SAGE 2020

SAGE/2020 Headliners

Dr. Louise Aronson

Geriatrician and Professor of Medicine at UCSF and Author of Elderhood, New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize Finalist

Emma Dickison

CEO and President of Home Helpers and HCAOA Board President

Seth Sternberg

Co-Founder and CEO, Honor

Who should attend?

SAGE/2020 is a free virtual conference for leaders and innovators who care. That means home care agency owners, hospital administrators, care managers, geriatricians, entrepreneurs, and more. If you’re looking to learn from industry experts and stay up to date on our fast-changing industry and the many new challenges we face, SAGE/2020 is for you.

Featured Speakers

Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider

Founder, The End Well Project

Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD

Director, MIT AgeLab

Marcus Osborne

SVP, Walmart Health

Liz Rockett

Director, Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Alua Arthur, JD

Death Doula and Educator, Going with Grace

Jeff Wiberg

CEO, Family Resource Home Care

Dr. Bruce Leff

Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Andrea Cohen

CEO, Houseworks

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

Co-Founder, Promise

Tiara Scruggs

Honor Care Professional

Catherine Vergara

President, CareFor

Juliet Nyatta

COO, Honor

Carol Raphael

Senior Adviser, Manatt Health Solutions

Katie Potter

President and CEO, Five Star Senior Living

Neel Mehta

SVP Business and Corporate Development, Honor

Sandy Jen

Co-Founder, Product and Engineering, Honor

Cameron Ring

Co-Founder, Product and Engineering, Honor

What to expect at SAGE/2020

Be inspired.

You’ll hear new ideas, creative solutions, and lessons learned—from an impressive mix of leaders in healthcare, home care, and retail. In a series of virtual fireside chats, our experts will share insights on key trends shaping the future of how we care for and support the wellness of our older population. Let’s come together, learn together, and work together to build better ways to age.

Stay informed—and adapt.

The novel coronavirus will forever impact how we care for older adults. Now and into the foreseeable future, change—and the need to adapt quickly—may be the only constant. You’ll hear from healthcare and home care industry experts on how this crisis continues to re-define quality care, helping you stay informed and competitive.

Learn a ton.

We’re bringing together thinkers and doers, innovators and entrepreneurs, academics and leaders in healthcare and home care. We’ve got more than 15 experts over two mornings, discussing the most compelling and challenging topics in senior care and wellness. Discover what’s happening now so you can drive what happens in the future.

Make (virtual) connections.

Though we can’t be in the same room, we can be in the same Zoom! We’re creating new opportunities to engage with fellow leaders and innovators through chat and video. So get ready to make connections, build new relationships, and drive real change.


Tuesday, September 1st from 10:00 AM – 12:45 PM PDT

  • Opening Remarks

    by Seth Sternberg, Co-Founder and CEO

  • Keynote Address | Pandemic, Prejudice, and the Future of Elderhood

    by Dr. Louise Aronson, Geriatrician and Professor of Medicine at UCSF and Author of Elderhood, New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize Finalist

  • Panel Discussion | What’s Next in Healthcare?

    New ventures, visions, and delivery methods for health and wellness in 2020—and how COVID is accelerating change

    Speakers | Marcus Osborne, Vice President at Walmart Health and Liz Rockett, Director at Kaiser Permanente Ventures

    Moderator | Neel Mehta, Senior Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Honor

  • Break

  • SAGE Talk | Whole Selves, Whole Lives, Whole Deaths

    Speaker | Alua Arthur, JD, Death Doula and Educator

  • Fireside Chat | The Final Chapter

    A better vision for end-of-life care and supporting others through a more thoughtful, intentional, and personalized death

    Speakers | Alua Arthur, JD, Death Doula and Educator and Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, Founder of The End Well Project

  • Demo | The Human Benefits of Honor’s Technology

    See how Honor is using its proprietary technology and data science to improve the home care experience for caregivers, families, and agency owners

    Speakers | Cam Ring and Sandy Jen, Co-Founders of Product and Engineering at Honor

Wednesday, September 2nd from 10:00 AM – 12:45 PM PDT

  • Fireside Chat | What’s Next in Home Care?

    How new technology, new partnerships, and new challenges are driving change in our industry—views from the C-suite

    Speakers | Emma Dickison, CEO and President of Home Helpers and President of HCAOA Board of Directors and Seth Sternberg

  • Discussion | The Caregiver Experience

    An intimate conversation with standout Care Pros who share their views on the joys and challenges of providing care

    Speakers | Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, Co-Founder of Promise; Tiara Scruggs, Honor Care Professional; and other Honor Care Pros

  • Break

  • Fireside Chat | Home-Based Care in 2020

    How and why more healthcare is extending into the home—and what that means for professional caregivers

    Speakers | Dr. Bruce Leff, Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Carol Raphael, Senior Adviser at Manatt Health Solutions

  • SAGE Talk | Redesigning the Senior Living Environment

    A sneak preview of new ideas and initiatives to improve the individual experience and overall quality of life in communities for older adults

    Speakers | Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD, Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab and Katie Potter, CEO of Five Star Senior Living

  • Panel | Delivering Care in a COVID World

    Creative solutions, lessons learned, and what every home care agency needs to know about delivering care now and in the future

    Speakers | Andrea Cohen, Founder and CEO of Houseworks; Catherine Vergara, President of CareFor; Jeff Wiberg, CEO of Family Resource Home Care

    Moderator | Juliet Nyatta, COO of Honor

  • Closing Remarks

    by Seth Sternberg

Two great mornings. Many great minds.

Join us!