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Thursday Conference Sessions 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
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Thursday, March 15, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions

 

Treat your Team Members Like Gold: Understanding Rewards & Recognition

HR & LEADERSHIP

Lisa Horn, Senior Manager – Operations Consulting, Schenck SC, Appleton, WI

Kailee Wahler, Senior Human Resources Consultant, Schenck SC, Appleton, WI

Discover how treating your team members like gold can enhance your recruitment, retention, and growth strategies and

give you a competitive advantage. Learn how to determine what motivates each of your team members and unique ways to show you value their contributions. From learning key recognition system  elements to understanding how rewards are linked to team member satisfaction, you’ll receive best practices and practical steps for implementing an intrinsic reward program that aligns with your team members’ values.

 

How to Become a Social Media Rock Star

FINANCE & MARKETING

Spencer X. Smith, Principal, Spencer X Smith Consulting, Waunakee, WI

With 1.5 billion Facebook users, 320 million active Twitter accounts, 80 million daily Instagram photo uploads, and countless digital sites, social media is the best means ever invented to grow both your personal reputation as well as that of your organization. Spencer will use examples and stories from his time as a drummer and band manager to help you kickstart a social media strategy or improve the one you have.

 

Catch Up on Senior Housing Trends

NEW TO AL

Peter Baum, Senior, Market Research, CliftonLarsonAllen, Minneapolis, MN

Michael Peer, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen, Minneapolis, MN

How prepared are you for the influx of baby boomers? This presentation focuses on this aging generation, with specific

information about the demographic in the Milwaukee area and the state of Wisconsin and the expectations baby boomers will have as they enter the senior living market. Providers may need to make changes to their delivery of services and amenities for this incoming generation.

 

Managing the Minutiae in Your Business

SMALL PROVIDER

James Kademan, Lead Business Coach, Draw In Customers Business Coaching, Madison, WI

Do you feel exhausted at the end of the day and have a hard time remembering what you accomplished? Do you hustle

all week with little to show for it? Have you ever actually completed a to-do list? James Kademan is here to help you

take care of the little things that often get in the way of the big things. Spend a few minutes with James and save yourself

precious hours of living your life.

 

Assisted Living Pharmacy Q&A: Discussion with Doug

MEDICATIONS

Doug Englebert, Pharmacy Practice Consultant, Bureau of Technology, Licensing, and Education, Madison, WI

As consultants and advocates for residents, you as clinicians have a lot of responsibility for the day-to-day clinical processes in your community. Attend this session for an open Q&A with the pharmacy practice consultant for the state, and get answers about medications and processes — and any other pharmacyrelated questions you have!

 

Answers with Alfred

OPERATIONS & REGULATIONS

Alfred Johnson, Director of Bureau of Assisted Living, Department of Health Services Madison, WI

Attend this session for a frank and open conversation with the director of the state’s assisted living regulatory agency. Take this opportunity to ask him about assisted living regulations, the licensing process, what’s happening nationally in assisted living, the bureau’s initiatives, the staffing crisis, and much more.

 

When Residents Are Also Family Care Members

RESIDENT RIGHTS, CARE & SERVICES

Kim Marheine, Ombudsman, State of Wisconsin Board on Aging & Long Term Care, Madison, WI

When assisted living residents belong to MCO’s, it can sometimes be confusing to discern who has responsibility

for some rights and regulatory protections, the provider or the MCO. This session will examine some of the common

rights-based questions presented to ombudsmen around issues such assessment and care planning, discharge planning and rights restrictions for older adult residents who are also MCO members. 

 

Meeting the Unique Needs of LGBT Caregivers and Their Care Partners

RESIDENT RIGHTS, CARE & SERVICES

Sue Moser, Social Worker, Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Are we as healthcare professionals culturally competent? This interactive panel discussion will address the unique needs

of LGBT caregivers and their loved ones. What kinds of experiences are LGBT consumers currently experiencing in

healthcare settings, and what are their expectations as they age or their cognitive or physical needs increase? The panel

of LGBT caregivers and their care partners as well as several healthcare professionals will discuss those issues.

 

Tech Trends in Assisted Living

OPERATIONS & REGULATIONS

Joel Moyer, Account Executive, M3 Insurance, Madison, WI

Kurt Wedig, Co-Founder and CEO, One Event Technologies, Mount Horeb, WI

Advances in technology can make help you run a smoother, more efficient organization, whether you are a small or large

operator. Discover more affordable options to help you run your business and serve your residents, from employee training, med and care management, resident and employee safety devices, and so much more. We’ll go over some of the latest trends.

 

Finance Metrics: The Ones That Matter

FINANCE & MARKETING

Loretta Baxter, Administrator, St. Monica’s Senior Living, Inc., Racine, WI

Patrick Carroll, Manager – Health Care Consulting Practice, Wipfli LLP, Milwaukee, WI

As the senior living environment keeps evolving, how can you make decisions for your organization’s operations today that ensures its viability tomorrow? In this session, we’ll help both owners and operators determine which financial measures and care indicators they should monitor for ongoing financial growth and stability while still being able to deliver quality care.

 

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