The Healthcare Professional’s Conference 2019 Overview

content imageOn Tuesday, May 14th we held our seventh Annual Healthcare Professional’s Conference at the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe. We had another year with a packed house full of Nurses, Social Workers, Nursing Home and Personal Care Home Administrators and care providers.

Julian Gray AssociatesSue Cardello, Erinn Sentner-Mule’ & Lori Petrel Host Julian Gray with speaker Robert Winters
Host Julian Gray with speaker Robert Winters

Bill McKendree, started out our day and provided an update on "Community Health Choices and the Coordination of Benefits".

Bryan Doner, D.O. from Compassionate Certification Centers spoke about "Medical Cannabis in PA: A Providers Perspective" which left us with a better understanding about the uses and benefits of cannabis.

Amy Lafko of Carin Consulting Solutions presented "A War for Talent" providing tips on how to maintain a happy staff.

Robert E. Winters from the US Department of Homeland Security provided a riveting and informative program on "Active Shooter: Preparation and Response".

Julian E. Gray, Owner of Julian Gray Associates and a Certified Elder Law Attorney, and the host for the day, wrapped up the conference with "What you Need to Know About the New Veteran Aid and Attendance Benefits".

Favorite Comments from the 2019 Attendee Surveys:

" This is the best health care conference in the Pittsburgh area… year after year, after year!" - Personal Care Home Administrator

" This event was wonderful! Each speaker was knowledgeable and entertaining! I loved it! I will be back!" - Social Worker

"Thank you for this opportunity—facility, food, speakers and give-away’s were all very nice!" - R.N.

"Great conference, wonderful organizing and menu choices. Nice flow to the day and a good variety of topics." - Nursing Home Administrator

"Tremendous networking and education event!" - Marketer

2019 League of Community Leaders Award Recipient

Community Leaders AwardJoseph Zollars
of Harbour Senior Living of South Hills
The "LOCL" (League of Community Leaders) Award was presented to Alexis Skinner, Executive Director at Harbour Senior Living of South Hills, who accepted the award on behalf of staff member Joseph Zollars who was recognized for his many years of selfless service to the seniors in his community. Joseph was unfortunately unable to attend due to illness.

The award was provided by M.A.S.H. (Marketing Admissions Supporting Healthcare) and presented by Shandra Harcarik from Gallagher Home Health and Co-Chair of the networking organization. Julian Gray Associates presented the organization with a donation of $500 which will go to the American Cancer Society, as requested by Joseph.

Thank You To Our 2019 Sponsors!

Platinum - Lunch Sponsor! Sponsor Image

Gold - Breakfast Sponsor! Encompass Health

Silver Break Sponsors!

  • StarLifts of Pittsburgh
  • HCR ManorCare
  • Home Instead Senior Care
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Bronze Sponsors!

  • Alixa Px
  • Caring Transitions
  • Achieva Family Trust
  • Artis
  • Blackburn
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  • Family Hospice and palliative Care
  • Baptist
  • Optima Aging Advisors
  • Ohio valley Hospital
  • Lilly
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  • Life Pittsburgh
  • Alzheimer association
  • Upmc Senior Communities

Please Plan to Join Us Next May!

Click Here to see 2018 Conference Overview
Click Here to see 2017 Conference Overview
Click Here to see 2016 Conference Overview
Click Here to see 2015 Conference Overview
Click Here to see 2014 Conference Overview
Click Here to see 2013 Conference Overview