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2019 predictions From a cockeyed optimist

I did an informal survey around the office to get a broad set of the top 13 predictions for 2019 and I’d like to share them with you. There is some cheek in these predictions, but all grounded in solid insight.

New rules limiting interest deduction will adversely affect SNFs

As with everything else, the IRS always has the ability to challenge anything which saves you taxes. However, since being on the SNF license imposes some burdens, having people who only own an interest in the property company is fairly common and provides a business purpose for the structure.
Neil Hefta, Vice President of Govig Healthcare Group

Moneyball in LTC – Do you know your numbers?

I challenge you to find your Moneyball questions as a hiring manager to create your best employee lineup. As a candidate wanting to get that game winning hit and landing that dream job, review your professional work history and be prepared to share your winning numbers!
Tammy Retalic, MS, RN

Caring provides winning formula for ‘Top Places to Work’ success

On a late November afternoon in bright, crowded meeting rooms across the campuses of Hebrew SeniorLife, the cheers are loud and the air is electric. A double celebration is underway: HSL ROCKS! – aka Recognizing Outstanding Contributions, Kindness, and Success – a quarterly celebration honoring peer-nominated individuals who have gone above and beyond, is in…

PDPM: Make or break?

Celebrate the demise of RCS-1. It is widely accepted that RCS-1 would have been the downfall of the SNF, would leave our seniors sicker, shorten their lives, and provide an unmanageable system for payment.

The joy of giving

The joy of giving is certainly something that is a topic of many conversations during this holiday season. How often do we hear things like, “It’s better to give than receive,” or “the best part of Christmas is watching the look on someone’s face when they open that special gift.”  

Food offers more than sustenance for nursing home residents

Gathering together, enjoying a meal with others in a welcoming environment provides a sense of comfort and community that not much else can rival. Fulfillment of the senses, an ease of the mind, and peace in the heart – we all deserve this luxury regardless of where we call home, temporarily or otherwise.
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