ALFA offers thousands of busy senior living professionals a way to stay current on the latest expert insights and fresh thinking in the senior living business. Each Webinar series will each focus on a topic of key interest and deliver actionable take-a-ways that you can apply immediately.
Upcoming Webinars for Senior Living Professionals
Thank you for your interest in these convenient, interactive and economical training programs. We're currently working away to offer you a full schedule of valuable session. Please come back to ALFA.org/webinars in the near future to find our more about these upcoming series:
The Importance of Environmental Factors in Long Term Living
October 14, 2015 - 11 AM ET. Every experience your residents have inside your community contributes to their well being. The decision to enter an assisted living community can be difficult and seniors and their families are seeking to match the comfort and standard of living they enjoyed in their own homes. ALFA Gold member P&G Professional understands the unique responsibilities carried by long-term care communities and the importance of providing the highest quality of life and care for residents.
- Dr. Eleanor Barbera (Dr. El), award-winning author of The Savvy Resident’s Guide, licensed psychologist consulting in long-term care communities and regular contributor to McKnight's Long Term Care News.
- Michael Kupneski, R&D Section Head, P&G Professional.
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours.
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Past Webinars / Tool kits
Tool kits are available for download in the ALFA Store.
Tool Kit: Protecting Older Americans from Financial Abuse
On June 25, 2014, Naomi Karp, a policy analyst in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB's) Office for Older Americans, and ALFA hosted an in-depth look at new data on senior living communities and how senior living staff can help curb financial abuse among older Americans.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Office of Older Americans specializes in helping seniors make sound financial decisions as they age. It focuses on financial education and training as well as preventing unfair, deceptive and abuse practices on older people.
Tool Kit: Changes to HIPAA – How Privacy and Security Affect Your Business
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 includes language protecting the privacy of individually identifiable health information, and much more. Compliance and legal experts will offer insights on the current state and history of HIPAA, discuss who needs to comply in assisted living, provide guidance on performing a risk assessment, outline enforcement and audit preparation, highlight modifications to the law and detail what’s at stake on the state and federal levels.
Tool Kit: Intimacy and Sexuality in Senior Living
Learn the goals and importance of establishing a sexual intimacy guideline expression policy. Develop your strategy for gauging resident cognitive awareness regarding sexual engagement and identify appropriate interventions.
- Sandi Flores, Director of Clinical Services, Senior Resource Group LLC
- Kelly Scott, Vice President of Program Integration and Innovation, Emeritus Senior Living
- Sara Padilla, National Director of Quality Services, Emeritus Senior Living
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Tool Kit: Utilizing Online Marketing to Generate & Close Sales Leads
More seniors and their adult children are using the internet than ever before. Are your company's online strategies set up to take advantage of this ubiquitous resource? Learn best practices and develop a strategy that will set your communities up for success.
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Protecting Our Residents: Establishing Partnerships For Effective Elder Abuse Prevention And Detection
The safety and security of its residents is always a senior living provider's number one concern. Senior living professionals will learn strategies for elder abuse prevention, detection, and reporting and explore methods for strengthening their efforts through effective collaboration with state ombudsman programs.
Visit ALFA.org/elderabusewebinar to watch a recording of this webinar.
Managing the Employer Mandate: Health Care Reform
Health-care reform has begun. Are you, as an employer, informed about your obligations and ready to take action? ALFA’s risk management and insurance Business Service partner, Willis North America, will explore the timeline of deadlines and discuss key actions employers should consider to ensure compliance.
Download the tool kit to view the presentation and read the health care reform timeline, a guide for employers to navigate upcoming changes to health care law.
The ABCs of IBC: Aligning Assisted Living Regulations & Building Codes
The disconnect between assisted living regulations and building codes is causing confusion and finger pointing, resulting in increased expense and, more important, frustration among residents who simply wish to remain in their assisted living home. Now is the time for senior living to find ways to educate state regulators, building inspectors, and fire marshals about the disconnect and align regulations and codes.
This webinar will explore the source of disconnects and outline strategies and tactics to fix them both at a company and community level.
Download the tool kit to view the presentation and read the whitepaperSolutions to Align Assisted Living Regulations and Building Codes.
The Green Wave: Catch It Now To Save Money And Enhance Reputation
In February 2012, ALFA invited senior living CEOs, SVPs and Executive
Directors to learn the business case for energy intervention by
positioning energy as a controllable, investment-grade opportunity.
You can view details related to the Webinar, and/or download the taped recordings,
PowerPoint presentations and survey results via the tool kit in the ALFA
Store. Members can download The Green Wave Senior Living Energy Management Tool Kit at no charge, and non-members can purchase for a one-time fee.
- Session 1: Energy, A Controllable Cost
- Session 2: Case Studies In Energy Conservation ROI
- Sustainable Construction And Development
- Setting and Achieving Energy Goals
- Energy Recognition To Brag About
- Session 3: Benchmarking Energy Use
Bed Bug Webinar
In November, 2012, 100 senior living professionals signed up for the Bed Bug
101 Webinar, and another group of individuals continued their training
via the NAB certified Advanced Webinar Series: Effective Bed Bug
Detection and Management in Senior Living Communities. Orkin Commercial Services, Willis, LLC, and Elmcroft Senior Living
all presented a wealth of information to provide senior living
companies the necessary tools to minimize the risk of a bed bug
infestation and manage bed bugs if found in their community.
Download the Effective Bed Bug Detection and Management in Senior Living Communities Tool Kit to watch the full, recorded Webinar series and acquire tools such as: a sample bed bug policy, ALFA’s Top 10 Bed Bug Management Tips, a sample checklist and more.
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