A Laugh a Day Keeps the Doctor Away?

According to many health experts, laughter actually has significant health benefits, both in the long and short term. These benefits aren’t just mental or emotional, either – they can produce real, physical changes in your body. The Mayo Clinic lists the following (non-exhaustive) compilation of health benefits from laughter: Stimulate your organs. Laughing allows you to take in more oxygen-rich air, stimulates organs throughout your body (including your heart and [...]


Aspen Spotlight: Nursing Home Administrator

Keeping a nursing home running requires skilled leaders at the helm. Whether it’s long-term planning or handling day-to-day details, an excellent nursing home administrator can make a big difference for your company, your clients, and your employees.   Can anyone be a Nursing Home Administrator? The short answer is no.  A career in nursing home administration requires a specific educational background (like a bachelor’s degree) in addition to completing an [...]


Aspen Spotlight: Director of Nursing

In senior living, having the right nursing leadership is critical to ensure quality care for clients while providing a positive, safe environment for nursing staff. Hiring the right Director of Nursing means putting your nursing unit in safe hands – and reaping the benefits.   What Is a Director of Nursing? It’s right there in the name: a Director of Nursing is the person who oversees the overall care provided [...]


Spotlighting Top Talent in Senior Care

According to the World Health Organization, one in six people will be at or over the age of 60 by the year 2030. Between 2015 and 2050, the proportion of the global population over 60 years of age is projected to increase from 12% to 22%. With this growth in the senior population comes an enormous growth in the need for caring, experienced, and dedicated professionals to work in senior [...]


Overcoming Resource Limitations in Implementing Infection Control Procedures

According to the National Institutes of Health, “resources are one of the major limitations in achieving an optimal infection control program; hospital epidemiologists should consider the balance between cost, clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and economic impact when considering new interventions.” Developing and maintaining effective infection control procedures requires adequate resources over a prolonged period of time – and that includes human resources. There are two main areas in which healthcare [...]


The State of Senior Care in 2023

Senior care is a fast-growing niche in the U.S. and global markets, and it’s also one that requires particular care when hiring. Jobs in senior care require medical expertise, a dedication to caregiving, and a passion for the work that helps offset frequent stressors. Here’s what clients should know about the state of the industry today and how to land top talent.   Key Statistics on Senior Care According to [...]


Hiring the Class of 2023: What You Should Know

It’s summer, which can only mean one thing: the Class of 2023 is officially part of the full-time workforce. Each year, when a new group of young graduates enter the workforce, it’s a good time to examine what these professionals are looking for in their post-college careers. How can your team make the best use of the newest group of graduates looking for careers in senior care and assisted living? [...]


What Experts Are Saying About ChatGPT and HR Applications?

As ChatGPT enters the lexicon across many industries, senior care and assisted living is taking notice too. Is the rise of AI something to “worry” about, or something that can be used to improve practices? We’re taking a closer look at what some of the top industry experts are saying about this fast-growing technology, and we’re sharing a few of the areas where AI could have the most useful applications. [...]


The Psychology of Individual Purpose – and How It Fits into Recruiting

Employees today aren’t just looking for a paycheck and a prestigious job title – they’re looking for work that fits with their personal goals and sense of purpose, both on and off the job. As employers and recruiters shift to meet these changing demands from talent, they’ll need to spend some time figuring out how best to highlight the most meaningful aspects of roles in order to attract top talent. [...]


The Top Job Titles of 2023 Reveal Key HR Priorities

LinkedIn has revealed its annual list of the top job titles of the year, highlighting which roles are growing the most and what companies are most likely to prioritize this year. In 2023, the jobs making headlines tend to be largely focused on two things: growth, and people. The top five job titles for 2023 are: Head of Revenue Operations HR Analytics Manager Diversity & Inclusion Manager Truck Drivers Employee [...]

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