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Register Today: Oct. 8 Safe Table on DNR Status and Response

Does your staff know the right thing to do when they find a resident unresponsive? Is your team prepared to rapidly and effectively respond to urgent or unexpected situations? Join us on Oct. 8 for our first Safe Table in the Safe Care for Seniors program to learn how a Rapid Evaluation Team (RET) process can improve how your staff call for and receive support to in these situations.   

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Annual Meeting Forecast

The forecast is set for a spectacular week at Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum next week in Brainerd. 

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2-Day Workshop With Dr. John Brose Helps Meet Dementia Training Requirements

Our two-day dementia care workshop, Person-Centered Care and Strategies to Avert Challenging Behaviors, Sept. 24-25 or Oct. 22-23, is specifically designed to equip hands-on caregivers with practical information and knowledge they need to care for individuals with dementia and the necessary problem-solving skills for dealing with challenging behaviors. 

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Reimagine Aging Conference is Oct. 3

Technology for independent living is the theme of this year’s 4th Annual Reimagine Aging Conference that place on Oct. 3 in Golden Valley. One highlight of the conference is the breakout session on Aging with Technology - Something for Everyone featuring Cassia’s Learning Lab.  

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What You Need to Do Now to Meet the Moratorium Exceptions Application Deadline

Care centers interested in applying for a Moratorium Exception will require a full team effort to meet the Dec. 20 application deadline. A webinar on Sept. 11, The Moratorium Exceptions Process: What Care Centers Need to Know, will review the application process, what is needed by the deadline and options outside the application process.  

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Disposing of Pharmaceutical Waste? Better Know the New Requirements

LeadingAge MN and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will host a Sept. 27 webinar on the important new requirements by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for management of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals that became effective Aug. 21. 

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The Future of Senior Living & What We’re Missing: NIC’s Robert Kramer @ Annual Meeting

Robert Kramer, the founder and strategic advisor to the National Investment Center (NIC), will join us at this month’s Annual Meeting to share intelligence on the disruptive changes predicted in seniors housing and services and how to apply trend data to anticipate the impact on your organization’s future.  

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Annual Meeting: Overflow Lodging Announced; Don’t Miss The Happening!

The 2019 Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum is Sept. 17-20 at Madden’s in Brainerd. We are sharing an update on lodging accommodations and asking you this important question -- Will You Be at The Happening?  

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Are You Meeting the Mandatory Dementia Care Requirements?

There is still time to register for the 2019 Dementia Care Certificate Program, which meets Minnesota’s current mandatory dementia care training requirements for home care agency, Assisted Living/Housing with Services and care center staff.

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Infection Preventionists: Deadline Extended to Aug. 30 for Specialized Certificate Training Program

The deadline to register for the Infection Preventionist certificate program, Effectiveness and Core Components for Infection Prevention in SNFs, has been extended to Aug. 30. This program, which takes place Sept. 4 and 5, will help care centers meet the new Infection Preventionist specialized training under the Requirements of Participation that will take effect in three months.   

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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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