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Senior Day at the Missouri State Fair

August 19, 2015:  Sedalia, MO

Senior Day at State Fair Mathewson Building, Sponsored by the Area Agencies on Aging and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services:  Several activities are planned this day in the Mathewson Exhibition Center.  Please see the flyer attached for activities and times.

Senior Appreciation Day, Sponsored by Sedalia Democrat:  Each adult and senior presenting a special Sedalia Democrat front-page fair banner will receive $2 off their gate admission, valid today only.

Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging’s 12th Annual Show Me Summit on Aging and Health

August 17-19, 2015:  “Set Sail for the Future”
Location:  The Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, MO

Step aboard a conference voyage that focuses on the opportunities and challenges facing Missouri’s senior population.  Workshops on aging strong, combating burnout and caregiver stresses, building health and well-being, innovative ideas and achievement, peer mentoring, and the future of senior services are a few of the ports of call.  Exhibit Hall opportunities will display services, products, and information with daily drawings for prizes.   There will also be special presentations by respected businesses and senior service leaders.

Please see the brochure attached or visit the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging’s announcement web page here.

Nursing Home Administrator Oktoberfest Conference

October 14-16, 2015: Oktoberfest 2015
Location:  Hilton Branson Convention Center, Branson, MO

This conference will assist the attendee in acquiring knowledge and skills to better care for the elderly.  Expert speakers will get you recharged while providing the latest information on hot topics in long-term care.

Please see the brochure attached or visit the Missouri League for Nursing’s conference web page here.

Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administrators’ ALF Assessor Training

September 2-4, 2015:  Cheryl Parsons, RN, LNHA – presenter
Location:  MANHA Training Facility, Jefferson City, MO

Individuals who attend this training will meet the 24 hours of training required to fill out and sign ALF Assessment forms.   Attendees will understand the process of aging, be able to assess those problems/issues and complete the planning and documentation required by SB 616 regarding the training needs for the Assisted Living Assessor.

Please see the brochure attached or visit the Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administrators’ calendar of events web page here.

Missouri Assisted Living Association’s 2015 ALF Resident Assessment Training

July 20-22, 2015:  MALA’s ALF Resident Assessment Training
Location:  Best Western Capital Inn, Jefferson City, MO

Anyone who wants training on issues relating to the elderly, aging, certain people with mental illness, and community-based assessments can attend this training.

Please see the brochure and registration information on the Missouri Assisted Living Association’s website here.

Missouri Health Care Association’s 67th Annual Convention

August 23-26, 2015:  “The Changing Faces of Long Term Care”
Location:  Branson Convention Center, Branson, MO

Each day is scheduled to offer a range of education sessions to meet the needs of the entire staff, from Certified Nurse Assistants to owners.  The 2015 convention offers the opportunity for attendees to earn 18.5 continuing education hours.

For more information including the schedule, seminar descriptions, and registration, please visit the Missouri Health Care Association’s website here.

EDL Password Resets

Beginning June 22, 2015, all EDL access password resets will be completed by the Missouri ITSD department, not the EDL unit.  Please call 573-751-6388 or 800-347-0887 for all future password resets.  At the time that you ask for an EDL password reset, your identification will be compared with that of the authorized EDL user’s identification. If you are using the authorization of another individual in your organization, that access privilege will be revoked.  Please call 573-522-1119 if you have any questions.