Senior Expo

Genealogy Roots, Social Work & Cognitive Care Conferences: OCTOBER 4 - 5, 2018 | SANDY, UTAH

The Largest Senior Expo Event in Utah

5,000 - 10,000 Seniors & Caregivers

The Senior Expo is an opportunity to get answers and explore activities for a more healthy and active lifestyle. We have assembled the best companies and brightest individuals in one location for a two-day event.

      • For a deeper dive into genealogy training we have assembled the top genealogy / DNA / technology presenters know as “The Dream Team”.
      • The “Social Work in Geriatrics” Conference is held by: Utah Society of Social Work Leadership in Health Care (USSWLHC).
      • The Healthcare Professional Track and Family Caregiver Track of the Cognitive Care Conference are sponsored by: Utah Department of Health and the University of Utah.

Health Screenings

      • Blood Sugar Test
      • Diabetes & Sleep Apnea Pre-Questionnaire
      • Flu Shots, Pneumonia, Shingles, and TDAP shots
      • Bone Density
      • Medication Review
      • Dental Care & Eye Care
      • Hearing and Balance
      • Blood Pressure & Body Mass Index
      • Difficulty Breathing Lung Blow Test
      • Dementia and Alzheimer’s / Cognitive Test
      • Skin Sun Damage Check
      • Depression Screening
      • Back & Joint Increase Function


      • Car Show
      • Pickleball
      • Music & Motion
      • Bingo (Prizes for 400+)
      • Quilting / Sewing
      • Facebook / Instagram Training
      • Two Day Genealogy Roots Training
      • Senior Travel Tours
      • Reduce Property Taxes (66+ year olds)
      • Medicare Prescription Check (Reduce Monthly Cost)
      • DNA Testing Kits (Genealogy & Health)
      • Instant price quote on any home
      • Housing Options, Care Services, Financial Help
      • Government Resources & Low Income Housing
      • 6 Food Locations
      • Massage Station


Senior Expo
  • Expo Hall
  • Activity Stations
  • Health Screenings
  • Information Stations
  • Gift Basket Giveaways
Genealogy Roots Pass
  • 2 Day Genealogy Training
  • Full Expo Hall Included
  • Presentation Booklet
  • Training hosted by Genealogy Gems
Social Work in Geriatrics Conference
  • 1/2 Day Social Work Conference
  • (Training worth 4 CEU's)
  • Full Expo Hall Included
  • By: Utah Society of Social Work Leadership in Health Care (USSWLHC)
Cognitive Care Conference
  • Healthcare Professional Track ($150)
  • Family Caregiver Track ($15)
  • Full Expo Hall Included
  • Sponsored by: Utah Department of Health and the University of Utah

Genealogy Roots Schedule

04Oct, 2018

Expo Hall & Health Screenings Open

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Keynote: Family to the 7th Generation

9:30 AM

The Genealogist's Google Search Methodology

10:00 AM

Comparing the Genealogy Giants Websites:,,, and

Speaker: Sunny Morton
11:00 AM

Genetic Genealogy Foundations

Speaker: Diahan Southard
2:00 PM

Create a FREE Historic Map Collection with Google Earth

3:00 PM

3 Key Strategies to Make Sense of Your DNA Testing

Speaker: Diahan Southard
4:00 PM
05Oct, 2018

Expo Hall & Health Screenings Open

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Keynote: Lisa Louise Cooke

9:30 AM

DNA and Family Health History

Speaker: Diahan Southard
10:00 AM

Bust Your Brick Walls with Your Inner Private Eye

11:00 AM

Share Your Life Stories More Meaningfully

Speaker: Sunny Morton
2:00 PM

7 Apps for Sharing Family History

3:00 PM

How to Reconstruct Your Ancestors’ Amazing Stories

Speaker: Sunny Morton
4:00 PM

Your Expert Genealogy Roots Instructors

Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

Owner of Genealogy Gems

Sunny Morton

Sunny Morton

Editor & Genealogy Gems Book Club Guru

Diahan Southard

Diahan Southard

DNA Consulting Contributor

John and Kathy Covey

John and Kathy Covey

Family Consultants


Ask the Experts

Caregivers, family members, and seniors – get all of your questions answered by the best in the business. Get answers about the following: housing, care services, community resources, and how to pay for it all.

Screenings/Popular Hobbies

Over 20 different health screenings and tests are available in one location at one convenient time. Come explore all the hobbies and activities seniors are doing to stay healthy and active.

Professionals for Seniors

Connect with hundreds of other professionals and companies at the single largest gathering in Utah. Connect with thousands of seniors and caregivers during our conferences, workshops, and activities.

Genealogy Training

We have assembled the best trainers to create a unique interactive experience without switching classes every hour. A deeper dive into genealogy training, with well known experts as your guide.

Our Title Sponsors

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