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!  

What: ‘Housing Happenings’ calls are brief (15 minutes!), topic-driven check-ins for service coordinators, property managers and other staff to build their skills and competence without adding significant time to their day or cost to their budgets! 

When: The third Wednesday of every month from 9-9:15 a.m. EST

How do I join? Visit www.gotomeet.me/LeadingAgeMaryland/housinghappenings OR dial 646.749.3122, and enter code 389.687.645

Upcoming Sessions:

Wednesday, December 18: HUD Hot Topics Updates

Presented by: Lisa Tunick, JD, Reno and Cavanaugh

Join us for a conversation quid pro quo sexual harassment in the context of elder abuse, provide a quick update on assistance animals and also touch on potential changes in the disparate impact rules.

Recordings of Previous Sessions:


October 17, 2018

How to Effectively Work with and Engage Residents

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November 21, 2018

Housing Highlights from LeadingAge Annual Meeting

December 12, 2018

Hoarding: What you should know and what you can do

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


January 16, 2019

Combatting Social Isolation with Voice Activated Technology

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

February 20, 2019

Service and Assistance Animals in HUD Assisted Housing for Seniors

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

May 15, 2019

Hoarding, Decluttering, and Organization: Approaches and Resources

Presented by Heather Murphy, The Abilities Network

June 19, 2019 

Red Flags for Elder Financial Abuse

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

July 17, 2019

Fair Housing and Disabilities

Presented by Colleen Bloom, Director for Housing Operations, LeadingAge

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August 21, 2019

Managing Expectations and Boundaries

Presented by Bette McNee, Senior Clinical Risk Consultant, The Graham Company

September 18, 2019

Building Collaborative Relationships with Home Health Providers

October 16, 2019

Death, Dying and Bereavement

Jan Pennington, Service Coordinator, Catholic Charities Senior Communities

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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 Professional Development & HH/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
  • Responsible for overseeing all educational offerings provided by LeadingAge Ohio
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.