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Members Encouraged to Submit MDH Vaccine Survey Weekly

On January 20, 2021 by Jeff Bostic

Starting last week, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is conducting a weekly survey on vaccination in long-term care settings. The survey allows MDH and the provider associations to track the progress of vaccination of residents and staff in sites across the state. Providers are asked to visit the vaccine REDcap survey link each Wednesday to updated their information.

Home Remains #1 Choice for Older Adults; Assisted Living Ranks Second

On November 5, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Receiving long-term care at home continues to rank as the number one preference for adults age 50 or older, but almost one-fifth said they would prefer an assisted living facility. 

Disruptions and the Future of Senior Living: NIC Founder Bob Kramer Featured at Annual Meeting

On July 10, 2019 by Heidi Simpson

Bob Kramer, founder and strategic advisor for the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC), will be a featured presenter at the upcoming Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum, Sept. 17-20 at Madden’s in Brainerd.  

Salary Survey Deadline Extended

On July 10, 2019 by Jeff Bostic

The deadline for the annual salary survey, which is a joint project of LeadingAge Minnesota, Care Providers of Minnesota, and the Healthcare Human Resources Association of Minnesota, has been extended until the end of July for those members who have not returned it yet. 

Salary Survey 2019 Forms Available

On June 4, 2019 by Jeff Bostic

The 2019 version of our annual salary survey was recently emailed to all members and human services contacts. The survey, a project of LeadingAge Minnesota, Care Providers of Minnesota and the Healthcare Human Resources Association of Minnesota, results in two comprehensive reports on employee compensation in care centers and senior housing settings.  

Workforce Data

On May 22, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Let’s talk about data! Workforce data in our field can tell a powerful story about the need for resources and recruitment in our profession. Consider bringing this information to your leadership team, an all staff meeting, your Board of Directors, a local Chamber, networking group, place of worship, or even the family members and supporters of your organization.  

HWS Survey Shows Mixed Results in Workforce Indicators

On April 24, 2019 by Jeff Bostic

Our recent Housing with Services (HWS) legislative survey shows mixed results on the key workforce indicators we track annually. While employee vacancy rates declined for all HWS staff, employee turnover rose dramatically for home care aides. 

Care Center Data Shows Deteriorating Picture

On March 19, 2019 by Jeff Bostic

Care center occupancy is at an all-time low and the workforce situation is only getting more challenging, according to a new analysis we recently completed based on the 2018 occupancy survey and 2019 Long-Term Care Imperative legislative survey. 

The More You Know: Older Baby Boomers’ Preferences on Aging

On March 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Safety. Being around family. Having access to the outdoors. Affordability. These are just a few key findings in a new noteworthy study from LeadingAge and NORC. 

Your Input Needed: 2019 State of Seniors Housing Survey

On February 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

To help provide a representative picture of the current state of senior housing, your input is needed for the annual State of Seniors Housing. All organizations that complete surveys will receive a complimentary copy of The State of Seniors Housing 2019, which compiles the survey results for comparisons to your own operations.  

New Report Examines Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

On December 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

More home health agencies (HHAs) than skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) have adopted electronic health records (EHRs), according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). 

Who is Best Positioned for Opportunity in the Skilled Nursing Environment?

On October 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

The monumental transformation of the Skilled Nursing Facility environment -- and the magnitude and pace of these changes -- poses a great threat to some organizations while creating opportunities for the more nimble and innovative provider, according to the 33rd Edition of the Skilled Nursing Facility Cost Comparison Report recently released by CliftonLarsonAllen. 

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.

Data Available on Aging Services Across the States

On September 25, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

A recent report by the AARP Public Policy Institute provides valuable data on the population receiving aging services and the ways in which these services are provided, broken out by state. 

Now Available: DHS Adult Day Services Study Webinar

On September 25, 2018 by Roni Falck

A recent webinar from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) highlighting the preliminary findings of the Adult Day Services Study is now available to download. 

Care Center Employee Retention Unchanged in 2017

On September 4, 2018 by Jeff Bostic

Attracting and retaining employees has been a significant challenge in recent years, and retention rates are a key indicator of the ability of care centers to meet staffing needs in a competitive labor market and to provide the continuity of care that is necessary for good client outcomes. In 2017, retention was relatively good news in that the gains that occurred in 2016 were maintained in the most recent year. 

Increased Staffing Ratios and Higher Use of Temporary Staff in Care Centers

On August 28, 2018 by Jeff Bostic

Staffing shortages continue to be a primary challenge for care centers, which are experiencing increased staffing ratios and higher use of temporary poll staff based on an analysis of data LeadingAge Minnesota completed on the 2017 costs reports filed with the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS).  

Now Available: 2018 Salary and Benefits Report for Nursing Homes

On August 14, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Registered Nurse hourly rates increased by 3.1 percent while Licensed Practical Nurse rates increased by 2.43 percent, according to the 2018-2019 Nursing Home Salary and Benefits Report published by Hospital & Healthcare Compensation in cooperation with LeadingAge.  

Adult Day: Help Strengthen Data to Shape and Influence Public Policy Decisions

On July 31, 2018 by Roni Falck

During her recent keynote address at the Adult Day Conference, Ruth Katz, Senior Vice President of Public Policy/Advocacy or LeadingAge, discussed the importance of strengthening the data story for Adult Day Services. Adult day members can now shape that story by participating in a national study. 

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). 

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