The fate of minimum wage and sick leave changes passed by the Michigan legislature Dec. 4 is uncertain, as it remains to be seen whether outgoing Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) will sign them into law, and the changes also may face legal challenges.
The significant shift in demographics, combined with increasing lifespans and an already challenging staffing environment, represents a perfect storm for healthcare organizations in general — and geriatric-specific entities in particular.
Senior living operators must find creative solutions for recruiting and retention so that they can continue to provide high-quality resident care and services.
Why has senior living been so slow to hire older, even retired workers?
A bright spot in a new report from Genworth Financial is that employers appear to be doing a better job of meeting the needs of workers who provide for the long-term care needs of their family members, according to the insurance holding company.
If it seems you are paying staff more lately, it’s probably because you are. Wages for all U.S. workers rose by 2.9% between September 2017 and September 2018, according to new Labor Department figures.
The National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday that it would extend by one month the deadline for people to submit comments regarding its proposed rulemaking concerning the standard for determining “joint employer” status under the National Labor Relations Act.
Masonic Communities Kentucky is cutting employee turnover by listening to employees about the benefits they want and the policies they perceive as problematic, Trasee Whitaker, the organization’s senior vice president of human resources, told those attending a Monday educational session at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Expo.
Calling workforce issues a “rallying cry,” LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan asked members to “help us figure out our moon shot on workforce” during remarks at Sunday’s keynote session of the 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo.
We don’t have a cultural or perks problem. We have a math problem.
The staffing challenges facing senior living communities are not just human resources headaches. They also represent the biggest operational risk in the industry, according to experts participating in a recent panel discussion.
A new white paper from Argentum shows a potentially large financial benefit for senior living operators that reduce employee turnover.
Times may be challenging for long-term care providers right now, but opportunities exist to help determine the future of the industry, leaders of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living told annual meeting attendees Monday.
Senior living operators and association officials discussed major trends facing operators Monday at the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living convention, and it didn’t take long for clear themes to emerge.
NCAL Day speakers think something other than occupancy should be operators’ top priority.
As if staffing weren’t enough of a senior living challenge, two fresh developments show it might soon get worse.
Twenty-two of the 40 senior living and care operators named to Fortune’s first-ever “Best Workplaces for Aging Services” list, released Thursday, are especially active in senior living as evidenced by their membership in either Argentum or the National Center for Assisted Living.
Let me share two stories that encapsulate what we do that is special and different at our senior living communities and why we recently were honored for that.
SPECIAL REPORT: Senior Star earned the top spot among senior living-dominant operators ranked in the first-ever “Best Workplaces for Aging Services” list published by Fortune magazine this morning.
A Wisconsin senior living operator is reaching beyond U.S. borders for fresh ideas of how to tackle some of the industry’s biggest challenges, from rehospitalizations to human resources management to marketing, dining and appropriate service mix.