Staff Information and Updates

Submit requests and share ideas. Find important forms, information, and updates for Senior Services staff.

 

For Managers

Reminders and Announcements

Work full-time and have student loans? Be sure you’re tuned into the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Don’t forget to certify your employment at this link!  Our E-IN is 56-1085968 and forms can be sent to Kim or Kristen.

In the event of inclement weather that impacts our operations (early or delayed start, closures, etc.) you will receive an automated call and text message (if your phone allows this) alerting you to the change. Please check your phone and your voicemail! 

Don’t forget to share the Directory of Services with program participants, caregivers, and community members who need it.

View the latest organizational chart by clicking here.

Upcoming Birthdays and Anniversaries

Birthdays

Linda Garboczi – May 1
Kevin Gaines – May 10
Kim Lance – May 12
Cynthia Becker – May 25
Gwen King – May 31

Work Anniversaries

Millicent Cunningham – 22 years – May 2
Edward McAtee – 3 years – May 3
Sarah Slater – 1 year – May 8
Yveline Buford – 8 years – May 9
Kim Stull – 2 years – May 9
Ann Ibraham – 25 years – May 13
Kim Lance – 1 year – May 15
Kim Sheffey – 2 years – May 17
Angie Withers – 21 years – 19
Brandy Hondros – 6 years – May 21
Linda Kearsley – 19 years – May 31

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Senior Services - For Staff

Announcements, Information, and News You Can Use!

News You Can Use!

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness: Work full-time and have student loans? Be sure you’re tuned into the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Don’t forget to certify your employment at this link!  Our E-IN is 56-1085968 and forms can be sent to Kim or Kristen.
  • Treadmill Desk at Shorefair: The treadmill in the Shorefair fitness room is now equipped with a table/desk that will allow you to use your laptop while walking and/or have a surface for reading, writing, etc. while using the machine. Please see Asim or Kristen with questions about how to use the desk.
  • Room Reservations: To reserve meeting spaces at either Shorefair or the new Intergenerational Center for Arts and Wellness we will use a system called Skedda. Please register here. Click this link for a video introduction/tutorial.
  • The Resource Room, Board Room, Flow Room, and Multipurpose Room at Shorefair are now equipped with a “ClickShare” device, that will easily allow you to connect your laptop to the screen in the room to share content, present, host meetings, etc. Download instructions on how to use the ClickShare here. Instructions are also posted in the room!
  • Our Volunteers make a huge impact! See what they helped Senior Services achieve this past fiscal year.
  • Memory Connections: Need a quick reference of Memory Connections activities and how to make referrals to the program? Check out this reference sheet just for Senior Services staff!
  • Ever wondered when we’re placing the next order for Senior Services gear? Now you can plan ahead! Mark your calendars.

 

 

Advocacy Alerts and Information

  • Storm Clouds or Calm Seas? The Outlook of Aging Policies for 2024 from Benjamin Rose Institute. View this webinar here.
  • All Ages, All Stages – NC’s proposed roadmap for aging and living well. Review here.
  • NC Institute of Medicine – Click here for their recommendations and strategies to improve the lives of the growing older adult population in NC.
  • Fighting Ageism – Check out this issue of Generations Today: How Aging Shows Up in Media, Marketing, and Culture. Review these facts about Ageism.
  • New Report from Meals on Wheels America Shares 8 Impacts of Meals-On-Wheels. Read full report here.

Upcoming Webinars/Learning Opportunities

 

Newsletters and Sites

Active Surveys and
Requests for Information

 

There are no active surveys or requests for information at this time.

 

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
and Belonging 

Click here to view the year 3 results!
Take a deep dive into the staff survey comparison (this year versus last year) here.

Other Items:

Illness/Virus Information for Staff

Staff Notes and Reminders:

  • Senior Services latest illness exposure and return to work guidelines can be found here.
  • ALL staff: Please monitor yourself for symptoms of any and all illness and report to your supervisor if you are not well.
  • ALL staff: If you have been exposed to a cold or virus of any kind, please remember to mask up for three days.

Historical COVID Information for Staff

Last Positive Reported at Senior Services: March 18, 2024

Total Staff Cases: 105

Instances of Potential Linked Cases: 9

  1. December 2020 – MOW – between staff that worked closely together in pick-up room.
  2. January 2022 – HC – aide exposed through family member of participant.
  3. January 2022 – Participant exposed through another participant at WADC tested positive.
  4. July 2022 – potentially linked case at Kernersville SL site.
  5. January 2023 – unlikely, but not impossible linked case between two staff at Shorefair.
  6. March 2023 – Participant exposed through another participant at WADC tested positive within 5 days of exposure.
  7. August 2023 – Staff member who was exposed through a participant at WADC tested positive within 5 days of exposure.
  8. September 2023 – Shorefair staff member who was exposed through another Shorefair staff member tested positive within 6 days of exposure.
  9. January 2024 – Two participants tested positive at the WADC, 3-5 days post-exposure to two other positive WADC participants.

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