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September SDA One Day

  • Wednesday, September 08, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Virtual


  • This registration applies for businesses & individuals that sell/market products and services to the senior living industry and are not members of the SDA. No Refunds
  • This registration applies for businesses & individuals that sell/market products and services to the senior living industry.
  • This registration is for senior living and food service professionals working at or for a senior living provider.

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When: Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 2 pm ET / 1 pm CT

Where: Virtual

Topic: Time Management

How are we currently spending our time and how we can improve at identifying and addressing the true priorities we face.

Speaker: Fred Weiss, SDA Interim Director of Education


2:00 – 2:30 pm ET – Roundtable Discussions & Booth Visits
2:30 – 3:30 pm ET – Keynote Speaker
3:30 – 4:00 pm ET – Roundtable Discussions & Booth Visits Continue

Roundtable Topics & Hosts:
Table 1: Tips on time management while working short staffed
Host: Fred Weiss, SDA; Sponsored by Clark Food Service Equipment

Table 2: Providing resident satisfaction with reduced amenities
Host: Jared Beckmann, Resort Lifestyle Communities; Sponsored by FullCount

Table 3: Motivating and encouraging employees
Host: Milton McGowian, Sharon Towers; Sponsored by Ecolab

Table 4:
Preventing team member burnout
Host: Patrick Plumadore, Acts Retirement Life Communities; Sponsored by Epicure Digital

Table 5: IDDSI: Implementation and testing methods
Host: Margaret Roche, Roche Dietitians; Sponsored by General Mills

Table 6: Sharing popular culinary trends from your community
Host: Dawn Nickleson, Passion for Dining and Nutrition, Sponsored by PDN

Table 7: Creative recruiting ideas for front line workers
Host: Thad Parton, Mather; Sponsored by Sysco

Table 8: SDA Membership & Event Questions
Host: Lori Mason, SDA

About our Keynote:

Frederick Weiss has worked in the hospitality industry for more than 30 years and has spent the last 12 years focused on the senior living market. Currently, Fred is a consultant working with senior living communities to enhance their dining operations. Prior to his work as a consultant, Frederick was a Regional Vice President for the Compass Group in the Mid-Atlantic Region with Morrison Senior Living, FLIK Lifestyles and Unidine Lifestyles brands. Frederick holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.  

CEU's: Self-Submitted

Certificate of completion and event schedule will be given to participants who attend the event.

Door Prize: Only operators are eligible for the door prize and must be present to win.

Refunds: No Refunds. It's free for operator members anyway!

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