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Celebrating A Very Timely Careers In Aging Week

April 19, 2021 | Mark Woodka

Yesterday marked the start of Careers In Aging Week 2021. I vividly remember writing last year’s blog post at the very start of the pandemic. What was historically a celebratory moment was anything...

Rebuilding Occupancy In LTC & Senior Living: Insights & Projections

April 13, 2021 | Peter Corless

The distribution of COVID-19 vaccines has significantly decreased the number of new cases within senior care communities and has offered much-needed relief for providers that have been bravely...

5 Senior Care Staff Scheduling Mistakes To Avoid In 2021

March 30, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Scheduling in senior care is not for the faint of heart. Just think of all the moving pieces that go into staffing your building: creating the schedule, filling open shifts, managing call-offs,...

New Research: Senior Care Employees & The COVID-19 Vaccine

March 22, 2021 | Mike Pumphrey

OnShift recently conducted two surveys to capture the intent of senior care employees related to the COVID-19 vaccine. The final research report shows a major shift in employee acceptance from the...

New Workforce Management Assessment: How Does Your Organization Stack Up?

March 16, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

2020 brought a slew of new challenges when it comes to workforce management in senior care -- curbing employees' fear and anxiety, filling more frequent call-offs and incurring higher labor costs,...

Webinar Recap: Recruitment & Retention Best Practices From SavaSeniorCare

March 11, 2021 | Jess Modic

OnShift recently had the pleasure of joining Lesley Mastalerz, VP, Talent Acquisition of SavaSeniorCare Administrative & Consulting Services, LLC, for a webinar hosted by McKnight’s Long-Term Care...

Demanding Relief Funding For LTC Providers: How You Can Get Involved

March 4, 2021 | Peter Corless

Unconscionable. Nonsensical. These are two words that Argentum President & CEO James Balda used to describe senior care providers being offered no additional relief under the $1.9 trillion American...

5 Workforce Imperatives For Senior Care Executives In 2021

March 2, 2021 | Peter Corless

Having spent several years working in senior care leadership roles, I know how fast paced the profession can be. It seems like there are new trends and best practices just about every other day....

How Senior Care Organizations Will Thrive In 2021

February 12, 2021 | Mark Woodka

Each year during OnShift’s annual company meeting, we unveil our “Word of the Year.” The word serves as OnShift’s guiding principle in our efforts to help senior care organizations tackle new and...

7 Employee-Centric Technology Investments Senior Care Providers Are Prioritizing In 2021

February 2, 2021 | Jenna Berris

Throughout 2020, we saw all of the ways that tech helped senior care organizations navigate and mitigate the pandemic, especially when it came to helping residents stave off loneliness and thrive...

How The New Congress & Administration Will Impact Senior Living

January 21, 2021 | Jenna Berris

Last week, Argentum hosted a webinar to brief senior living providers on how the new Administration and Congress will impact the industry and those they serve in 2021 – particularly when it comes to...

2021 Forecast Report Puts The Senior Living Job Market Into Perspective

January 14, 2021 | James Balda

Argentum’s 2021 Forecast Report points to a major change in the senior living workforce environment. To understand its importance, we need to look back.