Our Affiliates

Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not for profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging

Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

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Session handouts as of July 6th


Monday Pre-Con Colleen Marlatt,  Cornerstone Clinical Consulting – Nursing Home Medicaid Payment

Tuesday Keynote Speaker Denise B. Scott President, Denise B. Scott, LLCTired to Inspire

Tuesday Lunch Speaker Heidi Begeot –  Celebration of Gratitude

June 7th, Tuesday  Session 1 –  Jill Chang, Bayview Retirement Community – How Storytelling Through Social Media Can Enhance Your Organizations Reach
1 –  Mitch Hansen, Clark Nuber PSHot Topics in NFP Governance
1  – Torsten Hirche,  PRCN –  A Provider’s Perspective on Reinventing Themselves at 60 and Beyond
1  –  Kirsten Lemke,  BlackPoint IT Services – Efficient and Economical IT Strategies for Aging Services
1 – Don Lloyd,  Halvorson Construction Group – How to Build the Best Communicites With a Collaborative Process
1  – Cassie McAllister,  Consonus Healthcare ServicesSuccessful Collaboration Across the Healthcare Continuum

Session 2 – Diane Carstens,  GSI Research –  Empty Nesters: Are They Ready for an Urban Move?
2  – Alan Curryer,  Rockwood Retirement Community – Blending Old and New: Repositioning Challenges and Successes at Rockwood Retirement Community of Spokane
2  – Trina Hackensmith,  Lyon SoftwareEffectively Telling Your Social Accountability Story
2  – Anthony Laflen,  Consonus Healthcare ServicesPost-Acute Transformatoin, Using Data Analytics to Increase Market Share
2  – Doug McMillan,  zumBrunnen, Inc.Capital Budgeting, Facility Assessment & Strategic Planning
2  – Dave Werme,  Bell-Anderson Insurance – Washington DOSH -Strategies to Protect your Facility Through Risk Management, Safety and Compliance

Wednesday Breakfast Session Michael Weinstein, Synthesis Interests Inc.  – The Vitality Pathway-From The Home to the Neighborhood

Wednesday Keynote Speaker Jerry Teplitz,  Teplitz Enterprises, Inc.  – Increasing Your Brains Performance to Make a Difference

June 8th , Wednesday Session 3 – Stacia Kirby, Kirby CommunicationsMaking the Best of a Serious Situation
3 – Edward Mason,  Mercury Pharmacy Services  – To eMar or Not to eMar
3  – Mary Muñoz,  Ziegler – Staying Relevant – Trends in New Campus Development, Significant Expansions and Repositionings
3 – Deb Murphy,  LeadingAge WashingtonCCRCs The New Disclosure & Transparency Law
3  – Kenneth Ray,  Judson Park – Twinkle Twinkle

Session 4  – Jennifer Bacci, UW and Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group  Changing Senior Health Outcomes
4  – Cynthia Cruver, 3rdThird Marketing – Rebranding ROI: A Financial Discussion for Re-Branding Your Community
4  – Daryl Duenkel,  WIPFLi, LLPIT Governance Prioritizing Your IT Investments
4  – Lisa Hoglan,  Moss Adams, LLPHealthcare Consolidation, Merger, Affiliations
4  – Thomas W. Mesaros, The Alford GroupMaking a Difference Thru Philanthropy
4 – Leslie Moldow, Perkins Eastman – One Size Does Not Fit All

Session 5  – Aimee Ford,  Qualis HealthThe Role of the Infection Prevention and Control Officer (IPCO) in Nursing Homes
5 – Sarkis Garabedian, ZieglerBuilding Net Operating Margins
5 – Pamela S Kaufmann, Esq. Hanson Bridgett LLPRight To Die Issues in Senior Care and Housing
5  – Barb Mrozek, 3rdThird Marketing – Beep! Beep! Increase Lead Traffic Through the Effective Testing and Optimizing of Your Media
5  – Andrea Woods,  Morrison Community Living – The Employer of Choice Advantage for Senior Communities

Thursday Keynote Speaker Bill Zipp President, Leadership Link, Inc. – One Thing, LeadingAge WA

June 9th, Thursday Session 6 – Tracey Harvey,  Aegis Therapies/EnerG Wellness Services  – The Magic of Programming
6 – Rick Hogan,  Hogan MultimediaSocial Media from Scratch
6  – Casey Lankow,  CareProfilerPractical Situational Management Techniques for Senior Care Front-Line Supergvisors
6  – Lori Laubach,  Moss Adams LLP – Compliance Plans and What Has Changed
6 / 7 – Bill Ulrich, CBSI – Washington’s New Medicaid Nursing Facility Payment System
6 /7 –  Valerie Thiel, SAGE Architectural AllianceBoomer’s Changing Expectations for Last Months of Life ~ What We Can Learn from the Beginning of Life

Session 7 – Linda Henry,  Positive Strategies UnlimitedBe the Difference ~ From the Inside Out
7 – Kian Saneii,  Independa – Pioneers, Leaders, and Laggards: Technology and the Fate of our Industry
7 – Angie Thain,  TailoredMail  Email Marketing Best-Practices
7/6 – Valerie Thiel,  SAGE Architectural AllianceBoomer’s Changing Expectations for Last Months of Life ~ What We Can Learn from the Beginning of Life
7 / 6 – Bill Ulrich,  CBSI – Washington’s New Medicaid Nursing Facility Payment System

Last updated: July 6th

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