LeadingAge

MARCH 17-20, 2019
Washington, DC

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS

VENUE AND HOTEL INFORMATION

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 202-328-2000

MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATION

Hotel reservations can be made online using the hotel link  or by contacting the hotel directly at 202-328-2000 and asking for the LeadingAge room block. The special group rate at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel for LeadingAge attendees is $319 for a single/double room, plus taxes. A limited number of rooms have been set aside for Leadership Summit and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

BEWARE OF HOTEL ROOM POACHERS 

Hotel reservations should be made directly through the Marriott's hotel reservation link or phone number noted above. Please do not trust communications from unauthorized vendors or give out your credit card number; your card could be compromised and you may not have a reservation when you arrive onsite.

HOTEL RESERVATION DEADLINE: Thursday, Feb. 7

Please make your hotel reservation at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel no later than Feb. 7, 2019. After this date, reservations will be accepted based on availability.

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation Options from the Airports (Cab, Metro, etc.)
For transportation options to/from the three major Washington, DC airports - please visit the Marriott Wardman transportation page for maps and more information.

Driving Directions/Parking
View driving directions to the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Convenient daily parking is available at the hotel. Self-parking is $48/night; valet parking is $55/night. There is also limited parking at the LeadingAge office, located a short walk from the hotel (at the corner of Connecticut Ave. NW and Calvert St. NW). The garage entrance is accessed from Calvert St. NW and parking is $21/day.

AGENDA

  • 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    • CEO Visioning Lab
  • 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
    • Networking Reception
  • 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
    • Breakfast
  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
    • Thought Leadership Session
  • 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
    • Networking Break
  • 10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
    •  Shared Learning Sessions (A)
      •  1-A. Staying Ahead of Disruption: Could Eldercare be Amazoned or Ubered?
      • 1-A. Staying Ahead of Disruption: Could Eldercare be Amazoned or Ubered?

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
        • Consider the threats and opportunities technology innovations and the sharing economy pose for today’s care and service delivery models.
        • Hear from innovative executives who are reacting to new and evolving disruptions in a variety of ways.
        • Discuss ways your organization can develop an enterprise strategy and innovation mindset to address disruption in your marketplace.
      •  2-A. Adapting to Strategic Trends: The Cornerstones of Success
      • 2-A. Adapting to Strategic Trends: The Cornerstones of Success

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
        • Examine the essential elements of building successful life plan communities that will thrive well into the future.
        • Consider the different elements that impact the ability of single-site and multisite organizations to safeguard their future.
        • Explore lessons learned from hospital consolidations and ways to position your organization to grow and proactively face market challenges.
      •  3-A. Community-Based Expansions: Experiences From the Field
      • 3-A. Community-Based Expansions: Experiences From the Field

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
        • Explore the nuances of expanding an at-home program into diverse localities with each program differing based on the dynamics of the particular marketplace.
        • Consider the differences in scale and approaches being used by LeadingAge members to introduce hospice and homecare services into their menu of services in several markets.
        • Hear from a single-site provider that is meeting the needs of community-dwelling older adults by establishing a unique Institute on Aging.
      •  4-A. Managed Care Innovations
      • 4-A. Managed Care Innovations

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
        • Discuss the latest policies, regulations and trends in managed care that are creating new opportunities for innovation.
        • Hear about innovative care delivery and alternative payment models between older adult providers and managed care plans.
        • Consider ways in which LeadingAge members can leverage their services to obtain a managed care contract that pays for those services.
  • 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    • Lunch
  • 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
    •  Shared Learning Sessions (B)
      •  5-B. Inclusive Cultures for People Living With Dementia
      • 5-B. Inclusive Cultures for People Living With Dementia

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
        • Consider the complex question of whether to offer locked memory care settings or integrated living arrangements for people living with dementia.
        • Hear from providers who represent a range of approaches to dementia care across aging services settings.
        • Wrestle with the challenges and benefits of segregated dementia neighborhoods versus inclusive environments.
      •  6-B. Relationship Building: Unlocking Your Board's Potential
      • 6-B. Relationship Building: Unlocking Your Board's Potential

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
        • Appreciate the importance of the board/CEO relationship in the overall success of an organization’s governance performance.
        • Examine the strategies that are foundational to developing a healthy board/CEO relationship.
        • Explore ways to develop a collaborative mission orientation that drives engagement among all board members.
      •  7-B. Building Scale and Sophistication through Strategic Relationships
      • 7-B. Building Scale and Sophistication through Strategic Relationships

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
        • Review the market disruptors and innovations prompting LeadingAge members to pursue mergers and joint ventures.
        • Consider the wide range of strategic relationships aging services providers can leverage to build capacity for growth and mission advancement.
        • Explore various growth strategies designed to position organizations to better compete in their local marketplace.
      •  8-B. Affordable Housing as a Platform for Wellness and Service Coordination
      • 8-B. Affordable Housing as a Platform for Wellness and Service Coordination

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
        • Highlight models that link affordable housing with community-based health and social services to help low-income older adults age in the community.
        • Explore financing options for these models through partnerships between housing organizations and health plans/other risk-bearing providers.
        • Review evidence-based research available to help LeadingAge members advocate for more investment in these programs at the state and federal levels.
  • 3:00 - 3:45 p.m.
    • Networking Break
  • 3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
    •  Shared Learning Sessions (C)
      •  9-C. From Successful Aging to Holistic Well-Being
      • 9-C. From Successful Aging to Holistic Well-Being

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
        • Compare and contrast the cultural assumptions and values underlying successful aging notions in the U.S. with the ideals of aging in other societies.
        • Consider how successful aging terminology might reinforce ageism by emphasizing productive activity, independence and agelessness.
        • Explore how a more holistic framing of successful aging can help reshape the current experience, attitudes and perceptions of aging.
      •  10-C. Housing and Services for the Middle Market
      • 10-C. Housing and Services for the Middle Market

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
        • Gain insight into the housing and service delivery needs of middle market consumers.
        • Hear from an array of organizations making an explicit commitment to provide affordable housing and services to this large and underserved market.
        • Explore the advocacy, marketing and service packages challenges aging services providers need to navigate as they develop new middle market housing products.
      •  11-C. Partnering for Community Success: Looking Beyond the Bottom Line
      • 11-C. Partnering for Community Success: Looking Beyond the Bottom Line

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
        • Hear from an organization that utilizes partnerships as a catalyst for community revitalization and growth.
        • Learn about the uncommon partnerships that have generated engaging neighbors for life plan community residents.
        • Gain insight on how unlikely, strategic relationships can benefit the mission and margin of an organization.
      •  12-C. Health Information Exchange: Provider Success Stories
      • 12-C. Health Information Exchange: Provider Success Stories

        Monday, March 18, 2019
        3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
        • Learn about emerging vendor-sponsored EHR connectivity networks facilitating information exchange to support care providers’ coordination across care settings.
        • Discover how regional, state and national networks are actively supporting connectivity between long-term and post-acute care providers and their care partners.
        • Discuss the benefits and lessons learned from providers who are leveraging these national networks to improve care planning and coordination efforts.
  • 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
    • Networking Reception
  • 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
    • Breakfast
  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
    • Public Policy Panel
  • 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
    • Networking Break
  • 10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
    •  Shared Learning Sessions (D)
      •  13-D. Designing for a Living Experience
      • 13-D. Designing for a Living Experience

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
        • Consider the impact of a new generation of consumers that prioritizes experiences more so than access to services.
        • Learn how to use experience design principles to shape products, services and environments focused on the user experience.
        • Visualize what meaningful engagement of older adults in aging services settings looks like, as the focus shifts from design features to the living experience.
      •  14-D. Dependency and Self-Determination Reconsidered
      • 14-D. Dependency and Self-Determination Reconsidered

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
        • Consider how aversion to risk and prevailing notions of independence limit self-determination in older adults.
        • Examine new ways of thinking about capacity and healthy (inter)dependence to enhance health and well-being regardless of setting or circumstance.
        • Discuss the importance of life histories in shaping self-perceptions of dependency and helping caregivers understand residents’ preferences for autonomy.
      •  15-D. Insights on the Nonprofit/For-Profit Sectors
      • 15-D. Insights on the Nonprofit/For-Profit Sectors

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
        • Hear from business leaders on the growth opportunities and related challenges both nonprofit and for-profit providers must contend with in today’s marketplace.
        • Recognize the proven practices and strategies LeadingAge members can tap into to achieve greater economies of scale to strengthen their position in the market.
        • Consider similarities experienced in working with these two groups, as well as strengths and challenges when teaming up with different provider types.
      •  16-D. Affordable Housing: New Congress Priorities
      • 16-D. Affordable Housing: New Congress Priorities

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
        • Receive an insider’s perspective on the federal government’s likely hot topics for affordable housing policy and funding.
        • Explore opportunities to assert affordable housing for older adults as a priority issue in 2019 and beyond.
        • Hear insights on how the growing body of research at the intersection of affordable housing and services could impact federal policy.
  • 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    • Lunch
  • 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
    •  Visioning Sessions (E)
      •  17-E. Artificial Intelligence: Applications in Aging Services
      • 17-E. Artificial Intelligence: Applications in Aging Services

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
        • Gain a better understanding of the real and perceived benefits (and concerns) of AI-augmented applications in the aging services space.
        • Examine ways to better leverage the power of AI to benefit older adults, caregivers and service providers.
        • Discuss ongoing efforts by technology companies working on the next wave of AI applications—and hear how LeadingAge members can help influence future developments.
      •  18-E. The New Future of Aging Services
      • 18-E. The New Future of Aging Services

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
        • Step out of existing mental models to imagine what services for older adults—unrestricted by socioeconomic barriers or policy decisions—could look like.
        • Identify bright spots in existing models that could be retooled into a new vision for partnering with residents and older adults in the surrounding community.
        • Consider how successful practices of outside fields can inject a fresh approach to our collective vision for mission advancement.
      •  19-E. Overcoming the Workforce Crisis: A Moonshot
      • 19-E. Overcoming the Workforce Crisis: A Moonshot

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
        • Hear projections about the future workforce and the impact these trends and dynamics will have on ageing services.
        • Explore the importance of leadership and organizational culture change in creating healthy workplace environments and becoming employers of choice.
        • Discuss what it will take to achieve our vision for a thriving aging services workforce that will meet the needs of a growing aging population.
  • 3:00 - 3:45 p.m.
    • Networking Break
  • 3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
    •  Shared Learning Sessions (F)
      •  20-F. Macro Shocks Reshaping the Aging Services Landscape
      • 20-F. Macro Shocks Reshaping the Aging Services Landscape

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
        • Identify the potential disruptive forces poised to revolutionize the aging services landscape in the next ten years.
        • Examine research-grounded scenarios that forecast how communities, products and services may be changed by these outside forces.
        • Discuss how aging services organizations can prepare to proactively address disruption and change.
      •  21-F. Reliable Accessibility: A Game Changer
      • 21-F. Reliable Accessibility: A Game Changer

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
        • Gain a new awareness of what works in real life for people with mobility challenges versus what the ADA checklist requires.
        • Consider how reliable accessibility information can help avoid social isolation by allowing older adults to remain actively connected to their community.
        • Discover ways providers can work with local businesses to make community attractions accessible and welcoming to individuals of all ages and abilities.
      •  22-F. Looking to 2030: Culture Readiness for Future Planning
      • 22-F. Looking to 2030: Culture Readiness for Future Planning

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
        • Understand the impact of an organization’s culture on its ability to plan, change and adapt to a future that looks very different than today.
        • Examine the mindset shifts that aging services providers must adopt as new political, economic, societal, technological and environmental future unfolds.
        • Discuss how your current culture might help propel (or impede) the necessary strategic changes that will make your organization successful over the next 15 years.
      •  23-F. Skilled Nursing Regulatory Update
      • 23-F. Skilled Nursing Regulatory Update

        Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        3:45 - 5:15 p.m.
        • Engage in a policy discussion focused on the regulatory environment impacting skilled nursing providers and designed to emphasize person-centered care.
        • Hear from invited government officials about new regulatory issues emerging for nursing home providers at the federal level.
        • Gain insight into LeadingAge’s nursing home policy priorities and likely hot topics for the coming year.
  • 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
    • Networking Reception
  • 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
    • Lobby Day Breakfast Briefing & Caucus
  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    • Hill Visits
* Evening available for dinners between providers and business firms.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

A diverse speaker line-up designed to deepen the knowledge and understanding of the environment in which aging services providers operate.

Photo of Roberto Muñiz - President & CEO, Parker Health Group, Inc.

WHY I ATTEND

I am always looking for opportunities to build face-to-face connections with other experts in and out of the field, which is why I will be at the Leadership Summit. Roberto Muñiz - President & CEO, Parker Health Group, Inc.
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THE GREAT ROOM