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  • 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 Feb. 20. RSVP today by emailing [email protected] ! **Location of dinner and more information coming soon. Register for a FREE three-day expo pass.

    Building...

  • 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

  • July 31, 2018 | Education and Events

    VGM Live at Home Building Opportunities Executive Summit When: Sept. 19 – one-day event  Where: Philadelphia Marriot West Featuring a Networking Dinner on Sept. 18 Mark your calendar for this summit, our last event of 2018. Scheduled sessions to include: Round Table Speed Dating with approximately 15 vendors (many new). This is a quick sit down with several manufacturers and service...

    Tags: Building Opportunities Summit

  • July 31, 2018 | Education and Events

    Certified Aging In Place Specialist (“CAPS”)  Facilitated by NAHB Licensed Master Instructor Steve Hoffacker, CAPS, CEAC, SHSS “NAHB’s CAPS Educator of the Year, 2015” ──── CAPS I – “Marketing & Communicating with the Aging In Place Client” CAPS II – “Design Concepts for Livable Homes & Aging In Place” CAPS III – “Details & Solutions for Livable Homes & Aging In Place”  ALL...

    Tags: CAPS Training

  • July 9, 2018 | Education and Events

    By Jim Greatorex We had another excellent Heartland Conference with a best-ever turnout for VGM Live at Home members. Word is that home mods were the talk of the show!  What stood out to me the most was the collaborative spirit among our members all week long. We have an industry that, in our estimation, has reached 15-20 percent of its potential. We all need to get better together as the industry evolves. And that was exactly the atmosphere—with members and manufacturers working...

  • June 11, 2018 | Education and Events, Live At Home Pro

    Remember to join us for the Heartland Launch Party!