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Nurse cleared of posting racist remarks on social media, but she and her senior living employer pay a price

A nursing supervisor at an assisted living and memory care community has been cleared of any wrongdoing after accusations that she sent racist messages to another woman. But she and her employer have paid a hefty price for the claim — monetarily and otherwise — with members of the public jumping to conclusions, threatening the supervisor’s personal safety and professional license, and attacking the reputation of the senior living community where she worked.
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COVID-19 payoff: More tech innovation

Dina Capek, health services director at Royal Oaks, a Sun City, AZ, retirement community with independent living, assisted living and memory care, recently spoke with McKnight’s Senior Living about how COVID-19 has resulted in changes in the use of technology in senior living.

New normal for SNFs: more staff, telehealth and hospital alliances

As the nation moves through the initial phase of COVID-19 and on to future planning, skilled nursing facilities must make efforts to hire more workers — particularly registered nurses and perhaps even an infection preventionist, says Derek Pierce, managing director at Healthcare Management Partners.

McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo is 1 week away

Attendees will have the chance to earn up to three continuing education credits at the 4th annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo on June 18. Technology, quality and staffing, all as they relate to COVID-19, will be the featured topics.

McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo set for June 18

Technology, quality and staffing will be highlighted at the 4th annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo June 18. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to three continuing education credits.
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