Staffing-Focused Senior Care Tech Platform ShiftKey Raises $300M With Eye on Growth

ShiftKey, a tech platform that connects senior care professionals looking for work with employers, has a new $300 million cash infusion that will move the firm forward towards its next phase of growth. Dallas, Texas-based ShiftKey offers a platform where licensed health care staff including registered nurses, certified medical assistants and clinicians can search for […]

OnShift CEO: With New ShiftKey Investment, We Will ‘Move the Needle’ On Labor Challenges

OnShift received a strategic investment from healthcare-focused marketplace platform ShiftKey, and the companies believe their collaboration will help address current — and persistent — challenges with senior living labor.  Dallas-based ShiftKey is a platform that licensed healthcare professionals such as registered nurses can use to select work opportunities based on a number of factors such […]

80% of Senior Housing Providers Report Critical Worker Burnout, Shortages

Nearly 80% of respondents to a recent seniors housing industry survey reported that caregivers and hourly employees face critical levels of burnout and another 80% said that staffing shortages are the biggest issue they face. OnShift, a Cleveland-based human management software company, revealed the results of its third annual Workforce 360 Survey earlier this month.  […]

Movers & Shakers: New CEO For Good Samaritan; Lloyd Jones Adds To Senior Living Team

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Increased Hiring Challenges, Staff Burnout Could Hamper Senior Living Providers in 2021

Covid-19 exacerbated an already tough hiring environment for senior living providers over the past year. Now, as the industry nears a post-pandemic environment, it is uncertain if providers will be able to recruit available workers — a challenge that may become harder if hospitality and other industries hard hit by Covid-19 experience quick rebounds. While […]

Hiring Displaces Retention as Top Senior Living Labor Challenge

Hiring employees is now the top labor challenge for the senior living industry, and unsurprisingly, Covid-19 is a big reason why. That’s according to a new “Workforce 360” report from OnShift, a company that provides senior living workforce software and services. For its latest report, OnShift heard from more than 2,100 senior living industry professionals, […]

Transactions & Financings: Ziegler’s $240M Financing Deal Volume; Inspīr Carnegie Hill-Forbes Travel Guide Partnership

Ziegler completes 3 transactions totaling $240M Ziegler completed the following transactions: A Series 2020 Bond package totaling $199.4 million for Acts Life-Retirement Communities, consisting of $115.11 million in Series 2020 tax-exempt bonds and $84.3 million in 2020 taxable bonds. The tax-exempt bonds were issued through the Wisconsin Public Finance Authority, Palm Beach County (Florida) Health […]

3 Tips for Recruiting Senior Living Workers During Covid-19

The complexities of Covid-19 have thrown a wrench in many senior living providers’ recruitment efforts during a time of need. But there are some ways companies can retool hiring for the new pandemic age. Forging ahead with a new hiring strategy is especially important, given that Covid-19 has only made hiring harder in recent months, […]

Transactions & Financings: Related Cos. JV Lands $276M; New Senior Completes $385M Portfolio Sale

New Senior completes $385M AL/MC Portfolio sale New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR) completed the $385 million sale of its entire assisted living and memory care portfolio for a gross sale price of $385 million (the “Transaction”). Proceeds from the transaction, which was first announced last November, were used to reduce debt by approximately $360 […]