We are thrilled by the response by local non-profits and businesses who will be attending the expo. Thank you to all who have registered. We are officially SOLD OUT and at capacity. Looking forward to a wonderful event!
Come join us for an Aging Well Expo!
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Location: Lakeway Activity Center
105 Cross Creek
Lakeway, TX 78734
The event will feature the following:
A variety of exhibitor booths and tester demonstration booths. A panel of medical and financial professionals will speak thru out the day. Speakers will be located in Ballroom A and the Exhibitors/Demonstrations will be in Ballrooms B and C.
10:00 AM "Get to Know Medicare"
Speaker: Scott Gidley
11:30 AM "Devices and Apps to Help You & Your Home!"
Speaker: Brian Hill
1:00 PM "Aging Well Expert Panel"
Speakers: Dr. Mark Carlson, Geriatrician, Dr. Nathan Drummond,
Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. David Murdy, Internal Medicine
Scott Gidley, President of Charitable Financial Partners
A long-term resident of Lakeway, Scott Gidley has actively supported our community by serving on numerous boards and task force committees; by fundraising for scholarships, teacher grants, LTHS organizations, and youth sports; by volunteering with several local non-profit organizations; and by coaching, refereeing, and umpiring for LTYA sports.
Scott's wife, Beth, is a banking executive with Independent Bank in Lakeway. His two daughters, Jennifer and Melissa, both graduated from LTHS, and both are now teachers in LTISD. Scott appreciates the diverse recreation and lifestyle opportunities of our Lakeway/Lake Travis communities, and he enjoys walking his grand dogs in our beautiful parks.
With over 30 years experience in financial services, Scott Gidley is the founder and President of Charitable Financial Partners, a local firm that provides Medicare insurance planning advice as well as retirement and investment planning services to individuals, families, and business owners. Annually, Scott supports several local charitable organizations.
Brian Hill, Science Reporter
Brian Hill spent his career as a TV science reporter, Brian was called called “the explainer”. He is an expert at explaining technology to the average person.
For eight years he’s specialized in teaching iPhone iPad and android smart phones to seniors. Most recently he has been teaching iPhone iPad at Belmont Village seniors center.
He will review his favorite “apps for seniors” to help with the top five senior problems,1. Sleep, 2. Memory loss, 3. Vision loss, 4. Typing problems on a tiny smart phone screen and 5. Medical Alert using your smartphone.
Dr. Mark Carlson, Geriatrician, Be Well MD
Dr. Carlson is a fellowship-trained, board- certified geriatrician, internist and oncologist with 25 years of healthcare experience. He received his medical doctorate from Loma Linda University in California and completed his geriatric medicine fellowship at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. Prior to his move into geriatrics, Dr. Carlson spent nearly 20 years of practice in medical oncology, where serious illness had to be managed with the latest in medical technology, compassion and a trusting patient-doctor relationship. Dr. Carlson combined this experience with his strong desire to help seniors in the aging process to create Be Well MD. Be Well MD is a medical practice designed specifically for aging adults, providing the highest quality medical care to individuals living in private residences and in senior living communities. Be Well MD also provides transitional care for seniors discharged from hospital and rehab back to home. Dr. Carlson’s personal mission is to help seniors live healthier and happier lives.
Nathan Drummond, MD Orthopedic Surgeon, Baylor Scott & White Health
It’s no wonder Dr. Drummond settled near Austin: as a UT grad and water sports lover, he has always felt at home here. While completing his training out of state in Kansas and New York City broadened his horizons, he and his wife have always been anxious to get back to Texas. He is thrilled to join the Orthopedic Surgery department at Baylor Scott & White Lakeway and just as thrilled to meet new patients.
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Internship & Residency: University of Kansas at Wichita School of Medicine
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee Fellowship New York - Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Professional Memberships: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association
David Murdy, MD, Internal Medicine, Baylor Scott & White Health
Dr. Murdy enjoys helping his patients solve complex diagnostic and medical management problems and working with them to get the most out of life. In his spare time, he enjoys boating, flying, reading and spending time with his wife and four sons.
Medical School: Brown University – Alpert School of Medicine Providence, Rhode Island University of Chicago – Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago, Illinois
Internship & Residency: Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Fellow of the American College of Physicians Senior Aeromedical Examiner for the FAA
Professional Memberships: American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, Texas Medical Association, The Obesity Society, Civil AeroMedical Association
Moderator Cyndi Cummings, Broker - Realty Austin, President - LT Senior Services:
While she works with people of all ages, Cyndi specializes in helping older adults (those 55+), senior citizens, and their caregiver families navigate the unique challenges that face boomers and seniors when they contemplate a late-in-life move. The financial, emotional, and logistical issues faced by older adults are unique and demand a specially-trained real estate agent who understands the complexities of such a move.
Cummings holds the designation designation of Certified Senior Housing Professional (CSHP) from The Seniors Real Estate Institute, Senior Real Estate Specialist® (SRES) from the National Association of Realtors and is an approved trainer for SRES courses in Texas.
**There will also be opportunities to win fantastic door prizes!
The event is free! Click on the button below to register.
~ACTS Church Lakeway
~Aging is Cool
~AmeriCare Bee Cave
~April Unruh - Essential Oils
~Baylor Scott & White Health - Lakeway
~Be Well MD
~Belmont Village Lakeway
~Charitable Financial Partners
~The Cummings Home Team - Realty Austin
~Drive A Senior Southwest
~Edward Jones - Chantell Gonzales
~FirstLight Home Care of Austin
~The Hills of Lakeway Country Club
~Ladies of Charity-Lake Travis
~Lake Travis Community Library
~Lakeway Activity Center
~Lakeway Aquatic Physical Therapy
~Law Office of Kay Lively
~Legacy Oaks of Lakeway
~Life's Next Step
~Meals on Wheels Central Texas
~Oasis Senior Advisors
~Park Manor Bee Cave
~Preferred Care at Home
~Silverado Memory Care
~Spirit in the Hills Lutheran Church
~SRG Services Inc. (Senior Resource Guide)
~Thrash, Carroll & Vanway Law Group
~Weed-Corley-Fish Lake Travis Chapel