The 4R’s of Senior Care: Recruiting, Retention, Referrals and Regulations

The 4R’s of Senior Care: Recruiting, Retention, Referrals and Regulations

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  The 4R’s: Recruiting, Retention, Referrals and Regulations are truly the pillars of Senior Care. As we examine each “R”, I will do my best to give you practical insights. Some ideas that you can ponder and others ideas that you implement right away. As you may know, my background was in hospitality, hotel management,… Read more »

Celebrate National Assisted Living Week!

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  At the request of Mass-ALA, Governor Baker has issued a proclamation designating the week of September 11 – 17 as National Assisted Living Week.  Attached is a copy of the resolution which you can display in your residence. How is your community celebrating? Look at how these residences celebrate National Assisted Living Week each year,… Read more »

Does minimum wage increase mean minimum margins for you?

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  The big headline news in my part of the country recently was this: “It’s Official: [Governor] Kate Brown signs minimum wage bill for $14.75 for Portland. Read News Article… If your employees are like mine, they’re all excited about the raise coming to them immediately (they read the headlines only). In reality, this increase… Read more »

Home health care agencies struggle to find workers

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  By Laura Layden of the Naples Daily News A retired engineer from Ohio, Hal Hume never imagined he’d become a home health aide. But for nine years, he’s worked as a caregiver for Home Instead Senior Care in the Naples area. “My wife applied for the job and when she talked to them, they asked if… Read more »

Online courses present revolution in education

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  The New York Times ran a great article this week featuring an interview with Salman Khan, the young MIT grad who founded the Khan Academy which offers free online courses in the core sciences.  Khan started the online education approach as a way to help his young cousin who was struggling with math.  He… Read more »