Monday, August 20, 2018, Breakfast session, 8 a.m.
Studies have shown that the female traits of collaboration, flexibility and nurturing are winning out in a world that is becoming increasingly more social, interdependent and transparent. Some leadership qualities observed more frequently in women than men have had a positive impact on organizational performance, complementing a range of leadership behaviors and giving companies a competitive edge. Could our industry be one of the best to take advantage of the diverse experiences, perspectives, communications skills and the passion, purpose and perseverance women bring to the boardroom? Hear what these executives have to say about all that, what fires their passion, how they’re thinking about innovation and possible solutions for attracting more women and fresh talent to the industry.
Ridge Senior Living
Elder Care Alliance
Thrive Senior Living
Monday, August 20, 2018, Lunch Session, 12 p.m.
Every senior living organization is basically selling the same product, but a cohesive culture inspired and guided by a clearly defined, compelling mission can be a differentiator that stands the test of time. A culture that is nurtured and reinforced daily by team members creates a superior customer experience and develops a strong, resilient foundation that can withstand the changes and challenges that are inevitable in the industry. Hear what these leaders have to say about breathing life into new or existing mission statements and why organizations that are clear on their mission, their ‘why’ or sense of purpose, can sustain and even grow during setbacks and challenges.
Mission Senior Living
Pleasant View Retirement Community
Priority Life Care
Tuesday, August 21, 2018, Breakfast Session, 9 a.m.
The senior living industry is several years behind others in technology maturity, but it’s fast becoming a differentiator—one way or the other! How are organizations balancing basic operational needs by looking at developing technology that can not only enhance residents’ lives but improve the ease with which team members provide care? How do you convince the CEO to say YES to technology as more than an after-thought? How can technology help prevent rehospitalizations and resulting penalties? This panel of industry experts will discuss all this, including why it’s more important than ever to have the infrastructure in place to handle the technology residents themselves are bringing with them today!
Mosaic Design Studio
StoneGate Senior Living
Tuesday, August 21, 2018, Lunch Session – 12:15 p.m.
Baby boomers will be the most demanding of generations for senior living providers in the future—expecting the most modern and technologically innovative environments with activities and amenities to keep them engaged, healthy and independent, but with a sense of community and multiple outlets for intergenerational socialization. How do operators meet resident expectations while staying competitive and controlling costs? This panel of industry experts will discuss the integration of capital, development, construction, design and operations, and why investment in innovation is critical.
Senior Housing Global Advisors
Hochhauser Blatter Associates Architecture + Planning