January 1, 2019
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The past year was an interesting year for the field of aging services and specifically skilled care – challenging workforce dynamics, funding reductions, and increased regulatory scrutiny. I guess you could take the positive approach and say aside from those it was a pretty good year. Those with a less positive view could see 2018

December 4, 2018
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In the field of long term care, we’re always looking for ways to improve the experience of the residents, patients, and families served by senior service organizations. Many times, there are aspects of everyday care that get overlooked, and over the life span we notice the consequences of neglecting those areas. Dr. Sanjay Gupta through

November 27, 2018
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If you asked anyone on the street what the characteristics of a good leader are, what do you think you’d hear? Probably all the usual suspects: tenacity, integrity, insightfulness, etc. How about resilience? It probably didn’t come to the top of your head, but it’s certainly just as essential. Resilience is the ability to pick

November 6, 2018
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‘Tis the season! The season for giving. The season for family. The season for peppermint mocha lattés. But for directors of nursing across the country, it’s also the season for stress. Between planning holiday parties and activities for your residents, juggling holiday staffing schedules—not to mention the constant stressors of regulatory changes, staffing issues, and

October 30, 2018
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Watch our video on achieving “Excellence” Off the top of your head, can you name the best basketball player of all time? The best jazz saxophonist? The best investor? You probably thought of the big names—Michael Jordan, John Coltrane, Warren Buffet. The specific talents and skills of these three couldn’t be more different, but they

October 23, 2018
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Watch our video about having “Vigor” Being a strong leader doesn’t just mean knowing your stuff. It doesn’t mean having all the words to say or planning all the right things to do. At it’s core, it means being strong—literally. Your physical, mental, and spiritual health all have a direct impact on your work performance and your