Bob White, Executive Director
133 Evergreen Road, Suite 212
Louisville, KY 40243
E-Blast for Monday, April 1, 2019
Deadline for Awards Nominations is TODAY
Today is the deadline for submitting nominations for the 2019 KSLA Awards , so you have just a few more hours to nominate your top achievers for an award.

Award winners will be announced during the Conference at the Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

by midnight tonight!
Your Medications: Learn How to Work Your Puzzle Today
You're invited to join The Forum at Brookside for a free program recognizing Parkinson's Awareness Month from 1-3 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2019. This presentation is perfect for anyone taking medications, not just people with Parkinson's.

There is limited seating for this program, so call Katherine at 502-314-8307 to RSVP.
Activity Director Workshop - Thursday, April 11
You're invited to join us for an  Activity Director Workshop  on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Republic Bank Community Room at 9600 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY 40241.

The workshop will begin at 10 a.m. and will conclude at 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

The cost for KSLA members is $60 for the first registrant and $40 for each additional registrant from the same community. The cost for non-KSLA members is $80 per person.

To learn more, download the  Offering Announcement Here.

To register on-line,  Click Here. You may also print out and complete the last page of the Offering Announcement and return it to KSLA, with your payment information.

Registration Deadline is Tuesday, April 9, 2019
An Invitation from James Balda, President & CEO, Argentum
Dear Assisted Living Leaders,

As a benefit of the Kentucky Senior Living Association (KSLA)’s relationship as a state partner of Argentum, your employees are eligible to receive up to a $175 discount off of the Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL) package.

Professionals who achieve this high standard industry credential make a powerful statement about their drive for professional growth and their leadership within the industry. To date, over 500 senior living professionals from 78 companies across the U.S. have earned the CDAL credential.

Executive directors who are driven to succeed, believe education is an investment, and who want to demonstrate their leadership are encourage to click HERE to apply today. Each registration includes Argentum’s Assisted Living Executive Director Primer (PDF), the CDAL Practice Test, and one CDAL examination administration.  

Additional information about the certification program can be accessed via the CDAL Candidate Handbook (PDF) and online HERE . Please feel free to contact Robert Oliveri at with any questions you may have. 

On behalf of Argentum and the Senior Living Certification Commission, thank you for your support,

James R. Balda
Award Nominations - Who Are Your Rock Stars?

KSLA is accepting nominations for our 2019 Awards, which will be announced during the Conference at the Awards Banquet on May 16, 2019. There are eight Award categories this year, which include three new categories. The deadline for award nomination submissions is midnight TONIGHT.

Provider Conference Registration is Open!

Click Here to download the Provider Registration Packet.

Click Here  to reach our Provider Member Registration site.

And, there are a few new surprises this year!

  • New This Year: We’re offering on-line Conference registration and payments! Click Here to reach our Provider Member Registration site. Or if you prefer, you can still download the Conference Brochure for Provider Members, complete the last two pages, and send them to KSLA with your payment information – same as last year.

  • New This Year: We’re offering an “Early Bird” discount for those Provider Members who register prior to April 19, so be sure to take advantage of that opportunity! After April 19, there is a slight increase in conference registration fees. The final registration deadline is April 30.

  • New This Year: “Split” Registrations – Can’t make it to both days of the Conference? That’s OK! “Split” your registration with another person from your community! One person attends conference activities on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 and the other person attends conference activities on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Just indicate this option on your registration form or when registering on-line.
Conference Hotel Accommodations

KSLA has reserved a block of rooms at a preferred rate of $142/night at The Brown Hotel.  Make your reservation by April 25, 2019 to qualify for this preferred rate and be sure to use code 051419kysla. After April 25, the rate will increase to normal rates, which range from $195-$306/night.

Exhibitor Conference Registration Packets

Exhibitors, Click Here to download the Exhibitor Registration Packet and learn everything you need to know about this year's Conference & Exhibition.

As of 3/28/2019, there are 14 Exhibitor spots still available.

Click Here to register on-line. The registration deadline is April 30, 2019.
Send Us Your Questions for our CEO Roundtable @ Conference
As part of our Conference each year, we ask three seasoned leaders from the Senior Living industry to speak in a "roundtable" setting to answer your questions.The CEO Roundtable is open to all Conference participants.

In an effort to maximize the time we have to spend with our panelists, we'll compile a list of questions in advance to get the conversation rolling right away.

If you'd like to submit a question for our CEO Roundtable, please send it to You'll still have an opportunity to ask questions at the roundtable even if you don't submit them in advance.

Thanks for your input!
Send Us Your Photos for Conference

Each year during the Awards Luncheon at Conference, we share photos with our Conference participants. Photos of our communities, staff and residents. Do you have some really awesome photos you'd like to include in our slide show? If so, e-mail them to
Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

There are several sponsorship opportunities for this year's Conference. Please contact Bob White at or 502.938.5102 if your organization is interested in sponsoring a conference event!
KSLA's 2018 Premiere Associate Member Sponsors
Very truly yours,

Bob White, Executive Director
Kentucky Senior Living Association (KSLA)