Friday, April 29, 2011

Out today & almost didn't make it: today is Priscilla Vint's 20th anniv at LutheranHomeAlbemarle.Congrats on your long service to LSA!

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Crescent View: reception, LSA presentation, dinner. Big fun with friends old and new.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Breakfast&lunch today at Trinity Oaks. Great food, great friends, even some work! Oh, the sacrifices!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

12 LutheranHomeTrinityOaks residents, plus friends and staff spent weekend at Kure Beach. Food,fishing, fun! Now that's nursing home life!

Friday, April 15, 2011

14 SC&NC LutheranHomes(over 100) at Wellspring overnighter.Theme-ItTakesAVillage.Creativity&passion is amazing,see!
14 SC&NC LutheranHomes(over 100) at Wellspring overnighter.Theme-ItTakesAVillage.Creativity&passion is amazing,see!

Thursday, April 14, 2011

On ground in Charlotte.oops, driving straight to Charleston for Wellspring program tomorrow. Long haul but worth it to be w change warriors
AbundantLivingAdultDayServices honored large number of volunteers today for Nat'l Volunteer Week. Volunteers make the difference!
With leadership ethicist Michael Gillette. Fascinating case studies and discussion about doing the right thing.Next is integrated technology
LeadingAge multi-facility leaders just spent hour with nationally known pollster Frank Luntz. Excellent and hilarious! Words matter!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Wow. Surprise speaker! Sean Donovan, Secretary of US Housing and Urban Development. Leader in sr. housing.
Now listening to Susan Scott author of Fierce Conversations. If nothing else, this is worth the trip! Google this word: mokita. :)
Tues. PM - joined a few NC colleagues visiting Sen.Burr's and Rep. Watt's health care staffers to advocate for our elders and sr. services.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Now at LeadingAge: US Dept.ofHealth&HumanServices Asst.Secretary Kathy Greenlee on advocacy and development of CLASS Act.
LeadingAge advocacy day: nat'l political pundit EleanorClift,new LeadingAge Advocacy VP, then to Capitol Hill to share stories&save Medicaid

Monday, April 11, 2011

Strategic planning session at LeadingAge.Is it wrong that I am excited by a discussion of pros/cons of variable vs. fixed rate financing?
LeadingAge opening session: Chair Win Marshall, author Richard Florida. New ways to live and work in aftermath of The Great Recession.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

5 AM to airport for LeadingAge mtg in DC. Futures conference.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Wed./Thursday LSA/LFS senior leadership retreat. 19 leaders coming together to team build and plan the future. All are servant leaders!

Monday, April 4, 2011

Good day in Hickory: both Lutheran Homes, PACE@Home, etc. Great ministry happening thanks to dedicated staff, great partners.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Our Saviour Luth treated me like family. Then got same treatment at LutheranHomeAlbemarle. Good day!
6 AM-left for Our Saviour Lutheran, Southern Pines. Sharing the good news of LSA, and kicking off our KeepingThePromise campaign.

Friday, April 1, 2011

18 pros from across LSA here for electronic medical record update. These people leading us and on national cutting edge. Quality 1st!