Session VI – Reimagining Later Life Care Models

Thursday, May 20th 10 am- 11:30 am

What kinds of services and supports do we need in order to live with comfort and dignity during the latter part of our lives? Many supports available for older adults today are not person centered. During the final Roundtable of the 2021 series, you will hear from the experts about what quality medical, home, and nursing home care could look like to support our older selves.



– Elana Kieffer, MBA, Acting Director, Center for Healthy Aging, New York Academy of Medicine

– Gilbert Oberfield, JD, MSJ, Lawyer / Healthcare Business and Policy Professional

– Carla Perissinotto, MD, MPH, Associate Chief of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco


Links Mentioned:

– Link to CDC guidance:

– Link to article that provides a breakdown of mask-wearing and social distancing for fully-vaccinated and unvaccinated people:


– Center for Healthy Aging:

– Image:NYC –

– KFF Study:

– Op-Ed by Dr. Perissinotto:


– To find a daily money manager that focuses on older adults, go here:

– Sen. Krueger’s Senior Resource Guide:







– OATS is an excellent organization that provides training on tech towards older adults

– New program in New York State to provide digital training for older adults: –

– LiveOn NY hosted a mayoral forum on aging where you can hear the candidates’ views