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New Supervisor? Learn Essential Skills at May 2 Workshop

On March 28, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

The biggest challenge for a new supervisor is not knowing what you don’t know. From learning how to navigate all the new responsibilities to staying out of legal trouble, what you don’t know actually can hurt you and your organization. 

New Supervisors Can Learn Essential Skills at May 2 Workshop, Co-Located with Workforce Conference

On March 21, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

The number one thing you can do for a new supervisor is get them the proper training and skills to do the job well. A one-day workshop, Essential Skills for New Supervisors is being offered on May 2, co-located with the Workforce Solutions Conference and featuring popular trainer Dr. Barry Lane.  

Space Available for Upcoming Nursing Leadership Symposium

On March 21, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

The 2017 Nursing Leadership Symposium begins on April 4. Space in this exceptional course is still available but filling quickly. 

Nursing Leadership Symposium Filling Quickly

On March 15, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

The 2017 Nursing Leadership Symposium begins on April 4. Registrations are still open and filling quickly. Don’t miss this unique once-a-year program. 

Workforce Solutions Conference is May 2 – Registration Open

On March 15, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

Registration is open for the third annual Workforce Solutions Conference, which takes place on May 2. This annual gathering is a day of interactive learning and networking to share best practices and new approaches to our biggest challenge – recruiting and retaining our workforce. 

One Week Left: 2017 Leadership Academy Applications Due March 3

On February 21, 2017 by Barbara Landeen

Time is short to apply for the 2017 Leadership Academy, LeadingAge Minnesota’s year-long leadership development program. Applications are due March 3. 

CEUs for Institute Now Available

On February 21, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

CEUs from the recent Institute & Expo are now available. Click here to access CEUs find your name in the 2017 Institute drop down list, and then select the sessions you attended to print your CEUs. Questions may be directed to Heidi Simpson hsimpson@leadingagemn.org

New Conditions of Participation Webinar for Medicare Certified Home Health Agencies

On February 21, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

Home health agencies must meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation to participate in the Medicare program. A new three-part webinar series will help home health agencies meet these requirements, including new categories on QAPI, infection control and patient rights. 

Registration Opens for 2017 Nursing Leadership Symposium

On February 21, 2017 by Heidi Simpson

The wait to sign up is over! Registration for this year’s Nursing Leadership Symposium is now open

Two Free Webinars Help Members Prepare for Upcoming Changes

On October 4, 2016 by Heidi Simpson

Two upcoming webinars will help care centers prepare for updated fire safety requirements and Medicare Value-Based Purchasing. The webinars are free for LeadingAge Minnesota members, but pre-registration is required.

Don’t Delay. Register Today! Workforce Solutions Conference is Next Week

On May 17, 2016 by Heidi Simpson

More than 200 people are already registered to attend next week’s Workforce Solutions Conference and there is still time to register. 

Dementia Care Certificate Program Continues

On May 17, 2016 by Heidi Simpson

This sixth annual Dementia Care Certificate Program continues in June with several webinars that will be of interest to a variety of staff. They include:

Senior Living NOW! Coming Soon

On May 17, 2016 by Heidi Simpson

Save the date and watch your mail for the 2016 Senior Living NOW! conference brochure. The July 21 event is devoted solely to all things senior housing – from hospitality to sales training to granny cams and just about everything in between. Now in a new location – the beautiful Marriott Hotel Southwest in Minnetonka – and streamlined to one day packed with great sessions and even greater networking.   

Essential Skills for Supervisors Featured at Workforce Solutions Conference on May 25

On May 11, 2016 by Heidi Simpson

Co-located with the Workforce Solutions Conference is a full day skills-building workshop for new supervisors or seasoned managers who want a refresher. At only $100 per person, it’s an affordable add-on to the workforce conference.

Workforce Solutions Conference is May 25 – New Thinking about Recruitment

On May 11, 2016 by Heidi Simpson

Just two weeks until the second annual Workforce Solutions Conference in St. Cloud, an event that brings providers together to find real solutions to the very real challenge in hiring and developing great team members. In looking at recruitment, we focus on four key areas where we think there is the greatest potential:

Coming Soon – Senior Living NOW!

On May 11, 2016 by Heidi Simpson

Senior Living NOW is the one conference all year that’s 100 percent devoted to senior housing and assisted living! Save Thursday, July 21 and be watching for conference details coming soon. This year’s keynote focus is all about hospitality and what we can glean from other fields and organizations that do it exceptionally well. Stay tuned!

Essential Skills for New Supervisors Featured at May 25 Workforce Solutions Conference

On April 27, 2016 by Heidi Simpson

The acclaimed Workforce Solutions Conference returns May 25 to St. Cloud. This highly interactive gathering is designed to foster collaborative thinking and solutions-finding for the greatest challenge we face – building and retaining a sustainable workforce for the future. NEW THIS YEAR – Essential Skills for New Supervisors.

New Mini-Certificate Program Meets State Requirements for Dementia Care Training

On March 30, 2016 by Heidi Simpson

LeadingAge Minnesota’s highly acclaimed Dementia Care Certificate Program features a new element this year. Participants can earn a mini-certificate by completing four sessions to meet the new state mandated dementia care training requirements for home care agency and assisted living/housing with services staff.

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