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A Vaccination Celebration! Cassia Vaccinates 10,000 Against Coronavirus

On March 17, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran

By March 26, 10,000 people will have been vaccinated against the coronavirus by Cassia, a LeadingAge Minnesota Member organization

Cassia began administering coronavirus vaccines to residents and staff in December 2020 through the organization’s own A&E Pharmacy. To date, 10,000 people have been vaccinated by Cassia.

Cassia joins Allina Health and Presbyterian Homes in ownership of Genevive

On February 24, 2021 by Libbie Chapuran

Cassia, a LeadingAge Minnesota member organization, has acquired a minority ownership share in Genevive, complementing the existing ownership of Allina Health and Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS). Genevive is a geriatric medical practice and care management organization providing comprehensive care for over 7,000 older adults throughout the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota.

Promising Practice - Workforce: Resident Concierge Representatives

On October 28, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Thinking of ways to expose potential employees to your community for possible recruitment? Give the prospective employee – and you – a chance to try out older adult services by creating a new position called a Resident Concierge Representative (RCR). Cassia, an affiliation between Elim Care and Augustana Care, created this new position at a few of its sites and is already seeing positive outcomes in recruitment and retention.   

Reimagine Aging Conference is Oct. 3

On September 10, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Technology for independent living is the theme of this year’s 4th Annual Reimagine Aging Conference that place on Oct. 3 in Golden Valley. One highlight of the conference is the breakout session on Aging with Technology - Something for Everyone featuring Cassia’s Learning Lab.  

Strength in Numbers: Partnering Up to Survive and Thrive

On March 26, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

New competition, the changing health care environment and other market pressures are causing not-for-profit providers to look to partnerships and mergers to grow, thrive and even survive. During last week’s LeadingAge Leadership Summit in Washington DC, Ziegler presented new data showing that scale and size are critical in today’s senior living marketplace and featured a series of examples of where not-for-profit providers are finding success. 

Strength in Numbers: Partnering Up to Survive and Thrive

On March 26, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

New competition, the changing health care environment and other market pressures are causing not-for-profit providers to look to partnerships and mergers to grow, thrive and even survive. During last week’s LeadingAge Leadership Summit in Washington DC, Ziegler presented new data showing that scale and size are critical in today’s senior living marketplace and featured a series of examples of where not-for-profit providers are finding success. 

Augustana Care and Elim Care Announce New Name

On November 7, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Augustana Care and Elim Care last week announced their new name: Cassia. The name evokes both organizations’ commitment to healing, wholeness and their quest for solutions that help those they serve to live well.  

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