The following articles are from the ALFA Update, case studies from Senior Living Executive, and audio files from ALFA's conference sessions. Organizational Development articles focus on ideas, best practices and solutions to problems related to executive team development, organizational culture, staffing and performance, staff retention and labor relations.
To offer health insurance, or to not offer health insurance: That is the question. Due to the Individual Mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act, m...
Regulatory inspections or surveys can be a stressful time for assisted living owners, operators, administrators, and employees. While the process itse...
Scheduling employees for work shifts requires an excruciating balancing act between meeting employee preferences, ensuring coverage, and adhering to b...
Career Resources, Job Seekers
Featured employers include Brightview Senior Living, Senior Lifestyle Corporation, Gurwin Jewish ~ Fay J. Lindner Residences, Senior Whole Health, Goo...
Business, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Compliance, Employee Compensation, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Insurance, Property Management, Public Policy, Regulations, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management
The old saying “the only thing constant is change” applies to the senior living industry. ALFA has published two new tool kits that will help you prep...
Business, cheatsheet, Competitive Positioning, Employee Compensation, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Research
The 2013 ALFA Senior Living Compensation Survey is open to assisted living, independent living, skilled nursing care and convalescent care companies. ...
ALFA Conference & Expo, Business, Executive Team Development, Growth Strategies, Organization Development, Public Policy, Strategy
Chris Hollister, a leader and entrepreneur in the field of assisted living, has seen the industry—and its leadership—evolve throughout his extensive c...
ALFA Conference & Expo, ALFA Events, Branding, Business, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Executive Team Development, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing Strategy, Organization Development, Professional Development, Risk Management, Senior Living Industry Events, Strategy
With more than double the executive-level educational sessions of previous years, the ALFA 2013 Conference & Expo is a greater value than ever before....
Ageism, Business, Community Awareness and Education, Elder Abuse, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Organizational Culture, Professional Development, Reports, Research, Staffing & Performance
Seniors face negative age-based stereotypes in a variety of settings, and the workplace is an area where ageist views can negatively impact older adul...
Business, Business Planning, Green Living, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Physical Plant, Property Management, Risk Management, Webinars
Are you up to date on the latest key business topics affecting senior living providers? ALFA offers webinars facilitated by the leading authorities in...
ALFA Conference & Expo, ALFA Events, Business, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Senior Living Industry Events
The Assisted Living Federation of America today announced that it is making substantial new investments in the executive education program the ALFA 20...
Business, Elder Abuse, Federal Agency Activity, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Public Policy, Regulations
ALFA submitted comments on a briefing examining the effects of guidance issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The guidance, whic...
Business, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Risk Management, Webinars
Are you and your communities prepared for OSHA’s National Emphasis Program? Willis Senior Living Practice Group is offering a free webinar to share in...
Business, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Community Awareness and Education, Falls Prevention, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Marketing Strategy, Public Policy, Research, Science and Technology
As you begin the new year, ensure you didn’t miss the biggest senior living stories of 2012. Last year’s most widely read topics include public policy...
Career Resources, cheatsheet, Employee Compensation, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Reports, Staffing & Performance
Is your company planning compensation programs for 2013 and beyond? You will want to access the executive summary of the ALFA 2012 Senior Living Comp...
Business, cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Family Relations, Growth Strategies, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Resident and Family Services, Senior Living Options, Staffing, Strategy
The senior housing market may not exactly have a “Black Friday,” but historically, it sees a huge surge of interest from potential residents and their...
Business, Federal Agency Activity, Human Resources, Risk Management, Workers Compensation
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited an Ohio residential care community for not taking a...
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Business, Executive Talent Management, Executive Team Development, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Organization Development, Professional Development, Staff Retention, Staffing & Performance
Silverado Senior Living’s Leadership Development Forum trains select employees for leadership positions within the company. The Best of the Best Progr...
Facts and Figures, Family Relations, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Reports, Research, Resident and Family Services, Resident Engagement, Staffing & Performance, Value-Added Amenities and Services
More than 90 percent of assisted living residents and their families rate their experience with assisted living as good or excellent, according to a n...
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Human Resources, Insurance, Risk Management, Workers Compensation
Emeritus Senior Living’s Best of the Best winning Designing Safety Education Programs for Today’s Workforce—But Wait, There’s More! program uses enter...
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Investment To Grow, Organization Development, Staffing
The Senior Living Management class at Washington State University focuses on preparing students for work in the senior living industry. Earning an ALF...
Executives Answer: What are your top three secrets for finding great nurses committed to serving seniors?
Career Resources, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Job Seekers, Recruiters, Staff Performance, Staffing
Benchmark Senior Living and New Perspective Senior Living Clinical Quality Vice Presidents answer.
Some may say that such over-confidence is endemic among managers and executives, but not among the rest of the workforce. Regular people are much more...
Best of the Best Awards, Professional Development, Recruiters, Staff Retention
Senior Living Communities’ Track 2 Success program, an ALFA 2012 Best of the Best Program to Spotlight, helps engage, educate, and retain talented cer...
Ageism, Job Seekers
Research shows that the number one reason a new hire doesn’t work out isn’t that they can’t do the work. It’s that they don’t fit it. Their values and...
The best talent has choices, so make sure your recruitment ads and job postings use a vocabulary that will sell them on your opportunity. Communicate ...
Starting August 1, 2012, ALFA will begin advertising to job seekers on LinkedIn, to attract top talent to the jobs that you have posted.
Executive Team Development, Featured Magazine Articles, Organizational Culture, Senior Living Executive
Eileen Bennett, executive director of Brandywine Senior Living at Fenwick Island in Selbyville, Delaware, grew up in a family of nurses. She chose to ...
Senior Living Executive Asks…What are your top three secrets for finding great nurses committed to serving seniors?
A newly passed Pennsylvania law creates a legal alternative to the 40 hour standard for overtime, which is more in line with federal wage and h...