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5 ways to keep workers engaged in their jobs

5 ways to keep workers engaged in their jobs

Almost 65% of senior living workers believe they will be working in their current communities three years from now, according to a new analysis from Holleran. Here's how to encourage the ones you want to stick around.

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Want inspired, productive team members? Be a GREAT boss

Want inspired, productive team members? Be a GREAT boss

Successful leaders model five characteristics that can be described by the acronym GREAT.

'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.

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Raising the bar

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Former Life Care Centers of America President and CEO Tom Winston has earned a law degree from the University of Tennessee at age 73.

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