Argentum 2018 Senior Living Executive Conference

May 14-16, 2018 | San Diego, CA

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Heard at #Argentum18

Legend Senior Living CEO Named Argentum Board Chairman

Tim Buchanan, president and CEO at Legend Senior Living, has been chosen to serve as the new chairman of industry association Argentum’s board of directors. He officially assumed the chairman role at the 2018 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in San Diego, California. Read More

Buckingham: Encourage Talent and You’ll Cultivate Careers in Senior Care

Marcus Buckingham has a rather simple yet effective piece of advice for seniors housing operators: stop focusing on the negative. Read More

Argentum Launches Effort to Boost Senior Living Quality

The new init reiative, dubbed “Senior Living IQ,” includes an informational website where senior living workers can glean industry-wide best practices and procedures. The initiative was officially unveiled Wednesday at the 2018 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference. Read More

Brookdale, Sunrise Share Best Practices for Emergency Evacuations in Senior Living

Staff from Brentwood, Tennessee-based Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) and McLean, Virginia-based Sunrise Senior Living shared some of their experiences relative to emergency evacuations during a recent conference panel at the 2018 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference. Here’s what they relayed in the way of best practices and lessons learned. Read More

Retaining older workers is important, too, speaker says

Many employers are focused on attracting and retaining millennials when they also should be concerned about older workers leaving their organizations, Bruce Tulgan, author and founder of management training company RainmakerThinking, said during a Monday afternoon session at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference. Read More

Making the Most of Community Events for Prospective Senior Living Residents

“If you are not targeting beyond basic demographic criteria, you need to,” Whitman said during a presentation at the 2018 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference. Read More


Which Presenter Inspired You? Share with #Argentum18.

  • Nina Easton

    Nina Easton

    Mainstage Host, All 3 Days!

  • Joan Lunden

    Joan Lunden

    Tuesday, May 15, 8:00 AM

  • Marcus Buckingham

    Marcus Buckingham

    Tuesday, May 15, 9:00 AM

  • Lilian Myers

    Lilian Myers

    Tuesday, May 15, 1:15 PM

  • Sophia

    Tuesday, May 15, 2:30 PM

  • Rebecca Costa

    Tuesday, May 15, 2:30 PM

  • Jonathan Mildenhall

    Jonathan Mildenhall

    Wednesday, May 16, 8:30 AM

  • Victor Regnier

    Victor Regnier

    Wednesday, May 16, 12:45 PM

  • Julianne Holt-Lundstad

    Wednesday, May 16, 2:00 PM

  • Janet Morrison

    Wednesday, May 16, 2:00 PM

  • Jan Dougherty

    Wednesday, May 16, 3:15 PM

  • Roy Yaari, MD

    Wednesday, May 16, 3:15 PM

Claim Your Continuing Education Credits

Professionals who attended the Mainstage, Executive Director Leadership Institute, or Monday breakout sessions had the opportunity to earn continuing education credits. In order to claim your CEUs, your badge must have been scanned upon entering and exiting the session rooms. NAB and California Department of Social Services do not issue credit if you missed more than 5 minutes of a session.

Earn Up to 14 NAB CEU Credits 
Argentum is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). The main Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference track was approved for continuing education for 10 total participant hours from NAB/NCERS. Executive Director Leadership Institute (EDLI) participants are eligible to receive up to 14 NAB/NCERS CEUs.

If you need NAB/NCERS CEUs, you must sign up for the NAB CE Registry by clicking “Not a member? Sign Up!”.  Your credit hours from the Argentum conference will be entered into this registry and a certificate will be automatically generated for you.  For more information on how to sign up and access your certificate, download NAB’s informational flyer.

Earn Up to 12 California RCFE CEU Credits 
Argentum is a vendor of continuing education with the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). The Argentum conference was approved for 10 Resident Care Facility for the Elderly continuing education units (RCFE CEUs). The Executive Director Leadership Institute (EDLI) was approved for 12 RCFE CEUs.

If you need California RCFE CEUs, please reach out to to receive your certificate directly.

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