Danielle Myers, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News

Danielle Myers

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Keeping your residents tuned in during the pandemic

Social isolation and feelings of loneliness are not uncommon amongst seniors, but they pose a great danger to their health and well-being. The National Institute on Aging notes that “Research has linked social isolation and loneliness to higher risks for a variety of physical and mental conditions: high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, a weakened…

Tackling turnover: How to leverage technology

It’s no secret that retention is an issue in the senior living and long-term care industry and beyond. With the baby boomer generation aging out of the workforce, millennials are projected to make up for 50% of the workforce by 2020. With tens of thousands of jobs to fill, recruiters are relying on this generation and changes must be made to prepare. One major answer to how to recruit this essential population? Technology.

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