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Join MDH for Home Care Matters Call on Feb. 20

On January 15, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) will hold its next quarterly Home Care Matters call on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. These calls are a great opportunity for providers to discuss issues affected home care with MDH. 

Survey Says: More People Willing to Move into Assisted Living

On December 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Most people at or near retirement age would rather stay home than move into a senior living community, but the gap between the two options is narrowing, according to a recent article in McKnight’s Senior Living

Survey Says: More People Willing to Move into Assisted Living

On December 18, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

As reported in McKnight’s Senior Living this week, most people at or near retirement age would rather stay home than move into a senior living community -- but the gap between the two options is narrowing. 

Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Study - Participation Now Open

On October 23, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Participation is now open for the 2018-2019 Assisted Living Salary & Benefits study, which is nationally recognized for reliable and comprehensive compensation data, including management salaries, nonmanagement wages and fringe benefits.

FAQ: Memory Care Disclosure Requirement - Assisted Living

On October 9, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Housing with Services registered settings with a memory care unit are required to provide information about their services as described in MN Statute 325F.72. The following information answers frequently asked questions as to who is required to disclose the information and what is included in that disclosure: 

Assisted Living Certificate Program Fall Series is Sold Out

On August 22, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

Our popular Assisted Living Certificate Program has sold out for the fall series. To be placed on a waiting list, contact Ashley Rogers

Update: MDH Sending Survey Results Via Email to State Licensed Only Home Care Providers

On August 14, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Effective July 1, 2018, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Home Care and Assisted Living Program discontinued mailing paper copies of survey results to state licensed only home care providers and began emailing the results to the agent on record. This change does not apply to Medicare certified home health agencies.

Assisted Living Certificate Program Begins Sept. 26 – Limited Space Still Available

On August 14, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

LeadingAge Minnesota’s Assisted Living Certificate Program begins Sept. 26 and space is running out. 

FAQ: Who Needs “Mandatory Consultation” through the Senior Linkage Line and Why?

On August 14, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

We have received several questions this week about the Mandatory Consultation process that is required to be conducted prior to executing a lease in a Housing with Services Registered Setting. The questions primarily focus on who is required to go through Mandatory Consultation and a better understanding of why this is required. 

Check Your Email: MDH Now Sending Home Care Survey Results by Email

On July 31, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

Effective July 1, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Home Care and Assisted Living Program discontinued mailing paper copies of license survey results to providers and began emailing the results to the agent on record with MDH. 

Assisted Living Occupancy Drops to Record Low

On July 17, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

The downward trend in assisted living occupancy continues, according to data released by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). 

Last Chance to Register for July 25 Assisted Living Home Care Conference

On July 17, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

The last day to pre-register for the 2018 Assisted Living and Home Care Conference is Thursday, July 19. 

Early Bird Deadline is Friday for July 29 Assisted Living Home Care Conference

On June 26, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

Register by Friday, June 29 for the early bird registration fee for the July 25 Assisted Living and Home Care Conference. 

Assisted Living and Home Care Conference is July 25

On June 12, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

Designed to help improve operations and clinical services, the annual Assisted Living and Home Care Conference is Wednesday, July 25 in St. Paul. The conference is sponsored with the Minnesota HomeCare Association and is packed with education on compliance issues, clinical services and working with clients. 

Assisted Living & Home Care Conference is July 25 – Registration Open

On June 4, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

The popular Assisted Living and Home Care Conference has moved to the summer - Wednesday, July 25. Registration is open for this day of learning and networking with other providers. 

ALNET June Meetings and Survey Opportunities

On May 29, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA

This special invitation goes out to all nurse leaders of assisted living home care. You are invited and encouraged to join an Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) June meeting nearest you and to participate in a brief survey to provide feedback regarding these meetings.  

ALNET June Meetings and Survey Opportunities

On May 29, 2018 by Elizabeth Sether, RN, MHA, LNHA

This special invitation goes out to all nurse leaders of assisted living home care. You are invited and encouraged to join an Assisted Living/Home Care Nurse Leader Network (ALNET) June meeting nearest you and to participate in a brief survey to provide feedback regarding these meetings.  

Save the Date: 2018 Assisted Living &Home Care Conference is July 25

On May 29, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

The annual Assisted Living and Home Care Conference, co-sponsored with Minnesota HomeCare Association, is right around the corner, July 25. 

New Assisted Living Certificate Program Begins Next Week – Limited Spaces Available

On May 22, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

The new Assisted Living Certificate Program that combines essential training for both housing managers and nurse managers in assisted living, begins Wednesday, May 30. Limited spaces remain, so make sure to register today

Assisted Living Certificate Program Summer Series Filling Quickly

On May 15, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

LeadingAge Minnesota’s new Assisted Living Certificate Program has been redesigned with the leadership team in mind – one combined course with separate learning tracks for Housing-with-Services/Assisted Living Managers and Home Care Nurse Managers. The summer series begins May 30, and limited seats remain for participation. 

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