Awards

Why the new 'Best Workplaces in Aging Services' list matters so much

Why the new 'Best Workplaces in Aging Services' list matters so much

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Providers around the country should share the enthusiasm for Fortune magazine's new "Best Workplaces in Aging Services" list. All of them will benefit from the good vibes the list will generate.

6 more awards for McKnight's

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The McKnight's Long-Term Care News editorial team captured four top national awards in the 25th Annual APEX competition.

McKnight's wins two ASBPE awards

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McKnight's Long-Term Care News has earned two 2013 American Society of Business Publication Editors awards, one each on the national and regional levels.

Nursing home operators get a little respect

Nursing home operators get a little respect

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Attitude determines altitude. You make your breaks. People are about as happy as they make their minds up to be. They're all somewhat overused yet admirable sayings people live by. Nursing home operators might want to remember them. Otherwise, it's easy to miss that providers aren't always getting hammered by authorities or officials.

McKnight's 2nd Annual Technology Awards deadline fast approaching

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Long-term care providers should be taking advantage of the next two weeks to pick projects, programs or systems to nominate for recognition in the second annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards program. There is no cost to enter and a wide array of types of both high- and low-technology are expected to be recognized in the five contest categories. Click on the headline above and then the link in the second paragraph to learn more or enter.

This is for long-term care providers with dedicated employees

This is for long-term care providers with dedicated employees

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If you're a long-term care provider, there's no way you can spend your days doing nothing. It's simply impossible. You know it and we know it. So now here's one more thing for you to d

McKnight's wins 7 more awards

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For the fourth straight year, McKnight's Long-Term Care News was named the Gold Award winner for Best News Coverage in the annual ASHPE Awards. McKnight's also earned Gold for its Daily Update e-newsletter.

McKnight's double-Gold raises ASHPE awards total to 49

McKnight's double-Gold raises ASHPE awards total to 49

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McKnight's Long-Term Care News has earned the Gold Award for Best News Coverage for the fifth straight year. McKnight's also earned Gold for its Daily Update newsletter and three other honors in the national ASHPE Awards program.

Nursing home administrators to hold 47th annual meeting

The American College of Health Care Administrators will open its 47th Annual Convocation & Exposition a week from today at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, FL. Top long-term care managers from around the country will gather to learn about top staffing, regulatory, administrative and legislative issues. Keynote speakers include Neal Petersen on Saturday and Jason Kotecki, LD, HR, AL, on Sunday. Attendees can earn up to 19.5 continuing education credits from the 41 sessions.

Direct Supply's Klitsch receives Service Award at ALFA

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Brad Klitsch, senior vice president of market development for Direct Supply, was recently honored at the Assisted Living Federation of America's annual meeting near Dallas. Klitsch received the organization's Service Award. "Senior living has hundreds of thousands of advocates and supporters, but Brad Klitsch is one of the biggest champions of the resident-center philosophy of senior living," said Richard P. Grimes, president and CEO of ALFA. "Brad's limitless energy and enthusiasm to advance excellence and advocacy for senior living is more than commendable, it is amazing. He's earned this award and is very deserving for his support of ALFA both within Direct Supply and throughout senior living."

Cori's Story

Cori's Story

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When Cori Reese entered a nursing home for the first time as a child, she was terrified. Sunday, she was named the top new nursing home administrator in the country.

Providers, don't be like Frank Howard

Providers, don't be like Frank Howard

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Major League slugger Frank Howard was never comfortable taking a compliment. Long-term care providers tend to be the same way.

McKnight's earns 'best of web' accolade

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McKnight's Long-Term Care News was recently named the "Best Senior Living Industry Resource" in SeniorHomes.com's "Best of the Web" contest.

Long-term care workers are like firefighters

Long-term care workers are like firefighters

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In attending the recent Assisted Living Federation of America conference in Orlando, I was impressed with its Hero Awards Program. Five extraordinary senior living professionals were selected from a pool of nearly 650 nominations received by residents, family members, supervisors, and colleagues and were honored as heroes.