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Care Centers: Moratorium Exceptions Process Webinar is Sept. 11

Need financial support to invest in needed construction at your care center? Join us for a webinar on Sept. 11 that will equip you with the information and resources to apply for the Moratorium Exceptions Process through the Minnesota Department of Health. 

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Dementia Care Certificate Program Begins Aug. 29 – Register Now

The 2019 Dementia Care Certificate Program is newly updated and meets Minnesota’s current mandatory dementia care training requirements for home care, Housing with Services/Assisted Living staff and care center staff. This certificate series will not be repeated in 2019 – register now to ensure completion by the end of the year. T

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New Certificate Program Helps You Stay Up-to-Date with Changes in Infection Control Requirements

As an Infection Preventionist in a long-term care setting, how do you keep up to date with the changes in infection control and the regulatory requirements?  The answer is to attend our new “Effectiveness and Core Components for Infection Preventionists in SNFs” Certificate Program, Sept. 4 -5 at the North Metro Event Center in Shoreview.  

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Aug. 15 Free Webinar Explains New Retaliation Law

Are you ready to comply with the new retaliation protections that went into effect on Aug. 1? Join our free webinar tomorrow (Aug. 15) to learn how these protections apply to residents and staff in care centers and assisted living/housing with services and how you can stay in compliance  

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Connect Conference Near Sellout

Our first annual Connect Conference, Aug. 20-21 in Brooklyn Center, is near capacity with more than 450 people attending from the home- and community-based services continuum. 

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Annual Meeting Deadlines This Week

Friday, Aug. 16 is the deadline for both early bird registration and application for scholarships for the Annual Meeting a& Leadership Forum. Thursday, Aug. 15 is the deadline to cancel Madden’s lodging reservations and receive a partial refund. 

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Popular Dementia Care Certificate Program Returns in 2019

We are pleased to reintroduce our popular Dementia Care Certificate Program, recently updated, streamlined and retooled for 2019. This three-part program is designed for efficient learning and meets the requirements outlined in the Elder Care and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2019.

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350 HCBS Professionals to Converge at Connect Conference

In less than two weeks, more than 350 professionals in home- and community-based service settings will converge on Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center for the first annual Connect Conference for two days of networking, learning and meaningful dialogue about the future of service and care for older adults.  

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2019 Annual Meeting Important Dates and Updates

Annual Meeting 2019 will be here soon. Friday, Aug. 16 is the deadline for early bird registration and scholarship applications for our annual leadership conference that takes place Sept. 17-20 at Madden’s. 

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Coming in September: Infection Preventionist Certificate Program

Four months remain before the Phase 3 of the Requirements of Participation take effect, and Nov. 28 is approaching faster than some of us would like! If you have not implemented a plan to meet regulatory compliance with F882: Infection Prevention and Control, now is the time to identify or hire someone to assume responsibilities for the vital Infection Preventionist position and get them the specialized training they need. LeadingAge MN is here to help through our new Certificate Program, Effectiveness & Core Components for the Infection Preventionist.  

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Dementia Care Certificate Program Now Open for Registration

To better assist home care agency, Housing with Services/Assisted Living and care center staff meet Minnesota’s current dementia care training requirements, LeadingAge MN is offering a four-part certificate program series beginning in August and running through October 2019. There are two live webinars and one two-day workshop that focus on the critical must know topics outlined in legislation.

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Connect Conference features Collaboration Success Stories from Member Organizations and Partners

The August 20-21 Connect Conference features success stories of collaborations, ideas and innovation from several LeadingAge Minnesota member communities. Project case studies include:    

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Strategic Insight, Business Intelligence and Warm Camaraderie at 2019 Annual Meeting

The 2019 Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum, Sept. 17-20 at Madden’s in Brainerd, features much-anticipated keynotes, forums and breakout sessions that inform strategic planning for member organizations. 

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Last Chance: Register for the FINAL Safe Care for Seniors Workshop

You’ve taken the Safe Care for Seniors pledge, but are you ready to take the next step? Time is running out to register for the Aug. 5 Safe Care for Seniors workshop.   

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Billing University, Aug. 14-15, Features PDPM Update

The annual Billing University for Care Centers, Aug. 14-15 in St. Paul, is a popular two-day training conference that updates the essential knowledge, skills and resources for billing office staff so that accurate and complete reimbursement is captured. 

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2019 Annual Meeting Explores Culture, Diversity and Inclusion

This year’s Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum, Sept. 17-20 in Brainerd, has a variety of education sessions that explore organizational culture, diversity and inclusion. 

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Connect Conference: Early Registration Deadline is Monday, July 22

The first annual Connect Conference, Aug. 20-21 in Brooklyn Center, is on its way to becoming the must-attend event of the summer. Redesigned as an interactive event bringing together Senior Housing, Assisted Living, Home Care and Adult Day, Connect is about breaking down silos to share ideas and important conversations about how we will serve older adults in the decades ahead. Early bird registration deadline is Monday, July 22.  

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Space Available for Interdisciplinary PDPM Workshops July 24 and 25

Is your organization ready for the Oct.1 implementation of Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), the new Medicare Part A payment classification system? Take advantage of these upcoming education and training opportuniteis:

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Disruptions and the Future of Senior Living: NIC Founder Bob Kramer Featured at Annual Meeting

Bob Kramer, founder and strategic advisor for the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC), will be a featured presenter at the upcoming Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum, Sept. 17-20 at Madden’s in Brainerd.  

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Connect Conference: Summer’s One-Stop Solution for HCBS Providers; Early Bird Deadline July 22

The first annual Connect Conference, Aug. 20-21 in Brooklyn Center, brings together Senior Housing, Assisted Living, Home Care and Adult Day providers for a two-day interactive experience full of education, idea sharing and important conversations about how we will serve older adults in the decades ahead. The early bird registration deadline is July 22 – less than two weeks away.  

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