2022 Sponsors

MALA thanks MDHHS for their ongoing support through the use of SAMHSA Mental Health Block Grant Funds.

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AARP Michigan – Diamond Sponsor
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people age 50 and over to choose how they live as they age. With nearly 1.4 million members in Michigan, AARP advocates on issues that matter most to people age 50+ and their families: health security, financial stability, and personal fulfillment. 


Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) – Diamond Sponsor

For more than seven years, MALA has exclusively endorsed Michigan Assisted Living Insurance Services, a service of Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) for its property and casualty insurance programs. MMA has a highly experienced team of insurance professionals in Michigan with access to national Marsh’s risk management and related resources.

Contact: Ronald Gaffney, Ronald.Gaffney@MarshMMA.com


Bator Lobb, P.C. – Diamond Sponsor
BATOR LOBB, P.C. continues its mission of serving the complete needs of corporate clients, with a special emphasis on adult foster care, home for the aged, and assisted living providers. The depth of the firm’s legal expertise in representing residential, vocational, and senior care providers and facilities is unparalleled. The firm has focused its careful attention on every legal aspect of the care industry and has expanded its expertise to successfully represent businesses in the areas of employment litigation, licensing, mergers, non-profit corporate governance, crisis communications, real estate acquisitions, and more.

Contact: Christian A. Lobb, chris@batorlobb.com

Positive Approach to CarePlatinum Sponsor


Positive Approach to Care (PAC), founded by renowned dementia care educator Teepa Snow, is a dementia care education company specializing in improving lives by empowering caregivers with highly effective hands-on care skills and techniques. PAC offers a wide variety of training and certification programs, webinars, DVDs, online video streams, and an online education platform for staff education for organizations.

Contact: Teepa Snow, info@teepasnow.com


Michigan Assisted Living Workers’ Compensation Fund  – Platinum Sponsor

MALA sponsors the Michigan Assisted Living Workers’ Compensation Fund which is in its 18th year of providing a competitive and stable source of workers’ compensation coverage. This Self-Insured Fund continues to experience excellent loss ratios as a result of its expertise in claims management, underwriting, and loss control.

Contact: Robert Stein, rstein@miassistedliving.org

Guardian Pharmacy Gold Sponsor


At Guardian Pharmacy of Michigan, we don’t just deliver medication and provide forms – we take the time to get to know you, your residents, and staff so we develop solutions that work best for your community. We see the personal approach as essential for providing the best care and unmatched customer service.

Our Guardian team is made of the finest professionals across the pharmacy services process, including:

  • Pharmacists
  • Licensed pharmacy consultants
  • Certified pharmacy technicians
  • Billing experts
  • Nurse account managers
  • Experienced medication couriers

Together, we’re dedicated to providing your community with the highest quality pharmacy solutions ensuring safety, accuracy, and most importantly – resident satisfaction. These values define our character as a pharmacy and inspire us every day.

Contact: Robert Moser, Robert.Moser@guardianpharmacy.net

Rx Specialties – Gold Sponsor

Rx Specialties was founded in 1977 to provide pharmacy care services for consumers with special needs residing in a controlled living environment.  At Rx Specialties, our goal is to provide each facility and caregiver with the information and ongoing professional judgment needed to utilize the consumer’s medications wisely and safely.

Rx Specialties retains the services of experienced clinical pharmacists and staff who specialize in drug therapy education, assessment, and monitoring activities.  Pharmacy services are provided to consumers residing in Group Homes, Assisted Living, Adult Foster Care, Sips programs and individuals living on their own monitored by CMH.

Contact Zandra Pippa at 248-546-5500.


Pure Care Consulting – Silver Sponsor


The Pure Care Consulting team is committed to providing the best innovation when it comes to industry performance. Our leadership team has over 10 years of financial services expertise and another 6 years operating multiple assisted living facilities in multiple states. 

Our mission is to assist our clients with achieving their business objectives by providing innovative, best-in-class consulting. 

At our core, we value Integrity, Creativity, Achievement, Respect and Empathy. "I CARE," is our foundational message that ensures seniors are treated with integrity and respect and our services are committed to reflecting this.

Contact: Info@PureCareConluting.com