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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.

Completing the Assisted Living Licensure Application Form – April 7 Webinar 

On March 31, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

The Assisted Living Licensure application form is not yet final, but you can start preparing for the formal application due on June 1.

Attorneys from Lathrop GPM LLP, Minneapolis, a LeadingAge Minnesota business partner, will lead a webinar on April 7, First Step Toward AL Licensure: Preparing to Complete Your Application Form, to help providers start the application process.

Click here to register.

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

On March 31, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

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

2021 Virtual Institute Offers Unprecedented CEU Opportunity

On March 31, 2021 by LeadingAge

The 2021 Institute, May 18-21, is all virtual and offers the opportunity to earn more CEUs than ever before. The four-day conference includes 116 educational sessions for a wide variety of professional roles requiring continuing education credits for license renewal or maintaining a professional credential. All sessions will be recorded and available for registered participants (only) to view and earn CEUs through July 31. Information on CEU approvals will be available in the coming weeks.

Leadership Academy Begins June, Applications Being Accepted

On March 24, 2021 by Barbara Landeen

LeadingAge Minnesota’s acclaimed Leadership Academy is entering its twelfth year this June, and we are accepting applications through April 26. This 8-month program develops leadership capacity and core competencies of aging services professionals by tapping their natural talents and authentic leadership style. It blends leadership theory, applied learning, and personalized coaching to mentor current and emerging leaders in our field.

Governance Workshop is April 7 and 14 – Registration Still Available

On March 24, 2021 by Barbara Landeen

More than 30 organizations have already registered for the two-part virtual Governance Workshop, Next Gen Governance for a Next Gen World, on April 7 and 14. In the wake of the pandemic, it is important to shift focus from response to strategic recovery and resilience. The workshop is designed for executives and board members to identify risk areas and opportunities for strong operations in the short and long term. Participation includes a set of diagnostic assessments that will be used to create a roadmap for navigating disruption, change, strategy, opportunity and risk.

April 7 Webinar Helps Prepare for Completing Assisted Living Licensure Application Form

On March 24, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

While Minnesota’s Assisted Living Licensure application form is not yet final and published, we expect it will be public on or about May 1. That leaves just a few short weeks for providers wanting to become licensed assisted living settings to complete their application in time to meet the June 1 deadline already in statute. MN Statute 144G.12 outlines several requirements that we expect to be on the application form, and you can start preparing now.

Registration Open for 2021 Virtual Institute

On March 24, 2021 by LeadingAge

The 2021 Institute is May 18-21. This year’s theme, FORWARD, speaks to hope and optimism as we begin to emerge from the grip of COVID-19. Join us for four half-days of virtual learning, keynote presentations and peer networking.

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