What I Learned about Life from Betty White

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When Betty White passed away just short of her 100th birthday, I thought – like many people did – that she was gone too soon. This is because she lived such an amazing exemplary life. So I’ve been thi...


In 2022: Will ‘No’ Be the Secret Word?

Just Say No

The past year and a half has been challenging, to put it mildly. And the pandemic has exacerbated staffing shortages that were brewing before anyone had even heard of COVID. As we look ahead to the ne...


The Care You Get: Taking the Flame Out of Gaslighting

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We’ve all been there. Someone denies that something was done or said even though you saw or heard it with your own eyes and ears. That’s called gaslighting, and it’s not okay. It can have a negative i...


The Care You Get: When There Aren’t Enough Hours in the Day

You’re short-staffed to begin with and another CNA calls in sick. You already had 20 residents, and now you have 27. You want every single one of them to get the care they need and deserve, but there ...


Get Involved Today

For many years now I’ve been serving as a coach to the frontline of long term care. There are many ways for you to engage in NAHCA, especially if you’re one of those people that often sit ...



by Lori Porter, NAHCA Contributor If someone were to ask me to pick one word that best describes any success that I’ve had, it’s easy for me to come up with that one word. It’s persevera...


What Is Your Value?

by Lori Porter, NAHCA Contributor What’s my value? What am I worth. What are you worth? Chances are you’re worth far more than you ever thought you were. I never thought I was worth much...


The Power of One

by Lori Porter, NAHCA Contributor Long term care is one of the most regulated businesses in the world, and I want to make sure you understand what I’m saying. I’m not saying health care ...


You Are A Work In Progress


https://www.nahcacna.org/podcast-player/2014/you-are-a-work-in-progress.mp3 Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:10:40 | Recorded on January 15, 2019 Caregivers are a work in progres...