A common misconception about seniors is that they don't use technology nor have a willingness to want to learn. However, today's seniors are well traveled, well informed and well connected. With National Assisted Living Week upon us, we sat down with our Senior Director of Technology, Karen Taylor, to explore this year's theme "Keep Connected." MCL: What are your job duties and responsibilities as the Senior Director of Technology? KT: I manage the technology strategy for Morrison Community Living, working with [...]
Early mornings are routine for 69-year-old Hiroyuki Yamamoto. He's typically at a busy intersection in the city of Matsudo, near Tokyo, where he volunteers as a school crossing guard. But one rainy morning a little over a year ago, an old woman caught his attention. She was pushing a bicycle. She was kind of disheveled. Despite the rain, she didn't have an umbrella. When Yamamoto spoke to the woman, she said she was trying to [...]
Saturday, July 30th marks National Dance Day. Launched in 2010 by “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator Nigel Lythgoe, National Dance Day is an annual celebration that encourages Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and fight obesity. At Morrison Community Living, the well-being and health of our residents is a top priority. We are always looking for fun ways to encourage our residents to exercise and stay [...]
Business leaders across the globe – especially those in healthcare and senior services – are in search of the workplace trifecta: attracting, retaining and developing the right associates. With worker shortages topping the list of worries, having a strong employer brand has never been more important. Morrison Community Living Chairman Gene Dolloff recently sat down with LeadingAge magazine to share how businesses must take action to position themselves as an employer of choice. Read the [...]
At Morrison Community Living, safety is always top of mind for our residents, guests and associates. We are always looking for creative and engaging ways to promote safety among our associates. In honor of National Safety Month, we recently held our annual social media safety contest. We were excited to extend our safety contest to include TouchPoint Support Services. Click below to see how our associates and accounts stay #EveryDaySafe.
We just wrapped up our third annual Food Fight Finals. This year, the bar was raised even higher as the competition extended to chefs from TouchPoint Support Services. With the support of business partners - Hormel, Rich’s, Kraft Heinz and Chef Works - the 2016 Food Fight drew dozens of nominations. Eventually, we narrowed down the participants to four finalists: Chef William Rodimon, Chef Dennis Rodgers, Chef Shawn Hunt and Chef Matt Luangla. Organized by Senior Corporate Executive Chef [...]