2017 Annual Meeting and Expo


Date: June 14-16, 2017

Location: Harrah's Waterfront Hotel & Conference Center, Atlantic City, NJ

Who Should Attend: Chief executive officers, executive directors, administrators and any department executives who work in a skilled nursing, adult care, assisted living, senior housing, or community service environment.

Hotel Accommodations: Special rates for single and double are $92 per night, plus applicable taxes and fees. Reservations must be made no later than Friday, June 2nd in order to guarantee the special rate. Call 1-888-516-2215 and reference LeadingAge New Jersey Conference and group code SH06LE7.

Exhibitor Prospectus: 2017 Annual Meeting Exhibitor Prospectus (pdf)

Sponsorship Opportunities: Sponsorship Information (pdf)

Conference Registration Brochure: 2017 Registration Brochure (pdf)
Contact Hillary Critelli at HCritelli@LeadingAgeNJ.org or 609.452.1161 with Registration questions.

NEW! Conference Scholarship: Limited number of scholarships are availble to First Time Attendees and "Stand Alone" Staff. 
Scholarship Criteria & Application Instructions (pdf)  

Scholarship Sponsorship (pdf)


Schedule of Events

Wednesday, June 14

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Session:
Foster the Extraordinary!
Cultivating Staff Satisfaction by Embracing Differences in the ALL Workplace & Empowering the Team through Integration (pdf)
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Round Table Discussion Groups (pdf)
  • Administrator
  • CEO/Executive Director
  • Finance
  • Nursing
  • Facilities
  • Human Resources
  • Affordable Housing
  • Dining Services
  • Marketing/PR/Fundraising
  • Social Service Professionals
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception (pdf)

Thursday, June 15

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Sunrise Sessions (pdf)

1-A. Keeping Your Staff Healthy, Happy & Terrific!

1-B. Preventive Maintenance: A Little Training Can Go A Long Way

1-C. Ask the Experts: Housing Legal Issues

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Education Sessions (pdf)

2-A. Create the Extraordinary!*
Please note that this session will begin at 9:15 a.m.

2-B. LITE: Leadership Training Experience Empowering the Front Line Professional

2-C. Employment Practice Claims in the Trump Era

2-D. Strategic Planning: An Advisory Approach

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. General Session
Going for Gold: Finding Your Purpose (pdf)
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Education Sessions (pdf)

3-A. Minimum Income Households: What Can Be Counted?

3-B. Building the Bridge

3-C. Reality of Redefining Your Food Service Program

3-D. What's New in MLTSS

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Dessert with Exhibitors
3:15 p.m. Exhibitor Raffle Drawing
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Education Sessions (pdf)

4-A. QAPI: Meeting the RoP Phases I & II

4-B. The Journey from 78% to 93%: A Case Study

4-C. A Primer on Utilizing Low Income Tax Credits

4-D. Culture Shocks: Creating Inclusive Communities

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception (pdf)
Honoring Gary Puma & Featuring the Preakness D.J. Dance Party

Friday, June 16

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Stand Alones are Not Alone Networking Breakfast (pdf)
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Concurrent Education Sessions (pdf)

5-A. Exploring Alternate Staff Models:
The Value of Collaboration with Research and Care

5-B. Tips for Improving Budgets to HUD

5-C. Update from NJDOH

5-D. Covering Your Assets

10:15 a.m. Brunch & Closing Session
A CULTURE of GRATITUDE: Building Joyful Communities
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