LeadingAge Workforce Innovators Podcast

Tune in for LeadingAge Workforce Innovators, hosted by Gene Mitchell of LeadingAge Magazine. Produced and edited by Charlie Visconage, LeadingAge's digital content manager.

Episode 3 now available for download.

Subscribe to LeadingAge Workforce Innovators on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Google Play Podcasts. Listen below to smaller mini-episodes, our Workforce Chats.


Workforce Chat with Jon Golm, executive director at WeCare Connect

Listen to Golm describe WeCare Connect, a program that connects to your new and existing employees via phone, email or mobile app, and instantly sends the appropriate people in your organization email notifications of any issues that may lead to a resignation.


Workforce Chat with Lois Mills, vice president of human resources at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices.

Listen to Mills talk about the LeadingAge Ohio Employer of Choice Initiative, a program they believe will help attract and retain employees – as well as residents -- that includes 12 criteria an organization must meet to receive a Gold, Silver, or Bronze designation.


Workforce Chat with Deb Lambert, CEO of Byron Health Center

Listen to Lambert describe the formal culture at Byron developed by staff based on six principles: commitment, communication, compassion, integrity, passion, and respect—all of which guide their community today.


Workforce Chat featuring Peggy Farrington, CEO and administrator at St. Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence.

Listen to Farrington discuss working with area colleges to ask students to apply to the SJR Intergenerational Living Program and, if accepted, have them live in a room at SJR for free, receive a discounted meal plan and work 16 hours a week as a Certified Nursing Assistant or Neighborhood Assistant.


Workforce Chat with Gayle Kvenvold, president, and CEO of LeadingAge Minnesota.

Listen to Kvenvold talk about her organization’s Workforce Solutions Initiative.


Workforce Chat with Kathy Anderson, president and CEO Fran Casey, corporate director of human resources and Holly Hanisian, director of corporate administration at Goodwin House.

Listen to Anderson, Casey, and Hanisian discuss the Emerging Leadership Program (ELP), a program to help existing employees move up the career ladder—and ensure that the organization will have the talent needed to innovate and expand.