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2023 Governance Webinar Series
Wednesday, February 08, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
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2023 Governance Webinar Series

January 25, February 8, March 1 & 22

11:00am - 12:00pm 

Registration for this series is now closed. 

In collaboration with LeadingAge Virginia, LeadingAge Massachusetts is pleased to announce the 2023 Governance Webinar Series! Designed for board members and senior management teams of aging services organizations, this webinar series will dive into some of the top issues that board leaders need to be cognizant of to effectively provide leadership and guidance to their communities.

Added Benefit! Included in your registration for this series is the opportunity to discuss each topic area with other aging services senior leaders and Board members from throughout New England.
 
In collaboration with LeadingAge CT, LeadingAge, ME & NH, and LeadingAge RI, LeadingAge MA members registering for the series are invited to engage in a group discussion following each webinar. This will give attendees the opportunity to debrief from the session and share best practices and personal experiences. 
 
CEUs: This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Services (NCERS) of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long-Term Care Administrators (NAB) and approved for 4 clock hours and 4 participant hours.  The approval number is 20240124-4-A89912-DL. Issuing State: Virginia.
 
Cost:
  • LeadingAge MA Member Staff or Board Member -- $150 per individual
  • Nonmember -- $300 per individual
Below is an overview of each session:

January 25, 2023
Secrets to a Highly Engaged Board

One of the fundamental responsibilities of boards is engagement – only through showing up and building relationships based on trust, respect and candor can we expect volunteers to make strategic decisions to further our missions. This session will include suggestions on how to cultivate and articulate a healthy board culture. Exceptional governance requires time and attention, and we will explore both staff and board responsibilities in building the best board possible.

Objectives:
• Walk away with concrete examples of how to build a healthy board culture
• Understand the competitive advantage a highly functioning board can give your organization

Speakers: Melissa Andrews, President & CEO, LeadingAge Virginia, and Keith Seeloff, Partner, FORVIS

February 8, 2023
The Future of Health Care Services and Consumer Preferences

To maintain relevance and long-term organizational sustainability, organizations must routinely evaluate their position in the marketplace, assess their operations and financial strength, and consider repositioning options and growth opportunities. A comprehensive life-cycle analysis of the product and services offered is critical to the strategic planning process. This session will evaluate the impact consumer preferences and shrinking utilization is having on long-term care and the broader senior living continuum especially with regard to Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS).

Objectives:
• Review consumer desires of long-term care services for the future
• Learn how HCBS will be impacted
• Understand the possible need to diversify income into HCBS or more levels of less intensive care models
• Hear what others are doing to adjust in a post-covid world

Speakers: Greg Hensley, Senior VP, and Dana Wollschlager, Practice Leader & Partner, Plante Moran Living Forward, and Senior Options (speaker TBD)

March 1, 2023
Economic and Financial Trends for Decision Makers in Not-for-Profit Senior Living

This session will review how our volatile economy has affected senior housing and what senior housing will be financially grappling with in the foreseeable future.

Objectives:
• Understand the impact on senior housing from an economic and financial perspective
• Discuss the decisions that will need to be made, and the various methods to be incorporated by organizations and communities to sustain viability and growth

Speaker: Tom Bowden, VP, HJ Sims

March 22, 2023
Director & Officer Issues in Healthcare: What Every Board Member and Executive Should Know to Avoid Personal Liability

Knowledge of duties and protections for executives of organizations is critical in the highly regulated world of healthcare. This presentation examines the fiduciary duties that executives owe to their senior living organizations, and in some instances, to third parties. We will review what those duties mean, how they typically present themselves in managing organizations, and how directors and officers can properly exercise the duties they owe. The program will also review protections that are available to avoid personal liability

Objectives:
• Review duties of directors and officers
• Understand the decision-making process through the use of hypothetical gun policy and COVID policy case studies
• Explore protections for directors and officers in making business decisions to guard against personal risk

Speakers: Kevin Hroblak, Partner, and Jennifer Jackman, Partner, Whiteford Taylor & Preston

For more information, contact Lynn Monaghan at [email protected].