2014 Action Learning Projects

Witness the passion, desired impact and key learnings of the 2014 Fellows’ Action Learning Projects:

Irene Blumenthal, Hebrew Health Care: Whole Organization Education Beyond Just Mandatory In-Services

Nicole Breslin, Campion Health Center: World Class Service in Long Term Care

L.D. Burton, Arbor Acres: The Road to Excellence

Roque' Christensen, Plano Community Homes: Connecting the Generations through Existing Activity Centers

Erin Cornell, Rose Villa Senior Living: Integrating Child Development into a CCRC

Dorothea Ferguson-Bell, The Wartburg: Influencing The Value of Caregivers through Education: A Call to Action

Ilana Grossman, Los Angeles Jewish Home: Urban Zen: Transforming Lives in Long Term Care

Deb Hedges, Asbury Communities, Wilson Health Care Center: The Power of Language and its Impact on the Elder's Experience

Steve Kastner, St.Joseph of the Pines: First Day Home-Making the Home Care Transition Successful

KJ Langlais, Evergreen Living Innovations, Inc.: Treat Me Right…Where I Choose to Live!

Patrick McAteer, Frasier Meadows Retirement Community: Encouraging the Non-Profit Calling

Janelle Meyers, Ecumen: Awakenings, Changing the Culture of Dementia Care

Ellie Nocun, Luther Manor Adult Day Services: More Than Memory: How Arts Exercise the Brain

Courtney Nuzzo, The Lewinsville Retirement Residence: Housing Challenge:Addressing Affordable Housing Wait Lists

Vanessa Parada, The Admiral at the Lake: Cease Fire: Saving At Risk Employees

Dee Pekruhn, Westminster at Lake Ridge: The eXchange: Community Resource Sharing for a New Age

Alla Rubinstein, LeadingAge/IAHSA: New Americans Offer Hope for Gaps in Workforce Needs

Cathy Sailor, Eskaton: What You Need to Know: Mental Illness Behaviors

Jon Schilling, The Beatitudes Campus: You are What You Eat, What Would You Like to Be!?

Kevin Sider, St. John's Lutheran Ministries: Reducing Turnover by Embracing It: Supporting Employee Development

Christopher Sintros, Deaconess Abundant Life Communities: Alzheimer’s Disease and Spiritual Pursuits

Frank Soltys, Felician Village: Wellness Planning for a Longer Life

Katherine Streeter, St. Ann's Community: Employee Engagement: Lessons Learned through Appreciative Inquiry

Pegeen Sullivan, Seabury Retirement Community: Gaygism: Creating a Culture of Acceptance for LGBT Seniors

Liz Tomajko, Carol Woods Retirement Community: Bringing the Leadership Academy to Carol Woods

Mahesh Tyagi, Stoddard Baptist Home: Compelling Case for Adult Day Services in Your Community

Jill Vitale-Aussem, Christian Living Communities: Creating a Culture of Growth: Who Will You Become?

Gretchen Wagner, Parkside Homes: Building on Individual Strengths:Cultivating Character Among Team Members

Ken Young, United Church Homes: Changing the Law: Resident to Resident Incidents