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October 2019  

It's Fall Y'all! Time for football, beautiful colors, sweaters,
LA Annual Meeting, PDPM and more!

Join us in San Diego!

Click here to learn more and register today!

Advocacy in Action

View the agenda for the October 2 Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities Board Meeting here

Click here to read the Mid Year Tennessee Board of Licensing Health Care Facilities Newsletter. These newsletters keep you updated on minutes and details from past meetings and dates for future meetings. Additionally, you will find a full report the top deficiencies and important items to be aware of.

The 30-day public comment period for Gov. Bill Lee's proposed federal TennCare waiver program ends on October 18th. Read more here.

SNF Updates:
MDS 3.0 RAI Manual and Forms Update 
PDPM Budget Tools Available
SNF PPS Patient Driven Payment Model Resources: Get Ready for October 1

Assisted Living:
Important Salary & Benefits Report Underway for Assisted Livings
Affordable Housing:
Senate: No New 202 Funding
Infection Control:
Influenza Vaccine Payment Allowances - Annual Update for 2019-2020 Season
Home Health & Hospice:
Hospice Provider Preview Reports: Review Your Data by October 11
Human Resources:
LeadingAge Launches University Advisory Council
Beyond Pay and Benefits
Center for Workforce Solutions

What Have We Done for You Lately? - September 2019

LATN Executive Director Gwyn Earl was part of a team that was honored to present Senator Marsha Blackburn and Congressman Phil Roe with the 2019 Champion for Healthy Senior Awards on behalf of The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease.

Stay tuned for Advocacy Call Outs this winter. Do you know who your legislators are? Find out here and be ready for our next call to action! 

While you're in San Diego, join us for our LATN Evening Reception! Register here!

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Events & Education

Join our Tuesday StandUp calls with other LA State Associations. 15 minutes of relevant education each Tuesday and every other Wednesday. Click here!

Sunday, October 27, 2019 - Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:00AM -  5:00PM PT 
LA National Conference, San Diego, CA

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:30 AM -10:30 ET 
West Hills Health & Rehab, Knoxville
The Outcomes of Positive Leadership

 Friday, November 15, 2019 10:00 - 12:00 ET
Workforce Symposium Webinar
**This webinar will not disappoint! Register now and receive your Took Kit for the event!

  LeadingAge Tennessee leads aging services members in their efforts to better serve aging Tennesseans through collaboration in advocacy, networking, services and education.

Our Business Partners have all the tools you need!

Special THANKS to our Platinum and Gold Partners!


Gwyn E. Earl
Executive Director
LeadingAge Tennessee

 Meet your Board 

Terry Thompkins
Chair, Executive Director, Ascension Living Alexian Village

Katlyn Clifton
Chair Elect, 
Executive Director, Christian Towers and Manor, Gallatin

Kirkland A. Mason 
Secretary, Chief Executive Officer, Stones River Manor, Inc.

David Glascoe
Treasurer, Chair, Finance Committee 
Chief Executive Officer, Mary Queen of Angels

Kirkland A. Mason
Immediate Past Chair, Chair, Governance/Nominating Committee Chief Executive Officer, Stones River Manor, Inc. 

Van Cluck
M.B.A. C.A.S.P., President, Total Healthcare Systems
Chair, Advocacy Committee

Herschel Murner
Executive Director, Uplands Retirement Village, Inc.,
Advocacy Committee

Allison Griffith
VP and COO, Blakeford, Green Hills, 
Advocacy Committee

Nellie Ward-Cole
Management Consultant
Finance Committee 

Julie Repking
Administrator, Trezevant Terrace
Chair, Education Committee

Kayse Martin
Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator, Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee
Education Committee
Governance Committee

Chris Mohrman
President, Markentum
Education Committee 

Michael Brent
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Legal Counsel 

Gwyn E. Earl, Executive Director | [email protected] | 865-748-4932