What Does it Take to Become a Nursing Home Administrator?

The long-term care industry is one of the largest growing employment fields in the US. This is due to our rapidly aging population. In fact, over 10,000 Baby Boomers turn age 65 every day.  Thus, careers in the senior living industry are wide open including the position of Nursing Home Administrator. Duties of a Nursing Home Administrator The role of …

The New Leadership Skill Needed in Post-Covid Era

For ages, managers and executives in all industries have been taught skills to improve employee productivity, employee engagement, verbal communication, increase accountability and employee satisfaction, and more. However, none of these skills prepared leaders to manage employees’ emotional stress over this past year of Covid. Prior to the pandemic, “Emotional Wellness” wasn’t a top priority for most leaders to understand …

Senior Living Nursing Trends in Post-Covid Era

Nurses, perhaps more than any other group, have been directly impacted by the pandemic. If any health care professionals could use a break in 2021, it’s nurses!  In fact, the World Health Assembly designated 2021 as the International Year of Health and Care Workers (YHCW). If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the future is unpredictable. However, while we’re …

Retain Them With Outside The Box Thinking

It’s no secret that the Senior Living Industry can’t find enough healthcare professionals to fill critical roles and now more than ever, there’s a real concern about how to retain current team members especially Nurse Leaders. Directors of Nursing, Resident Care Directors, and Wellness Directors are essential for quality senior care and integral to your leadership team. They’re in high-demand …

The Interim Leader…More Than a Placeholder!

To say that the need for interim leaders has been on the rise over the past few years in senior living, is an understatement. Because of their value and high demand, interim leaders are viewed as more than placeholders…they’re viewed as agents of change! Interim leaders in senior living are usually seasoned long term care professionals with deep knowledge of …

Technology is Front and Center in Senior Living

Prior to COVID, we witnessed Senior Living providers gradually adopting technologies for resident wellness initiatives. However, they were just scratching the surface. It was the pandemic that brought the latest emerging technologies to the front and center in Senior Living and accelerated their uses. A recent survey conducted by Senior Housing News in partnership with global health technology firm Philips, finds …