Author Archives: LSSLifeAdmin

Relias Group Trainings

LSS communities and offices now have the option of organizing Relias group training to help team members keep up-to-date with quarterly training. Learn how your community or office can offer Relias trainings in a group setting.

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New Tools: Presenting and Representing LSS

Maybe you have an opportunity to present to a local club or church. Perhaps you’re updating residents or staff. No matter who you are presenting to, it’s important to start with the right tools to make sure you’re presenting and representing LSS well. Whenever you are speaking on behalf of LSS, it’s important to use consistent presentations in both look and message.

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Sit! Stay! Visit LSS Residents

Do you have a friendly furry friend who likes meeting new people? Your fur baby could be a candidate for pet visits with LSS residents! Learn how you can apply.

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Angie’s Recipe for an LSS Employee

A great recipe leads to a successful outcome every time. Read Angie Cavaness’s reflections on what ingredients make up LSS employees.

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Skype Job Aid for “How-To” Help

More and more people are conducting meetings using Skype. If you are looking for a little help in how to use Skype – check out the Skype Job Aid on LSSLink.

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WANTED: Kind, Caring Nurse Assistant in Training Candidates

To take the first step toward a goal, it helps to have a little help. For graduates of the March 2019 CNA Training Academy that help came in the form of support from LSS, including full tuition for the academy, regular wages during training, and a position as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at an LSS community upon graduation.

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LSS Applications Request Form – Your New One-Stop Shop

See if the request you’re making can be made with the LSS Application Request form. This one form took the place the most common, straight-forward requests received by IT.

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Kitchen Safety Tips for Workplace and Home

Whether at home or in the workplace, we’re all in the kitchen at one point another. Here are some tips to help keep you safe in the kitchen.

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Project Management: Roles and Responsibilities

Successful, on-time projects are the result of careful planning and collaboration by project team members. Projects can’t move forward without each key member, but it’s not always clear who those members are or what roles they play. Let’s take a look at the key roles that drive projects to completion.

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It’s a Real Connection

Connect, Follow, and Like LSS on social media platforms! Interacting with LSS on social media is a great way to be a brand ambassador. Read more on where to find LSS on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.

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2018 LSS Annual Report

Read success stories from 2018 and view finances from 2017 and 2018.

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Upcoming Server Outage – Saturday, April 27

The LSS Networking Team has scheduled work on the LSS server to make room for critical applications and information.

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Telling the LSS Story: Life Plan Communities

Learn more about what a Life Plan Community is and how older adults can benefit from moving to one.

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Tell the LSS Story in an Elevator Ride

A quick primer on how to describe our organization and your role in it.

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Be Active Challenge

This challenge encouraged employees throughout the organization to make small changes to be healthier.

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Distracted Drivers – Give the Road Your Attention!

Distracted driving is dangerous. Put down your phone and focus on the road – and encourage others to do the same.

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Who Would Have Ever Thought Project Management Could be a Little RACI?

Learn about the RACI project management tool and how it identifies and assigns roles and responsibilities.

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Christian Core Values in Action: Generous Hearts

Read about the latest LSS staff member living out our Christian Core Values. Hint: It has to do with a VERY generous donation.

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Dialing New Efficiencies

The LSS phone system is undergoing an upgrade this spring. Find out what this means for you.

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Student Loan Forgiveness for Non-Profit Employees

Interested in having your student loan forgiven? (Of course you are, who isn’t?!?) Thanks to a new government program, LSS employees could be eligible for student loan forgiveness.

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Proper Lifting Techniques for Everyone

Learn how to properly lift objectives to avoid injuring yourself.

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Gary Anderson is Named President of Lutheran Senior Services

Gary was recently promoted to President of LSS. Read more about his career with LSS.

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The X-Matrix and Strategy Deployment

Learn about the strategic planning tool that helps LSS executive leadership move forward on strategic goals in the ever-changing environment of senior living.

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LSS-wide Be Active Challenge

Work doesn’t have to equal inactivity! Join us for an LSS-wide Be Active wellness challenge. This four-week program is designed to get you moving. Registration is now open!

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4th Quarter Operations and Financial Update

Quarterly updates about operational and financial goals for LSS keeps everyone in the loop. The objective is to be clear and current to the work we do on behalf of older adults.

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Project Resource Allocation and Resource Management, Say What?

A resource allocation plan is an important tool of resource management. A crucial part of any allocation plan is the ability to accurately forecast across multiple projects and varying timeframes. It is here that you can begin to see where there might be a problem and adjust accordingly.

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LSS State of the Union Address

In John Kotovsky’s State of the Union Address, he acknowledges that for the first time in over three years, LSS is close to meeting the operating budget. In addition, he reports on the topic of reducing turnover. Continue reading to see where we will be focusing in 2019.

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W-2s Available in Workday!

Don’t delay. It’s tax time! Get your W-2 through Workday.

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It’s A Celebration!

Let’s celebrate! LSS has reached its highest overall occupancy in nearly 15 years. See how we did it!

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February Wellness Screenings – Sign Up Today!

On-site wellness screenings return in February. Stay well and save on insurance premiums. Wellness screening registration begins January 1st. On-site wellness screenings will be available throughout February. Who should participate? LSS employees and spouses who have enrolled in medical benefits since September 2018 (to ensure your Wellness Credit(s) continues beyond June 2019) LSS employees and…

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