Nonprofit long-term care providers must work together to address alarming trends, or their market share could plummet and the sector as a whole could falter, LeadingAge Chairman David Gehm told association members Tuesday.
Social media often is credited with providing a stream of up-to-the-minute news, the latest developments breaking over Twitter or Facebook, and spreading virally in no time flat. But I've found that old stories also sometimes get a second life thanks to social media. Such is the case with a New York Times column from 2011that my friend Cory posted to Facebook this weekend. The column is about what makes a great school principal, but it could just as easily be talking about what makes a great long-term care administrator.
Michael Logan has started at Wellspring Lutheran Services in Michigan as senior vice president and COO.
Q: You addressed the LeadingAge annual conference shortly after the government shutdown ended. How do you respond to nonprofit leaders discouraged by the political climate?
The leaders of the largest U.S. long-term care convention and exposition sought to inspire members at the group's annual meeting Monday in Dallas as if they were at a "family reunion." While doing so, they also issued undisguised warnings that the little brothers and sisters of the world still need plenty of care.