5 ways nonprofits can use social media to connect with donors

By Karen Dybis Everyone loves a great nonprofit and feeling good about donating their time, talent or resources. To find volunteers, donors or sponsors means finding people to invest in the cause. Organizations can use social media to provide updates on their progress outside of their major donation window., according to Birmingham-based Ignite Social Media, […]

Friendly reminders, sit-stand desks make for healthier workers, study says

By Karen Dybis Hey, office worker – yes, you, sitting at your desk for hours and hours at a time. You need to stand up, sit less and move more, researchers say. Sit-stand desks may be a solution, according to Mark Benden, Ph.D., CPE, director of the Ergonomics Center at Texas A&M University. He discovered […]

Elder care worker shortage not going away any time soon

By J.D. Booth When it comes to a classic supply-demand issue — this one the imbalance in the number of workers needed to take care of an aging population in Michigan — experts are saying things aren’t likely to get better unless some fundamental changes occur in the funding model. Indeed, solving the problem is […]