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Idaho - Treasure Valley


Darra Wray, CSA  208-631-7603


Evaly Poole, CSA  208-671-5298

VP Community Education:

Dee Childers  208-830-4455
VP Professional Education: Mary Mlot  720-217-3703

VP Membership: Mary Holden  208-850-4771

Board Member - Events: Teresa Haldorson

Board Member - Marketing: JP Benlian, CSA  208-946-4390

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM at The Riverside Hotel

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, monthly meetings are temporarily being held via teleconference.

LEARN: Lifelong Education & Aging Resource Network

Business Meeting
Planning for Long Term Care


 Thursday, June 11, 2020

7:30 AM to 9:00 AM


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings are temporarily being held via teleconference.

 The Riverside Hotel
2900 W. Chinden Blvd.
Garden City, ID 83714
(Meeting room will be posted at hotel entrance.)





RSVP (Yes Only):

Darra Wray


No fee

No Host breakfast is available.



For more information about LEARN:

Meeting and Program Information

Business Meeting (30 minutes):

  • Welcome & Visitor Introductions
  • Membership Update
  • Community Education Update
  • Events & Expos Update
  • Professional Education Update

Professional Education (60 minutes): 

  • Planning for Long Term Care


Evaly Poole, CSA - Senior Care Solutions - The Continuum of Care

Don Levin, JD, MPA, CLF®, CSA®, LTCP, CLTC - PNW Insurance Services, LLC - Long Term Care Insurance


Mark Your Calendar

2020 Membership Meeting Schedule

  • June 11th - Continuum of Care and Long-Term Care Insurance
  • July 9th - Care at Home (Home Care, Home Health, Mobile Medicine & Hospice)
  • August 13th - Emergency Preparedness in a Modern World
  • September 10th - Pandemic Retrospecitve Health & Financial
  • October 8th - Medicare / Medicaid Expansion
  • November 12th - Business Management
  • December 10th - Living & Aging Well


Upcoming Events

All Community Education events have been temporarily postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Previous Meetings & Events

5/14/20 - Monthly Meeting: Professional Caregiver Shortage in Idaho 

  • Rodne Bates, DO - Chair of Primary care at the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Randall Huspeth, PhD, MBA, MS, APRN-CNP/CNS, FRE, FAANP, NEA-BC - Executive Director, Idaho Center for Nursing
  • Stewart Wilder - President / General Manager, Interim Healthcare

 4/9/20 - Monthly Meeting: Advanced Planning

  • Advance Directives & POST -  Lynsey Winters Juel, MPA (Honoring Choices Idaho)

 3/12/20 - Monthly Meeting: Care Management, Guardainship & Conservatorship

  • Care Management - Dee Childers - MA, CMC (Life Changes Eldercare) Teresa Haldorson - RN, MN (Optimal Aging)
  • Guardianship & Conservatorship - Julie Robinson - MSW (Seasons Care Management) & Dee Childers - MA, CMC (Life Changes Eldercare)

 2/28/20 - Forever Young Expo 

 2/15/20 - Community Event: Idaho Family Caregiver Conference 

 2/13/20 -  Monthly Meeting: Social Security and Tax Planning

  • Social Security Refresher - Peggy Farnworth, KMS Financial Services
  • New Tax Laws - Dave Minick, Minick Financial

 1/9/20 - Monthly Meeting: Senior Living Solutions

  • Engaging with Clients with Dementia - Bryce Saxton, Emerson House 
  • Finding the Right Option - Stacy Gunnerson, Grannie on the Move, LLC

 12/12/19 - Monthly Meeting: 2020 Education Planning meeting

  • Community Education Initiative
  • Professional Education Initiative
  • Membership Invitations

11/14/19 - Monthlly Meeting: Strategic Planning Meeting with business presentations by 

  • Mary Mlot - Dignitas Health
  • Patti Flanigan - Smart Strategies for Successful Living
  • Teresa McCully - Silver Key Benefits

10/16/19 - Community Event: HP DisAbility Benefit Network Resource Fair

10/10/19 - Monthly Meeting: Kick off and planning

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