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Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Hosts Annual Caregiving Conference on Coordinated Dementia Care Systems

By Julie Hayes | | November 2023

CLEVELAND/COLUMBUS, Ohio- Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, a leader in advancing support and resources for older adults, will host their annual Caregiving Conference on December 8, 2023. This year's conference will revolve around the theme of "Establishing a Coordinated Dementia Care System for Ohio," exploring the development of a comprehensive and inclusive system for screening, training, education, resources, and services to address improving dementia care throughout the state of Ohio.

This event, offered with support from the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program and the Ohio State University, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and it will be held in two in-person locations simultaneously, one in Cleveland and the other in Columbus.

WHAT: Annual Caregiving Conference
WHEN: Thursday, December 8, 2023 | 9 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Benjamin Rose
11890 Fairhill Road, Cleveland, OH 44120


Golden Buckeye Center for Dementia Caregiving
760 Kinnear Rd. Columbus, OH 43212

We are privileged to welcome Tim Leonard, the Medicaid Health Systems Administrator at the Ohio Department of Aging, as this year's keynote speaker. Leonard will introduce The Ohio State University and Ohio Department of Aging’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Statewide Resource Program. The conference will also feature a virtual tour of the recently constructed Golden Buckeye Center for Dementia Caregiving at The Ohio State University. A diverse panel of experts from across the state will discuss the six goals of the program, shedding light on Ohio's path forward. The conference will conclude with an inter-professional simulation training facilitated by the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program.

“Dementia is a journey that journey that patients, family and friends make together,” says Orion Bell, CEO of Benjamin Rose. “This year’s Caregiving Conference continues Benjamin Rose’s commitment to the health and dignity of older adults and the people in their lives. We are excited to be part of the new Golden Buckey Center for Dementia Caregiving and the opportunity to promote this new resource for resident of Ohio.” 

Registration is free, but must be completed in advance at Breakfast and lunch will be provided at both the Cleveland and Columbus locations. For those seeking continuing education opportunities, please direct your inquiries to


About Benjamin Rose: Since 1908, the skilled and compassionate professionals at Benjamin Rose have supported the aging journeys of adults and those who care for them. We do this by discovering, developing and delivering accessible, centralized programs and services. Our work ensures each and every person is heard, treated with dignity and positioned for a better tomorrow. For more information, visit