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Free Webinar: New Strategies in Falls Prevention

Falls in the older adult population continue to be a major concern that can negatively impact those injured, their families, and senior communities. But, as noted by the Centers for Disease Control, "falls are not an inevitable part of aging, and can be prevented."

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You’re Invited: ECHO Sessions Revisit COVID-19 Clinical Content

The Upper Midwest Nursing Home COVID-19 ECHO Collaborative continues to host ECHO sessions, revisiting clinical topics related to COVID-19 with updated information about virus variants and newer treatment options. Additionally, these sessions address topics on leadership and ways to support residents, staff and families. Participants from skilled facilities and assisted living facilities are invited to join.

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Learning Opportunity on Use of Monoclonal Antibody Therapies for COVID-19

LeadingAge, AHCA, and AMDA are jointly collaborating with the federal COVID response team to hold a live event, “Update on the Use of Monoclonal Antibody (mAB) Therapies for COVID-19: A Review of New Treatments and At-Risk Populations.” The event is set for June 15 at 2 p.m. CDT.

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DHS Hosts June 17 Community Forum on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in HCBS

he Minnesota Department of Human Services, in partnership with the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging, is presenting a free community forum entitled FOUNDATIONS FOR CHANGE: Evaluating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Home and Community Based Services on Thursday, June 17 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Next Steps for Age-Friendly Minnesota

On Wednesday, June 16 from 9-10 a.m., Age-Friendly Minnesota invites you to join a Statewide Stakeholder Meeting to learn more about how you can engage with this initiative.

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Join the ECHO Collaborative

The Upper Midwest Nursing Home COVID-19 ECHO Collaborative invites you to join the ECHO community.

Drop into one of our Minnesota Training Center weekly 60-minute real-time interactive sessions. Prior participation is not required. Sessions are open to participants from both skilled nursing and assisted living.

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DHS Offering Webinar on Disability Waiver Cost Reporting

Beginning this year, providers of services to disability waiver clients must submit information on the cost of providing services to DHS.  Providers are selected to submit information through the Disability Waiver Rate System (DWRS) cost reporting platform every five years. Providers selected for this first year were notified at the end of March.

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Register Now to Learn About Health Information Exchange Opportunity for Nursing Homes

Audacious Inquiry (Ai), a health information technology company, will present a free webinar on May 25 from 9-10 a.m. to share information with LeadingAge Minnesota nursing home members about a health information exchange opportunity available until June 30.

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Health Information Exchange Opportunity for Nursing Homes

Audacious Inquiry (Ai), a health information technology company, will present a free webinar on May 25 from 9-10 a.m. to share information with LeadingAge Minnesota nursing home members about a health information exchange opportunity.

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Registration Open for MHCEA Virtual Spring Conference

Registration is now open for the Minnesota Healthcare Engineers Association (MHCEA) 2021 Spring Conference on May 27-28.

This year’s event will be virtual given the on-going impact of COVID-19. It features two half days of educational opportunities on regulatory compliance, maintenance, and safety issues, and sponsors will build virtual exhibit booth pages with information, photos and videos for you attendees to review and connect with them within the virtual platform.

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Metro Mobility Community Conversation

LeadingAge Minnesota will host a Community Conversation with Metro Mobility on Monday, May 3 from 10 – 11:15 a.m. via Zoom. Metro Mobility will share information on important service updates and much of the time will be used for questions. Our goal is to facilitate a discussion on barriers for service and potential improvements. If you have questions you would like shared with the Metro Mobility team in advance, please let us know. Please RSVP to Roni Falck if you would like to participate. 

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Mark Your Calendar: May 4 Coaching Room for Assisted Living Licensure Applications

On May 4 from 3-4 p.m., LeadingAge Minnesota will focus the regularly occurring Coaching Room on applications for assisted living licensure and the Uniform Checklist Disclosure of Services, a component necessary for application.

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Waiver Reimagine Office Hours

The Minnesota Department of Human Service’s Waiver Reimagine project team is hosting open office hours to discuss and understand the recent changes to Minnesota’s waiver programs. DHS will provide updates and review some common questions received about how to implement changes related to the simplified service menu.

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