Strategies for Sustaining and Expanding Your Title VI Elders Program

New Director's Training

Serving Elders Through Collaboration: Seeking Other Resources

Wisdom Warriors: Indigenous and Evidence-Based Self-Management

Elder Justice in Indian Country: Trends at the Local, State and National Level

Caregiver Resources in Indian Country


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tribal Consultation
  • Tribal Consultation
    • Presented by: Larry Curley, Bruce Finke, Jean Hovland, Cynthia LaCounte, Susan Lynch, Sandy Markwood, Lance Robertson, Edwin Walker

Title VI Program Management and Compliance, 2019
  • Title VI Program Management and Compliance, 2019
    • Presented by: Cynthia LaCounte

Pulling All the Information Together
  • Pulling All the Information Together
    • Presented by: Collette Adamsen, Kristen Hudgins, Cynthia LaCounte, Sandy Markwood


Thursday, August 15, 2019

Independent Living

Policies and Procedures for Senior Centers, including Elder Codes of Conduct

Building Partnerships to Connect Native Veterans to Care and Benefits

Establishing and Maintaining Relationships with Tribal Leadership
  • Establishing and Maintaining Relationships with Tribal Leadership
    • Presented by:Sara Candelaria, James DeLaCruz and Governor James Candelaria

Successful Tribal Home Care Assistance Program

We've Got Tools: How to Evaluate and Show Off Your Title VI Program

Disaster Preparedness - Part 1

Caregiver - Part C Basics

Costing and Selling Meals

Elder Abuse Findings/Needs Assessment

Title III and VI Working Together

Native Elders: Building on Cultural and Community Strengths for Program Development and Evaluation

Disaster Preparedness - Part II

National Indigenous Elders Justice Institute (NIEJI)
  • National Indigenous Elders Justice Institute (NIEJI)
    • Presented by: Jacque Gray

Record Keeping and Reporting

Home and Community Based Services
  • Home and Community Based Services
    • Presented by: Wendell Holt and Shelly Zylstra

Transportation in Indian Country

Aging Policy: Washington & National Update
  • Aging Policy: Washington & National Update
    • Presented by: Robert Blancato, Larry Curley and Kendra Kuehn

Medicare in Indian Country: How MIPPA and SHIP funded programs and activities help unlock key benefits
  • Medicare in Indian Country: How MIPPA and SHIP funded programs and activities help unlock key benefits
    • Presented by: Randy Feliciano, Cynthia LaCounte and Lyle Lomayma

Menu Planning

Keeping Healthy with our Culture
  • Keeping Healthy with our Culture
    • Presented by: Keith Andren and John Eagle Shield

Intergenerational Programs

Successful Elder Justice Mini Grants

How to Develop a Simple Title VI Budget


Friday, August 16, 2019

How to Effectively Apply and Plan for Other Funding

National Resource Center for Alaska Native Elders
  • National Resource Center for Alaska Native Elders
    • Presented by: Jordan Lewis

What do to Until Help Arrives Part 1

Ha Kupuna: National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders

Hoarding

Preparing for the New Grant Cycle! New Requirements and Systems for Title VI

How to Involve Leadership in Supporting LTSS in Your Community

Wisdom Warriors is Evidence-Based!

What to do Until Help Arrives Part II

Title VI: Are the rules in the Law? Or the regulations? Or tribal policy?
  • Title VI: Are the rules in the Law? Or the regulations? Or tribal policy?
    • Presented by: Dave Baldridge, Robert Blancato, Larry Curley, Percy Devine and Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez

ACL Data Resources and Tools for Title VI

Caregiving in Indian Country

Human Trafficking/Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women

Preparing for the New Grant Cycle! New Requirements and Systems for Title VI (Repeat Session)

Adult Day Care, Assisted Living and Personal Care

Using the LTSS Roadmap and Resource Center

Opioid Abuse in Indian Country
  • Opioid Abuse in Indian Country
    • Presented by: Keith Andren

National Resource Center on Native American Aging (UND) Collaboraton with n4a

Let's Talk Legal Assistance

Money Follows the Person/Tribal Initiative

Allowable vs. Unallowable Expenditures

National Indian Council on Aging
  • National Indian Council on Aging
    • Presented by: Larry Curley and James DeLaCruz

Dementia Assistance for Native Elders
  • Dementia Assistance for Native Elders
    • Presented by: Colette Brown, Carla Eben, Carol Hamblin, Jane Mahoney, Shelley Muneoka and Shelly Zylstra

Let's Talk Title VI Part C Family Caregiver Support Program: 1) Setting up a Family Care Planning Meeting and 2) Developing a Caregiver Support Group

Title VI National Conference: Washington D.C.

Presentations
Monday, August 13, 2018
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Thursday, August 16, 2018


Monday, August 13, 2018

Medicaid Billing For LTSS; Maximizing Title VI Dollars and Building Self-Sustaining Programs
    Long Term Care and Supportive Services
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
    Title VI and Medicaid Waivers 2018
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
    Building Sustainable Long-Term Care
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
    Tribal FMAP ARRA
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     LTSS Claims Submission
          Presented by: Elaina Seep

Nutrition 101
    Nutrition 101 Part 1
         Presented by: Jean Lloyd, Ucheoma Akobundu, and Shelly Zylstra
    Nutrition 101 Part 2
         Presented by: Jean Lloyd, Ucheoma Akobundu, and Shelly Zylstra

Elder Justice
     Elder Justice Innovation Grants: Addressing Abuse in Indian Country
           Presented by: Aiesha Gurley
     Elder Justice Listening Session
           Presented by: Susan Lynch
     Department of Justice’s Elder Justice Initiative
​           Presented by: Susan Lynch

Serving Elders Through Collaboration: Seeking Other Resources
     Serving Elders Through Collaboration: Seeking Other Resources
          Presented by: Cynthia LaCounte and Laurai Atcitty

New Director’s Training
     New Title VI Director Orientation
         Presented by: Joyce Robinson-Wright, Lacey Boven, Courtney Hoskins, Larry McClendon, Shelly Zylstra

Evidence Based Programs
    Wisdom Warriors: Living Wise...Living Strong
         Presented by: Becky Bendixen and Melody Coleman

Caregiver Resources in Indian Country
     Durable Power of Attorney
         Presented by: Brenda House
     Native American Family Caregiver Support Program & National Family Caregiver Support Program
         Presented by: Mary Weston
     Title VI Events
         Presented by: Hannah Frazier and Beath Marsh

Record Keeping and Reporting
     Record Keeping and Reporting Part 1
         Presented by: Joyce Robinson-Wright, Lacey Boven, Courtney Hoskins, Larry McClendon, and Fong Yee
     Record Keeping and Reporting Part 2
         Presented by: Joyce Robinson-Wright, Lacey Boven, Courtney Hoskins, Larry McClendon, and Fong Yee
     Test Your Knowledge
         Presented by: Joyce Robinson-Wright, Lacey Boven, Courtney Hoskins, Larry McClendon, and Fong Yee

Strategies for Sustaining and Expanding Your Title VI Elders Program
     Sustainability Toolkit
         Presented by: Susan White


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

A Message from the Administration on Aging
     Title VI in 2018
         Presented by: Cynthia LaCounte

Independent Living Administration
     Independent Living Administration
         Presented by: Corinna Stiles


Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Best Practices in Tribal Nursing Homes: How to Meet the Needs of Tribal Elders
     Best Practices in Tribal Nursing Homes
         Presented by: Jordan Lewis, Debbie Dyjak, Ron Ross, Ina Weed-Hurley, Tami Reed, and Joseph Ray

Elder Codes of Conduct for Senior Centers (Policies and Procedures)
     Code of Conduct Overview, Code of Conduct for Elders, Code of Conduct for Staff
         Presented by: Rebecca Matuz and Mary Weston
     Elder Codes of Conduct for Senior Centers (Policies and Procedures)
         Presented by: Joyce Robinson-Wright and Courtney Hoskins

Building Partnerships to Connect Native Veterans to Care and Benefits
     VA Office of Tribal Government Relations
         Presented by: Clay Ward

Home and Community Based Services
     HCBS
         Presented by: Shelly Zylstra

Data Development and Use
     Data Development and Use
         Presented by: Kristen Hudgins and Collette Adamsen

Emergency Preparedness
     Blackfeet Emergency Preparedness
         Presented by: Carrie Bearchief-Evans
     Emergency Preparedness
         Presented by: Heidi Robertson
     Santa Clara Pueblo Senior Center
         Presented by: Lyle Lomayma

Caregiver Programs/Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
     Caregiver Programs/Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
         Presented by: Courtney Hoskins
     Grandparenting and Kinship Care
         Presented by: Mary Weston

Costing and Selling Meals
     Costing and Selling Meals
         Presented by: Fong Yee and Holly Greuling

Tribal Tool Kit – Elder Justice
     Tribal Elder Protection Team- Toolkit
         Presented by: Jacque Gray

Resources to Support Evidence-Based Chronic Disease Self-Management Education and Falls Prevention Programs in Native Communities
     Resources to Support Evidence-Based Chronic Disease Self-Management Education and Falls Prevention Programs in Native Communities
         Presented by: Kathleen Zuke and Chelsea Gilchrist

Everyday Evaluation: Some Tools and Tips to Get You Started
     Everyday Evaluation
         Presented by: Kristen Hudgins

Menu Planning: Food, Nutrients, Traditional Foods, and What Elders Want
     Menu Planning for Title VI Nutrition Programs
         Presented by: Jean Lloyd

Record Keeping and Reporting
     Record Keeping and Reporting
         Presented by: Fong Yee and Cecelia Aldridge

Supporting Those Living with Dementia
     Supporting Those Living with Dementia
         Presented by: Meredith Hanley and Kristen Felten

Transportation in Indian Country
     Tribal Transit Program Background
         Presented by: Doug Moore
     Transportation in Indian Country
         Presented by: Melissa Gray  

Reducing Under-Enrollment in Indian Country: Unlocking Key Benefits That Help Pay for Medicare Coverage
     Reducing Under-Enrollment in Indian Country: Unlocking Key Benefits That Help Pay for Medicare Coverage
         Presented by: Randy Feliciano and Clarissa A. Durán

Tribal Long Term Care Ombudsman
     Tribal Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
         Presented by: C. Ruth Albert-Tulene, Stephanie Barehand, Michelle Manuel, and Ruben Romero

Protecting and Strengthening Tribal and Native Grant Programs – Partnerships with the Government
     Protecting and Strengthening Tribal and Native Grant Programs – Partnerships with the Government
         Presented by: Courtney Hoskins
     Protecting and Strengthening Tribal and Native Grant Programs – Partnerships with the Government
         Presented by: James Ortmann, Andrea Tresse Berlin, Maritza Hawrey, and Brian Harris

Tribal Case Study - Southcentral Foundation & Lower Sioux
     Southcentral Foundation Elder Program
         Presented by: Christopher Klabunde
     Wicozani at Lower Sioux
         Presented by: Stacy Hammer

How to Develop a Simple Budget
     How to Create a Simple Budget
         Presented by: Fong Yee

Tai Ji
     Tai Ji
         Presented by: Marlene Gasco


Thursday, August 16, 2018

How to Effectively Apply and Plan for Other Funding
     How to Effectively Apply and Plan for Other Funding
         Presented by: Susan White

National Resource Center for Alaska Native Elders
     National Resource Center for Alaska Native Elders
         Presented by: Jordan Lewis

Elder Codes of Conduct for Senior Centers (Policies and Procedures)
     Code of Conduct Overview, Code of Conduct for Elders, Code of Conduct for Staff
         Presented by: Rebecca Matuz and Mary Weston
     Elder Codes of Conduct for Senior Centers (Policies and Procedures)
         Presented by: Joyce Robinson-Wright and Courtney Hoskins

Alzheimer’s Disease in Indian Country
     Indian Country and Alzheimer’s Disease
         Presented by: Dave Baldridge

Evidence Based Health Programs (Tai Ji/Wisdom Warriors)
     Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
         Presented by: Marlene Gasco

NSIP
     Nutrition Services Incentive Program and Indian Tribal Organizations
         Presented by: Larry McClendon and Holly Greuling

Resources of the Administration for Native Americans
     Resources of the Administration for Native Americans
         Presented by: Jeannie Hovland

What Does the Redesigned Program Performance Report (PPR) Look Like? An Overview of PPR Changes
      What Does the Redesigned Program Performance Report (PPR) Look Like? An Overview of PPR Changes
         Presented by: Kristen Hudgins and Beth Michel

Adult Day Care, Assisted Living, and Personal Care
     Eagle Shield Center Blackfeet PCA Program
         Presented by: Carrie Bearchief-Evans
     Pueblo of Isleta Elder Center
         Presented by: Rita Jojola, Director

Let’s Talk Legal Assistance
     Let’s Talk Legal Assistance
         Presented by: Omar Valverde and Hilary Dalin

Title III and VI Working Together
     Title III and VI Working Together
         Presented by: Laurai Atcitty
     Southeast Senior Services
         Presented by: Marianne Mills

Allowable vs. Unallowable Expenditures
     Allowable vs. Unallowable Expenditures
         Presented by: Fong Yee

Dementia Assistance for Elders
     Dementia Assistance for Elders
         Presented by: Erin Long, Colette Browne, and Carol Hamblin
     Dementia Youth Storybook Intervention
         Presented by: Colette Browne and Shelley Muneoka

Traditional Foods
     Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma (and Nebraska)
         Presented by: Debra Echo-Hawk
     Traditional Foods on the Ground
         Presented by: Jean Lloyd, Micah Masten, Debra Echo-Hawk, and Stacy Hammer
     Revitalizing traditional Dakota foods at Lower Sioux
         Presented by: Stacy Hammer

2017 Title VI National Conference: Prior Lake, MN

Presentations
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Friday, September 15, 2017


Tuesday, September 12, 2017

New Director's Training
     The History of the Title VI and an Overview of the Older Americans Act
          Presented by: James DeLaCruz, Cynthia LaCounte, Derek Lee, Courtney Hoskins, Lacey Vaughan
     Title VI Required and Optional Services
          Presented by: Rhonda Schwartz
     Planning and Budgeting
          Presented by: Rhonda Schwartz
     Family Caregiver Support Program
          Presented by: Mary Weston
     REACH Into Indian County: Caregiver Support for Dementia Caregivers
          Presented by: Mary Weston
     New Title VI Director Training
          Presented by: Fong Yee
     Overview of Older Americans Title VI Nutrition Programs
          Presented by: Shelly Zylstra
     Federal Service Basics for Title VI Programs 
          Presented by: Shelly Zylstra

Creating Medicaid Billable Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Programs
     Getting Started with Medicaid: Elder Enrollment and Tribal Providers
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Long Term Care and Supportive Services: Managing Elders Needs in Indian Country
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Putting it All Together: Building Tribal Long-Term Care through Title VI Programs and Medicaid Reimbursement
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Title VI and Medicaid Waivers
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Tribal FMAP

          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Tribal Pathways to Data Analysis
          Presented by: Elaina Seep

Nutrition 101
     Coming soon.

Caregiver Resources in Indian Country
     REACH Into Indian Country: Caregiver Support for Dementia Caregivers
          Presented by: Barbara Higgins

Elder Justice
     Elder Justice Initiative
          Presented by: Talitha Guinn-Shaver
     About the MDT TAC - A New Program from the Elder Justice Initiative
          Presented by: Talitha Guinn-Shaver
     MDT Guide and Toolkit - A New Resource from the Elder Justice Initiative
          Presented by: Talitha Guinn-Shaver


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A Message from the Administration for Community Living/ Administration on Aging (ACL/AoA)
     Message from the Administration for Community Living/ Administration on Aging · Transcript
          Presented by: Lance Robertson

Moving Forward after the LTSS Survey: National Association of Area Agencies (n4a)/ University of North Dakota (UND)
     Listening to Our Elders: Telling a Story Through Your Data
          Presented by: Collette Adamsen and Cole Ward


Thursday, September 14, 2017

Toolkit for Teams: Adult Protective Services
     Tribal Elder Protection Team - Toolkit
          Presented by: Sloan Henry and Wilson Wewa

Recognition and Providing Care for Person's with Dementia     
     What's Happening When Your Elders Get Stuck in Memory Lane
          Presented by: Shelly Zylstra

Billing for Home and Community-Based Programs
     Getting Started with Medicaid: Elder Enrollment and Tribal Providers
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Long Term Care and Supportive Services: Managing Elders Needs in Indian Country
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Putting it All Together: Building Tribal Long-Term Care through Title VI Programs and Medicaid Reimbursement
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Title VI and Medicaid Waivers
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Tribal FMAP
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Tribal Pathways to Data Analysis
          Presented by: Elaina Seep

Case Study: Transportation
     Transportation
          Presented by: Derek Lee
     Enhanced Mobility of Seniors 
          Presented by: Rita Jojola

Costing and Selling Meals
     Costing and Selling Meals
          Presented by: Shelly Zylstra, Jean Lloyd and Fong Yee

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
     Grandparenting and Kinship Care
          Presented by: Mary Weston

Falls Prevention Programs
      Falls Prevention in Indian Country
          Presented by: Kathleen Cameron

Opioid Abuse
     Native Opioid Impact
          Presented by: Rick Moldenhauer

Caregiver Programs
     Durable Power of Attorney with Health Care Powers Only and Oklahoma DNR Consent Form
          Presented by: Brenda House

Record Keeping and Reporting
     Coming soon.

Menu Planning
     Menu Planning for Title VI Nutrition Programs
          Presented by: Jean Lloyd

If Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP) is so Easy, Why is it so Complicated?
     If NSIP Funding is so Easy, Why is it so Complicated?
          Presented by: Larry McClendon and Holly Greuling

Music and Memory
     Wisconsin's Music and Memory Program
          Presented by: Katelyn Marschall

NEIJI Innovation: Grants and Surveys
     Native Elder Abuse Innovation Awards 2017
          Presented by: Dr. Jacque Gray, Melissa Wheeler, and Joelle Poitra

Your Resource Centers
     National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders
          Presented by: Dr. Colette Browne and Dr. Kathryn Braun
     National Resource Center for Native American Aging
          Presented by: Collette Adamsen

Rolling Along: Life on Wheels
     Rolling Along: A Life on Wheels
          Presented by: Joseph Ray

Resources from National Council on Again (NCOA)
     Resources from the National Council on Aging
          Presented by: Kathleen Cameron and Kathleen Zuke

Medicaid Billing
          Getting Started with Medicaid: Elder Enrollment and Tribal Providers
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Long Term Care and Supportive Services: Managing Elders Needs in Indian Country
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Putting it All Together: Building Tribal Long-Term Care through Title VI Programs and Medicaid Reimbursement
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Title VI and Medicaid Waivers
          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Tribal FMAP

          Presented by: Elaina Seep
     Tribal Pathways to Data Analysis
          Presented by: Elaina Seep

Traditional Foods on the Ground
     Traditional Foods on the Ground
          Presented by: Jean Lloyd, Debra Echo-Hawk, and Micah Masten
     Pawnee Seed Preservation Project
          Presented by: Deb Echo-Hawk

Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)
     Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)
          Presented by: Wendell Holt and Shelly Zylstra


Friday, September 15, 2017

Toolkit for Adult Preventative Services
     Tribal Elder Protection Team - Toolkit
          Presented by: Sloan Henry and Wilson Wewa

Elder Abuse Community Training
     Elder Abuse Community Training
          Presented by: Alex Ward

Data
     Data
          Presented by: Paula Carter, Cole Ward, and Collette Adamsen

Wisdom Warriors
     Wisdom Warriors: Living Wise, Living Strong
          Presented by: Melody Coleman and Becky Bendixen

Allowable vs. Unallowable Expenditures
     Coming soon.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
     American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
          Presented by: Alex Ward

White Earth Waiver
     Serving Our People
          Presented by: Pat Butler

Project Progress Report
     Coming soon.

Recognizing Dementia in Tribal Communities: Understanding the Needs of Elders with Dementia and their Caregivers
     Recognizing Dementia in Tribal Communities: Understanding the Needs of Elders with Dementia and their Caregivers
          Presented by: Erin Long

Coordination with Tribal Health
     Coordinating Elder Services with Tribal Health
          Presented by: Mary Wolf

Program Evaluation 101: Did You Know It's Required?
     Evaluation 101
          Presented by: Kristen Hudgins, Gretchen Clarke, and Lacey Vaughan

Your National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA)
     National Indian Councul on Aging (NICOA)
          Presented by: Randella Bluehouse and James DeLaCruz

Adult Daycare, Assisted Living, and Personal Care
     Pueblo of Isleta Elder Center - Adult Day Care Services
          Presented by: Rita Jojola
     Pueblo of Zuni - Adult Day Care Services
          Presented by: Karen Leekity

Data Development and Use
     Data Development and Use: Identifying our Needs - A Survey of Elders
          Presented by: Collette Adamsen and Cole Ward

Basic Nutrition
     Basic Nutrition
          Presented by: Jean Lloyd