Engagement Technology – Now More Than Ever Webinar

Date: June 4, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00pm CT
Presenter: Jack York, President of iN2L
Webinar brought to you by iN2L in cooperation with LeadingAge Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations

The COVID-19 crisis has brought to the forefront of senior living the importance of staying connected, and the consequences of being isolated.  This webinar will show attendees how technology can help keep residents and families connected in the midst of the crisis (and beyond). You will see a myriad of resources, many of them free, that will help you use technology to keep the connections alive and blossoming. The session is 100% designed for non-technical individuals, and you will walk away with multiple ideas and solutions for your own setting. You will walk away with a new set of resources to utilize, and stories of inspiration you can emulate. 


  • Learn about multiple tech options that have proved beneficial during the COVID crisis 
  • See how senior living communities throughout the country are utilizing technology to stay engaged and connected 
  • See examples of multiple free resources available online during the pandemic. 

The Do’s and Don’ts of Employee Appreciation During Tough Times

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Time: 2:00pm CT

Appreciation is always vital to your organizational culture and employee engagement, but it is especially so when you are dealing with a crisis. During this session you’ll learn the common traps that organizations fall into and what you should never do when it comes to sharing meaningful appreciation. We’ll also talk about what you should be doing as a leader to spread hope, positivity and thanks to team members who are doing so much.  


  1. Discover when appreciation can cause more harm than good.
  2. Recognize why current appreciation efforts may not be meeting team members’ needs.
  3. Utilize recognition techniques that are meaningful to each individual.

Presenter: Denise Boudreau-Scott is President of Drive, which helps aging service organizations measure and improve their culture, resulting in a better resident and staff experience, and bottom-line. LeadingAge Nebraska is excited to also have Denise as our keynote speaker for our Fall Conference in October!

Zoom Information:

When: Jun 10, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: LA NJ & NE Do's & Don'ts of Employee Appreciation

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83962109222

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Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782

 Webinar ID: 839 6210 9222

International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcNTuI6Tkr

Telehealth: Security, Privacy and Compliance Around COVID-19

Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:00pm CT 

COVID-19 has drastically accelerated the adoption and implementation of telehealth. Many pilot projects are now fully operational, and many organizations have adopted telehealth out of necessity. This session will help you understand telehealth technology implications in your environment, security and privacy implications and telehealth in the COVID-19 environment.  

Learning objectives:

  1. Provide telehealth overview in Senior Living
  2. Review telehealth technology options and implications
  3. Explain privacy issues and concern area around the new technology processes
  4. COVID-19 and HIPAA
  5. Identify strategies and techniques for staying secure and compliant

Audience Benefits: Participants will be able to translate organizational opportunity and privacy and security implications associated with Telehealth into understanding how to develop a practical approach for planning, managing, achieving, and maintaining a secure and compliant environment.  


Webinar: Medical Marijuana and CBD in Senior Living

Postponed Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020
Time: 1:00-2:00pm CT
Registration deadline: Monday, June 15, 2020

Overview: In this webinar you will explore the conflict between state and federal laws with medical marijuana and learn best practices if allowing medical marijuana and CBD use by residents or staff.

Learning objectives:

  • Explore the conflict between state and federal laws that impact how senior living providers address medical marijuana use by residents and staff.
  • Consider legal and practical differences between use of medical and recreational marijuana and CBD products.
  • Identify best practices for mitigating risk if allowing medical marijuana or CBD use by residents or staff.


Cory Kallheim, LeadingAge Cory Kallheim is Vice President, Legal Affairs and Social Accountability and oversees all legal-related issuesaffecting LeadingAge members, particularly but not exclusively in the areas of social accountability/tax exemption, fair housing/discrimination, disability law, professional liability, compliance, nonprofit governance issues, and tort law.  In addition, Cory oversees LeadingAge’s legal committee activities.

Sharon Caulfield,  Caulfield Law, LLC.   Sharon Caulfield established her health law practice in 1982, and retired from the full-time practice of law in 2019.  She is now available for special projects such as policy initiatives, internal investigations, and compliance.  Ms. Caulfield's professional experience has been to work with health care providers on governance, regulatory and billing compliance, corporate transactions, fraud and abuse strategic advice, government investigations, antitrust advice, employment matters, and managed care contracting. A significant portion of Ms. Caulfield's activities have been in long term care and senior living ventures. 

Registration Information and Fees: Fees are per connection at a facility and include electronic handout and one connection line to the live webinar. Connection instructions and handout materials will be emailed to the primary person listed on the registration 1-2 days prior to the program.

LeadingAge Nebraska members: $50
Non-members: $75

Continuing Education Credit: 1 hour of continuing education from Nebraska DHHS Regulation and Licensure, Board of NHA has been approved for this webinar. Appropriate records will be maintained for other disciplines to receive credit from their credentialing organizations.


Presented by LeadingAge Iowa: 
PDPM Master Class Webinar Series
12-Month Webinar Series with Optional Certification

This 12-month webinar series focuses on developing mastery of the skills required to successfully lead clinical reimbursement excellence under Medicare Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). Participants may register for each session individually or register for the full series at a discounted rate. Recordings of live sessions are included with the full-series purchase (CE credit available for live sessions only).

Optional certification is available for individuals completing the entire series and passing the certification exam at the end of the completed series. View brochure here.

All webinars in the series will be held on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:15 pm CST.

Here's what you can expect each month. Click on each one to view individual descriptions:

January 8, 2020: Build & Implement Crucial PDPM Policies (e.g. IPA, Interrupted Stay, Therapy Delivery)

February 5, 2020: Getting the PDPM Initial PPS Assessment Right! Best Practices for Pre-admission, Admission & Day 1-8 Processes

March 4, 2020: Applying Dollar Values to PDPM Characteristics & Avoiding Top Missed Opportunities with Case Studies

April 1, 2020: Effective Meetings for PDPM (UR/Medicare, Clinical, Triple Check)

May 6, 2020: PDPM: Staff Development and Core Competency Essentials

June 3, 2020: Care Planning for the Complex Resident Under PDPM

July 8, 2020: All In! PDPM Supportive Documentation for Physicians, Nursing, Rehab, Dietary, and Social Services

August 5, 2020: PDPM Quality Assurance and Outcomes Tracking

September 2, 2020: Addressing PDPM Medical Review Risks in the SNF Compliance and Ethics Work Plan

October 7, 2020: PDPM: Advancing Clinical Capabilities and Care Delivery

November 4, 2020: What We’ve Learned: Insights into Successful Providers from the First Year of PDPM

December 2, 2020: Year End PDPM Updates and 2021 Policy Changes

Who Should Attend: Nursing Home Administrators, RAI Coordinators/MDS, Directors of Nursing, Nurse Managers/Staff and Leaders, QA, Social Services, Staff Development, Rehabilitation Services, Therapy, CFO/Business Office, Compliance Officer, Board Members. Intermediate instructional level.

Registration Information & Fees

Individual webinar prices:
LeadingAge members: $70
Non-members: $130
Individual webinar purchases do NOT include recordings.

Full series package prices:
LeadingAge members: $700
Non-members: $1300
Recordings of live sessions will be included with the full series purchase only.

How to register

This webinar series is being offered by LeadingAge Iowa. However, LeadingAge Nebraska members will be given the member rate. Please contact Dawn Balder at dbalder@leadingageiowa.org or call 515-440-4630 to register at the member rate.

Continuing Education credit

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #67 –1.25 contact hours for each live webinar. Providership regulations do not allow for partial credit to be given for any portion of this program. Retain certificate for four years.