2020 Assisted Living Spring Conference

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Update: VALA Conference IS CANCELLED

Virginia Assisted Living
2020 Spring Conference

March 16-18, 2020

Please know the safety of the VALA staff, association members, event guests, and ultimately the residents served by assisted living providers is a major priority for VALA. Due to the new government restrictions and advisories being placed on large gatherings, such as conferences, and specifically on individuals that provide health care support to the elderly, the VALA conference that was to be held March 16-18, 2020 in Norfolk, VA will be cancelled along with all additionally planned activities for the event.

Important links to resources regarding COVID-19 are available on the VALA website, https://www.valainfo.org/healthalert.

Please remember to adopt the CDC campaign, "Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands." 


"Charting a Course to Success"


Photo Booth Sponsor
Southern Pharmacy Services

Technology Sponsor
Dominion Voice & Data
Seniors Guide

Conference Bag/Pad Sponsor

Remedi SeniorCare

Cell Phone Pocket Sponsor
Expresscare Pharmacy

Attendee Nametag Sponsor
Seniors Guide

Lanyard Sponsor
Ageility Physical Therapy Solutions

General Session Sponsors
Babylon Micro-Farms
FOX Rehabilitation
Mosaic Pharmacy Service

Overhead Sign Sponsor
Seniors Guide

Break Sponsors
Eldermark Software
Forbo Flooring
Mast LTC Pharmacy

MobilityWorks Commercial
SeniorWell Group

Registration Welcome Sponsors

Design Source, Inc.
Virginia Relay

Concurrent Session Sponsors
Dynamic Mobile Imaging
The Medical Team
TSO Life

Exhibition Sponsors
BAYADA Home Health Care
Family Care Pharmacy
Favorite Healthcare Staffing
Garrett Realty Partners
Genesis Rehab Services
JH Batten, Inc.
Legacy Healthcare Services
Neil Medical Group
Red Carpet Learning Systems, Inc.

S&D Coffee & Tea
Select Rehabilitation, LLC
Story Collaborative

Tree of Life DCC
Wellness Concepts Pharmacy


Conference Cancellation Options: 

  • Registrants and conference sponsors may transfer their registrations to the VALA fall conference to be held October 12-14, 2020 at the Newport News Marriott at City Center in Newport News, VA
  • Registrants and conference sponsors may request refunds by e-mailing information@valainfo.org

Lodging Cancellation Options: 

  • Please contact the hotel directly at (757) 763-6200 to cancel lodging reservations



CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Resource page from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Upcoming VALA Webinars

VALA is proud to offer upcoming webinars for assisted living administrators, regional staff members, caregivers, nurses, and other staff members. The webinars will offer a variety of continuing education credits dependent upon the topics (i.e. NAB, Nursing, Social Work). Many of the webinars are held live with the ability of participants to interact with the presenter during the webinar. 

Virginia Board of Long-Term Care Administrators Continuing Education Requirements and Guidance
Per 18VAC95-30-70(A)(1) and 18VAC95-20-175(A)(1), Up to 10 of the 20 hours may be obtained through Internet or self-study courses and up to 10 continuing education hours in excess of the number required may be transferred or credited to the next renewal year. 

March 19, 2020 guidance regarding CE Courses: During the six month extension of continuing competency requirements that must be obtained for the licensure period between April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020, programs delivered via teleconference or webcast where there is an opportunity to interact wtih the speakers in real time ("interactive course") will count toward the 10 hours of continuing competency requirements that must be taken in addition to the 10 hours of internet or self-study hours.