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18 Tips to Retain Quality Caregivers

According to the 2017 Home Care Benchmarking Study, 77% of healthcare agencies stated that the caregiver shortage is one of the top three threats to their workplace. This caregiver crisis is becoming an epidemic... quickly spreading nationwide and with no end in sight. What's the solution?  In a recent poll conducted by Just for CNAs, nurse… Continue reading 18 Tips to Retain Quality Caregivers

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Free Copy of ‘Important Vaccines for Older Adults’

Through July 31st Only: Get 'Important Vaccines for Older Adults' Free with your purchase of a Gold or Platinum Plan! The benefits of vaccines are well known. The risks associated with being unvaccinated are clear. Yet, nearly half of all older adults report that they have not received vaccinations for flu, pneumonia, meningitis, or shingles. This August is National Immunization Awareness Month. What… Continue reading Free Copy of ‘Important Vaccines for Older Adults’

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Nurse Aide Shortage: A Nationwide Dilemma

There's a problem in Iowa. According to a recent article published in The Des Moines Register, there are currently thousands of vacancies for direct care workers - including home health aides, certified nurse aides, and personal support attendants.  With the booming economy and low unemployment rate, there are fewer applicants for these positions.  Why?  "Because direct care is tough work that isn't… Continue reading Nurse Aide Shortage: A Nationwide Dilemma