AzHCA 2023 Convention and Expo starting on 07/25/2023 Register online by clicking http://www.tslwebreg.com/template1start.php?user_id=71&event_id=986
PRECONFERENCE: What the Best Leaders in Senior Care are Doing-Jeff Call, Founder & CEO, Focus & Execute, LLC, 7/25 7:30AM-9:30AM
Description: Here is a post-pandemic reality: The senior care profession is getting creamed as they struggle to get, keep, and development qualified workforce. But here is another reality: There are some senior care companies who know that having the best leaders, also means getting the best results. This session will be led by Jeff Call, who also facilitates the America Health Care Association’s Future Leader program, and works with hundreds of senior care companies, and is a friend of this noble profession. Come learn what the best leaders in senior care are doing to succeed.
PRECONFERENCE: Best Practices I Managing Dementia with Behaviors-Julia Lesselyong, PsyD, Geropsychologist, Private Practice/Consultant for Integrated Geriatric, 7/25 7:30AM-9:30AM
Description: Providing care for people with dementia comes with unique challenges at each stage of the disease. This presentation aims to provide some education about the use of non-pharmacological approaches to working with the behavioral and care challenges in the Early, Moderate and Advanced stages of the disease.
“Dementia Moments” Workshop provides an 8-minute interactive experience during which the participants perform some daily living tasks, as if they were living with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. The workshop involves performing simple tasks such as buttoning a shirt or counting coins, while wearing gloves, goggles and headphones blaring background noise. The goal is not to mimic dementia, but instead to mimic the emotional experience of someone with dementia trying to perform in a normalworld while struggling with distorted perception and difficulty thinking. After the experience, participants share their thoughts and feelings. They discuss what might have helped them perform the tasks better and learn some approaches to minimize the distress of peopleliving with dementia.
Murder Mystery “The Riddle” Team Building Event: $ 125 or $1,000 for table (10 people) *A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Arizona Health Care Foundation. "The Riddle" first reached its popularity in New York in 1989 when Comedy Writer/Director, Phil Valentine hooked up with mystery writer Charles Anthony Mount to create the funniest and most unique murder mystery ever! Wanting to create a murder mystery that would stump the best of the murder mystery buffs, as well as tickle the funny bones of those who were not ‘wannabe sleuths’, they developed a customized, audience participation comedy that donned rave reviews!