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Communication and Conversations with Direct Care Staff – Now in the Resource Library
On March 16, 2023 by Sharon Hollister
This new resource includes a 10-minute recording with an accompanying exercise and discussion handout. Gather your nurses, particularly staff nurses and direct care nurses, to watch the recording and work through the exercise together.
March Nurse Lunch and Learn – Last Chance to Register
On March 16, 2023 by Sharon Hollister
During this complimentary, members-only webinar, learn and practice tips for effective delegation and assignment. Nursing delegation is a process that begins with decisions at the leadership level and carries through to the staff responsible delegation, process oversight, and finally to those performing the delegated task.
Ready for Careers in Aging Week?
On March 16, 2023 by Anna Mowry
Careers in Aging Week is just two weeks away. Held from March 26 – April 1, Careers in Aging Week brings greater awareness and visibility to the wide-ranging career opportunities in our field while engaging the community. The Gerontological Society of America Innovation Fund annually hosts Careers in Aging Week with support from several aging services organizations.
HUD Publishes 2023 Annual Adjustment Factors
On March 16, 2023 by Bobbie Guidry
On March 9, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the Annual Adjustment Factors (AAFs) for 2023, which adjusts rents for certain Section 8 housing assistance payment programs.
Media Round-up: Advocates from Around the State Share Stories with Their Neighbors
On March 16, 2023 by Libbie Chapuran
Around the state, LeadingAge Minnesota members have been lifting their voices and sharing their stories in the media to advance our goal of supporting seniors and their caregivers through legislative action.
2023 Nurse Leadership Certificate Program – For New and Emerging Nurse Leaders
On March 9, 2023 by Sharon Hollister
New and emerging nurse leaders in skilled nursing care centers, assisted living, or home care settings will gain a solid understanding of the foundational elements that make up the nurse leader’s role by attending LeadingAge Minnesota’s Nurse Leadership Certificate Program.
March Nurse Lunch and Learn – Join Us in 2 Weeks
On March 9, 2023 by Sharon Hollister
Nursing delegation is a process that begins with decisions at the leadership level and carries through to the staff responsible for delegation, process oversight, and those performing the delegated task.
Argentum Public Policy Institute Recap
On March 9, 2023 by Mark Schulz
This past week Argentum held its annual Public Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. The public policy event started on Monday afternoon and culminated with staff advocacy visits with Congressional officials in both the U.S. Senate and House on Wednesday.
Bill Introduced to Add Assisted Living Services to Veteran Benefits
On March 9, 2023 by Bobbie Guidry
A bill introduced by US Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Jon Tester (D-MT), along with Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and Mike Rounds (R-SD) to add assisted living services to veterans benefits.
New Data Portal Applications Coming April 1
On March 9, 2023 by Julie Apold
Exciting changes will be coming to the LeadingAge Minnesota Data Portal on April 1. Members will be able to submit information beginning with first quarter 2023 data and access benchmarking data for these two new applications:
Get Ready for Careers in Aging Week
On March 9, 2023 by Anna Mowry
Careers in Aging Week is just around the corner. The Gerontological Society of America Innovation Fund, in partnership with LeadingAge and many other organizations, hosts Careers in Aging Week annually. This year, Careers in Aging Week will run from March 26-April 1.
March Nurse Lunch and Learn – Join us on March 22
On March 2, 2023 by Sharon Hollister
Nursing delegation is a process that begins with decisions at the leadership level and carries through to the staff responsible for not only delegation but process oversight and those performing the delegated task.
MDH Releases Revised LTC Emergency Preparedness Toolkit
On March 2, 2023 by Mark Schulz
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released a revised long-term care (LTC) emergency preparedness toolkit on Monday. At the height of the pandemic, this toolkit was used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an example highlighting the collaborative work between providers, regulators, emergency preparedness experts, etc. to better prepare all long-term care settings for potential emergencies.
February Budget Forecast Shows Unprecedented Opportunity to Address Senior Care Funding Needs
On March 2, 2023 by Jeff Bostic
Minnesota’s updated state economic forecast was released Monday, and Minnesota’s budget and economic outlook remain historically strong, with a $17.5 billion balance projected for the next biennium. The Minnesota Legislature will use this forecast to determine how much money each budget area, including health and human services, will be allowed to spend.
Required Policies to be Distributed to AL with Dementia Care Residents or their Representatives
On March 2, 2023 by Bobbie Guidry
Several policies must be given to the assisted living with dementia care resident or their representatives according to Minnesota Statutes. Recent surveys have uncovered inconsistent application of this requirement.
Senate Human Services Holds Hearing on LTC Imperative Priorities
On March 2, 2023 by Erin Huppert
After a blizzard-induced postponement, the Senate Human Services Committee took up three long-term care bills championed by LeadingAge Minnesota and its Long-Term Care Imperative partner on Monday afternoon. The three bills represent the breadth of aging services and the need to ensure they are available for seniors in all the places they call home. All three bills were laid over for inclusion in the committee’s omnibus bill, which will be assembled and passed later this session.
Tune In to Caregiver Conversation – Roundtable with Sen. Frentz and Rep. Brand
On February 23, 2023 by Libbie Chapuran
LeadingAge Minnesota has launched a new series: Caregiver Conversations. We’re helping lawmakers and their constituents have critical conversations about the aging services sector. Then we’re we are sharing the recordings far and wide so Minnesotans and leaders at the Capitol better understand the issues we are facing.
March Nurse Lunch and Learn - Registration Now Open
On February 23, 2023 by Sharon Hollister
Nursing delegation is a process that begins with decisions at the leadership level and carries through to the staff responsible for not only delegation but process oversight and performing the delegated task.
Delivering the Message to Gov. Walz on our Day at the Capitol
On February 23, 2023 by Dan Nelson
Day at the Capitol 2023 is just a few weeks away on March 13. Whether attending or not, you can make your voice heard at the capitol by participating in our letter-writing campaign.
Revised Uniform Disclosure of Assisted Living Services and Amenities (UDALSA) Posted
On February 16, 2023 by Bobbie Guidry
An updated Uniform Disclosure of Assisted Living Services and Amenities (UDALSA) form is now available from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).
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