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Operators value dining but face staffing challenges: survey

Executives at senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities are placing increasing value on the ability of dining to attract prospective residents at the same time that workforce stability challenges their ability to manage food service in-house, according to the results of a new survey.

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Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) is President-elect Donald J. Trump's nominee for HHS secretary.

News of HHS, CMS nominees gets warm reception from senior living groups

Organizations representing senior living providers said Tuesday that they look forward to working with President-elect Donald J. Trump’s choices to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, maintaining that both understand the issues confronting older adults and those who care for and serve them.

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Senior living prepares for Trump presidency

Leaders of organizations representing operators and others in senior living say they look forward to working with President-elect Donald J. Trump and members of his administration to advance causes important to the industry and the people associated with it.

Social media present a conundrum to senior living operators, attorney says

When it comes to social media policies in the workplace, be careful that while you’re safeguarding your residents’ privacy and dignity and protecting your community’s reputation and finances, you don’t run afoul of governmental rules meant to protect employees’ rights, attorney Daniel Burke told those attending an educational session at the LeadingAge annual meeting in Indianapolis.

How to identify and retain engaged employees

Attracting and keeping employees who will be passionate about their work is crucial at a time when workforce challenges are a top issue facing senior living operators, speakers told those attending an educational session Tuesday at the LeadingAge annual meeting in Indianapolis.

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