Topics – Staffing


Bipartisan legislation would add LGBT protections to civil rights laws

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.

Industry organizations to promote careers in aging

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.

Filling up nursing pipeline involves more than just students

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.

NIC: Labor issues critical to senior living market assessment

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.

Waste not, why not?

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.

Look past differences to solve workforce challenges

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.