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On October 20, 2022 by Anna Mowry
September was National Workforce Development Month. To celebrate LeadingAge Minnesota and our national partners at LeadingAge released several resources for members to support and grow their workforce.
On October 13, 2022 by Lori Meyer
As the new year approaches, we invite you to participate in LeadingAge Minnesota committees in 2023. We are tackling your challenges on numerous fronts, and we need you to help shape the critical work ahead.
Specialized Equipment and Assistance to Lower Communication Costs Available for Eligible Individuals
On September 15, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry
Lifeline and the Telephone Assistance Program are two programs that help make communication services more affordable.
On September 15, 2022 by Anna Mowry
A new report providing insights and data on the nation's direct care workforce was recently released.
The report, Direct Care Workers in the United States: Key Facts, is released annually by PHI, which researches, supports, and promotes the nation's direct care workforce. The report includes workforce projections and demographic overviews of home care workers, residential care aides, and nursing assistants in nursing homes.
On September 1, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry
This week, US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge visited Minnesota to announce the availability of new funding for the Older Adult Home Modification Program. The federal government will provide an additional $15 million to help senior citizens across the country upgrade their homes so they can continue to live in them safely.
On July 7, 2022 by Libbie Chapuran
As part of the Opening Doors to Aging Services Initiative, our national partner, LeadingAge, has developed a research-based language guide intended to be used as a resource to aid in understanding aging services’ depth and breadth.
On July 7, 2022 by Erin Huppert
One of the final bills to clear the Legislature in May contained a little-debated provision with potentially significant implications. Beginning on Friday, July 1, Minnesotans aged 21 and older can purchase liquids and consumable goods containing small amounts of cannabidiols (CBD) and/or THC. THC is the ingredient in cannabis that produces a “high.”
On June 16, 2022 by Julie Apold
Are you interested in improving your mealtime safety practices but don't know where to start? LeadingAge Minnesota, as part of Safe Care, has developed a new video demonstrating two essential dietary safety practices – Pre-Meal Huddles and Dietary Safety Pauses.
On June 9, 2022 by Anna Mowry
Have you posted your open positions on the AgingServicesJobs.org platform? LeadingAge MN’s job board, AgingServicesJobs.org, is the premier resource for long-term care employers to post their critical to fill positions and get connected with qualified applicants.
On June 2, 2022 by Libbie Chapuran
Although the House and Senate are in recess this week, there's no shortage of work left to be done before Congress adjourns ahead of the midterm elections. What began as the Build Back Better plan is now being reshaped into a much narrower, inflation-fighting measure that would amount to a fraction of the spending in the original bill.
On September 23, 2021 by Heidi Simpson
Register by this Friday, Sept. 24 to get early-bird pricing on the 2021 Connect Conference. The conference will bring together senior housing, assisted living, and home care on Oct. 27-28 at Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center.
On September 15, 2021 by Heidi Simpson
The 2021 Connect Conference brings together senior housing, assisted living, and home care on Oct. 27-28 at Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center. The early bird registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 24.
On September 8, 2021 by Heidi Simpson
Make plans to join us at three signature event conferences this fall – the virtual Annual Meeting and Leadership Forum, the Quality and Patient Safety Conference and Workshop, and the Connect Conference. Registration is open for all events.
On September 1, 2021 by Heidi Simpson
The Connect Conference that brings together senior housing, assisted living, and home care returns to Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center this Oct. 27 and 28. The landscape of aging services has changed in the last year, and this conference features several related educational sessions.
On August 25, 2021 by Heidi Simpson
The 2021 Connect Conference for Senior Housing, Assisted Living, and Home Care is on Oct. 27-28 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center. Save the dates and watch for conference and registration information coming later this week.
On August 18, 2021 by Heidi Simpson
Mark your calendar for two upcoming conferences in October.
The new Quality and Patient Safety Conference is on Oct. 18, emphasizing how to create the culture and environment that supports continuous improvement. A pre-conference workshop on Oct. 17 focuses on the foundations of quality improvement.
On July 21, 2021 by Jonathan Lips
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has reopened the application process for basic and temporary home care licenses as of July 16.
On June 16, 2021 by Heidi Simpson
LeadingAge Minnesota's Connect Conference for Senior Housing, Assisted Living, and Home Care is scheduled for Oct. 27-28 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center.
On January 20, 2021 by Bobbie Guidry
The application is now available to apply for grants made available through the Home Care Provider Advisory Council. The Council has been given approval by the Commissioner of Health to provide funding to home care providers and other entities to mitigate social isolation of vulnerable adults residing in home care provider settings including assisted living settings.
On November 25, 2020 by Bobbie Guidry
As reported in last week’s Advantage, a special “Home Care Matters Call” will be held Monday, November 30, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. On the call MDH will cover Assisted Living Licensure topics and discussion.
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