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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Virginia Assisted Living Awareness Legislative Day

Start Date: 1/24/2023 7:30 AM EST
End Date: 1/24/2023 3:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Virginia General Assembly Building

Location:
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA  United States  23219

Event Website: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VALAGA2023

Organization Name: Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA)

Contact:
Judy Hackler
Email: jhackler@valainfo.org
Phone: (804) 332-2111

On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, the Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA) will partner with other organizations for the 2023 Virginia Business Day at the Virginia General Assembly. Please join assisted living providers, industry advocates, and residents of local assisted living communities for the Virginia Assisted Living Awareness Day. Please help us to educate Virginia's legislators on the benefits and importance of assisted living as a long-term care option in Virginia! Also, please help us to remind Virginia's legislators that SENIORS VOTE TOO! and they want to keep assisted living as a housing option in Virginia.

VALA will help assisted living advocates to schedule visits with legislators and their staff members at the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond, VA. The appointments will be scheduled based on the availability of participants and legislative contacts. 

All participants are encouraged to participate in an educational conference call on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 2 PM. This conference call will provide information on what to expect at the Virginia General Assembly, and it will provide important information on the legislative bills that pertain to the assisted living industry. Conference call-in information will be provided in a separate e-mail following your registration.
 
Please see below for the tentative schedule of events for the day. 
  • 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Legislative Updates by Virginia Business Day host organizations
  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Scheduled Legislative Visits
  • 11:30 AM Box lunch with presentations by special guests (special guests to be announced later)
  • After lunch - 3 PM Continuation of Scheduled Legislative Visits
Legislative Appointments: VALA will be delighted to make legislative appointments on your behalf with your respective legislators or their staff. If you do not know who your legislators are, you can look them up online at http://whosmy.virginiageneralassembly.gov/. Please be sure to complete the section on this survey about your availability for appointments. VALA will provide you with specific talking points to share with your legislators. 

Logistical Information: The Virginia General Assembly Building is being reconstructed. General Assembly members and staff are currently located in the Pocahontas Building located at 900 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219. Directions and parking around the area can be found online by visiting the Virginia General Assembly website. 
 
If you have any questions about directions or parking lots in the Capitol vicinity, please call the Capitol Tour Desk at (804) 698-1788.

Please contact VALA at (804) 332-2111 if you have questions or need additional information about the Virginia Assisted Living Awareness Day.

Click here to download a flyer with additional information.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 1/20/2023 7:00 PM

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Visit VALA's Health Alert Page for information from Virginia and federal agencies and organizations on the COVID-19 response for assisted living providers. 

Upcoming VALA Events

VALA is proud to offer upcoming events, webinars, and meetings for assisted living administrators, regional staff members, caregivers, nurses, and other staff members. Several of the events will offer a variety of continuing education credits dependent upon the topics (i.e. NAB, Nursing, Social Work). Check the VALA Events Calendar for upcoming opportunities.