Do You Have a Rising Leader in Your Community? Encourage Them to Apply for...

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We are seeking applications for the Center for Leadership, a year-long, in-person learning opportunity for rising leaders in the field of aging services. Each class meets 4 times a year with the following topics: Discovering...

LeadingAge Kansas Reprises Workforce Commission – Can You Help?

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We are in a workforce crisis in Kansas long-term care. Wait, that isn’t news to you? It’s definitely not news to LeadingAge Kansas or National. It is our TOP strategic priority for the association....

ATTN Kansas Execs – Consider Becoming a Mentor

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We are recruiting mentors for interns in The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), an internship in the field of aging designed to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We would like to pair each intern with a mentor...

LTC Workforce Crisis: DOL Responds to Coalition Letter Regarding the Timeliness of Prevailing Wage...

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To assist with the nursing shortage, LeadingAge co-signed an April 1, 2022, coalition letter to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), offering solutions to address concerns about the timeliness of prevailing wage determinations by DOL’s Office...

NIC Wave 39 Survey Results Posted

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The National Investment Center posted its next round of WAVE survey results, centered mostly on workforce recruitment and retention challenges. The majority of providers reported their staffing crisis as severe (27%) or moderate (67%,) with 100%...

New PHI Report on State Policy Options for Strengthening the Direct Care Workforce Released

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PHI released a report on state policy options for strengthening the direct care workforce. It has 24 specific policy strategies with concrete examples. The report can be found here.

2022 Salary and Staffing Survey Report

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HomeCare Magazine published results from their annual Salary & Benefits Survey. About 80% of respondents said they had made changes to their hiring practices, staffing and salaries as a result of the competitive job market. The...

CMS LTSS Caregiver Support Webinar

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On Wednesday, April 27th at 1:00 PM CT, CMS will host a webinar on better understanding how to ensure paid and unpaid caregiver needs are met. Objectives include discussing the role of caregivers at home and in...

New Research: Enhancing Frontline Nurse Management

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Frontline nurse managers are in a unique position to influence how care is provided in LTSS settings. Yet, they don’t always have the skills they need to carry out their multi-faceted role. Read the article from...

The Demographic Drought – No One to Work in Aging Services

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Here’s a summary of the recent LeadingAge national discussion with Ron Hetrick, senior labor economist with EMSI Burning Glass, who wrote about the challenges created by aging baby boomers – they are leaving the workforce...

HBR Article: Why U.S. Frontline Workers Are Quitting

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Stop us if you have heard this one… Why do staff quit? It’s because of the relationship they have with their direct supervisor. This is not new, groundbreaking information, yet it has been repeated...

Workforce Study Pinpoints Impact of Pandemic Stresses on Turnover

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A new research brief from the LeadingAge LTSS Center identifies workforce stresses and their impact on turnover during the pandemic. Read more.