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Senior Healthcare Blog

Looking for the latest workforce insights & strategies from top providers & industry experts? You’ve come to the right place. Our award-winning blog features fresh best practices around recruiting, hiring, managing and engaging senior care employees, so grab a fresh cup of joe, pull up a chair and jump right in.

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Experience the Value of SAMI: Transforming Senior Care Delivery for the Better

April 9, 2024 | OnShift

Following the previous exploration of SAMI's revolutionary scheduling and operational enhancements, this third installment focuses on SAMI’s role in delivering high-quality care and fostering a...

Experience the Value of SAMI: Maximizing Care While Managing Costs

April 2, 2024 | OnShift

The previous exploration of SAMI’s value delved into its revolutionary scheduling capabilities and stress-free management benefits. Building on that foundation, this second post in the series shifts...

Experience the value of SAMI: Simplified scheduling and stress-free management

March 25, 2024 | OnShift

In a landscape where senior care facilities are constantly challenged to meet evolving demands, SAMI (Schedule Automation Marketplace Integration) emerges as the game-changer. This innovative...

Senior Care Survey: New Insights on the Future of the Senior Care Workforce

March 6, 2024 | OnShift

In senior care, where change is constant, leaders are always seeking strategies to navigate workforce challenges effectively. The latest "Senior Care Survey Report: Workforce 360," published by ...

Using technology to mitigate the workforce shortage

January 29, 2024 | OnShift

Why facilities using SAMI are seeing fewer unfilled shifts and a 6% average increase in census

Though occupancy rates are returning to pre-pandemic levels, facilities nationwide are still struggling...

Scheduling Best Practices to Drive Retention While Delivering Quality Care

January 24, 2024 | OnShift

In the complex landscape of senior living and skilled nursing, effective staff management is more than just a logistical necessity ― it's core to providing high-quality care. Balancing the needs of...

Vista Springs Increases Census By 40% And Sees Its Highest Shift Fill Rate In Years With SAMI

November 17, 2023 | OnShift

Vista Springs provides assisted living services at communities throughout Michigan and Ohio. 

Introducing OnShift Schedule X: The Future Of Workforce Scheduling Is Here

September 27, 2023 | OnShift

For over a decade, OnShift has been dedicated to the long-term care and senior living industry. During that time, we have established ourselves as the leading experts in senior care workforce...

Honored to Share SAMI's Triumph in McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards

September 21, 2023 | OnShift

We're excited to share that ShiftKey + OnShift have been awarded a 2023 Tech Partner of the Year Silver Award in the Skilled Nursing track at the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards for SAMI...

National Assisted Living Week: A Sweet "Season of Reflection" with Concord Reserve

September 18, 2023 | OnShift

Last week, as National Assisted Living Week unfolded with its beautiful theme of "Season of Reflection," the OnShift team took a moment to show appreciation to the community. On Wednesday, we dropped...

SAMI Announced as a 2023 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards Finalist

August 24, 2023 | Brandon Tappan

ShiftKey and OnShift are honored to be selected as a finalist for the 2023 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards for SAMI, Schedule Automation Marketplace Integration.

St Andrew’s at Francis Place Combats Rural Hiring & Retention Challenges with OnShift

July 18, 2023 | Rachel Gee

St. Andrew’s at Francis Place provides long-term skilled nursing care and short-term Medicare rehabilitation in Eureka, MO. Francis Place is one of 10 communities in St. Andrew’s Resources for...