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Register for 2021 Annual Meeting at Madden’s, Sept. 21-24

On July 21, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

It’s time to reunite! Register now for our Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum, which returns to an entirely in-person event Sept. 21–24 at Madden's in Brainerd.

2021 Annual Meeting is In-Person, Sept. 21-24

On July 14, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum returns to an entirely in-person event Sept. 21–24 at Madden's in Brainerd. We are looking forward to reuniting and reconnecting.

2021 Annual Meeting Preview, Sept. 21-24

On July 7, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

“Forward Together” is the theme for our Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum, an in-person event from Sept. 21 – 24 at Madden’s in Brainerd. We are looking forward to reuniting and reconnecting.

Futurist and author Jack Uldrich will join us on Wednesday, Sept. 22, with a keynote entitled "Fast Forward: The Emerging Age of Reimagination, Redesign, and Regeneration."

Legacy LALD Applications Due on June 30

On June 23, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran

The legacy pathway for the Licensed Assisted Living Director (LALD) sunsets at the end of the month, and applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on June 30. If you don't hit the apply by then, you’ll need to meet the new Assisted Living Director or Assisted Living Director in Residence requirements that begin on July 1. Application verifications such as transcripts, resumes, official employment verifications can be sent in AFTER July 1 if needed.

Coming This Summer: LeadingAge Minnesota’s Assisted Living Director Licensing Course

On May 12, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

LeadingAge Minnesota will offer a multi-session course starting this summer to help individuals prepare for the Licensed Assisted Living Director exam. Effective August 2021, every assisted living and assisted living with dementia care licensed setting must have a Licensed Assisted Living Director.

Preparing to Comply with the New Assisted Living Licensure Law – a Comprehensive Four-Part Workshop

On May 12, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

A four-part intensive workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the various new requirements with which Assisted Living providers will be expected to comply under the new licensure law. We will offer the workshop in a virtual format in the mornings of May 26, 27 and July 13, 14. It includes several topics all in one program series rather than individual sessions. This is an excellent series for assisted living teams to attend together.

Next Week: 2021 Virtual Institute, May 18-21

On May 12, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

FORWARD – that is the theme of the 2021 Virtual Institute, May 18-21, and it most definitely reflects the spirit of optimism we're feeling from our members. Over 3,000 people are registered to attend this historic virtual conference customarily held in St. Paul during February.

Preparing to Comply with the New Assisted Living Licensure Law – a Four-Part Workshop

On May 5, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

The assisted living licensure law represents a significant and historic change in how assisted living is provide and regulated in Minnesota and goes into effect Aug. 1. There is much for providers and individuals to do to prepare for its implementation.

Legal Issues Related to Employee Vaccination, May 12 Webinar

On May 5, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

Can you mandate staff get the COVID-19 vaccine? Can you ask staff if they have been or will get vaccinated? What about offering incentives? Know your risk before you act.

2021 Institute is May 18-21, Registration Closes May 10

On May 5, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

The 2021 Institute, May 18-21, is the largest multi-day conference for older adult services professionals in the Upper Midwest. This year's event takes place on a virtual platform over four mornings and has more education sessions and available CEUs than ever before.

Assisted Living Licensure Education and Training Offerings

On April 28, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

The Assisted Living Licensure law represents a significant and historic change in how assisted living is provide and regulated in Minnesota and goes into effect August 1, 2021. There is much for providers and individuals to do to be prepared for its implementation.

Deadline Approaching! Apply for Leadership Academy

On April 21, 2021 by Barbara Landeen

The deadline to apply for LeadingAge Minnesota’s Leadership Academy is Monday, April 26. Invest in developing your leaders through this multi-session program that includes leadership theory, applied learning and coaching by seasoned mentors.

Assisted Living Licensure Program Track Featured at 2021 Institute

On April 21, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

LeadingAge Minnesota has developed numerous resources and training offerings to help members prepare for Assisted Living Licensure, which goes into effect on August 1, 2021.

The 2021 Institute, May 18-21, features 11 sessions specifically devoted to the topic, and we encourage you to attend and learn more about preparing for this upcoming change.

Leadership Academy Application Deadline is April 26

On April 14, 2021 by Barbara Landeen

The deadline to apply for LeadingAge Minnesota’s Leadership Academy is Monday, April 26. Invest in developing your leaders through this multi-session program that includes leadership theory, applied learning and coaching by seasoned mentors.

April 22 Webinar: Notice Requirements for Assisted Living Licensure Transitions

On April 14, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

Attend a webinar on April 22 to learn about the Consumer Notification Requirements under the new Assisted Living Licensure Transition legislation passed in December 2020. Understand what it is designed to address, what will be required of your organization in providing notices to current residents, and other essential guidance on how to comply with the new law. 

Click here for details and registration.

Post-COVID Recovery Education Sessions at 2021 Institute, Early Bird Registration Deadline is April 16

On April 14, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

The 2021 Institute, May 18-21, features nearly 20 sessions devoted to post-COVID recovery to help providers shift from response mode to recovery and strategic positioning.

Early Bird Registration Deadline is Friday, April 16. Save an additional $100 off the already discounted registration fees.

Leadership Academy Application Deadline Approaching – April 26

On April 7, 2021 by Barbara Landeen

The deadline to apply for LeadingAge Minnesota’s Leadership Academy is Monday, April 26. Leadership Academy has an 11-year track record of developing and growing leaders in our field by exploring leadership theory, applied learning and coaching by seasoned mentors. More than 300 leaders have graduated from this annual program.

April 12 Webinar Sheds Light on Navigating Assisted Living Licensure Laws & Rules

On April 7, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

A significant step in preparing for Assisted Living (AL) Licensure is reading and understanding the Minnesota statutes, laws and rules that govern it. AL directors are required to attest to having completed this requirement on both the AL licensure application and their application to become a licensed assisted living director.

LeadingAge National Speakers at 2021 Institute, Early Bird Registration Deadline is April 16

On April 7, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

The 2021 Institute, May 18-21, features several speakers from our national LeadingAge association.

LeadingAge speakers include:

  • Carol Silver Elliot, Board Chair – In Forward Motion (Tuesday, May 18)
  • Ruth Katz, Senior Vice President, Policy – Federal Public Policy Update: COVID-19 and Beyond (Wednesday, May 19)
  • Majd Alwan, Ph.D., SVP Technology& Business Strategy, LeadingAge and Executive Director, Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) – Why Telehealth is Here to Stay (Thursday, May 20)
  • Linda Couch, Vice President, Housing Policy – Federal Affordable Housing Update (Friday, May 21)

Planning for a Post-Pandemic World: NIC’s Bob Kramer at 2021 Institute

On April 7, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

Bob Kramer, Founder and Fellow, Nexus Insights, and Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor of National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) in Annapolis, Md., will address 2021 Institute attendees on Friday, May 21. In his session, Planning for a Post-Pandemic World, Mr. Kramer will discuss anticipating and planning for a post-pandemic world.

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