Working in senior living means caring for residents on a daily basis. No matter what role you may have in a community, the end result should always be the safety and overall health of the seniors who live there. Senior living professionals work diligently to serve seniors by preparing medications, cooking nutritious meals, offering a helping hand with daily hygiene tasks, and leading exercise programs. However, taking care of resident safety and wellness also means protecting residents in case of emergency.Read More
You submitted your resume and received a call back. Congratulations! You’re now ready to start the next phase of your quest to find your next job. In order to work your dream job, however, you have to make it through the interview process. An interview is an excellent way to showcase your skills and passion for serving seniors, as well as a way to get to know your potential new employer.Read More
Whether you are experienced in senior care and searching for your next move or are just starting out toward your senior living employment hopes, you need to know where to look for senior care career opportunities available near you. As with most inquiries in today’s age of technology, the answer often lies in a good internet search. However, you don’t want to be inundated with search results that do not speak to your goals or experience. We’ve put together what you need to know about searching for — and then finding — your next senior living job.
Team members are the heart of any senior living community. After all, it is the staff who are working long hours, taking the time to create meaningful relationships with residents, and contributing to a culture that puts seniors first. However, not all staff members are going to give their very best every single day during every single interaction. Bad days and other circumstances can make even the best staff members feel less than motivated sometimes.Read More
Senior living executives wear many hats. They often work directly with residents, becoming friends, confidantes, and advocates. They must also lead a team that may be comprised of people with diverse interests, skills, and personalities. In that role, they must coach and encourage the people whom they hire, fire, and discipline. This can feel like an impossible balancing act, but it offers immense rewards. Senior living executives shape the future of senior living, setting policies that can make a remarkable difference in the lives of seniors, their families, and community staff.Read More