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Argentum begins program to boost senior living advocacy efforts

The STAR program builds on advocacy efforts associated with Argentum's annual springtime "fly-in" in Washington, D.C.

House workforce bill 'good step in right direction' to support care of older adults

House workforce bill 'good step in right direction' to support care of older adults

Provider groups are cheering Monday's passage by the House of Representatives of a bill that would reauthorize federal health professions workforce programs, including education and training in geriatrics.

LTSS financing proposal 'a promising start,' providers say

LTSS financing proposal 'a promising start,' providers say

Draft legislation to create a federal program within Medicare to support those with substantial long-term care costs when they need care "is a promising start toward effective solutions," LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan told Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), in technical comments submitted June 15. Other groups shared their thoughts as well.

Argentum seeks data for list of largest providers

Argentum seeks data for list of largest providers

This week, Argentum will begin distributing the survey used to compile its list of largest senior living providers. The organization wants to ensure that no provider is excluded.

A labor-relations problem that usually gets overlooked

A labor-relations problem that usually gets overlooked

The labor challenges that senior living operators discuss are part of a larger problem that generally is ignored.

Is your senior living organization ready to crash and burn?

Is your senior living organization ready to crash and burn?

A hope and a prayer is a questionable way to run a senior living organization.

New Argentum quality initiative includes web resources, plans for certifications

New Argentum quality initiative includes web resources, plans for certifications

Improved resident quality of life is the goal of a new initiative announced Wednesday by Argentum at the organization's Senior Living Executive Conference.

Argentum announces initiative to improve industry recruiting, retention

Argentum announces initiative to improve industry recruiting, retention

A new Argentum initiative unveiled Tuesday at the organization's Senior Living Executive Conference aims to solve the recruitment and retention challenges facing operators across the senior living industry. The organization also announced an expanded data-collection effort, new board officers and members, and Hero Award winners.

Retaining older workers is important, too, speaker says

Retaining older workers is important, too, speaker says

Many employers are focused on attracting and retaining millennials when they also should be concerned about older workers leaving their organizations, Bruce Tulgan, author and founder of management training company RainmakerThinking, said during a Monday afternoon session at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference.

Brent Weil is definitely up to the job

Brent Weil is definitely up to the job

The new vice president of workforce development at Argentum is tackling the field's biggest challenge. Read our exclusive interview with him.

In Focus

Aug. 15 

Senior 'stay-cation'

State College, PA 

Residents and friends of Juniper Village at Brookline's Wellspring Memory Care in State College, PA, recently took a virtual trip to the beach.

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