Much of the news we cover here at McKnight’s isn’t exactly sexy.
Janet Yellen insists inflation is not something we need to be terribly concerned about. Yet it has been on my mind quite a bit lately. Perhaps it should be on yours, as well.
It’s time to take pride in what you and your colleagues have done to weather the coronavirus upheaval.
If you work with managed care (and who doesn’t anymore), chances are pretty good you’re already on a collision course that’s been accelerated lately
Our ride on the pandemic Tilt-A-Whirl won’t last indefinitely but it’s not over yet.
Could it be that federal regulators and the caregivers they oversee are becoming more civil to one another?
Even as news broke Tuesday that fully vaccinated residents could once again dine and socialize — without masks! — in close proximity to one another, there came a nagging reminder that it’s too early to relax.
There seems to be a nice skirmish shaping up right now between long-term care leaders and some in the government.
We’re going to see more investors venturing from the sidelines this summer, and they’re going to be willing to get far more than just a toe wet.
For anyone who thinks classic literature and caregiving have no overlap, I present for your consideration that 1866 great, “Crime and Punishment.” Back in high school, the book’s 700 or so pages and stodgy translation challenged even this avid reader. Yet, despite a slow start, it ultimately became one of my all-time favorites. That’s because…
COVID-19 is the best thing that happened to long-term care, said no operator, ever.
In setting an ambitious nationwide staff-vaccination goal, providers may have unintentionally slapped a bull’s eye on their own backs.
I’ve been thinking quite a bit about trust over the last week or so, especially after reading a real pick-me-up in the Washington Post about how the pandemic will lead to the splintering of societies. We’ve already seen what a year of sickness and upheaval can do to a country, and the National Intelligence Council…
So, are things getting better or worse for long-term care? The answer is not so obvious.
Skilled nursing operators pondering when things would get back to normal need no longer wonder. In many ways, you’re already there.
Never has it been so important for skilled nursing providers to know what their employees are doing when they leave the building. Amid a pandemic, it appears, one of the most dangerous places an employee might go is to another caregiving job. But aside from voluntary screening responses, providers have had little way to track…
It’s self-evident that both Democrats and Republicans like to wear the Santa suit. And who can blame them?
I have a message for the Department of Health and Human Services: “Boy, do you have a problem.”
I’m a dream senior living customer.
During the ‘70s, Soviet workers had a saying that revealed a fundamental flaw in their economic system: “We pretend to work and they pretend to pay.”