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Please join us via Zoom call every Tuesday to hear how members across the state are addressing issues related to COVID-19.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/3/2020
When: Every Tuesday through November 17
1 - 2 PM
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Contact: Dorothy Ferrick
(512) 467-2242

Online registration is available until: 11/17/2020
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Provider Member Weekly Call:  COVID-19 Discussions

Every Tuesday through November 17 • 1 - 2 pm • Zoom Meeting


Please join us via webinar call on Tuesdays at 1 pm to hear how members across the state are addressing issues related to COVID-19. 
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These special discussion forums will include practical information, resources, lessons learned, and strategies from a variety of member organizations, as well as updates from LeadingAge Texas and other speakers. Information on these calls will be broadly applicable to a variety of settings that serve older adults, including but not limited to: affordable senior housing; independent living; assisted living; and skilled nursing.

Due to time limitations, we ask that the open discussion portion of this event be limited to questions and comments from our non-profit provider members. We invite business members and sponsors to listen in and to submit questions and comments using the chat feature.

We are continuing to monitor information and updates from a variety of sources. Please continue to visit our COVID-19 page for the latest updates, resources, guidance + more to help best navigate the constant updates and changes. The page continually being updated with resources. And of course, reach out to us at LeadingAge Texas as needed.

UPCOMING SESSIONS [Tuesdays • 1 - 2 pm CT]  

October 27, 2020

November 3, 2020

November 10, 2020

November 17, 2020



October 20, 2020

Topic: Technologies being used for reopening, including barriers. 

Speakers: Chad Bussie, Capital Sales Manager & Matt Christensen, Capital Sales Consultant with Direct Supply.

Direct Supply PowerPoint

October 13, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call 

September 29, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion CalI

Topic: Leveraging Learnings from COVID & Thinking Toward the Future

ft. Wendy Green, Vice President, Leadership Engagement and Development, LeadingAge 

Session Recording

September 22, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

Topic: DOL Paid Sick Leave Changes

ft. Marsha Greenfield, Vice President of Health Legislation, LeadingAge 

Session Recording •  Federal Employee COVID Leave Provisions  

September 15, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

Session Recording

September 1, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

ft. Tiffany Tello, Healthcare Administrator, Querencia at Barton Creek

Session Recording

August 25, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

Session Recording

August 18, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

ft. Christy Kramer, Vice President, Student Engagement & Workforce Relationships, LeadingAge

Session Recording • Center for Workforce Solutions •  LeadingAge Summer Enrichment Program

August 11, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

ft. Ann Castro, Director of Business Development, Value First/LeadingAge Texas

Session Recording

August 4, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

Best practices for cleaning and disinfecting hard surfaces and high touch areas to keep residents, staff, and guests healthy.

ft. Karl Seagren, Environmental Product Consultant, Direct Supply (Value First Vendor

Session Recording

July 28, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

ft. Dee Pekruhn, MBA, LNHA, Director of Life Plan Communities Services & Policy, LeadingAge

Session Recording

July 21, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

Legal Challenges and Strategies in the COVID-19 Era

ft. Cory Macdonald, Macdonald Resnevic, PLLC 

Session Recording • PowerPoint: Legal Strategies and Challenges in the COVID-19 Era

July 14, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call

Morningside Ministries' experience with Zoom funerals + shedding light on chaplaincy in 2020.

ft. Chaplain Dennis Smith and Fr. Jeff Mead, Morningside Ministries

Session Recording

June 30, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call

Juliette Fowler Communities handling of the occurrence of COVID-positive staff members, advice/lessons learned, and their ongoing video series to keep all stakeholders in-the-know & highlight the fruits of that transparency.

ft. Nicole Gann, President & CEO, Juliette Fowler Communities

Session Recording

June 23, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

The importance of raising awareness about the aging services field to potential future workforce

ft. Mark Lenhard, President/CEO, Wesleyan Homes, Inc.

Session Recording

June 16, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

Blue Skies’ experience with their COVID-19 Unit

ft. Wendy Carpenter, Chief Health Services Officer

Session Recording

June 9, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call

The Buckingham’s experience with testing and leading through COVID-19

ft. Phil Jacob, Associate Executive Director

Session Recording • PowerPoint • Sample COVID-19 Test Results Tracker

June 2, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call

"Employee Support and Community Engagement Through Social Media and Beyond"

ft. Alina Kesl, Media & Communications Manager, Morningside Ministries

Session Recording • PowerPoint

May 26, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call

ft. Bryan Cooper, Executive Director, Presbyterian Village North & Joni Watson, Director of Healthcare Operations, Forefront Living

Session Recording

May 19, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call

"The Loss of Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic" 

ft. Danny Mack, Director of Spiritual and Social Services, Christian Care Hospice

Session Recording

May 12, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call

ft. Brandon Powell, Managing Director & Rich Scanlon, Senior Managing Director, Ziegler

Session Recording •  PowerPoint 

May 5, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call

"Opportunities for Connection During Isolation"

Hayley Moseley, ACC, Manager, Life Enrichment Team, CC Young

Session Recording • PowerPoint • Handout

April 28, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call

“How to Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy During COVID Isolation”

ft. Karen Welsh, MA CCC-SLP, RAC-CT, Director of Clinical Outcomes, Functional Pathways & Melissa Ward, PT, RAC-CT, VP of Clinical & Regulatory Affairs, Functional Pathways

PowerPoint • Handout: Cognitive Calisthenics • Handout: Be Steady Supine Home Exercise Program • Handout: Be Steady Sitting Home Exercise Program • Session Recording

April 21, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call

ft. Adam Grafton, VP of Culinary, Morrison Living

PowerPoint •  Recap • Session Recording

April 14, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call
ft. Michael J. Siegel, CPA, Principal, Health Care with CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

PowerPoint •  Recap • Session Recording

April 7, 2020 -  COVID-19 Discussion Call
ft. Stuart Dupuy, Principal, MBF Agency

Recap • Session Recording

March 31, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call
ft. Scott Collins, Vice President of Communications, & Christopher Ruth, Director of Media Relations, Buckner International

PowerPoint • Recap • Session Recording

March 26, 2020 - Guidance on Applying for FEMA Assistance
ft. Disaster preparedness & Recovery Specialists from Tidal Basin

PowerPoint    Session Recording

March 24, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call 
ft. Mark Stibich, Partner & Chief Epidemiologist, Forefront Healthcare

Recap of the discussion   Session Recording

March 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Discussion Call
ft. Cory Macdonald, Macdonald Resnevic, PLLC & LeadingAge national staff

Recap of the discussionSession Recording


Be on the lookout for educational opportunities on our event calendar.