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Register Now for MLCOA 2020 Virtual Summit Series

Registration just opened for one of the hottest tickets in the field of aging. Each year, the Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging (MLCOA) gathers the state’s leading minds for a Summit to discuss the policies and practices needed to create communities and systems that support aging with dignity and a spirit of well-being in Minnesota. Last year at the Summit, Governor Walz signed an executive order to establish the Council for an Age-Friendly Minnesota that recently submitted their recommendations.

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New Nurse Leadership Certificate Program Now Open for Registration

Nurse leaders in aging services settings must possess the leadership and operational skills to provide best in class care and effectively support their staff and residents. This year, when the COVID-19 pandemic has staff teams stretched to capacity, the need is even more urgent.

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Improving Health Equity Focus of MLCOA 2020 Virtual Summit Series

On December 9-11, the Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging hosts its 2020 Virtual Summit Series, a forum to discuss the policies and practices needed to create communities and systems that support aging with dignity and a spirit of well-being in Minnesota. This year’s event will focus on improving health equity for older adults in our state.

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New Nurse Leadership Certificate Program Announced for 2020-2021

Dealing with the various aspects of the current crisis brought about by the pandemic, nurse leaders in aging services settings are facing even more challenges and stressors than ever before. It is critical that they find ways to build up their strengths and their reserves so they can be present to support others—their staff, their residents and families—both now and as we look ahead to the future of aging services. LeadingAge Minnesota’s Nurse Leadership Certificate Program is designed to do just that and in a virtual environment. It builds on the solid program content and expert faculty that were formerly a part of the venerable Nursing Leadership Symposium and the Assisted Living Nurse Manager program – updated to address today’s challenges.

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Dementia Care Training Begins Next Week: Strategies to Avert Challenging Behaviors

Do you want to be better equipped to address wandering, hoarding and resisting cares? What about repetitive statements, paranoia, inappropriate sexual expressions or aggression? Our dementia care training can help.

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Assessing Emergency Staffing During the Pandemic

Nov. 13 webinar explains the process, requirements and recommendations to apply for emergency staffing assistance from the state. No charge for members to participate. Click here for details and registration.

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Unemployment Claims Questions? Nov. 11 Webinar Provides Answers

Get up to speed on the many changes and new questions that have arisen about unemployment compensation for workers in health care settings since the pandemic. Nov. 11, 1:30 – 3:30.  Click here for details and registration.

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Education & Events Schedule

Expanding the Reach of Your Adult Day Services: Meeting the Needs of Older Adults on Public Programs – 2-Part Webinar Series 

Part 1 - Monday, November 2, 2020 - 2 - 3 p.m.
Part 2 - Monday, November 16, 2020 - Noon – 1 p.m.

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Check Out These New Education Offerings

Today’s Unemployment Claims: An Employer’s Guide

The arrival of the pandemic brought many changes to federal and state laws on unemployment compensation for workers in health care settings including changes to employees’ eligibility criteria and the effect of paid benefits on your unemployment costs.

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Education & Events Schedule

2020 Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program
Oct. 20, 27; Nov. 10, 19; Dec. 1, 8 (six virtual half-days)

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14th Annual Senior Housing Summit is October 29

The Annual Minnesota Real Estate Journal Senior Housing Summit, presented by Ebenezer, will take place on October 29.

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Educare Announces Culinary4U – A Fresh Solution to Culinary Services Training

One of the most important elements of any senior living experience is dining. Prospective clients inquire about it. Current residents talk about it.

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Save the Dates for These Upcoming Programs

Webinar Series Announced for Adult Day Providers

Attention Adult Day Services providers: Three upcoming webinars are specifically designed for you to address some of 2020’s unique challenges.

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Education & Events Schedule

2020 Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program
Oct. 20, 27; Nov. 10, 19; Dec. 1, 8 (six virtual half-days)

Safe Care in the Age of COVID Virtual Workshop Series
October 22, 29, November 5

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Last Chance to Register for Upcoming Programs

Sales & Marketing in Senior Living Certificate Program Begins October 20

Learn the essential skills to effectively market your senior community and increase occupancy. 6-part virtual certificate program is October 20, 27; November 10, 19; December 1

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Safe Care in the Age of COVID Workshop Series

This is the perfect time to connect with your colleagues to talk about Safe Care for Seniors and how to apply its principles and strategies to improve outcomes in key COVID-related safety areas such as infections, adverse events, resident quality of life and staff safety.

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Education & Events Schedule

COVID-19 Coping Room – Building Your Own Resilience Roadmap October 12

2020 Sales & Marketing in Senior Housing Certificate Program
Oct. 20, 27; Nov. 10, 19; Dec. 1, 8 (six virtual half-days)

Safe Care in the Age of COVID Virtual Workshop Series
October 22, 29, November 5

2021 Institute & Expo – NEW DATES!
May 19-21 - RiverCentre, St. Paul

On-Demand Webinars – View and Purchase our on-demand webinars

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Education & Events Schedule

Budgeting in Uncertain Times – webinar
October 1

Assisted Living Manager Certificate Program (Virtual)
October 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15

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Assisted Living Manager Certificate Program Begins Next Week; Space Still Available

The virtual Assisted Living Manager Certificate Program begins next week and is offered only once this year. In six half-day sessions, participants will gain the foundational knowledge to operate successfully and confidently as a HWS/Assisted Living manager.

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Education & Events

Webinar: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Revision
September 24

Webinar: Budgeting in Uncertain Times
October 1

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