Weekly Provider Calls: COVID-19 Discussion
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Weekly Provider Calls:
COVID-19 Discussion

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.

Please RSVP below and receive the call in information for all calls through August


UPCOMING SESSIONS [Tuesdays • 1 - 2 pm CT]

August 4, 2020

Karl Seagren, Environmental Product Consultant, Direct Supply (Value First Vendor) will join us to speak on best practices for cleaning and disinfecting hard surfaces and high touch areas to keep residents, staff, and guests healthy.

August 11, 2020

August 18, 2020

August 25, 2020

September 1, 2020

* There will be no COVID-19 Discussion Call on Tuesday, September 8

September 15, 2020

* There will be no COVID-19 Discussion Call on Tuesday, September 22

September 29, 2020


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"

ft. 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. Scott Collins, Vice President of Communications, & Christopher Ruth, Director of Media Relations, Buckner International

Session Recording • Recap

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 discussion; Session Recording