Housing Happenings

Housing Happenings

LeadingAge Ohio is proud to partner with LeadingAge Maryland to offer an educational teleconference series designed specifically for affordable housing professionals!  


Housing Happenings

Join us on the third Wednesday of each month from 12-1:00 pm EST for this educational teleconference series designed specifically for affordable housing professionals! Short, practical learning sessions for service coordinators, property managers, and other individuals who work with older adults in affordable housing settings.

February Housing Happenings:

Title: Gaining buy-in. Building trust.

Speaker: Eric Golden, President and CEO, Cedar Lane Senior Living Community


Zoom link for folks to register and join: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkcuyoqjwpHtc853YDJpcwjy56TyqRCAAM

Once registered, download a reminder to your outlook calendar.




Recordings of Previous Sessions

2022 Recordings

Wednesday, February 17

Boundaries & Burnout, Dr. Eric Berko

2021 Recordings

Wednesday, June 16

Disaster Preparedness

Wednesday, May 19

Gardening & Engagement

Wednesday, April 21

Fair Housing & VAWA in the time of COVID

Lisa Tunick, JD, Reno & Cavanaugh & Sydney Kopp-Richardson, Director, National LGBT Elder Housing Initiatives. SAGE

Wednesday, February 19

Navigating Grief – The Long Strange Journey

Maren Simon, LSW, MSW Bereavement Counselor, Hospice of Northwest Ohio


2020 Recordings

COVID-19 Update and Discussions for Affordable Housing Call Notes [Members Only]

September 23 | September 1  | August 19 | August 5 |July 1 | June 24 |  June 17 | June 10 |  June 3 | May 27 | May 20 | May 13 | May 6 |  April 29 (includes PPT and resource links)  | April 22 | April 8 | April 1 | March 18

Wednesday, August 19

Fostering a Dementia Inclusive Community

Lara Lamb, President and CEO, Episcopal Retirement Services

Wednesday, February 19

Medical Marijuana and Affordable Senior Housing

Lisa Tunick, JD, Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC

Wednesday, January 15

Dementia vs. Depression

Dr. Berko, Director of Behavioral Science, The MetroHealth System

2019 Recordings

Wednesday, December 18

HUD Hot Topics Update

Lisa Tunick, JD, Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC

Wednesday, October 16

Death, Dying and Bereavement

Jan Pennington, Service Coordinator, Catholic Charities Senior Communities

Wednesday, September 18

Building Collaborative Relationships with Home Health Providers

Tina Poffenberger, Executive Director, St. John's Towers and St. John's Commons, and Sandy Nalewajko, Care Transitions Coordinator, Amedisys

Wednesday, August 21

Managing Expectations and Boundaries

Bette McNee, Senior Clinical Risk Consultant, The Graham Company

Wednesday July 17

Fair Housing and Disabilities

Colleen Bloom, Director for Housing Operations, LeadingAge

Click here for additional resources

Wednesday June 19 

Red Flags for Elder Financial Abuse

Presented by Matin Modarre, Investigator, Economic Crimes Unit, Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office

Wednesday May 15

Hoarding, Decluttering, and Organization: Approaches and Resources

Presented by Heather Murphy, The Abilities Network

Wednesday February 20

Service and Assistance Animals in HUD Assisted Housing for Seniors

Presented by Lisa Tunick, JD, Member, Reno & Cavanaugh

Wednesday January 16

Combatting Social Isolation with Voice Activated Technology

Presented by Ryan Elza, Social Entrepreneur in Residence in Social Connectedness - AARP Foundation

2018 Recordings

Wednesday December 12

Hoarding: What you should know and what you can do

Presented by Heather Murphy, Director of Senior Move Management Services - Abilities Network

Wednesday November 21

Housing Highlights from LeadingAge Annual Meeting

Wednesday October 17

How to Effectively Work with and Engage Residents

Click here for additional resources

Wednesday September 19

Bed Bugs in Affordable Senior Housing: What you Need to Know

Presented by Colleen Bloom, Director of Housing Operations, LeadingAge

Additional pest control resources:

Pest Control and IPM Contract Management Resources List

Wednesday August 15

Working Effectively with Older Adults

Presented by Tiffany Nicolette, Director of Resident Services, Weinberg Senior Living

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Debbie Boggs, RN

Debbie Boggs

Education Specialist

  • Manages all aspects of education for the association
  • Ensures all aspects of the Continuing Education (CE) process are followed
  • Assists with the planning and development of all the association sponsored/co-sponsored educational programs
  • Works with internal and external customers and members to ensure professional development functions    

Karen Lowe

Karen Lowe

Education and Special Projects Coordinator

  • Assists with coordination of all professional education events, including planning, development, and implementation
  • Assists with coordination of special projects and initiatives, including Leadership Academy, Employer of Choice and ltcGAIN
  • Assists with all Continuing Education credentialing requirements and processes

Anne Shelley, MBA, BSN, RN

Anne Shelley

Director of Home Health/Hospice Regulatory Relations

  • Reviews state and federal policies and regulations and provides technical and regulatory support to Home Health and Hospice members
  • Works with state and federal agencies and regulatory bodies to develop policy and rules for the home health and hospice industry
  • Provides education for hospice and palliative care providers related to regulatory and operational issues
Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age.