News & Events


We welcome you to look at events either supported or attended by The John A. Hartford Foundation staff and our grantees. 

  • CAPC National Seminar 2016: Practical Tools for Making Change

    Event date: Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 - Saturday, Oct 29, 2016

    Through the CAPC National Seminar you’ll gain the insight and tools necessary to start and sustain a palliative care program across settings and spread clinical skills to all frontline clinicians. The highly practical two and a-half day seminar is open to members and non-members and provides comprehensive training in all aspects of planning, implementing, delivering and growing palliative care services.

  • California State University Palliative Care Symposium: "Engaging the Next Generation"

    Event date: Friday, Sep 30, 2016 - Saturday, Oct 1, 2016

    “Engaging the Next Generation” is the first and only symposium focused on the critical contributions to palliative care education and workforce development made by faculty from across the country, in academic institutions large and small. Whether it is educating future health care professionals on delivery of palliative care, or students in all courses of study about palliative care’s importance in caring for those they love, this symposium will reinforce palliative care’s vital inclusion in today’s academic curriculum.

  • 2016 C-TAC National Summit on Advanced Illness Care

    Event date: Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 - Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

    Each year, C-TAC hosts the National Summit on Advanced Illness Care. We bring together the Nation’s leaders who are committed to the vision that all people with advanced illness should receive high-quality, person-centered. This year’s Summit will be September 20-21st, 2016 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.  Early bird registration is available until June 1, 2016, sign up at:

  • Respecting Choices National Share the Experience

    Event date: Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 - Saturday, Sep 10, 2016

    For years, Respecting Choices (RC) teams around the United States have been holding community and organizational Share the Experience events to celebrate their success and to spread the RC program. It has come time to provide a national forum for RC teams to come together to celebrate and share their experiences, and to learn from and help each other improve advance care planning practices.

  • Dementia Care Webinar - Understanding and Responding to Behavioral Symptoms

    Event date: Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

    The American Geriatrics Society - in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), The Lewin Group, and Community Catalyst - invite you to attend the webinar: "Understanding And Responding To Behavioral Symptoms Among Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease And Related Dementias".

  • Patient Family Advisory Councils in Unique Settings

    Event date: Friday, Jul 22, 2016

    Join Patient & Family Centered Care Partners' July online workshop on July 22, 2016 from 12pm-1pm to learn from the experience of three teams establishing Patient Family Advisory Councils in unique settings:  Ambulatory (AC0) Model, Neuropsychiatric Center, Critical Access Hospital.

  • Finding Champions and Building Partnerships between CBOs and Healthcare Entities Webinar

    Event date: Friday, Jul 22, 2016

    As a part of their webinar series, the National Aging and Disability Business Center, supported by JAHF, is hosting this webinar to promote practical strategies that can enable community-based organizations (CBOs) to establish positive working relationships with physician groups, hospitals, and health plans. 

  • Dementia Care Webinar - Care Transitions

    Event date: Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016

    Did you know that a person with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease handles transitions of care better when their family members/friends understand the parameters of assistance they can expect from other healthcare providers so that their family can plan accordingly?
    Hear the latest information on easing care transitions from Dr. Kathryn Agarwal and Dr. Alan Stevens on Tuesday, July 19, 12:00 -1:30 pm ET for the webinar "Care Transitions to and from the Hospital for Individuals with Alzhemier's Disease and Related Dementias.

  • America's Eldercare Workforce: Who Will Be There to Care?

    Event date: Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016

    The American Society on Aging (ASA) is hosting a presentation and panel discussion, which includes JAHF President Dr. Terry Fulmer. The panel will focus on the landscape, challenges, and advocacy surrounding the eldercare workforce. 

  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Webinar Series

    Event date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

    The AGS, Community Catalyst, and the CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office are rerunning a webinar series on the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, first offered in 2015.