Advocating for Excellence in Senior Living

We invite you to join us this March in Washington, DC at the 2018 Argentum Public Policy Institute & Fly-In. Convene with your colleagues on Capitol Hill to advocate for critical senior living issues and stay informed on the most important legislative and regulatory trends at the state and federal levels.

Public Policy Institute

Tuesday, March 20 |  8 AM-4 PM
National Association of Counties

Learn about the most pressing topics and proposed legislation impacting your business and those you serve.

Fly-In

Wednesday, March 21 | 8 AM-5 PM
Capitol Hill

Meet with members of Congress and their staff to advocate on behalf of the senior living industry.
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Be an Industry Advocate

“Advocacy is really about relationship building, education, and integrity. So boots on the ground advocacy, that’s where it starts. That’s where you can build a relationship.”

-Susan Anderson, VP of Public Policy, Florida Senior Living Association

Agenda | Tuesday, March 20
8:00 am: Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am: Welcome Remarks
9:15 am: Opioid Abuse Panel
Panelists: Haley Nicholson, National Conference of State Legislatures, Nick Padula, Philips Home Monitoring & Population Health Management & Cece Credille, Enlivant
10:15 am: Networking Break
10:30 am: Workforce & Immigration Panel
Panelists: Ann Morse, National Conference of State Legislatures, Ben Voelkel, communications director for Sen. Ron Johnson, and staff member with the House Education and Workforce Committee
11:30 am: Networking Break
11:45 am: Argentum Public Policy Team
12:15 pm: Lunch
1:30 pm: Insights for 2018 Midterm U.S. Congress Elections
Speaker: Jim Ellis, Ellis Insight, LLC
2:30 pm: Emergency Preparedness Panel
Panelists: Caitlin Soto, oversight counsel for the Senate Committee on Finance
3:30 pm: Networking Reception
Join us for cupcakes and lattes!
Agenda | Wednesday, March 21
8:00 am - 11:00 am: Continental Breakfast, The Kennedy Caucus Room, U.S. Capitol (Russell Senate Office Building Rm. 325)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Capitol Hill Meetings
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Event Location

Meeting Room at National Association of Counties (NACo)
660 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20001


Speaker Bios

Cece Credille
Senior Vice President of Quality Services, Enlivant
Cece Credille has over 30 years’ experience in leadership/management in a variety of health care settings including long-term care, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, rehabilitation, and outpatient settings. In her current role for Enlivant, Cece provides direction and oversight for clinical services for 240 assisted living and memory care communities in 26 states.

 

Jim Ellis
President, Ellis Insight, LLC
In his current role, Jim Ellis provides daily political analysis and commentary to several large corporations as well as several lobbying organizations and trade associations. Over the years, he has consulted with organizations such as the National Republican Congressional Committee, the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and the National Federation of Independent Business. Learn more.

 

Haley Nicholson
Policy Director, Health, State & Federal Relations Division, National Conference of State Legislatures
Haley Nicholson has worked in federal policy and advocacy, focusing on domestic and global health, for over seven years. She has coordinated policy education and outreach in the nonprofit sector and on Capitol Hill for global health appropriations, Medicare, Medicaid, public health, education, labor, foreign affairs, telecommunications, and small business.

 

Ann Morse
Director, Immigrant Policy Project, National Conference of State Legislatures
Ann Morse has directed the Immigrant Policy Project at NCSL since its inception in 1992.  She is staff director of the NCSL Executive Committee Task Force on Immigration and the States, a bipartisan, interdisciplinary group of lawmakers with responsibilities for budget, education, employment, human services, and law enforcement. Most recently, Ann has managed grants from the MacArthur Foundation and Pew Charitable Trusts focused on the economic and fiscal impacts of immigrants at the state level.

 

Nick Padula
VP, Philips Home Monitoring & Population Health Management
Nick Padula is a co-creator of Philips’ CareSage, a new predictive analytics engine. Enabling proactive care management, it helps payers and healthcare professionals manage member and patient populations by providing significantly better—and longitudinal—line of sight into senior patients’ homes. Coupling wearable, senior-friendly devices, and monitoring with actionable insights and cost savings, Nick has helped payers, healthcare, and clinical caregivers in providing quality of life benefits to patients and members.

 

Caitlin Soto
Oversight Counsel, United States Senate Committee on Finance

Caitlin Soto is health oversight counsel for the Senate Finance Committee. Her professional experience includes leading a bi-partisan investigation into federal emergency preparedness regulations after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, as well as her primary responsibility on the committee staff for Medicaid and Medicare program integrity.


Suggested Hotels

The following hotels offer discounted NACo-negotiated rates during the event dates:

Hyatt Regency Washington (.5 mi. from NACo)
400 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington DC 20001
For reservations, call 800-233-1234 and ask for the NACo-negotiated rate. For online reservations, use corporate rate code #54074 or click here.

Hampton Inn NoMa Union Station (1.8 mi. from NACo)
501 New York Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20002
For reservations, call 202-308-9754 and mention NACo’s preferred rate. For online reservations, click here.

Homewood Suites by Hilton (1.8 mi. from NACo)
501 New York Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20002
For reservations, call 202-308-9754 and mention NACo’s preferred rate.  For online reservations, click here.

The following hotels are also located nearby, but do not offer discounted NACo-negotiated rates during the event dates:

Phoenix Park Hotel (.1 mi. from NACo)
520 North Capitol St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
For reservations, call 800-824-5419 or click here.

Washington Court Hotel (.4 mi. from NACo)
525 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20001
For reservations, call 800-321-3010. For online reservations, use corporate/promotion code NACO or click here. (Please note: March 18 & 20 are blackout dates)

The Liaison Capitol Hill (.5 mi. from NACo)
415 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20001
For reservations, call 202-638-1616 or click here.

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