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'Best days are ahead' under Trump, with caveats, financial adviser says

'Best days are ahead' under Trump, with caveats, financial adviser says

Gross domestic product growth could increase to 3% starting in 2018, one expert predicts, if the federal government can enact several reforms, among them healthcare and immigration.

The least engaged workers in senior living — and how to engage them

A new analysis reveals the senior living community departments where engagement is lowest, and an expert provides insights into how to increase engagement in those areas.

Lack of quality applicants is top workforce challenge: survey

Finding enough applicants who are qualified for an open position is the biggest workforce challenge facing member organizations responding to a recent survey by the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research.

Brookdale staffing not based on resident needs, lawsuit maintains

Brookdale Senior Living misleads prospective residents and their families by indicating that it uses its resident assessment system to tailor care to residents' needs and to staff its communities accordingly, maintains a new lawsuit against the company filed on behalf of a resident.

Female RNs, aides earn 7 to 10% less than male counterparts

A new analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research compares wages in common occupations and also contains suggestions on how to close the gender pay gap.

Aegis Living gambles on uncommon perk to foster employee loyalty

Aegis Living gambles on uncommon perk to foster employee loyalty

Eight employees of Aegis Living are going to be especially happy Wednesday afternoon. That's the day their Redmond, WA-based employer is announcing the winners of its Dream Big Lottery. Last year's prizes included a trip to Disneyland.

A plan for America: Invest in our direct care workforce

A plan for America: Invest in our direct care workforce

PHI has released recommendations to the Trump administration and Congress for meeting the need for more direct care workers to care for older Americans and people living with disabilities.

Nothing magical about Disney's wage ruling

Nothing magical about Disney's wage ruling

What does a recent Labor Department ruling against the Walt Disney Co. have to do with your senior living organization? Hopefully, not a thing.

Here's what keeps senior living operators up at night

Here's what keeps senior living operators up at night

Finding and keeping the right workers was rated the top concern among nearly 200 senior living leaders who contributed to a new Perkins Eastman survey.

'Joint employer' ruling appeal case arguments to begin Thursday

'Joint employer' ruling appeal case arguments to begin Thursday

Oral arguments are set to begin Thursday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit as Browning-Ferris Industries looks to overturn a 2015 decision by the National Labor Relations Board that changed the standard for determining joint employer status. The outcome could affect senior living operators that use temporary or contract workers or have franchises.

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New Jersey newlyweds

Pompton Plains, NJ

Edie Dombal and Rich Cirelli both volunteer at Cedar Crest retirement community's TV studio, and now they have something else in common: each other.

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