We are excited to announce the opening of registration for the 2021 Virtual Spring Mini-Conference! See the schedule of events below - we are looking FORWARD to hosting senior community staff from all over Nebraska and beyond. Join us as we move FORWARD into 2021 with networking, learning and camaraderie.
Thank you to our generous conference sponsors:
Select Rehabilitation
Quality First Insurance
UNO Department of Gerontology
Choice Rehabilitation
Day 1 (March 17):TimeSpeakerTitle
Welcome & Opening Keynote1:00-2:15Jonathan FanningPassion and Purpose – Rediscovered!
Fanning live Q&A & Book signing/BREAK2:15-2:30Jonathan FanningLive Q&A + Virtual Book Signing
Breakout 1A2:30-3:30Amy Hanson, Ph.D., UNO Department of GerontologyHelping Older Adults Find Meaning and Purpose During the Pandemic
Breakout 1B2:30-3:30Ryan Whitt, VBOVerifiedOh, What Generational Woes We Weave
Networking Break3:30-4:00All attendees & SponsorsLive networking meeting
Breakout 2A4:00-5:00Susan Chenail, LeadingAge New YorkImproving Your Organization’s Five-Star Rating
Breakout 2B4:00-5:00Neely Tolbert Sullivan, Select RehabRehab Perspective: Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Behavior and/or Mental Illness
Day 2 (March 18):TimeSpeakerTitle
Lunch 'N Learn with LeadingAge11:30-12:30Janine Finck-Boyle, LeadingAgeNursing Homes in the Year 2021: Regulation, Legislation and LeadingAge Priorities
National Update Keynote12:30-1:15Carol Silver Elliott, LeadingAge National Board ChairNational Update Keynote
Breakout 3A1:30-2:30Kimberly A. Lammers, JD, CPC, Baird HolmA Practical Guide to Contracts for Health Care Administrators and Managers
Breakout 3B1:30-2:30Dr. Pamela Scarborough, AMTCOVID Skin Manifestations: Recognizing Silent Skin Disruptions that may be Signs of COVID-19 Disease
Breakout 4A2:45-3:45Amy Johnson, Founder & CEO of LifeLoopHow to Develop a Modern Approach to Your Community's Communication
Breakout 4B2:45-3:45Connie Vogt, NE DHHSSurvey Findings & Recommendations
Breakout 5A4:00-5:00Dan Dwyer, Compliance Assistance Specialist, DOLOSHA Updates for Senior Communities
Breakout 5B4:00-5:00Dr. Kathleen D. Weissberg, National Director of Education, Select Rehab Tools to Optimize Quality Dementia Care: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation for Residents with Dementia
CONFERENCE FEESMember RateNon-member Rate
Early-Bird Rate (through Feb 19)$160.00$210.00
Rate after February 19$185.00$235.00
Student/retiree Rate$75.00$75.00
Direct Care Staff Rate*$75.00$75.00

*For Medication Aides, CNAs, Dietary Aides, etc. ONLY

CE INFORMATION: Up to 13 hours of continuing education from Nebraska DHHS Regulation and Licensure, Board of NHA has been approved for the conference, if you participate in the on-demand period. (8 hours for the live conference + 5 hours with on-demand participation.) Appropriate records will be maintained for other disciplines to receive credit from their credentialing organizations.

Up to 13 continuing education contact hours awarded by Iowa Western Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6. (8 hours for the live conference + 5 hours with on-demand participation.) Approval pending.


QUESTIONS? Contact Natalie at 402-327-9252 or natalie.mccormick@leadingagene.org.

Other 2021 Conference Dates:

LeadingAge Nebraska Annual Meeting & Exhibit Show, September 15-16, 2021, Holiday Inn Convention Center, Kearney, NE
2021 LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO
Sun., October 24 – Wed., October 27
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA