2017 Conference Handouts and Presentations

2017 Arizona LeadingAge 34th Annual Conference & Expo

Power of Purpose

May 31, 2017 - June 2, 2017

We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center

Scottsdale, Arizona


Friday, June 2


(24) A Matter of Respect - Using the Least Intrusive Legal Intervention | Charles Arnold




(01) There Is No “They” – Delivering Care from the Customer’s Perspective | Larry Johnson

Session 1 NoThey_Change.pdf

Session 1 CJ-ChickensSoul-edit copy.mp3

(02) THRIVE: Ensuring Independent Living and Assisted Living Residents an Emotionally Safe, Supportive & Inclusive Environment  |   Lisa O’Neill, DBH & David Mandel, PhD

            (03) The Big Branding Session: How to Build Your Community’s Reputation as Employer of Choice & Residence of Choice  |   Angus Brown, Shawn Leary

            (04) LakeSide at La Loma- Even the Millennials Would Be Excited About this Life Plan Community! | Vernon Swaback, Joseph E. La Rue, Matthew Aube

            (05) Turbocharge Your QAPI: Empower All Nursing Home Staff to be Active in Performance Improvement | Keith Chartier,  MPH

                  THURSDAY, JUNE 1  

                  (06) Protecting Yourself from Ethical Slippage in the Workplace | Marianne Jennings
                      (07) Want a Healthy Brain? It’s All in the Lifestyle! | Dr. Paul Bendheim
                          (08) National Best Practices in HCBS & Assisted Living | Peter Notarstefano

                              (09) Building Blocks for Affordable Senior Housing in Arizona | Steve Hastings, FSL
                                  (10) Uncertain Future of Skilled Nursing Facilities | Mary Muñoz, Sharon Grambow, Steven Kolnacki, Daren Bell
                                      (11) Turning Residents and Families Into Outrageously Loyal Fans | Larry Johnson
                                      (12) New Federal Medicaid Regulations for Assisted Living | Laura Hartgroves, Virginia Rountree, Dara Johnson
                                        (13) New Requirements of Participation for Nursing Facilities | Robert N. Rabecs
                                          (14) Affordable Housing Policy & Trends: What’s New & What You Can Do | Evan Carmen, David Smart
                                            (15) AZDHS Update:  Keeping Your Facility Compliant & Your Residents Happy | Diane Eckles

                                              (16) Success Story - A Resident-led Lifelong Learners Program | M. Dosia Carlson

                                              (17) Demystifying Assisted Living Marketing: Taking a Proactive Approach to Your Program’s Success | Rick Hunsicker

                                              (18) (19) To Be or Not To Be”- Discussion of Two Communities & Their Evolution to Keep Thriving  |   Kendra J. Eberhart,   LuAnn Thoma-Holec, Sharon Grambow, Daniel P. Brusnahan

                                              (21) Managing Conflict in Any Situation | Kate Otting

                                              (22) Newman  v. Select Specialty Hospital: A Game Changer | David Cohen & Elizabeth Gilbert

                                              FRIDAY, JUNE 2


                                              (23) The Future of Aging Services: Where Are We Now & Where Are We Going? | Dr. Cheryl Phillips 

                                              (26) Top 10 Technologies in the Aging Field | Sidnee Peck & Bob Roth

                                              (27) AzDHS: Life Safety Codes & Compliance with Physical Plant Codes & Standards | Kathryn McCanna

                                              Embracing the Spirit of Innovation | Steve Lindsey

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