August 01, 2016 - McKnight's Senior Living

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3 ways to strengthen the senior living workforce

Recruiting new workers, retaining current ones and training all of them to meet the changing needs of older adults will be critical as the aging population increases and the number of family caregivers decreases, according to a new report. Three steps can help accomplish these goals, the authors say.

NCAL guidance aims to prevent elder abuse via social media

Senior living providers must develop social media policies, train employees on appropriate use of social media, and investigate potentially inappropriate behavior related to social media when it has been identified, the National Center for Assisted Living recommends in guidance recently sent to members.

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