Brookdale Joins AALNA as Corporate Member
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 9, 2014 – Committed to quality care for residents, Brookdale has joined the American Assisted Living Nurses Association (AALNA). This corporate membership provides all of Brookdale’s nurses with access to the benefits of membership, including: professional networking opportunities, updates on industry trends, continuing education courses and webinars, changing regulations, and having a voice in state and national policy discussions. Brookdale sees this as part of the company’s dedication to ongoing staff development. AALNA is the only association focused on promoting effective nursing practices in the assisted living industry.
“Brookdale has positively impacted millions of people’s lives during our decades of serving seniors and their families,” said Rita Vann RN, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Services of Brookdale. “To continue to successfully serve today’s seniors requires self-evaluation, on-going training and staying abreast of changing regulations. By partnering with AALNA we have trusted resources and further means to achieve our goal.”
As a corporate member of AALNA, all of Brookdale’s senior living nurses have access to the benefits of membership, including: professional networking opportunities, updates on industry trends, continuing education courses and webinars, changing regulations, and having a voice in state and national policy discussions.
“AALNA is committed to supporting assisted living nurses in such a way that the both the nurses and the residents they serve benefit.” said Cal Groeneweg RN C-AL, president of AALNA. “We are pleased to count Brookdale’s more than 3,000 nurses among our corporate members.”
AALNA created a corporate membership category so that committed senior living providers, like Brookdale, can share the benefits of AALNA membership with their entire organization while streamlining the membership process and cost. Interested organizations can contact AALNA’s Member Services Coordinator.