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  • February 14, 2019 | Education and Events

    Join us for a networking dinner followed by a jam-packed day of all new content. Make connections, share best practices with fellow members and take advantage of networking opportunities. Cost Savings: Our member and partner speed dating program will have you meet face-to-face with about 20 partners at 20 tables. You’ll discover savings on goods and services you're already using as well as learn about new opportunities with great manufacturers or services that will...

    Tags: Building Opportunities Summit, Event, Executive Summit

  • February 14, 2019 | Education and Events

    Don't miss your chance to be certified by multiple manufacturers in one trip for one low price! We want to invite you to our third Building Opportunities Installer Training Summit April 2-5 in Ravenna, Ohio. Come join VGM Live at Home member Vince Pelose and the Access to Independence team as they welcome our members and partners into their 9,000 square foot Home Access Showcase and attached classroom for four days of Certified Installer Training. Do you have a need to get a new installer...

    Tags: Building Opportunities Summit, Event, Installer Training Summit

  • February 6, 2019 | Education and Events

    The Building Opportunities Summits are just around the corner. Executives and decision makers will meet in San Antonio March 26-27 for an excellent opportunity to network, learn best practices and marketing strategies, and attend a speed-networking session with up to 20 manufacturers and service providers. Installers and techs will meet April 2-5 in Ravenna, Ohio, at Access to Independence for product certification training from Bestbath,...

    Tags: Building Opportunities Summit, VGM Live At Home

  • December 30, 2018 | Education and Events, Vendor Hightlight

    Want to learn about consumer financing options that are different than most others and can help your Private Pay customers afford to pay for a complete home access project or that high end rehab product that will change their life. This is a 2 Part webinar that you need to attend! The Federal Savings Bank (TFSB) is helping VGM Live at Home  and US Rehab Members by adding a private pay financing channel that can lead to more profits and is easy to implement.  Designed specifically for...

    Tags: financing, webinar

  • December 5, 2018 | Education and Events

    Start making plans now, because 2019 will have plenty of summits and conferences for you to attend.  Check out these upcoming events. International Builders’ Show
    Feb. 19-21, Las Vegas – VGM Live at Home Booth #SU74604
    Attending IBS? Join us for a member dinner on Tues, Feb. 19th at Firefly Las Vegas . RSVP today by emailing [email protected] ! Register for a FREE three-day expo pass.

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  • December 5, 2018 | Education and Events

    Now until Dec. 31, purchase the C.E.A.C. program for the low cost of $150! Use discount code CEACWOW. It is a VGM Live at Home membership requirement that there be at least one C.E.A.C. on your staff. This special C.E.A.C. offer is available until the end of the year. Contact [email protected] or call 877.404.2442 with questions. Click here to purchase the C.E.A.C. program. Be sure to use discount code CEACWOW.

  • October 30, 2018 | Education and Events

    By: Jim Greatorex, Vice President, VGM Live at Home I realize the Heartland Conference is more than eight months away (June 10-12, 2019), but we are NOW looking for speakers with home accessibility topics for the 2019 conference. Our theme this year is “Forward Thinking.” With technology advances, the way we do business and reach our market will continually evolve, and we need to stay ahead of the curve. We are looking for members who wish to share best practices, panel discussions,...

  • August 30, 2018 | Education and Events

     

      VGM Live at Home’s 2018 Building Opportunities Executive Summit is coming to Philadelphia Sept. 18-19! It’s FREE to attend and features a number of benefits that make the cost of your trip well worth it. To get things started, we’ll have a Happy Hour & Networking Dinner sponsored by Molift, PARO, VGM Insurance, and Secure Tech on Sept. 18 from 6-9 p.m., which was recently moved to Southern Cross Kitchen. It’s a chance...

  • July 31, 2018 | Education and Events

    Join VGM Live at Home in Ravenna, Ohio, Aug. 27-31 for the Building Opportunities Installer Summit! You don’t want to miss these great sessions from Molift:
    Entry-level Course – Monday Aug. 27, 1 p.m.: The entry-level course covers the basics of structure, reinforcing structure, terminology, common configurations, and how to conduct and complete site surveys and evaluations. We will also go over the basics of moving and handling equipment and a generic...

    Tags: Building Opportunities Summit, Molift

  • July 31, 2018 | Education and Events, General

    By Louis Tenenbaum This article originally appeared on www.homesrenewed.org. I‘ve been promoting Aging in Place for years, mostly because it just makes sense.  Sometimes people say my work has been ahead of the curve. I never thought it would take so long to see shifts, pushing me to study the barriers to change.  A recent conversation helped me recognize three biases that are strong barriers to seeing home as the natural and expected place for aging and care. 1. Bias...

    Tags: Aging in Place, Louis Tenenbaum