The first-ever national apprenticeship for nursing assistants and other caregivers in senior living and a new data service to help operators with their staffing plans were among the announcements Tuesday at Argentum’s 2019 Senior Living Executive Conference.
Staffing and Medicaid reimbursement were two pressing issues for operators that emerged from a recent survey commissioned by the Florida Assisted Living Association, the organization’s CEO, Shaddrick A. Haston, Esq., told McKnight’s Senior Living.
A new study from Peakon makes it clear: workers often send flight-risk signals long before they take off.
The Labor Department on Monday proposed a new four-factor test to help employers determine the conditions under which they would be considered “joint employers.”
Members of Generation X, now aged 38 to 53, account for one-third of the U.S. workforce yet often are overlooked, according to a new survey.
The Department of Labor announced a proposed rule Thursday that it said will clarify the amounts that employers should include and exclude when they calculate overtime pay rates for employees working more than 40 hours per week.
I believed that the growing field of senior living might be a good career path for me. Little did I know the journey it would take me on and the rewards that awaited me.
May 21 is the deadline to submit comments about the Labor Department’s proposed overtime pay rule, the department announced Friday, the same day National Labor Relations Board Chairman John Ring released an update on the joint-employer standard decision process.
An expanding economy and tight labor market will lead to increased labor costs for senior living operators this year, predict the authors of a new white paper from Argentum.
Bipartisan legislation reintroduced Wednesday in the Senate and the House of Representatives, if passed, would amend existing federal civil rights laws to explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing, education, credit, federal jury service, public accommodations and the use of federal funds.
Argentum, the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living and LeadingAge for the first time are participating in Careers in Aging Week, taking place March 3 to 9.
When Ecumen launched its Ecumen Scholars program in 2015 to expose nursing students to senior living and long-term care through work experiences at Ecumen communities, it soon became apparent that nursing students weren’t the only ones who could benefit from this type of exposure.
Labor issues are critical considerations for senior living operators and developers when assessing markets, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Chief Economist Beth Burnham Mace told those attending an educational session on the final day of the organization’s Spring Conference.
The Medicaid and immigration programs will be reformed, and senior living and long-term care providers can help shape the outcome, former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) said during Thursday’s opening general session of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care’s 2019 Spring Conference.
Say what you will about the latest billionaire governor of Illinois, he’s very generous. At least when it comes to spending other peoples’ money.
Legal immigration is part of the solution to staffing challenges in senior living and other industries, according to numerous organizations representing provider and business interests. But a new lawsuit suggests that at least some Americans may need to become more comfortable with people who may not look or speak as they do, immigrant or not.
Argentum has unveiled a new web tool, the Education Pipeline, to help senior living professionals and job-seekers locate and connect with relevant college programs.
Senate lawmakers have introduced legislation designed to increase the number of healthcare professionals available in the senior living field.
An auditing office within the Labor Department has announced plans to investigate White House efforts to relax labor rules. At issue is whether the administration might be running afoul of procedural requirements.
Successfully hiring and retaining qualified staff can be done with the right approach.