With OnShift‘s support, we hosted the 2017 Argentum Workforce Development Symposium in Washington, D.C on September 14. More than 65 industry leaders joined us to hear from featured moderator Bruce Tulgan, an expert on leadership and management, on the impact of generational shifts in the workplace and strategies for building and retaining a high performing team. We were also proud to present Rep. Virginia Foxx, Chairwoman of House Committee on Education and the Workforce, with the Argentum Senior Living Champion Award. Rep. Foxx joined us to share the latest on federal workforce initiatives on Capitol Hill.
On June 20, more than 60 attendees joined Argentum in Washington, D.C. for the 2017 Memory Care Symposium sponsored by MatrixCare. Attendees heard from leading voices in senior living memory care operations and advocates for expanded dementia-related research. Topics included memory care in diverse communities and innovative, evidence-based approaches aimed at improving memory care services in senior living communities.
Special thanks to our featured speaker, George Vradenburg of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, and our panelists and moderators: Stephanie Monroe, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s African American Network; Jason Resendez, LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Network and Coalition – a network of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s; Carmen Pastor, Fuerza Contra Alzheimer’s; Virginia Biggar, Patient-Caregiver, Faith and Veteran Initiatives, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s; Jenna Weiss, The Alzheimer’s Resource Center; Jenny Overly, Unidine Corporation; Anne Basting, TimeSlips Creative Storytelling; Kristine Theurer, Java Group Programs, Inc.; and Maria Nadelstumph, Brandywine Living.
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