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TORCH Conference Schedule

Celebrating Assisted Living: Mardi Gras Style

Thursday, June 27, 2013 7:30 AM 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 9:00 AM 10:30 AM 10:45 AM 4:00 PM 8:30 AM 9:00 AM 10:30 AM 10:45 AM 12:15 PM Registration Continental Breakfast Opening Ceremony - Karl Johnson, President Keynote Address: Dell deBerardinis - "Living Sane in An Insane World" Break Session 1A Dell deBerardinis - "Moving from Burnout to Balance" Lunch Session 2A Patti Dickson - "Smoothing the Way with Difficult Families" Trade Show Session 2A Lin O'Neill - "Managing High Maintenance Employees" Session 2B Lin O'Neill - "Can You Ever Have Too Much Leadership?"

Continuing Education Hours

This educational conference is Co-Provided by TORCH and DFW Aging Solutions, LLC. DFW Aging Solutions, LLC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nursing Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Assisted Living Managers--12.5 continuing education hours--Covers at least two of the continuing education areas required by DADS Licensing Standards for Assisted Living Managers. Social Workers--12.5 CEUs Approval # CS2427 Nurses--Continuing nursing education hours are currently under review by DFW Aging Solutions and TORCH education planning committee.

12:15 PM - 1:30PM 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday, June 28, 2013 Breakfast on Your Own 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Session 3A Rita Palm - "Marketing Your Assisted Living Home" 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Break Session 4A Rita Palm - "I Have Bought My Assisted Living Home: Now What Do I Do?' Session 3B Tiffany Willis - "How to Understand Your Residents With Memory Loss" Session 4B Chandramallika Basak - "Cognitive Training Strategies: Brain and Cognition in Healthy Aging"

Please Note: Sign-ins for all sessions will be closed 15 minutes after the start of each session. No credit will be received for sessions for which you are more than 15 minutes late or for which you leave more than 15 minutes early.

Conference Registration Fees:

Save money! Register early. Early Bird Discount Deadline: Monday May 27, 2013 Early Bird Registration Fees through May 27: TORCH Members and Employees = $225 Non-TORCH Members = $325 Between May 27 and June 20: TORCH Members and Employees = $325 Non-TORCH Members = $425 After Thursday June 20, additional registrations will be taken at the door only: Registration for ALL at the door will be $425. Please note: All cancellations will carry a $100 non-refundable fee. No refund will be granted for no-shows.

Please -- No children in educational and exhibitor areas.

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:15 PM 4:15 PM 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 3:15 PM 4:15 PM 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 9:30 PM

Lunch Session 5 Jeanoyce Wilson, Ben Campbell - "2013 Legislative / Regulatory Updates " Break TORCH General Meeting Free Time Banquet Reception Dinner, Awards Banquet

Saturday, June 29, 2013 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Continental Breakfast Session 6 Irene Prather. M.D. - "Dying in America Today" Break Session 7 Pam Kovacs - "Enriching Lives Through Meaningful Activities"

Registration Form (Please Print)

Name: (Last) Mailing Address: City, State, Zip: Phone: PAYMENT INFORMATION: Conference Fee (circle applicable charge) Through May 27- TORCH Member & Staff Through May 27 - Non-TORCH Member May 27 - June 20 - TORCH Member & Staff May 27- June 20 - Non-TORCH Member After June 20 - All registrations will be at door Extra Banquet Ticket - $50; Extra Lunch Ticket - $35; Must be purchased before conference. Signature: $225 $325 $325 $425 $425 Name on Card: Exp. Date: Credit Card # Fax: Email: Mail form to: Check: _____ Visa _____ MC _____ AmEx _____ TORCH PO Box 372 Ganado, TX 77962 or Fax To: 888-718-6724 Phone: 888-528-6724 Email: [email protected] Nurse ______________________ (First) If you are a Nurse please place a check below and a separate certificate will be provided.

Hotel Information

The Menger Hotel is located adjacent to the Alamo, San Antonio Riverwalk, and the Rivercenter Mall. The Menger offers special rates for the TORCH conference of $89 per room per night. We have a block of rooms reserved at this rate. Reservations must be made by May 27, 2013 to receive the TORCH conference special rate. Contact the Menger Hotel reservations office at: 800-345-9285 or 210-223-4361.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Sponsors and exhibitors for the conference and educational program will be identified in the conference program and by signage in the exhibitor rooms. Please be sure to visit our exhibitors at the Trade Show, Thursday from 3 pm to 6 pm. They support TORCH and we want to support them.

Assisted Living Association of Texas

"Celebrating Assisted Living Mardi Gras Style"

TORCH 29th Annual Conference June 27, 28, 29, 2013

Menger Hotel, 204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio

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