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New Bill Takes Aim at LTC Worker Shortage

April 3, 2008

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer has introduced the Caring for an Aging America Act, legislation that would expand career advancement opportunities for nurses and front-line caregivers by offering specialty training in long-term care.

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ALFA Releases Core Principles

August 27, 2007

Alexandria, Va. – The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) today released ALFA’s Core Principles: Building Resident Centered Assisted Living Practices for the 21st Century, to state assisted living policymakers, elected officials and advocacy grou

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ALFA Hero Award Winners Honored

June 4, 2007

Six extraordinary senior living professionals were presented with the 2007 ALFA Hero Awards at the ALFA 2007 Annual Conference and Expo in Dallas last month. The annual competition honors executive directors, staff members, caregivers and volunteers for t

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Creating Cohesive Teams

May 15, 2007

Identify, within your own team – at the building, regional or corporate levels – the five major team dysfunctions that impair success: trust, conflict, commitment, accountability and results. Learn how to implement strategies that work to eliminate the b

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“Lessons in Leadership: The Secrets I’ve Learned from America’s Business Legends”

May 15, 2007

FORTUNE Senior Editor-at-Large Geoffrey Colvin is a leading thinker, writer, broadcaster, and speaker on today’s most significant trends in business. As a longtime editor and columnist for FORTUNE, he has become one of America’s sharpest and most respecte

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Finding ‘A’ Players: Creative Recruitment

May 15, 2007

Explore innovative “On-the-job” training techniques. Understand the best ways of using advertising to your community’s best advantage.

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“Learning from Disney, Where It’s Not About Satisfaction”

May 15, 2007

Patient satisfaction surveys are a staple of healthcare metrics. But what if satisfaction is a fool’s gold? What if Disney doesn’t even measure guest satisfaction? By the end of this session, managers will take away a model that relates staff performance

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Inoculating Your Company: Addressing Labor’s Corporate and Organizing Campaigns

May 15, 2007

Presenters will discuss the latest initiatives by organized labor to organize the healthcare industry, including assisted living. Understand corporate campaign tactics and learn to create a proactive plan to neutralize them. Discuss the misnamed Employee

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Emerging From The Crucible:Thoughts on Leadership

May 15, 2007

Calling upon experiences from his thirty-four and a half years as an active duty Marine and a member of the NASA Astronaut Corps, Charles Bolden shares many of the lessons he has learned on leading people through demanding challenges and difficulty situat

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Risk Management: Best Practices for Resident and Staff Safety

May 15, 2007

Better safety policies and practices will improve retention, decrease workers compensation costs and boost resident satisfaction by retaining staff, decreasing workers compensation expenses and boosting resident satisfaction and safety.

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Leadership Assessment: Do You Have What it Takes?

May 15, 2007

Learning Objectives: Develop a clear view of where your community’s competitive advantage comes from. Assess whether your behavior is in harmony with that view. Assess your leadership behavior against the most successful leaders in today’s economy and i

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Becoming an Employer of Choice: Maintaining a Satisfied Workforce

May 15, 2007

Learn how to get and stay connected to every level of operations in your community. Recognize “warning signs” of staff dissatisfaction. Develop creative employee-centered work environments.

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