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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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Understanding, and Keeping, Our Workforce

May 7, 2019 | James Balda

After a successful Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference, it is natural to take a bit of a breather. But this year, we are pushing ahead into a higher gear. That’s especially true in our...

Celebrate Careers In Aging

March 1, 2019 | James Balda

Those of us in senior living know how dynamic and rewarding our careers are. Not many industries can match the breadth of our occupations. Whether it’s caregiving and nursing, hospitality, sales and...

Argentum Introduces New Senior Living Works Program Resources

February 20, 2019 | James Balda

As I’ve talked to senior living operators, I’ve had a chance to learn about the many relationships we have with colleges and universities. I’ve seen successful recruiting fairs, connections with...

Argentum Makes Strides In Senior Living Workforce Development In 2018

January 14, 2019 | James Balda

As we kick off a new year, I’ve been reflecting on Argentum’s priorities and accomplishments. In 2018, we put our largest focus yet on the need for a quality senior living workforce. We hired our...

An Engaged Senior Living Workforce Leads to Cost Savings

December 13, 2018 | James Balda

Imagine saving your company more than $4 million. That’s how much a senior living provider of 20 communities could expect to save every year by reducing turnover by 10 percent, according to...

Join Nearly 400 Senior Living Works Ambassadors in Spreading Awareness

August 29, 2018 | James Balda

As I’ve visited senior living communities around the country, I am always struck by the incredible people in our industry. The chef who creates a varied and delicious menu. The caregiver who treats...

Identifying Senior Living Workforce Solutions at a Local Level

July 10, 2018 | James Balda

Finding dedicated and talented workers is a priority across the country, and Argentum recently launched Senior Living Works to be a national solution for the industry. But the real action takes place...

Argentum's Socioeconomic Portrait of Today’s Senior Living Employee

June 19, 2018 | James Balda

Senior living is a labor-intensive industry with a nearly one-to-one ratio of employees to residents. We all know recruitment challenges lie ahead as the number of aging Americans grows, so we need...

Argentum Launches Senior Living Works Initiative

June 6, 2018 | James Balda

As an industry, we need to ensure a strong long-term succession plan focused on developing our future leaders. But, how do we get the word out that senior living offers a rewarding and fulfilling...

Who Is The Senior Living Resident?

February 22, 2018 | James Balda

Creating an optimum environment for residents and staff is easier to implement with a clear picture of what defines a senior living resident and trending issues within the aging population....

Argentum Analyzes Senior Living Labor Trends In A Dynamic Economy 

January 30, 2018 | James Balda

The senior living industry is thriving thanks to its popular consumer-driven model serving the needs of the nation’s growing population of older adults. But like all industries, senior living...

New Program Elevates Sales Training For Senior Living Professionals

November 17, 2017 | James Balda

One of our focus areas at Argentum is continuing to work toward professionalizing the senior living industry; the initiative aims to help our members build and retain a skilled, knowledgeable...