ALFA will welcome Silver and Gold Members of ALFA to the 2015 ALFA Senior Living Executive Forum, October 21-22 in Rancho Mirage, California. Details of the event will be announced in the summer of 2015. For immediate inquiries, please contact Jaclyn Allmon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ALFA 2014 Senior Living Executive Forum Recap
ALFA hosted 200 executives who work to advance excellence in senior living at the 2014 ALFA Senior Living Executive Forum. The two-day event November 12-13 in New Orleans, LA focused on key issues shaping the industry today. (Download the 014 Forum Executive Summary)
“The ALFA Forum is a robust and collaborative learning experience that
helps guide and educate senior living professionals as they strategize
about innovative ways to improve their businesses and in turn, the
seniors and families they serve,” said Maribeth Bersani, ALFA interim
president and CEO and senior vice president of public policy.
Leadership and crisis management expert Lt. General Russel Honore in a
keynote speech explored leadership challenges, building business
relationships by finding a common purpose, and making smart choices in
the face of a crisis. “You grow up learning the definition of leadership
is getting others to perform a task or function. The new normal is
leadership means the ability to get others to willingly follow you to
perform a task or mission,” said Honore, who led the federal
government’s efforts to combat the effects of hurricanes Katrina and
Rita. “The opportunities are on the other side of the impossible.”
Afternoon discussions between ALFA’s Executive Roundtable members and ALFA’s President’s Council members
focused on key industry trends including ethics and aging,
technological innovations, leadership, sales staff strategies, and
building strong relationships with the media.
Aging expert and academic Dr. Harry Moody discussed the need to rebrand
aging and address how we respond to fears of aging in a Thursday morning
presentation. “It doesn’t matter what you say, it matters what your
Following Moody’s presentation, Executive Roundtable members met with
peer groups to discuss and dissect the opportunities and challenges
facing them today.
Download the ALFA Senior Living Executive Forum Executive Summary.