long-term care

5 Key Demographic Facts to Know for Senior Care

While senior care may seem like it focuses on a single demographic, professionals in the field know very well how the “senior” grouping is more of an umbrella, encompassing a wide variety of groups and individuals. Here are five key statistics that senior care professionals and organizations should be aware of right now.   By 2030, 1 in 6 people will be aged 60 and older.  According to the World [...]


Innovation and Long-Term Care

Is senior care innovative?  Depending on who you ask, you will get a variety of answers, however, most agree on one thing – most senior care and long-term care have become cookie-cutter and less intuitive to the patients needs.  The fact is that innovation and long-term care must go hand in hand if the industry wants any chance of surviving. While this may be hard to hear and accept, the [...]


Know the Warning Signs

It will be no surprise to you when you hear about the recent reports coming out about long-term care turnover rates.  Simply said, they are high!  The puzzling part is why so many long-term care facilities are having issues with understanding the warning signs and devising a plan to control those turnovers. It is true that most hires do not stay at one job for long, contrary to in years [...]


The Future of Nurse Assistants in Long-Term Care

There has been lots of talk over the last few years about the severe shortage of caregivers for the long-term care industry, which is why it should come as no surprise when you hear that the shortage will reach 3.8 million by 2030.  You know that recruiting, training, and retaining quality staff is a challenge, especially nurse assistants! One of the biggest challenges facing the long-term care industry is the [...]

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