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Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level

In this new webinar, we dive into how disparate platforms can create headaches for senior care staff and residents, offer tips and tricks for evaluating senior living technology, and share ways to drive tech adoption to create the best resident experience possible. Read More »

New Report Highlights the Cost of Falls for Senior Living Communities

Falls pose a significant risk when it comes to senior health. The CDC reports that an older adult, age 65+, suffers a fall every second i... Read More »

Leveraging Technology and Workflow Automation to Prevent Staff Burnout

Learn how to give time back to staff, create quality healthcare experiences via efficiency, and make technology work for you in a new webinar Read More »

What New Vaccination Recommendations Mean for the Upcoming Flu Season

Since senior care organizations care for a vulnerable population, flu season is an annual concern. While many organizations likely alread... Read More »

The Power of Storytelling in Marketing Your Senior Care Facility

Effectively marketing a senior care organization is key to building census and maintaining a positive reputation. In addition to traditio... Read More »

Strategies to Provide Long-Term Care Staff with Upward Mobility Opportunities

The pandemic and the nursing shortage have highlighted the changing priorities and desires of health care staff. To attract and retain st... Read More »

Leveraging Technology and Workflow Automation to Prevent Staff Burnout

A new free iASC webinar on Thursday, October 27. Managing workflows, processes, and applications required to provide quality and positive healthcare experiences has become unmanageable for most providers. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, EmpRes Healthcare, like other senior care facilities, found itself juggling new and stricter regulations, keeping staff and residents safe, and continuing to providing quality care. The result was that the organization struggled to prevent staff burnout. Sound familiar?  Read More »

Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level

An Inside Look at How Ohio Living Did Just That Panelists: Christine Bush, CMSH Read More »

Strategies to Boost Staff and Resident Morale in Senior Care Settings

Staff morale can impact staff performance, retention, and the quality of care that a senior care organization can deliver to residents. B... Read More »

Infection Prevention Best Practices in Senior Care Organizations

Infection prevention is a critical component of providing senior care residents with quality care. According to the 2018 study, “Nursing ... Read More »

Best Practices for Supporting Resident Emotional Wellness

The past few years have been especially trying for senior care residents, but even pre-pandemic, resident emotional wellness was a signif... Read More »

New Report Focuses on Housing and Care Options for Middle-Income Seniors

A new analysis by the nonpartisan and objective research organization NORC at the University of Chicago reveals that in 2033, middle-inco... Read More »

The Top 5 Unexpected Benefits of Digital Entry Management

Entry management is an essential and daily element of senior care facility operations. While entry management began with paper-based syst... Read More »

Increase Your Census and Revenue by Leveraging Contingent Labor

Lowered occupancy rates due to understaffing will cost the SNF industry billions of dollars in 2022. But facilities using contingent staf... Read More »

Use These Strategies to Fix Common Staffing Mistakes at Your Senior Care Organization

Part 2 of a 2-part series on common staffing mistakes to avoid at senior care facilities In part one of our series, we highlighted common... Read More »

Are You Making These Staffing Mistakes in Your Senior Care Facility?

Part 1 of a 2-part series on common staffing mistakes to avoid at senior care facilities Given the staffing challenges facing the senior ... Read More »

Strategies to Support the Families of Memory Care Residents

Placing a family member in a memory care facility can be a difficult and emotional decision. Memory care facilities play an important rol... Read More »

Protocol for Using Robotic Pets in Memory Care

Robotic pets are increasing in popularity, particularly when it comes to the benefits they offer seniors. Given that pet therapy has been... Read More »

Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level

A new free iASC webinar on Wednesday, October 12. Technology is a necessity in senior living, but choosing the right technology for your organization's unique needs is even more important. Finding the right fit can take time and requires careful planning and evaluation. Attendees will leave this session with the tools needed to successfully select and implement senior living technology at their organizations that will result in the greatest return on their investment, and a more engaged and satisfied resident base. Read More »

Best Practices When Applying for Senior Care Grants

Grant funding can be a valuable addition to your senior care organization budget. Grants can help you to expand or start new programs, of... Read More »

Overcoming Employee Communication Challenges in Senior Care and Senior Living

The ability to provide residents with quality care hinges on effective employee communication. But communication challenges are common in... Read More »

How Creating a Positive Workplace Culture Can Help Your Senior Care Facility Thrive

A workplace culture can affect everything from employee satisfaction to performance. A positive workplace culture can attract the types o... Read More »

Use These Strategies to Resolve Conflicts in Your Senior Care Facility

Anytime multiple staff members with different personalities and work methods need to work together, there’s a chance for conflicts to ari... Read More »

Best Practices to Improve the Hiring Process and Attract the Best Candidates

In July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance about the nursing home five-star rating system. That gu... Read More »

Addressing Sleep Disturbances in Long-Term Care Settings

Residents of long-term care facilities frequently experience sleep disturbances, and those disturbances can lead to many other problems. ... Read More »

The True Cost of Post-Acute Care Labor

// A new i Advance Senior Care webinar for executives, administrators, directors and other care leaders at senior care and LTC f... Read More »

Best Practices When Implementing a Senior Care COVID-19 Testing Program

Proper diagnosis allows organizations to respond quickly to COVID-19 outbreaks. Read More »

How a Competitor Analysis Can Boost Your Marketing

Before you start a new marketing initiative or begin a rebranding process, taking the time to perform a competitor analysis can be a valuable decision. Read More »

Strategies for Managing Social Media With Limited Staff Time

Social media and marketing experts share their favorite time-saving strategies to help you stay on top of your social postings. Read More »

How Virtual Reality Is Poised to Help Seniors

From helping residents forge valuable relationships to aiding in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke recovery, VR technology is supporting seniors in many ways. Read More »