September 2020

30Sep10:30 a.m.FeaturedSenior Living Conference

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Join us at the 2020 Senior Living Virtual Conference. This virtual conference offers 15 sessions over two half-days with a broad range of topics to help those in the senior living industry maximize the potential and quality of services they provide in their communities.

Providers continue to be challenged with COVID-19 pandemic issues and the Senior Living Virtual Conference will provide you with information to help.

  • Attend educational courses facilitated by experts and national leaders in the senior living field
  • Gather information and resources you can use now
  • Expand your knowledge and earn up to 6.0 Continuing Education Credits
  • Discover the latest products and services during expo hours
  • Chat with speakers and attendees
Wednesday, September 30 and Thursday, October 1

Session 1: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Expo: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Session 2: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Expo: 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Session 3: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Co-Host Sponsor

Wednesday, September 30
 
10:30 – 11:30 am
1A Financial Considerations During COVID-19 – How to Use Financial Data to Make Operational and Financial Outcome Decisions
2A Social Distancing Increases Malnutrition and Dehydration: 3 Powerful Strategies to Get Ahead of It
3A Leveraging Technology During COVID-19
 
11:30 am – 12:30 pm   Break with Exhibitors
 
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
4B Change Happens – How Are You Addressing It?
5B Assisted Living Update
 
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm   Break with Exhibitors
 
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
6C Dementia and Loneliness: Our Role in Making a Difference
7C Video, Video, Video...How to Use Videos to Capture and Nurture Leads
8C 2020 Litigation Trends – Senior Living Communities
 
Thursday, October 1
 
10:30 – 11:30 am
9D Testing, Contact Tracing, Family Visits, and Vaccines: Operational Challenges and Legal Issues
10D Re-Start: Re-Imagine – Re-Focus as you Re-Open
11D Overcoming Compassion Fatigue in our Current Work Environment
 
11:30 am – 12:30 pm   Break with Exhibitors
 
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12E Yes, An Infection Control Plan is Necessary in Assisted Living
13E Emerging From Crisis: 5 Critical Adjustments to Business as Un-usual
 
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm   Break with Exhibitors
 
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
14F COVID-19 Independent Living Sentiment Survey Results
15F Re-Breaking the Ice – How to Successfully Re-engage Your Resident Population After Quarantine
Wednesday, September 30
10:30 – 11:30 am
1A Financial Considerations During COVID-19 – How to Use Financial Data to Make Operational and Financial Outcome Decisions
  • Review data to analyze how operational changes at an organization can have financial impacts
  • Understand industry trends related to occupancy and staffing in the long-term care industry
  • Explore potential financial implications of COVID-19 and potential reporting requirements within the industry
Faculty: Deb D. Emerson, CPA, and Chad D. Kunze, CPA, CliftonLarsonAllen
2A Social Distancing Increases Malnutrition and Dehydration: 3 Powerful Strategies to Get Ahead of It
  •  Gain understanding of how the unique nutritional needs of older adults put them at risk for malnutrition and dehydration and how COVID-19 is exacerbating it
  • Learn how simple validated nutrition screening tools specifically developed for the older adult, along with other strategies, reduces malnutrition and dehydration in assisted living and other settings
  • Learn best practices for nutrition interventions that work in the COVID 19 era for reducing malnutrition and dehydration risk
Faculty: Margaret Roche, MS, RD, CDE, CSG, FAND, Roche Dietitians
3A Leveraging Technology During COVID-19
  • Learn about the rapid increase in the use of different modalities of telehealth in response to the COVID-19 pandemic across the Collaborative Care spectrum
  • Discuss the different use cases, applications, and case studies from providers in the trenches, and see how telehealth cemented the connection among and between different providers and their care recipients
  • Explore the range of benefits telehealth delivered on the ground to providers and their patients/residents/clients and likelihood of providers’ continuing use of telehealth beyond the pandemic
Faculty: Majd Alwan, SVP of Technology and Business Strategy, LeadingAge, Executive Director, LeadingAge CAST, LeadingAge, and Scott Code, Senior Director, LeadingAge CAST
11:30 am – 12:30 pm   Break with Exhibitors
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
4B Change Happens – How Are You Addressing It?
  • Learn the building blocks to an effective change communication strategy
  • Use insights and tips on developing meaningful messages during times of change
  • Create purposeful communication as "change evangelists"
Faculty: Steve Wujek, VP, Communication, and Dave Dunn, Director, Communication and PR, GlynnDevins
5B Assisted Living Update
  • Examine the most current survey and compliance issues with IDPH staff
  • Understand key areas to prepare for an AL survey
  • Discuss COVID -19 related issues in AL
Faculty: Lynda Kovarik, RN, HFSN, Chief, Division of AL, Sr. Public Service Administrator, IDPH
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm   Break with Exhibitors
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
6C Dementia and Loneliness: Our Role in Making a Difference
  • Discuss the common reasons for loneliness in people with dementia
  • Review the Dementia Friendly and Dementia Friends movement in Illinois
  • Explore how each of us can work to support those with dementia
Faculty: Susan Frick, MSW, LSW, Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
7C Video, Video, Video...How to Use Videos to Capture and Nurture Leads
  • Discuss why videos are a powerful media tool for building and nurturing trust and lasting relationships
  • Review various video strategies that should be used in each stage of the buyer’s journey to drive lead conversions
  • Explore must-know video production basics for a lasting investment
Faculty: Patty Cisco, MBA, CEO & Founder, Marketing Essentials
8C 2020 Litigation Trends – Senior Living Communities
  •  Review recent trends concerning travel restrictions, quarantines, and other employment considerations for the COVID-19 Senior-Living environment
  • Gain a deeper understanding of potential immunity for Assisted Living providers from potential COVID-19 litigation
  • Discuss current legal implications and considerations arising from social media use of Senior Living providers and their employees
Faculty: Adam S. Guetzow, JD, Partner, Aimee Delaney, JD, Partner, and David Alfini, JD, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Thursday, October 1
10:30 – 11:30 am
9D Testing, Contact Tracing, Family Visits, and Vaccines: Operational Challenges and Legal Issues
  • Learn about best practices in employee, resident, and visitor testing, including protocols, documentation and reliability
  • Learn how to implement an effective contact tracing program to ensure proper follow up if there is a new infection in a community
  • Understand key considerations for family visits and reopening issues
Faculty: Matthew Murer, Chair, Healthcare, Meredith Duncan, Shareholder, Andy Cripe, Shareholder, Practice Chair, and Colleen Faddick, Shareholder, Practice Chair, Polsinelli
10D Re-Start: Re-Imagine – Re-Focus as you Re-Open
  • Identify how communal dining is different and how resident expectations have changed
  • Share best practices for in-room dining service
  • Technology innovations to keep residents/staff safe and healthy
  • Validate the importance of agility to go back to engaging isolated dining if needed
Faculty: Heidi Fields, Director of Business Development, Midwest, Katie Kunkel, Regional Director of Operations, Robert Campbell, Senior Corporate Executive Chef, and Max Mosky, Director of Analytics, Morrison Senior Living
11D Overcoming Compassion Fatigue in our Current Work Environment
  • Recognize the stages, causes, symptoms, and consequences of compassion fatigue
  • Describe assessment tools used to understand levels of compassion fatigue in the work environment
  • Identify effective strategies to prevent/minimize the development of compassion fatigue in the workplace
Faculty: Neely Sullivan, PT, CLT-LANA, CDP, Education Specialist, Select Rehabilitation
11:30 am – 12:30 pm   Break with Exhibitors
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12E Yes, An Infection Control Plan is Necessary in Assisted Living
  • Identify why COVID-19 has reinforced the need for formal infection prevention and control programs in AL/SLP
  • Describe necessary components of an AL/SLP infection prevention program
  • Identify infection prevention challenges unique to AL/SLP
Faculty: Deb Burdsall, PhD, RN-BC, CIC, FAPIC, Infection Control Consultant, Hektoen Institute/IDPH
13E Emerging From Crisis: 5 Critical Adjustments to Business as Un-usual
  • Learn which areas of the organization to prioritize coming out of COVID to ensure the organization emerges from this pandemic a stronger and healthier organization
  • Have a better understanding of the mandatory Stimulus Reconciliation Reporting requirements for those that took advantage of the Cares Act funding, which will be due 45 days after the end of Calendar Year End 2020
  • Hear about the critical take-aways from the Plante Moran sponsored COVID-19 Independent Living Sentiment Survey
Faculty: Dana Wollschlager, Partner & Practice Leader and Jim Stradiot, CPA, Senior Manager, Strategy & Operations, Plante Moran
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Break with Exhibitors
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
14F COVID-19 Independent Living Sentiment Survey Results
  • Learn the results of the COVID-19 Independent Living Sentiment Survey, where more than 25,000 independent living residents, prospects/waitlist members, and staff shared their feelings about living through the pandemic, how they felt about living in a community vs. staying in their own home, and how staff felt about serving during this crisis
  • Discover critical take-aways from the survey results and how to adjust for the next wave of COVID-19 coupled with the seasonal flu
  • Learn ideas on how to better educate the industry about the value proposition the senior living industry provides and ideas to change the narrative on how important Senior Living providers were during this pandemic
Faculty: Dana Wollschlager, Partner & Practice Leader, Plante Moran, and Lynn Daly, Executive Vice President, HJ Sims
15F Re-Breaking the Ice – How to Successfully Re-engage Your Resident Population After Quarantine
  • Expand and extend our programming to provide individual goals and the need for follow-thru as a way to extend engagement time
  • Obtain materials and create packaged kits that affordably utilize the full spectrum of in-person and online, individual and group, resources to provide instruction and support for extended engagement experiences
  • Learn how to use a simple childhood game to reconnect residents and staff to alleviate fear and help them to welcome the idea of interacting with each other again socially
Faculty: Colleen Koziara, ADC, CCYT, CDP, CADDCT, CEO, Beyond Bingo

Explore our valued exhibitor booths where you can connect in real time with company reps, watch product/service videos, and download resources. Discover the latest products and services during exclusive expo hours. Visit and chat with the exhibitors to earn points to Engage & Win for a chance to win a Grand Prize Drawing.

Dedicated Expo Hours

11:30 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Wednesday, September 30 and Thursday, October 1

LeadingAge Illinois, as an approved sponsor of continuing education through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, will provide the following professionals licensed in Illinois:

Nursing home administrators, Nurses, Clinical social workers/social workers, Registered and certified public accountants, Physical therapists/physical therapy assistants, Occupational therapists/occupational therapy assistants, Prof. counselor/clinical counselor

With up to 6.0 continuing education credit hours.

When offering CE credit, LeadingAge Illinois must abide by the rules and regulations of all applicable professional accrediting boards and agencies. As such, LeadingAge Illinois cannot provide full CE credit to participants who arrive late or leave early. All other professionals are encouraged to submit detailed information on the session attended (LeadingAge Illinois brochure and handout materials) to their own professional organization for consideration of continuing education credit.

Credentialing bodies and licensing boards have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.

CEs will be issued for attending complete live sessions.

  • Provider member: $149 per site. Send unlimited staff from your site for one price.
  • Provider non-member: $149 per person
  • Business member (non-exhibiting): $299 per person
  • Business non-member (non-exhibiting): $399 per person

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