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Tuesday, September 15
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Finding Optimism During Challenging Dining Times
Julie Halfpop, Martin Bros. Distributing, Inc.
AL; IL; SNF/LTC
Effective Care Plan Interventions for Depression
Catherine R. “Cat” Selman, The Cat Selman Company
SNF/LTC
Falls Prevention – Shaping Your Safety Program in the COVID Era
Judy Freyermuth, RehabCare
Sponsored by: RehabCare
AL; SNF/LTC
Seniors Housing and Care Market Trends in the Time of COVID-19
Lana Peck, NIC
AL; HCBS; IL; SNF/LTC
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Turning Current Challenges into Opportunities for Dining Improvements
David Koelling, Strategic Dining Services
AL; IL; SNF/LTC
Care Planning for the Resident Who Has Dementia
Catherine R. “Cat” Selman, The Cat Selman Company
SNF/LTC
Developing the Charge Nurse Leader
Cyndi Siders, Siders HealthCare Consulting, LLC
Sponsored by: Community Pharmacy
SNF/LTC
Senior Living Today and What the Future Holds
Matthew Mule & William Carney, Ziegler
AL; HCBS; IL; SNF/LTC
Wednesday, September 16
 9 - 10 a.m.
  
Streamlining Hospitality Systems & Finding Innovation: Member Solutions
Julie Halfpop, Martin Bros. Distributing Inc.; Taylor Wheeler, Simpson Memorial Home Inc.; & Rashell Fowler, Northcrest Community
AL; IL; SNF/LTC
Good Governance – Board Duties and Risks and the Attorney General’s Role in Nonprofit Oversight
Sean Fahey, Hall Render & Chantelle Smith, Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
SNF/LTC
AL & IL Admissions and Compliance Checkup
Drew Larson & Katie McKain, BrownWinick Law Firm
Sponsored by: BrownWinick Law Firm
AL; IL
 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  
Sanitation — Not the Time to Put it on the Back Burner
Kathleen Niedert, Western Home Communities 
SNF/LTC
Governance of Long-Term Care Quality
Carol Sipfle & Gail Nielsen, Luther Park Community 
Sponsored by: Lee Agency, Inc.
SNF/LTC
DIA Updates for Assisted Living
Linda Kellen, Department of Inspections and Appeals 
AL
 12 - 1 p.m. Serving Like a Nonprofit, Performing Like a Business – Especially Now
Bill Bojan & Mary Peter, CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen) 
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
Thursday, September 17
 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.  Charting Practices to Optimize Resident Safety
Cyndi Siders, Siders HealthCare Consulting, LLC
SNF/LTC
Current Employment Law & Benefits Issues Related to COVID-19
Tim Goodman & Rebecca Bernhard, Dorsey & Whitney
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
COVID-19: Adapting to the Facility’s Culture Change
Barbara Speedling
AL; SNF/LTC
3 - 4 p.m. Respiratory Protection Plans in Long-Term Care: The Time Has Come
Deb Patterson Burdsall
SNF/LTC
Skilled Nursing Compliance and Ethics – Regulation Update, Operational Keys, and Adapting Your Program to a COVID World
Sean Fahey, Hall Render
SNF/LTC
Modifying Therapeutic Activity & Psychosocial Services to Meet the Individual Needs of All Residents
Barbara Speedling
AL; SNF/LTC
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Root Cause Analysis - Part of Daily Practice
Cyndi Siders, Siders HealthCare Consulting, LLC
AL; SNF/LTC
Medicaid Elderly Waiver – What it Means Now
Stacy Hejda, Assisted Living Partners
Adult Day; AL; HCBS
Tuesday, September 22
12:30 - 1 p.m. COVID-19: What Have We Learned? - Cancelled
Dr. Caitlin Pedati, Iowa Department of Public Health
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Long-Term Care Life Safety Code/Emergency Preparedness
Jake Allspach, Iowa Department of Public Safety
SNF/LTC
Infection Prevention in the COVID Era
Dr. Mark Stibich, Forefront Healthcare Services, LLC
SNF/LTC
Senior Living Sales – A New Perspective and Approach!
Michael Marlow, Life Care Services
AL; IL
2020 Legal Updates That Impact Your Organization
Alissa Smith, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney
Ed McIntosh, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
3:15 - 4:15 p.m.   OSHA for Long-Term Care & Assisted Living
Christopher Downs, Iowa OSHA
AL; SNF/LTC
Caring for Residents with Mental and Psychosocial Disorders
Dr. Robert Bender, Healthy Aging International
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; PACE; SNF/LTC
Unlock Massive Sales Success: Reverse Engineer Your Move-In Strategy
Jennifer Knecht, Immanuel
AL; IL
Accounting for COVID-19 Relief Funding
Michael A. Peer, CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP)
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
Wednesday, September 23
9 - 10 a.m. Assisted Living Fire Safety/Fire Code Updates
Jake Allspach, Iowa Department of Public Safety
AL
How Senior Living Communities Can Embrace Technology Solutions
Joel Prevost, Prevost Partners
Adult Day; AL; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
IPAs: The Secret Weapon in Your Arsenal for Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM)
Melissa Brown
SNF/LTC
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.   Emergency Preparedness – When It's No Longer a Drill!
Kelly Hindman, Friendship Haven
Sponsored by: Lee Agency, Inc.
Adult Day; AL; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC

Virtual Reality Technology Creates a Better Reality for Seniors
Joel Prevost, Prevost Partners & Chuck Olsen, Visual Inc.
Adult Day; AL; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
Managed Care Contracting in Iowa - Where Is This Going and What Should We Be Doing Now?
David Driver & Arlene Jaroscak, Strategic Health Care
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; SNF/LTC
12 - 1 p.m. Leveraging Technology During COVID-19
Dr. Majd Alwan & Scott Code, LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technology (CAST)
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
PDPM: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach
Jennifer L. Barboa & Sherri L. Robbins, BKD National Health Care Group
SNF/LTC
Thursday, September 24
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Navigating Family Member Challenges: POAs, Guardians, and Conservators
Drew Larson & Sarah Wilson, BrownWinick Law Firm
Sponsored by: BrownWinick Law Firm
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; PACE; SNF/LTC
COVID-19 & Engagement-How to Win the War with Wellness
Bailie Hillman
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
Sharing Your Positive Story Amid Negative News
Mary Prevost, Prevost Partners
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. DIA Updates for Long-Term Care
Mindla White & Vicki Worth, Department of Inspections and Appeals
SNF/LTC
Reducing Stress for Residents and Staff Through Aromatherapy
Jodi Baglien, Bringing Aromatherapy into Healthcare
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC
Feeling Antisocial on Social Media?
Mary Prevost, Prevost Partners
Adult Day; AL; HCBS; IL; PACE; SNF/LTC

 

Tuesday, September 15   Tuesday, September 22

 

Wednesday, September 16   Wednesday, September 23

 

Thursday, September 17   Thursday, September 24

 

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