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:
What's Hot in Hospitality?
TBD July, 2014 | One Hour
Details coming soon.
Changes to HIPAA: How New Privacy Rules Will Affect Your Business
TBD August, 2014 | One Hour
More than two years in the making, the long-awaited final changes to the Health Insurance Portablility and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) became effective on March 26, 2013. In most cases, compliance with the final rules is required by September 23, 2013.
This webinar will feature an in-depth analysis of the HIPAA changes and specifically how they affect your senior living business. Learn what covered entities and business associates need to do to comply with the final rules and why. Understand the changes affecting who is a business associate and new business associate obligations, modifications to the breach notification rule, and changes to the privacy rule related to marketing, fundraising, research, and the sales of protected health information.
More details coming soon.
Disaster and Emergency Preparedness
TBD July, 2014 | One Hour
Details coming soon.
Past Webinars / Tool kits
Tool kits are available for download in the ALFA Store.
Intimacy and Sexuality in Senior Living
March 25, 2014 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
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.
Utilizing Online Marketing to Generate & Close Sales Leads
April 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
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.
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.
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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Many of the Webinars that ALFA offers qualify for CEU credit by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). Just another perk to add to the list!
BED Bug Tool Kit
Learn about the causes of bed bug infestations and how to reduce the chances of one striking your community. You will also gain an understanding of new litigation threats that surround bed bug infestations and build a risk management plan for dealing with this pest.
Purchase the Bed Bug Tool Kit. Published December 1, 2012.
Can't make the live Webinars? Purchase a recording of the Webinar instead from the ALFA store.