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ALFA Conference Speaker Presentations

ALFA's conference sessions are presented by executive level speakers from both inside and outside senior living. Accelerate your career with advanced sessions.



COMMUNITY 2012  Concurrent Session Presentations

5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Resident satisfaction with dining services is critical to the resident experience in senior living. This PPT will tackle challenging dining issues and...
5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Learn how to maximize your investment in both sales and marketing by leveraging the best of both to achieve your optimum occupancy goals.
5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Overview of the implementation of an evidence based fall risk management initiative in a CCRC. Learn how one company integrated research into practice...
5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Are you having trouble finding relevant competitive compensation data and making sense of it? A leading senior living compensation expert reviews how...
5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Change the way you manage your teams and hold your professional senior living staff accountable for providing outstanding resident care.
5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Understand the US Green Building Council building rating system "LEED for Healthcare" and its use in assisted living communities. This PPT will give ...
5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Learn why 70-80% of deals are lost over the phone, and why the most common objections that prospects give us are not the real reasons for not selectin...
5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
The complexity and pace of change in the healthcare world will bring opportunities to some providers and pose significant threats to others. By discu...
5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Leadership happens one conversation at a time. You are responsible for the quality of that conversation. What questions should you be asking to drive ...
5/21/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Andy Cohen shares value of customer reviews as part of session, "Improving Reputation Management of Senior Living Through Social Media"
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
In order to meet rising residents? acuity and special needs, innovative solutions must be considered and a profound cultural change in our typical ide...
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
A panel of senior living executives will explain why their relationship with a major university should be a model for training and developing the next...
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Where do operators find capital? A panel of top experts review how to grow and recapitalize even in a debt-constrained environment. This panel exami...
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Francine O'Neill's PPT from session, "Integrating Assisted Living and Local Health Care Systems".
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Tiffany Tomasso shares her PPT for the session, "Integrating Assisted Living and Local Health Care Systems". Learn how the hospital readmit penalty pr...
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Erik Johnson presents his PPT as part of the session, "Integrating Assisted Living and Local Health Care Systems". Learn how the hospital readmit pena...
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
A panel of senior living executives explain why their relationship with a major university should be a model for training and developing the next gene...
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Review the process of transitioning assisted living communities from paper MARs to e-MAR systems. Learn what others have done, what they would do dif...
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Obtain the latest information regarding occupancy, rents, rent growth, supply and demand for seniors housing and care properties. This PPT will offer...
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Learn how to effectively address workers compensation cost drivers. Understand the state of workers compensation for the senior living industry from ...
5/22/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
John Anderson shares his PPT as part of the session, "Managing Employee Risk and Controlling Workers' Comp Costs". Learn how to effectively address wo...
6/11/2012
2012 PPT Presentations
Dan Hobin shares 5 steps to improve your senior living community's online reputation via the COMMUNITY 2012 conference session, "Improving Reputation ...


ALFA 2011 Conference Concurrent Session Presentations

05/15/2013
Regulatory inspections or surveys can be a stressful time for assisted living owners, operators, administrators, and employees. While the process itself varies by state, there are strategies that every company can adopt to improve the survey experience. These strategies can give administrators and employees more confidence during the survey, reduce the stress associated with having regulators in your communities, and improve the survey outcomes...
05/15/2013
Dr. Cohn will review the current progress toward implementation of the Affordable Care Act and discuss expectations for the future. This session will also feature insights from complexity and options management applied to healthcare.
05/09/2011
In many states, lack of uniformity in national, state and local requirements regarding life safety and building codes can lead to confusion over how to build a community that is resident centered and allows providers to care for frail seniors. Get insights on relevant codes and best practices in this informative session.
05/09/2011
True business innovation creates additional value for customers that they will pay for, at a profitable margin to your organization. It has to be both: new value that the customer does not already have and a profit generator for the business. One without the other is insufficient.
05/09/2011
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are fast emerging as the central vehicle for hospitals to meet health care reform’s twin goals of quality improvement and cost reduction. In defining the transition path to such new payment models and care delivery structures, a central management challenge is forming high-performance partnerships with post-acute and long-term care providers to promote cost-effective utilization and prevent unnecessary hospitalizations.
05/09/2011
As resident acuity and the complexities of their care increase, providers must be prepared to manage these needs. This session brings together experienced clinicians to share their experiences regarding resident acuity and service coordination. Hear from these executives In a Peer to Peer format innovative solutions and best practices they have found to the unique challenges faced in managing resident care.
05/09/2011
Finding the right mix of choice, safety, and wellness is a delicate balance with conflicting questions arising every day from residents and families regarding consensual sexual relationships, the use of chemical and physical restraints, consumption of alcohol, and now, medical marijuana. Our panel of experts debate and discuss the issues to develop solutions to the tough questions on resident choice.
05/09/2011
In an exciting new “sprint session” format, multiple presenters have less than ten minutes to share an innovative new technology that they have implemented at their company. Each speaker will present a unique practice that you can adopt when you get home.
05/09/2011
Despite whether a food trend has a sound basis in science or not, it can have a significant influence on the products that are developed and subsequently available to senior living residents It has become increasingly difficult to identify which trends are transient (no and low carb diets) and which trends will become permanent (no Trans fats).
05/09/2011
Obtain the latest information regarding occupancy, rents, rent growth, supply and demand for seniors housing and care properties. This session will provide an empirical view on how seniors housing properties are performing across the nation’s largest 100 markets.
05/09/2011
A panel of senior living executives, representing both operator and investor perspectives, will outline key aspects of the recently closed REIT Investment Diversification and Empowerment Act (RIDEA) transaction and what it means to the changing nature of operator and investor alignment.
04/27/2011
Video clips from heart-to-heart conversations with residents, families, and potential residents about their recent experiences deciding to move—or not move—to a senior living residence provide the platform for an in-depth look at the issues impacting their decisions. Aligned with recent research, these personal accounts highlight the critical issues senior living executives and sales teams must know about today’s customers and their families.
04/27/2011
Social engagement is a critical component in enhancing the quality of life for residents with memory care needs. Achieving social engagement from residents is based on truly understanding the concept, which is both person centered and quality of life driven. This session will provide information on actual social science research related to dementia care and social engagement.
04/27/2011
In an exciting new “sprint session” format, multiple presenters have less than 10 minutes to share an innovative employee engagement and retention practice at their company. Each speaker will present a unique practice you can adopt when you return home.
04/27/2011
At occupancies in the 80 to 90 percent range, approximately 70 percent of the additional assisted living monthly service fee collected from selling just one more unit falls right to the bottom line as free cash flow. Filling three to four additional units can result in approximately $100,000 per year in additional cash and increase the value of your community by almost $1 million.
04/27/2011
This session brings together regional providers in the popular Peer to Peer format to share their experiences in the changing marketplace. Hear from these executives the innovative solutions they have found to the unique challenges faced in leading their organizations.
04/27/2011
Exceptional performance is the perfect alignment of skills, rewards, feedback, management style, measurement and culture. Keeping employees engaged today requires staying in-tune with what is most important to employees, finding ways to creatively match performance measures with their motivation factors.
04/27/2011
Delivering ancillary services—home health, pharmacy, physician wellness services, homemaker services, and more—to existing residents presents an excellent opportunity to both better serve residents and capture new revenue. Discover the various integrated and overlay models and their pros and cons, both financially and programmatically.
04/27/2011
Ideally, state regulators and assisted living providers should be working together to provide resident centered care. But when that doesn’t happen, residents are the ones who lose. Here’s your chance to talk with state regulators about the issues you care about.
04/27/2011
ALFA members agree that when it comes to Elder Abuse there is a zero tolerance policy. Without proper attention, residents can be vulnerable to abuse and exploitation not only from staff but family members as well. It is critical that providers know how to identify abuse, train staff on what to do if they suspect abuse, and have policies and procedures in place to protect vulnerable seniors.
04/26/2011
Securing growth capital has been particularly challenging in today’s economic environment. In the session, leading financial experts discuss how to grow and recapitalize even in debt-constrained environment.
04/26/2011
In a collaborative effort with ALFA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched an Energy Star Program for senior living communities in March 2011. Communities that earn the designation can expect higher census, lower cost, and a stronger brand. Get all the details on Energy Star certification in this informative session.