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Current Seminars

LeadingAge Oklahoma Virtual Annual Conference  – See Conference Tab, Annual Conference for details

Check the Webinar tab for a listing of all current online education that is being offered.

Licensed Administrators: LeadingAge OK educational programs are NAB approved for continuing education for licensed administrators. To receive credit, include your NAB ID (R- +7 digits) on your registration form and your CE hours will be automatically posted to your NAB account. At the time you received your NAB ID you were instructed to set up your CE Registry account. Login to check your account:

Others Needing Continuing Education:  For individuals needing non-Administrator continuing education, a certificate of completion will be issued at the conclusion of each seminar.  To set up a NAB CE Registry account to track continuing education credits for your license renewal, and be assigned a NAB ID, visit and click on Member Login at the top right of the page.  You will see a space for username and password.  Below that, you should click on “Not a member?  Sign Up!”  Then, you can add your contact information and create an account with a username and password. In the future, there will be a $20 annual fee to track CEUs.  

IGNITE ….Engage, Educate, Inspire

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Will Rogers Theater, 4322 N. Western Ave., Oklahoma City

Long term care professionals are invited to join us for an engaging day of education, thought provoking discussion, inspiration, and affirmation of our important work in long term care. This event will bring together long term care leaders to address key topics that will drive your operations now and for the future. We will recognize the challenges faced and the opportunities for the future. Don’t miss out on this special event to network with your peers and gain the inspiration you need.

Due to the special pricing of this event, register early! Space is limited and registration is on a first-come basis!
Notice: Due to COVID-19, extra precautions will be taken including a larger seminar room to allow for social distancing and limitation of attendance.


Thursday, August 26, 2021
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Sponsor Networking
9:00 – 12:15 p.m. Program
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 – 4:30 Program

Target Audience

Administrators, CEOs, and your Leadership Team

Registration Fee

Registrations must be received by August 5 to receive the $25 early registration rate. Late Registration, if space is available, $50.
Registration includes Lunch.
Cancellations: Substitutions are accepted.
Online registration

Continuing Education Credit

This program has been approved for Continuing Education Credit for 6 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – NAB program Approval Code 20220825-6-A76872-IN

Seminar Information

For additional information, contact or call Karen Poteet, 405-413-3430.


Will Rogers Theater, 4322 N. Western Ave., Oklahoma City. Parking: A dedicated parking lot is available on the East side of the Theater. Enter at the East doors.


Moving Long Term Care Forward
John Cochrane, President and CEO, HumanGood
The pandemic and its social issues are continuously changing the long term care marketplace and how we serve our customers and team members. Customer expectations are shifting and it is critical to stay ahead of these important transitions within and outside the LTC profession.

Cyber Safety: What You Need to Know, and Do, Now
Thomas Douglas, CEO, JMARK
The landscape of cybersecurity has changed forever. The number of cyberattacks is increasing and providers must be positioned to understand IT security and be prepared to protect your operations.

Creating a New Culture of the Workforce
Anna Ortigara, Gerontological Nurse Specialist and Workforce Consultant
This pandemic has created many challenges for aging services, but workforce shortages are like never before. The lack of interested people applying for jobs requires a whole new way to attract, recruit and retain partners. Key steps for recruitment and retention will be discussed with practical strategies for application.

Workforce Solutions: We’re All in this Together
James Joslin, Director of Quality Initiatives and Innovation, LeadingAge Oklahoma
This discussion will including a sharing of best practices and innovations to address the challenges of workforce recruitment and retention.

Provider Relief Funding – Now That You Have It, Do You Get to Keep It?
John Harned, Director, Bob Lane, Director, BKD
Providers will be guided through the critical process to understand the requirements and timelines for the reporting of provider relief funds.

Best Practices: Workforce Solutions
James Joslin, Mary Brinkley, LeadingAge Oklahoma
Workforce Solutions: We’re All in this Together
The best way to learn is from the examples of others. Successful provider experiences will be shared to inspire others in their workforce challenges.

From Crisis to Transformation – An Unprecedented Opportunity
Catherine Unsino, Psychotherapist, LCSW
In light of the pandemic, how do long term care providers move forward? We must earn the public trust so the human and financial consequences will not compromise operations. True stories will be shared to prove the extraordinary opportunity to transform the system for better care and quality of life.

Opening Doors to Aging Services: Understanding Public Perceptions of Our Field
Gwen Fitzgerald, Director of Public Messaging, LeadingAge
The field of aging services is little understood by the general public, leading to confusion and misperceptions. This session will address how to change public attitudes about our field and the people within it who deliver vital services to older adults. Public perceptions and how to communicate will be addressed.

Ignite Brochure



Activity Director & Social Services Directors Course
Calendar of Training for 2021


An investment in… QUALITY OF LIFE

Holiday Inn Express, Oklahoma City Airport
4501 SW 15th
Oklahoma City, OK  73108

Early Registration fee (at least two weeks prior to the beginning of the course:)  $425

LeadingAge Oklahoma is proud to offer an exceptional educational experience to qualify an individual to serve as an Activity Director or Social Services Director of a licensed nursing facility, assisted living community or an adult day health center.  For those currently serving in these positions, it will provide an opportunity to reinforce their skills and gain important education to enable them to be more effective in improving quality of life in senior care communities.

This program has been approved by the Oklahoma State Department of Health and those completing the 5-day course qualify to serve as an Activity Director and/or Social Services Director.  See printable brochure for additional course information and to learn more about this opportunity.

What makes our program Outstanding?

Our five-day program is taught exclusively by a Nationally Certified Activities Consultant with over 25 years of experience and has been recognized as the leading resource of exceptional training for this discipline for long-term care in Oklahoma.

LeadingAge Oklahoma – Providing Education that will Make a Difference!

For information, email 

Special hotel rates of $80 available at the Holiday Inn Express Oklahoma City Airport, 4501 SW 15th, Oklahoma City, OK 73108.
Online reservation for August class: Leading Age Oklahoma August Class Oklahoma City-Holiday Inn Express
You may also call the hotel directly at 405-609-6690 and ask for the Leading Age booking code: AUG

NOTE:  For your convenience, please book your room at the hotel directly.  

Note: Due to COVID-19, extra precautions will be taken including a larger seminar room to allow for social distancing, limitation of the class size, daily sanitizing of the seminar room, and masks required during the seminar. Registered attendees will receive specific details prior to the training.

Printable Registration Form 

Printable Brochure


Previous Seminars

MDS – Driving Payments for PDPM and the Quality Measures Incentive Program
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Moore-Norman Technology Center, South Penn Campus, OKC
13301 S. Pennsylvania Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73170

Senior Housing Forum
Housing Issues and Insights
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oklahoma City Airport

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Lyric Theater, 1727 NW 16th St., OKC

Webinar – MDS Updates: October 2019 RAI Manual Updates
Monday, September 23, 2019
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Defining the Future of Assisted Living
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Moore Norman Technology Center – South Penn Location

PDPM Revealed
Prepare for PDPM Now: An Interactive Workshop for Leaders
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

PPDPM Prepare and Prevail:  An interactive workshop for MDS Staff and Clinical Leaders 
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Moore-Norman Technology Center, South Penn Campus, OKC

Phase 3 Requirements of Participation
-A plan for successful implementation and compliance
June 20, 2019
Moore-Norman Technology Center, South Penn Campus, OKC

MDS Boot Camp
Newly Revised MDS 3.0 Manual Update and Coding Instructions
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Reno Campus, OKC

A New Operations Paradigm
Driving Sustainable Quality Improvement
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Moore-Norman Technology Center, South Penn Campus, OKC

Changing Skills Across the Progression of Dementia:
How OUR Communication and Care Can Change
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Moore-Norman Technology Center, South Penn Campus, OKC

Introduction to PDPM: 2-Part Webinar Series
Introduction to PDPM
Thursday, January 10, 2019  1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CT
Webinar:  Introduction to ICD-10 Coding
Thursday, January 24, 2019  1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CT