FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2020 Long Term Care Conference goes VIRTUAL, Begins July 21st
June 26, 2020 (St. Louis, MO) – The 9th Annual Changing the Landscape of Long Term Care Conference is now a virtual multi-session event hosted by VOYCE. The conference, which brings together professionals from the long-term care community, focuses on sharing new ideas, learning dynamic strategies and building professional skills while earning continuing education units! The 2020 conference offerings consist of a host of topics related to administration and patient care presented by national and local experts.
“This has been, and will continue to be, a year of unprecedented change and adaptation in long-term care.” shared Lisa Sesti, event Co-Chair, owner of Sagacity Marketing and Senior Care Consultant for Assisted Living Locators. “VOYCE continues to maintain its commitment to educating senior care professionals with the timely discussions and subject matter presented in this year’s virtual conference.”
“Now more than ever, professionals in long term care need to share information, support each other, and collaborate.” said Jen Ryan Galantowicz, event Co-Chair and VP of Branding and Strategic Engagement for Reach LTC. “We have a great opportunity to bring together facility and community-based resources via the virtual VOYCE Conference and connect with one another to learn and collaborate safely.”
2020 Conference topics include:
• Racial Disparities in Long-Term Care
• Reflections on Changes in Elder Care due to COVID-19
• "Tele" Me About It: Panel on Tech Innovations in LTC
• Psychosocial Needs for Staff and Residents
• Electronic Monitoring
• Opioid Challenges in LTC
The full agenda is located here: www.voycestl.org/events
VOYCE offers advocacy services to the 22,000 individuals who reside in more than 350 skilled nursing, assisted living and residential care communities in Greater St. Louis and northeast Missouri. More than 50% of these individuals have no one to advocate on their behalf.
VOYCE also delivers options to those making long-term care decisions. As the demand for long-term care continues to grow, an estimated 70% of those 65 and older will need long-term care and 43% will spend some time in a long-term care community.
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