Miami Valley Age-Friendly Summit

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Arrivals/Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:30 am

Opening Remarks
8:30-8:45 am
Peggy Lehner | Mayor, City of Kettering
Brian O. Martin | Executive Director, Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission
Mike Parks | President, The Dayton Foundation

Keynote Session
8:45 am – 10:00am
Joe Morgan | CEO, Board Member & Advocate for Safety & Health
Joe's journey when he chose a new career path at 57 demonstrates the possibilities in Employment and Civic
Engagement for older adults. This intentionally interactive dialogue will examine challenges to solve and
opportunities to seize as we strive to design better pathways for retirement.

Conversation Intermission
10:00 am to 10:20 am
With a room full of civic, non-profit, and business leaders, here’s your chance to connect with fellow Summit
participants, as you share key takeaways with one another.

Miami Valley Age-Friendly Network Success Snapshots
10:20 am to 10:30 am
Leigh Sempeles | Senior Fellow, The Dayton Foundation
Leslie King | Director, Regional Environment & Economic Development, MVRPC
Donna Kastner | Del Mar Encore Fellow, The Dayton Foundation
A fast-paced look at the impact these age-friendly programs are having across our region, enhancing livability not
just for modern elders, but for all generations.

A Closer Look at Housing for Modern Elders
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Natalynne Baker | SVP & Chief Operating Officer, St. Mary Development Corporation
Ellen Sizer | Planner, City of Dayton
John Zimmerman | VP, Miami Valley Fair Housing Center
90% of modern elders would like to age in place, but there are significant concerns about whether that’s a realistic
expectation. Learn more about housing trends and steps community leaders are taking to ease housing

Many thanks to our partners who made this Age-Friendly Summit possible::