ALFA/Spader 20 Groups Raising the bar for excellence
You’re experienced, resourceful and successful, but sometimes you face problems even you can’t solve alone. So where do you turn for insight, ideas and concrete tactics to strengthen your business? ALFA/Spader 20 Groups. Since 1977, Spader has created peer group experiences revealing the secret to improved performance and profitability.
ALFA has partnered with Spader to offer
member CEOs of small- to mid-sized senior living companies a peer group
to exchange information, best practices, common challenges, and future
opportunities for excellence and profitability.
Are ALFA/Spader 20 Groups right for you?
Harness the Power of Your Peers with ALFA/Spader 20 Groups
Representatives from the Spader Group will host an information session at the ALFA 2014 Conference & Expo, to share information on the newly formed AFLA/Spader 20 Groups for senior living and how you can become part of this exclusive group.
ALFA/ Spader 20 Groups Get You Results
CHEAT Sheet - ALFA's Latest Industry News
Senior living communities search regularly for ways to cut costs in some areas and to boost resources in others in their mission to provide the best care and communication possible for residents and loved ones.
The Labor Department released a proposed rule governing overtime by seeking to more than double the salary level under which most workers qualify for overtime when they work more than 40 hours per week.
Hearthstone’s founder, John Zeisel, is broadcasting a new show on a local Massachusetts cable station called “Hopeful Aging with Dr. John Zeisel.” The first two programs aired in September with subsequently monthly programs. The local station, Bedford TV, posts the shows on YouTube. Local cable stations also can request the show as well.
The new report “Status of Women in the States” takes a look at older women across the country and by state including demographics, opportunities, health, and employment and earnings.
“We need someone with a higher energy level,” is one coded way of an employer saying: “I won’t hire you because you are too old.” There are many more excuses out there, and after hearing them over and over, talented older workers often give up looking in frustration.
You know you’re supposed to customize your resume for each and every job application. But sometimes, it’s not so clear how you can give the employers what they’re looking for—at least, not without being in-your-face obvious.
Senior living businesses work hard to attract, hire and retain top talent to offer residents the high quality care and experience they deserve. But among challenges in the field is the ability to understand the fair price of labor across a variety of roles and in different geographic and demographic settings.
ALFA executive report “ALFA Advocates for You” is now available for members, showcasing the many ways ALFA engages on the state and federal levels to ensure a favorable operating environment for senior living businesses through education, advocacy and development of the highest quality standards for senior living.