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Top execs gather at AHCA conference

Leaders of some of the most influential skilled nursing providers in the country will gather to discuss legislative and regulatory affairs and plot lobbying strategies Nov. 8-10 in Marana, AZ.

Julie Thorson

Overcoming intimidation and using your voice

I find the show “So You Think You Can Dance” interesting. Wait, “interesting”? Maybe that’s not strong enough of a word. I love to dance. I love to dance in a safe environment, and when I say safe, I mean I have an appropriate amount of liquid courage in order to have “Moves like Jagger.”

Providers to PEAK in Washington from Sunday to Wednesday

LeadingAge members will begin gathering in the nation’s capital Sunday for a four-day meeting that will focus on efforts to lobby their respective federal politicians. The PEAK Leadership Summit will take place at the Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, with dozens of provider trips to Capitol Hill lawmaker offices planned throughout. The PEAK conference will feature numerous educational sessions and workshops with continuing education credit available, as well as a vendor expo that will take place around lunch and dinner times on Monday.

Providers celebrate National Consultant Pharmacist Week

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists will help providers and others celebrate the vital work of long-term care pharmacists all next week. Tuesday’s theme is “Spread the Word,” for educating others about consultant pharmacy. On Wednesday, pharmacists and providers are charged with sharing their success stories for improving senior care. Another highlight will be Friday when pharmacists are encouraged to thank all members of their healthcare teams.

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