Annual Conference

2017 Conference Presentation Handouts

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We would like to take this moment to thank each and every member, exhibitor, sponsor, and speaker for being a part of the LeadingAge Oklahoma 2017 Annual Conference, our largest conference ever!

To each and every conference attendee, thank you for attending. It is our hope that you left the conference with a sense of renewed commitment to providing great service to the elders and others who experience your services and programs. For your convenience, the conference presentations will be posted to the LeadingAge Oklahoma website by Friday, March 17.

Congratulations to Daniel Gravatt, Medical Park West, for winning the first LeadingAge Oklahoma Lifetime of Education drawing! Daniel will have access to every program, every year, for life!

To each and every volunteer who assisted as a Moderator, Room Monitor, and to those who assisted with Registration and the Verifications, thank you for your help with the conference! Our volunteers are vital to providing a well-organized and professional conference.

We truly appreciate the commitment of our valued sponsors. Your financial support enables us to provide an affordable educational experience, giving more long term care professionals the opportunity to access the tools and education shared at the conference.

We take this opportunity to recognize our conference sponsors: Ziegler Capital Markets, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma, US Foods, Pharmacy Solutions, McKesson, PharmCare Oklahoma, Boomer Solutions, Remedi, Reliant Post-Acute Care Solutions, Rich & Cartmill, Oklahoma Complete Health, Morrison Community Living, George Gibbs, BKD, Netsmart, Able Rents and Active Sales, Ben E. Keith, Linkmedia 360, Bryan Wilcox & Tom Wilcox/Wilcox & McGrath, Preferred Medical, Eppstein Uhen Architects, Senior Dent, United Healthcare, Sysco, Senior Dental, A/R SNF Solutions, Soder Mechanical, Alliance Bus Transportation, and ADG.

With gratitude, we acknowledge the exhibiting vendors and partners. We sincerely value your partnership and welcome your continued participation.

The LeadingAge Oklahoma Member Dinner and Awards program at the Oklahoma History Center was attended by members, award recipients, guests and sponsors. Thank you for attending this touching event held expressly for the members of LeadingAge Oklahoma.

Congratulations to the 2017 LeadingAge Oklahoma Award Recipients:

Volunteer of the Year – Resident:
Wilfrid “Buck” Yant, Baptist Village of Hugo

Volunteer of the Year – Non-Resident:
Ann Huddleston, Covenant Place of Tulsa

Outstanding Employee – Resident Services:
William Gambrell, Goodwill Adult Day Care Center

Outstanding Employee – Administrative:
Courtney Hicks Driskill, OASIS Adult Day Services

Outstanding Employee – Environmental:
Max Melot, Concordia Life Care Community

Outstanding Employee – Direct Care:
Tamika Fields, Tulsa Jewish Retirement & Health Center

Trustee of the Year:
Neal Loewen, Corn Heritage Village & Rehab

Excellence in Community Service and Outreach:
Social Accountability Team, Inverness Village

Best Practice:
PWR! Parkinson Wellness Recovery, Elder Care

Terry Clark Outstanding Leader in Aging Award:
Mike Fauvell, LIFE Senior Services

Your dedication and commitment to the long term care profession is an inspiration to all. To each and every individual involved in the aging services profession, you are also to be commended for the work you do each and every day.