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Just Launched: New Career Awareness Campaign

On January 8, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Thanks to the efforts of the Long-Term Care Imperative, HealthForce Minnesota was given funding from the State of Minnesota to create a senior care career awareness campaign -- Caring Careers Start Here

New Recruitment Videos Launch: Post, Share, Like, Repeat!

On December 5, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

Social Media is a key tool for recruiting new staff. Use the two videos below in your recruitment efforts to engage job seekers in your community. When all LeadingAge Minnesota members come together to share a unified message, the impact can be powerful. Share these videos today!  

LeadingAge Supports Rule Change for Teens Operating Patient Lifts

On November 28, 2018 by Jonathan Lips

LeadingAge has filed comments in support of the U.S. Department of Labor's proposal to eliminate restrictions on the operation of patient lifts by nursing home employees under the age of 18. 

Recruit Staff with New Social Media Tools

On November 28, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

Recruit staff to the field of aging services with brand new videos! Watch and then share the following videos on social media:   

LeadingAge Seeks Workforce “Moon Shot”

On November 7, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Workforce continues to be the one universal challenge that LeadingAge Minnesota members face, and now you can help us figure out our “moon shot” on workforce.   

LeadingAge Tells Congress to Keep Nurses Coming to the U.S.

On October 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

An amendment recently introduced in Congress could push back the admission of foreign nurses in the United States by several years. The amendment would remove the per-country cap on visas for highly skilled immigrants and instead allocate the visas on a first-come, first served basis according to how long an applicant has waited for a visa. 

Need TMA, Home Health Aide or Feeding Assistants?

On October 23, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

Help us break down training barriers! After launching LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation’s OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training with great success, the OnTrack team is now vetting the needs of members to determine if the online, on-demand training platform should be expanded to include other key positions.  

Northeast Regional Healthcare Workforce Summit

On October 23, 2018 by Guest Contributor

Health care workforce shortage. Competition for wages. Retention issues. Employee morale. These are some of the top regional workforce issues that will be featured at the Northeast Regional Health Care Summit 2 on Nov. 9 from 12:30 – 4 p.m. 

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.

DHS Announces New Proposed Immigration Rule

On October 23, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officially published proposed changes to the public charge rule. The changes would deny entry to individuals seeking admission to the United States or adjusting their immigration status to become a permanent resident if there is any likelihood that the individual will become a public charge at any time in the future. Public comments are due by Dec. 10. 

Northeast Regional Healthcare Workforce Summit

On October 16, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Health care workforce shortage. Competition for wages. Retention issues. Employee morale. These are some of the top regional workforce issues that will be the focus on in the Northeast Regional Health Care Summit 2.

Buffalo High Schools Gerontology Students are Teaching and Learning from Older Adults

On October 9, 2018 by Guest Contributor

A new course is underway at Buffalo High School (BHS) bringing together the student’s young lives with those of older adults in the community. CIS Introduction to Gerontology is the study of aging and that’s just what students are experiencing in and out of the classroom.  

Webinar Available on Job Board System Upgrades

On October 9, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

A recent webinar on a series of upgrades to AgingServicesJobs.Org is now available. View the webinar to learn more. 

Northeast Regional Healthcare Workforce Summit

On October 9, 2018 by Guest Contributor

Health care workforce shortage. Competition for wages. Retention issues. Employee morale. These are some of the top regional workforce issues that will be discussed at the Northeast Regional Health Care Summit 2 in Mountain Iron on Nov. 9 from 12:30 – 4 p.m. 

Senior Living Works Ambassador Challenge

On October 9, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

Challenge: Can we get 50 LeadingAge Minnesota members to become Senior Living Works Ambassadors? It’s free and easy and could change the landscape of recruiting staff into older adult services in Minnesota. 

New Proposed Rule Would Reverse Ban on Use of Lifts by Younger Staff

On October 3, 2018 by Jonathan Lips

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has published a proposed rule in the Federal Register (“Expanding Employment, Training, and Apprenticeship Opportunities for 16 and 17 Year Olds in Health Care Occupations Under the Fair Labor Standards Act”) to address an issue that has troubled LeadingAge Minnesota members for years. 

Taking the Mystery out of Social Media and Digital Marketing for Workforce Development

On September 25, 2018 by Terri Foley

What if you could increase your total number of new hires by 46 percent in one year by strategically using digital media? Mother of Mercy in Albany dedicated time and grant funds to achieve those results—and a 30 percent increase in total applications. 

2018 Compensation Reports Available for Purchase

On September 25, 2018 by Jeff Bostic

LeadingAge Minnesota recently mailed out complimentary copies of the 2018 compensation reports for nursing facilities and senior housing providers to members who participated in those surveys. Copies of those reports are now available for purchase by members who did not participate. 

Register Today! HCBS Scholarship Application Webinar

On September 18, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

The Minnesota Department of Health is providing a free webinar to LeadingAge Minnesota members on the Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship program grant application process. Register today!

Register Today! HCBS Scholarship Application Webinar

On September 11, 2018 by Jenna Kellerman

The Minnesota Department of Health is providing a free webinar on the Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship grant application process to LeadingAge Minnesota members. The webinar takes place Sept. 26 from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Register today!

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