Category: Notable News
Welcome to the Notable News category, which includes information on the latest issues in aging services.
On August 4, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman
Grant funding is available for skilled nursing facilities to implement an employee engagement survey and improvement program through Align’s Employee Engagement Solution.
On August 4, 2021 by Jenny Prosser
With workforce pressures reaching unprecedented levels, the 2021 LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation Golf Fundraiser helped raise funds for our next round of caregiver scholarships. The golf event was held on Aug. 3 at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury.
On July 28, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran
Congressional leaders are deep in negotiations on a $3.5 trillion infrastructure investment package—so NOW is the moment to make sure US Representatives and Senators hear our voices!
On July 28, 2021 by Rick Lazzari
LeadingAge Minnesota Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LeadingAge MN, has partnered with PharMerica, a national leader of pharmacy services. PharMerica specializes in servicing communities with medically complex patient populations, including long-term care, senior living, home health, hospice and more.
On July 28, 2021 by Lori Meyer
The deadline is fast approaching to apply for a Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) grant to cover the costs of the award-winning HealthCare Interactive (HCI)-CARES online dementia behavior training for your staff.
On July 21, 2021 by Roni Falck
Many of the state's Area Agencies on Aging are hosting competitive requests for proposals (RFPs) seeking community partners to implement programs funded through the Older Americans Act. Proposals will support services in the calendar year 2022 for Supportive Services (Title III-B) and Evidence-Based Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (Title III-D).
On July 14, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran
Americans strongly back more significant investments in services to support older adults, finds a new LeadingAge poll of U.S. adults.
American families face a crisis as millions of us are growing older without access to affordable care and the support we need.
On July 14, 2021 by Lori Meyer
Our fifth annual LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation Silent Auction is rapidly approaching and will occur this year as part of the 2021 Foundation Golf Tournament rather than our usual Institute event. Can we count on you to help us make this year's auction a success?
On July 7, 2021 by Jenny Prosser
The eighth annual LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation Golf Tournament and 5K Run/Walk is Aug. 3, and time is running out to register to play golf or join the 5K. The registration deadline is this Friday, July 9.
On June 23, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran
AARP Minnesota's state director, Will Phillips, is pursuing a new leadership opportunity as the regional vice president for the AARP West Region, effective June 28. To fill his position, AARP Minnesota is seeking a new state director.
On June 23, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran
LeadingAge Minnesota is now taking orders for the much in demand assisted living manual, The Essential Guide to Assisted Living in Minnesota.
On June 16, 2021 by Lori Meyer
Our fifth annual LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation Silent Auction is rapidly approaching and will occur this year as part of the 2021 Foundation Golf Tournament rather than our usual Institute event. Can we count on you to help us make this year's auction a success? Our goal is to raise $10,000, and all proceeds from the Silent Auction are used to provide educational scholarships to eligible caregivers and other employees of our member organizations.
On June 9, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran
Last week, LeadingAge’s Senior Vice President of Research, Robyn Stone, joined Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy and other panelists for a webinar on strengthening the direct care workforce post-COVID.
On June 9, 2021 by Jenny Prosser
After 15 months of social distancing, LeadingAge Minnesota members are ready to gather again for an afternoon of outdoor fun and fundraising. The 2021 Golf Tournament and 5k Run/Walk will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 3 at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury. This year, we’ve added an alternate activity for non-golfers with the 5k Run/Walk.
On June 9, 2021 by Julie Apold
The team that developed the 2019 Minnesota Drug Diversion Prevention Pathway has just released a series of seven short webinars to assist leaders in implementing the Pathway and provide drug diversion education for staff.
On June 2, 2021 by Jeff Bostic
On May 6, 2021, and in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kidde voluntarily announced a recall to replace Kidde TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms. In certain instances, the product may experience a delay in detection or may fail to detect smoke, which could compromise the alarms' ability to alert consumers to a potential fire.
On June 2, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman
A new AgingServicesJobs.Org platform is now available!
The new platform allows long-term care employers to view candidate resumes, store resumes, and monitor/manage job postings. This service includes an online job board, recruitment advertising, resume bank, career advice, resume services, coaching services, and other career services.
On May 12, 2021 by Lori Meyer
Workforce challenges have become even more acute in the wake of COVID-19. One way to retain the caregivers and staff you have is to help them achieve their higher education goals and advance their careers within the aging services field where they are so needed. To that end, the LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation is offering educational scholarships to eligible caregivers and other employees of our member organizations for 2021.
On May 12, 2021 by Bobbie Guidry
New resident contract requirements for licensed assisted living settings will be effective Aug. 1. To help members develop new contract language, LeadingAge Minnesota has a new resource available this week in our website store: an assisted living resident contract. The contract template includes rent and service plan components, a meal plan agreement, and the additional required information on the right to designate a representative.
Gayle Kvenvold Selected As 2021 Most Admired CEOs Awards Honoree by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
On May 12, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran
Gayle Kvenvold, President and CEO of LeadingAge Minnesota, was announced as one of the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journals 2021 Most Admired CEOs honorees.