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Questions? Email Pat at psylvia@LeadingAgeWA.org or text 360-556-5446  “See” you soon! 

Agenda at a Glance  Conference Program Final   As of October 25th 

 


5 TOP REASONS TO REGISTER FOR LEADINGAGE WASHINGTON’S VIRTUAL CONFERENCE!

#1 All-Star Line-Up. Speakers including Larry Minnix, Author, and retired President and CEO of LeadingAge National; Jack York, Co-Founder and CEO of IN2L, Mary Muñoz, Senior Managing Director, ZIEGLER and Dr. Kelly Tremblay, contributing author of the WHO’s “World Report on Ageing and Health” and the “Guidelines for Integrated Care for Older People.”; Martha Bryan, Bryan & Bryan Associates, Creating Excellence: Together, We Can!

#2 High-Tech Virtual Experience. A fun, dynamic virtual conference environment, simulated to look like the Davenport Grand Hotel with meeting rooms, conference rooms and endless ways to connect.

#3 Interaction. A wide variety of ways to chat and interact with your friends and peers. We have a paint & sip and the dueling pianos for our virtual party this year!

#4 Education. Over 60 educational sessions offer compelling, engaging and real information that will make your job better.

#5 Renewal. As an aging services professional, you have been impacted by COVID-19 more than most. When you sign up by October 10th, we’ll ship you a special Renewal Box. It’s full of nurturing gifts and inspiring tips to nurture YOU and your team! (Limit to 250, so sign up early!)

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SESSIONS AT A GLANCE

Design & project management

Optimizing the Intersection Between the Healthcare, Housing & Hospitality
Jennifer Fleming, Owner and Interior Designer, Rice Fergus Miller, Architects, Interiors, & Master Planning; Amy Webb, Executive Director, Heron’s Key; Glenn Smithson, Resort General Manager, 7 Cedars Resort

Design for Socialization in a Time of Social Distancing
Lisa Warnock, Director of Housing Interiors, Lisa Sneddon, Interior Design and Chuck Archer, Senior Project Manager, LRS Architects

A Resident Reveal: Relevancy and Rewards from Repositioning a 55-year-old Community
Annika DiNovi, Executive Director, Parkshore; Paul Aigner, VP of Real Estate Development, Transforming Age; William Wertz, Resident, Parkshore

The Wellness-Focused Resident Unit
Alexis Denton, Associate Principal, Perkins Eastman

Meeting Consumer Demands with Campus Reinvestment
Daren Bell, Director, and Sarkis Garabedian, Managing Director, Ziegler; Alan Curryer, CEO, Rockwood Retirement Communities

Dining, leadership & strategy

Dining with Dignity – Part I for COVID-19 and Beyond
Kristina Walker, Client Care Director, Mercury Pharmacy; Dr. Kelly Tremblay, Audiologist and Neuroscientist and Shawn Boling, Culinary Coach, 3rdthird Marketing/Culinary Coach

How Data Analytics and Consumer Insights are Driving Hospitality and Dining Trends
Erika Asem, Director, Business Insights, E15 Group; Darpan Patel, Strategic Project Manager, Envision Group

Dining with Dignity – Part 2 Marketing Approach
Cynthia Thurlow Cruver, Principal and Derek Dujardin, Creative Director,3rd Third Marketing; Shawn Boling, Culinary Coach, Culinary Coach Consulting; 

Hospitality and Service: How We Can Transform Our Culture of Service in Times of Pandemic, From Ordinary to Extraordinary  
Mark Linden, Owner & Founder, Culinary S.O.S.

HR, workforce & technology

Understanding the “New Generations”
Robert Moore, Director of Training, Time Equipment Company

Creating Excellence . . . Together, We Can! (2 parts)
Martha Bryan, Owner, Bryan & Bryan Associates

Getting Your Employees to Want to Stick Around
Susan Giacobazzi, Owner, Love Your 5

Transformative Leadership in the Era of Artificial Intelligence
Ruchin Kansal, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer, Kansal & Company

 

Leadership & strategy

Four Attributes of High Performing Organizations: More Critical Now Than Ever
Mark Steranka, Partner, Moss Adams

Operationalizing Quality: Using Baldrige as a Business Management System
Robert Lane, Director, BKD, LLP

Governance as Leadership: Board Trustees (2 parts)
Larry Minnix, LeadingAge Retired President & CEO, Author

Driving Outcomes for Managed Care: Building Long Term Care Networks to Focus on Quality and Value Based Contracts – Barbara Sears, Partner, Strategic Healthcare

Navigating the Winds of Change: Innovation and Disruption in Senior Living
Mary Munoz, Senior Managing Director, Ziegler

Strategies for SNFs to improve their Long-Term Sustainability
Dan Frein, CPA, Principal, Martin Yanushev, Senior Associate, CliftonLarsenAllen and Carma Matti-Jackson, Founder/Principal, C.Matti Consulting

The Good, the Bad, and the Education Life Gives You: Using After Action Reports for Meaningful Change
Susan Koppelmann Pelaez, Director, Preparedness & Response, NW Healthcare Response Network

COVID, Waivers and Billing – OH MY!
Mary Jo Wilson, Client Engagement Specialist/Consultant, SNF-Solutions, LLC

 

Partnership & collaboration

“Threat Level Midnight” Assessing Risk and Preparing for Emergencies at Your Facility
Lorrel Filliater, Senior Account Manager, The Compliance Store

Reducing Re-Hospitalizations and Increasing Referrals with Interventional Analytics
Phyllis Wojtusik, Executive Vice President, Real Time Medical Systems

Beyond Trend Intelligence: Forging Unique Partnerships to Help the Missing Middle
Jeremy Southerland, Architect/Principal, Ankrom Moisan; R. Kevin McFeely, President and CEO, Tacoma Lutheran; Torsten Hirche, President and CEO, Transforming Age

Identifying a Community: Don’t Miss Out on The Continuum Group…An Innovative Idea With Stellar ROI!
Kelda Fairleigh, Head of Operations, Home Care Assistance; Valerie Rose, Community Engagement Manager, DispatchHealth; Brent Korte, Evergreen Home Health; Anastasia Hurtado, Home Care Assistance

Cracking the Nut: New Solutions to Address the Middle Market
Leslie Moldow, FAIA, LEED AP-Principal, Perkins Eastman and Brian Lloyd, VP, Beacon Development Group

Management & marketing

Pivot Marketing in COVID-19
Cynthia Thurlow Cruver, Principal, Derek Dujardin, Creative Director and Trish Mayer, Digital Director, 3rdThird Marketing

Crisis Management 101: How to Anticipate and Handle High-Stakes Issues (including COVID-19) in the Senior Living Industry
Carin Marney, Shareholder, Lane Powell; Marc Berger, V.P. & Partner, Nyhus Communication

The Reputation Revolution: Why Long Term-Care Organizations Must Embrace Transparency
Rich Kortum, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Tess Kurtenbach, Business Development Manager, NRC Health

Marketing Together Makes Sense #SeniorsBetterTogether
DeAnne Clune, Managing Director, SeniorsBetterTogether, Lynn Creasy, Community Relations Director, Foundation House of Northgate and Tina Stafford, Senior Living Branding Specialist, Stafford Creative 

Socially Distanced, Digitally Social: Social Media Marketing to the COVID-ified SL Customer
Anna Rose Warren, Social Media Director, 3rdthird Marketing

Your Uncopyable Advantage – Mission Critical: Marketing and Selling Your Senior Living Facility During the Pandemic (2 parts)
Kay Miller, Marketing Consultant, The Adventure LLC

Public policy & legal issues

Hemp: The New Alternative to Marijuana in Senior Care?
Pamela Kaufmann, Partner, Hanson Bridgett, LLP; Gabriela Sanchez, Shareholder, Lane Powell PC

Preparing for and Responding to Audits (2 parts)
Sarah Shearer-Smith, NW Director of Clinical Services, Consonus Healthcare Services

Infection Control in the Time of COVID-19
Janine Finck-Boyle, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Jodi Eyigor. Director, Nursing Home Quality & Policy, LeadingAge

Understanding your SNF Medicaid Rate
David Carter, Director, Health Care Finance & Policy, LeadingAge Washington

WA State Quality Incentives; The Clinical Focus
Colleen Marlatt, RN, BSN,RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, Founder, Cornerstone Clinical Consulting

Wellness & life enrichment

Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness: COVID-19 and Beyond
Kristine Theurer, Founder, President, Java Group Programs

Why Wellness Matters and How Communities Are Implementing It
Liz Keller, Account Manager; Criston Leopard, Managing Director, Viibrant

How Nature Heals
Orla Concannon, Founder & CEO, Eldergrow

Bringing the Generations Together: Fostering Intergenerational Connections in Your Community
Jennifer Kulik, Founder & CEO, Silver Kite Community Arts

Rethinking Care for Older Adults in the Time of COVID19: WHO Guidelines on Community-Level Interventions (2 Parts)
Dr. Kelly Tremblay, Audiologist and Neuroscientist

Mind-Body-Spirit Tools for Resiliency in Healthcare
Lisa C. Dunlap, Integrative AGPCNP-BC, Self-Compassion Connections

Care & services

Coming Out on Top of a Tough Complaint Investigation
Ryan Miller, Executive Director, Maria Sheriff, Nursing Services Director, Skyline; Jonathan Free, Regional Clinical Nurse, Transforming Age

ROP – Ensuring Compliance in a Changing Environment
Patti Garibaldi, Director of Clinical Consulting, Consonus Healthcare Services

Bullying Among Older Adults: Not Just a Playground Problem
Kathleen Weissberg, Education Director, Select Rehabilitation

End-of-Life (Death) Doula: What is that???
Bonnie Blachly MN, RN, EOLD, BLB Nurse Consulting

69TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS

3rdThird Marketing
www.3rdthirdmarketing.com
3M HealthCare Medical Solutions Division
www.3M.com
A/R SNF Solutions
www.snf-solutions.com
Ankrom Moisan Architects
www.ankrommoisan.com
BKD CPAs & Advisors
www.bkd.com
Cain Brothers
www.cainbrothers.com
Comfort Matters
www.comfortmatters.org
Compliance Store, The
www.thecompliancestore.com
Comprehensive Risk Management
www.compriskmgt.com
Consonus Healthcare Services
www.consonushealth.com
Culinary Coach
www.culinarycoach.us
Deacon Construction
www.deacon.com
Dispatch Health
www.dispatchhealth.com
Ecolab
www.ecolab.com
Eldergrow
www.eldergrow.org
Healthcare Resource Services
hrs-intalere.com
Healthcare Services Group
www.hcsgcorp.com
IN2L
www.in2l.com
Infinity Rehab
www.infinityrehab.com
Interactive Medical Systems
www.goimsinc.com
JAVA Group Programs
www.javaGP.com
LRS Architects
www.lrsarchitects.com
McKesson Medical-Surgical
www.mckesson.com
Mercury Pharmacy Services
www.mercuryrx.com
Morrison Community Living
www.morrisoncommunityliving.com
Patcraft
www.patcraft.com
OPTUM, Care Delivery & Management
www.optum.com/longtermcare
PayNorthwest
www.paynorthwest.com
PharMerica
www.pharmerica.com
Pioneering Technology Corp
www.pioneeringtech.com
PointClickCare
www.pointclickcare.com
Propel Insurance
www.propelinsurance.com
Quality Apex
www.qualityapex.com
Real Time Medical Systems
realtimemed.com
Rehab Care
www.rehabcare.com
Reliant Rehabilitation
www.reliant-rehab.com
Resident Salon Services
www.ressalon.com
Rice Fergus Miller
www.rfmarch.com
Select Rehabilitation
www.selectrehab.com
Silver Kite Community Arts
www.silverkite.us
Stanley Healthcare Solutions
www.stanleyhealthcare.com
TridentCare
www.schryvermedical.com
Unidine Lifestyles
www.unidine.com
USI Insurance Services
www.usi.com
Viibrant
www.viibrant.com
WA Advocate of Deaf & Hard of Hearing
www.wadhh.org
Walsh Construction Co
www.walshconstruction.com
Washington Relay
www.washingtonrelay.com
WA Housing Finance Commission
www.wshfc.org
Ziegler
www.ziegler.com

SPONSORS

$10,000 diamond members

CONSONUS HEALTHCARE       INTALERE       MORRISON LIVING       ZIEGLER

$7,500 ruby members

INFINITY REHAB       MCKESSON       MERCURY PHARMACY SERVICES       WA STATE HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION

$5,000 sapphire members

THE COMPLIANCE STORE       LANE POWELL       NRC HEALTH       USI

$2,500 emerald members

BLACKPOINT IT SERVICES       CAIN BROTHERS       COMPREHENSIVE RISK MANAGEMENT, INC

HPSI PURCHASING SERVICES       MOSS ADAMS       OPTUM

PROPEL INSURANCE       SODEXO       UNIDINE