Problem Solvers: Keeping Senior Living Staff Engaged Despite Covid Fatigue

The Covid-19 pandemic has created myriad problems for senior living providers. But these problems are not insurmountable, and companies across the industry are devising creative solutions. In this series, we’re surveying industry leaders to highlight these actionable solutions. With Covid-19 surging in markets around the country, we kick off the series by asking: How do […]

How Senior Living Providers Can Combat ‘Evaporating’ Sense of Purpose Among Workers

Senior living workforce challenges mounted over the course of the summer, with employee engagement falling and turnover increasing.  That’s according to data gathered by Activated Insights from about 250,500 senior living and care employees. Activated Insights is the senior care division of Great Place to Work, the organization that puts together the annual Great Places […]

Nonprofit Giant National Church Residences Becomes Industry Pacesetter in Workforce Equity Efforts

The Black Lives Matter movement focused global attention on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion this year, and senior living providers have responded in various ways to calls for change. This work has been ongoing at National Church Residences, one of the largest nonprofit senior housing providers in the United States, with about 310 senior […]

New Monster.com Hiring Initiative Offers $1K Bonuses to Senior Care Recruits

Online job search company Monster is teaming up with the Massachusetts Senior Care Association and the MIT-based Covid-19 Policy Alliance to help fill more than a thousand jobs in long-term care — and the state of Massachusetts is offering $1,000 in potential bonuses for new recruits. Under the new initiative “From Home to Help,” Monster […]

Covid-19 Takes Steep Toll On Senior Living Providers in Pandemic Epicenters

Covid-19 presents enormous challenges for senior living providers across the country, but the pandemic is hitting operators in the current epicenters of New York and New Jersey particularly hard. As of the afternoon of April 20, total Covid-19 cases in New York state were approaching 243,000, while New Jersey’s cases were above 85,300. By comparison, […]