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Aging with Passion & Purpose

October 20-21, 2013
Omaha, Nebraska

Join us to learn about:

  • Living Better with Technology
  • Empowering Older Adults to use Technology
  • Transforming Healthcare through Technology
  • Accessing Resources with Technology
  • Creating Community via Technology
  • Supporting Creativity and Spirituality with Technology


$100 single/both days (no CEUs)
$120 single/both days (with CEUs)

Featured speakers:

For more information about the speakers click on a name or go to our featured speakers page.


Benjamin Knapp

Benjamin Knapp, Ph.D.
Virginia Tech Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology
Overview of Gerontology and Technology


Rev. Chris Alexander

Rev. Chris Alexander, M.A.
Countryside Community Church, Omaha, Nebraska
Technology, Faith, and Aging


Nick Stergiou

Nick Stergiou, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Biomechanics Research Building
Biomechanics, Aging, and Technology


Leta Powell Drake

Leta Powell Drake, M.A.
Nebraska Broadcaster's Association Hall of Fame
"Old Age is Not for Sissies"


Jeremy Lipschultz

Jeremy Lipschultz, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Communication
Use of Social Media in Intergenerational Contexts


Deepak Khazanchi

Deepak Khazanchi, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science & Technology
Gerontechnology Research and Application


Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Credit provided by Iowa Western Community College Iowa Board of Nursing
Provider #6.

Available for Nurses, Social Workers, Medical Assistants, Department Heads, Nursing Home Administrators, Residential Care Administrators, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Activity Coordinators and Direct Care Staff.

2013 Planning Partners

Click on a partner name to go to their website for more information about their organization.

Care Consultants for the Aging

Continuum Financial

Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging

Financial Visions/The Art of Aging


National Alliance on Mental Illness: Nebraska

Partnerships in Aging

University of Nebraska at Omaha