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Common Mistakes That Could Harm Your Staff Retention

Improving staff retention may take some deliberate effort, but it can benefit your community in many ways. Read More »

What the Senior Care Industry Needs to Know About Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is already causing thousands of deaths annually, and seniors are particularly at risk. Read More »

Strategies for Working with Combative Residents

There are many ways that senior care facilities can support their staff and residents when tensions rise. Read More »

How Senior Care Community Design is Changing to Become More Pet-Friendly

As more studies reveal the benefits of pets, senior care communities are increasingly adopting pet-friendly approaches. Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Can Use Technology to Combat the Staffing Shortage

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, paired with widespread staff shortages, have contributed to staffing challenges. Read More »

Challenges Facing Senior Care in 2022

We reached out to experts in the senior care field to learn their predictions about the coming year. Read More »

Top Long-Term Care Marketing Strategies to Consider

Finding the most effective marketing strategy can require some testing and experimentation, but it's time well-spent. Read More »

Team-Building Strategies to Improve Employee Performance

Strong teams are instrumental to the success of senior care facilities. Read More »

HealthcareSigns.com Charity Donation Event Running Through December

HealthcareSigns.com first started holding this charity donation contest in 2017. To date, the company has donated more than $60,000. Read More »

Strategies to Fight the Silo Effect in Senior Care

The silo mentality can easily take effect in senior care settings, so active efforts to combat it are important. Read More »

How to Use Goals to Improve Resident Health and Happiness

Goals are an essential and daily part of running a senior care facility, and they can be powerful change motivators. Read More »

The Newest Trends in Senior Care Facility Design

The senior care industry has undergone tremendous change recently, along with the physical buildings and layouts of senior care communities. Read More »

Strategies to Better Support Unhappy Residents in Your Senior Care Facility

There are several challenges a facility needs to be prepared for when helping residents to feel that their concerns are being addressed. Read More »

COVID-19 Testing in Nursing Homes: Are You Doing All Four Kinds?

Testing is one of the key tools that nursing homes and other postacute care providers have to prevent and contain COVID outbreaks. Read More »

Combatting the Potential “Mass Exodus” of Nursing Home Employees Due to COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

The recent COVID-19 vaccination mandate could have grave consequences that affect senior care staffing. Read More »

Early Illness Detection in Residents Saves Missouri Nursing Homes and Payers $32 Million

Early illness detection has long been recognized for its importance in improving nursing home resident recovery and health outcomes. It's also a money-saver. Read More »

Bridging the Doctor-Patient Gap to Better Manage Chronic Diseases in Long-Term Care Settings

Often, chronic conditions are best managed by closely working with a resident’s doctor, but facilitating clear communication can be challenging. Read More »

Biden Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Nursing Home Staff

Nursing homes must require that staff are vaccinated in order to continue receiving Medicare and Medicaid funding. Read More »

Best Practices for Senior Care Facilities When Addressing Negative Online Feedback

Negative reviews can damage a facility’s reputation if left unaddressed, so it's important to respond promptly and appropriately. Read More »

How the Senior Care Industry Can Restore Trust and Increase Occupancy

Three thought leaders share strategies to rebuild trust with residents and families, increase occupancy levels, and leverage technology. Read More »

Long-Term Care Demand Surge: Partnerships Can Help Facilities Prepare

The long-term care industry is facing increased demand that will more than triple in the coming three decades. Read More »

How to Forge Strong Relationships with Residents’ Families

Positive communication and regular interactions with residents’ families are key to building trust. Read More »

Identifying and Addressing Fall Risks in Senior Care Settings

According to the CDC, more than one out of four people age 65 and older fall each year, and falling once doubles the chance of another fall. Read More »

What Senior Care Facilities Need to Know About the Delta Variant

A doctor explains why the Delta variant is so easily transmissible, and the measures he recommends to protect residents. Read More »

Healthy Exercise Tips for Seniors in Senior Care Settings

Exercise has many important benefits for seniors, and senior care facilities can facilitate regular sessions. Read More »

COVID-19 Trends in Nursing Homes Make CMS “Very Concerned”

A surge of COVID-19 cases among nursing home residents and staff combined with stagnant vaccination rates for staff is a warning sign. Read More »

What to Look for When Choosing a Staffing Agency for Your Senior Care Facility

To get the best results out of working with any staffing agency, careful screening is essential. Read More »

Top Ways to Ensure a Smooth Transition for New Residents

If you want to improve your residents’ experience from the very beginning, it may be time to reexamine how you’re handling transitions. Read More »

Ensure Follow Up for Your Senior Care Facility Marketing Leads

You could be missing out on opportunities and wasting your marketing dollars. Read More »

Important Findings of the Seniors Housing Midyear Outlook

The report examines data regarding occupancy rates, rent averages, and stock and investment outlooks. Read More »