SAGE 2019

SAGE is back—and going virtual this year due to the coronavirus. Learn more and register.

See the SAGE/2020 agenda

SAGE/2019 Headliners

Dr. Bill Thomas

Founder, Minka, LLC and The Eden Alternative

Yoky Matsuoka

Vice President, Google and recipient
of the MacArthur Award

Seth Sternberg

Co-Founder and CEO, Honor

Who should attend?

SAGE/2019 is an intimate gathering 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 stay ahead of the competition and build new relationships that will build your business, SAGE/2019 is for you.

Featured Panelists

Joel Theisen

CEO & Founder, Lifesprk

Andrea Cohen

CEO & Founder, HouseWorks

Loren Shook

CEO, Silverado

Dr. Christine Cassel

Presidential Chair and Visiting Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

Felipe Osorno

Executive Administrator, Continuum of Care Operations & Value Improvement, Keck Medicine of USC

Gretchen Alkema, Ph.D.

Vice President, Policy and Communications, SCAN Foundation

Dr. Scott Kaiser

Chief Innovation Officer, Motion Picture & Television Fund

Bob Roth

Managing Partner, Cypress HomeCare Solutions

Trevor O'Neil

City Councilman,
City of Anaheim and President, Colonial Home Care

Mindy Baker, Ph.D.

Director of Education, George G. Glenner Alzheimer's Family Centers, Inc.

Dr. Noah Marco

Chief Medical Officer, Los Angeles Jewish Home

Nita Sommers

President, Honor

Michelle Cornelius, LMSW, EdM

Director of Memory Care Programs, Cypress HomeCare Solutions

Shannon Sedgwick

Senior Economist,
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation

Greg McCarthy

CEO, TheraCare

Helen Dennis

Syndicated Columnist, Successful Aging

Amy Sweet

CEO, Halcyon Home

Jessica Ku Kim

Senior Director of Workforce Development,
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation

Jenna Hauss

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Community Based Services, ONEgeneration

Jennifer Clymer

Director of Media, Motion Picture & Television Fund

Susan Howland

Program Director, Alzheimer's Association

Shirley Otis-Green

Collaborative Caring

Fred Siegel

Managing Partner, Fred Siegel Partners

What to expect at SAGE/2019.

Be inspired.

The day starts with a keynote by the visionary and always provocative Dr. Bill Thomas. Then join Yoky Matsuoka, Ph.D., Vice President at Google in conversation with Seth Sternberg, Honor’s Co-Founder and CEO, as they explore the ways technology can transform how we support aging.

Learn a ton.

Discover what’s happening now so you can drive what happens in the future. We’ve got more than 25 experts on six panels, discussing the most compelling and challenging topics in senior care and wellness. You’ll learn so much your brain might hurt—in a good way.

See what’s new.

You won’t just hear new ideas, you’ll also see, touch, and test some of the most exciting new products and services in the senior care space. Meet the entrepreneurs and inventive minds behind our hand-picked selection of cool new things in The Innovation Alcove.

Swap cards and ideas.

SAGE/2019 is designed to be intimate and exclusive. You’ll have opportunities to meet and exchange ideas with our headlining speakers, our expert panelists, and other attendees—all innovators and leaders. So get ready to make connections, build new relationships, and drive real change.

Discover new possibilities.

For our first SAGE conference, we’ve chosen a beautiful venue overlooking the water in Redondo Beach. Treat yourself to a day of stimulating ideas in a relaxing setting. Together, we can see what’s on the horizon, explore the possibilities, and develop real solutions to drive the change our industry needs.


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