We're thrilled to announce 14 diverse breakout sessions taking place on Friday morning (Oct. 14th) at the Aging2.0 OPTIMIZE Conference.

Grab a cup of coffee, take a read through the sessions descriptions below - and get excited to hear from an impressive collection of speakers in two short weeks


Don't forget to book your hotel! The Aging2.0 group rate is only available for a limited time!
MOBILITY: How On-Demand Ridesharing Services Are Transforming Senior Transportation
Mobility is one of four major themes of OPTIMIZE, in which transportation plays a major role. Hear how on-demand ride-sharing service Lyft has taken the elder transportation challenge head-on to provide convenient, affordable and safe transportation solutions for older adults and care provider organizations ultimately helping to increase independence and reduce the isolation of our aging population. 
  • Dan Trigub, Head of Elder Mobility, Lyft
  • Andrew Smith, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Brookdale Senior Living
  • Others to be announced, stay tuned! 

CARE: Closing Care Gaps - Innovations Enabling Better Care Transitions and Outcomes
The triple aim objectives of improving health outcomes and patient experience while reducing the cost of care have revealed the need for more effective ways of identifying at-risk older adults and leveraging innovations to answer that need. Hear from innovative healthcare organizations and partners how they have leveraged innovations and data to prevent poor patient outcomes and costly, preventable hospitalizations.


Sneak Preview - Q&A with Yvonne van Amerongen, Founder of Hogeway Dementia Village

Hogewey Dementia Village near Amsterdam stands out as a model of how creativity and innovation can transform the aging experience. We’re thrilled to be hosting Yvonne van Amerongen-Heijer, founder of Hogewey Dementia Village, as a keynote speaker at Aging2.0 OPTIMIZE, Oct 12-14 in San Francisco. We had a chance to catch up with van Amerongen-Heijer to learn more about the inspiration and thought behind Hogewey Dementia Village:


A new award program by Aging2.0 to bring together innovators working on social inclusion for older adults

Exciting news! We’re pleased to announce a new award program, funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help global innovators in social inclusion attend our forthcoming Aging2.0 Startup Bootcamp and OPTIMIZE global conference.

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