Executive Leadership

What senior living can learn from Southwest’s customer service

Senior living marketing expert Luke Fannon discusses five steps to using care quality to earn customer satisfaction and loyalty. Read More »

TheWorxHub adds security management application

The mobile application can be used on any device and integrates data reporting within TheWorxHub’s operations management system. Read More »

Price resigns from HHS: Now what?

As the head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services steps down amid scandal over the use of travel funds, how will it affect the swirl of unsolved healthcare issues? Read More »

Medicaid cuts could cause greater care gaps

An analysis of Nusing Home Compare shows cuts to Medicaid could harm the poorest residents and lowest-rated facilities that will have to do more with less. That could cost the government even more.  Read More »

Innovation center for aging opens in Kentucky

A new innovation focused on enhancing quality of life for seniors will open its doors in Louisville, Kentucky, the world's largest hub for aging care.  Read More »

One-on-One with… Erin Jones

Emerson House Executive Director Erin Jones, recently named 2017 Administrator of the Year by the National Center for Assisted Living, spoke with I Advance Senior Care about culture change within assisted living and her organization’s four-year journey toward better resident satisfaction and streamlined care processes.  Read More »

Bye-bye, CMMI?

CMS Administrator Seema Verma has announced the dawn of big changes at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). What will happen to all the bundled payment projects? Read More »

Disaster plans: perfect on paper

The criminal investigation into the eight South Florida nursing home deaths following Hurricane Irma is prompting a larger look at how long-term care facilities prepare—and practice—for natural disasters. Read More »

Fostering a sense of self in dementia care

Dementia expert and author John Zeisel, PhD, discusses the “I’m Still Here” care model at the Memory Care Forum in San Diego. Read More »

Senate committee examines disaster planning for seniors

The Senate Aging Committee will review disaster planning following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Read More »

Wherefore, wearables?

Wearable technology developers have been trying to figure out the senior market for years. Are they finally beginning to crack the clinical potential?  Read More »

How Holiday Retirement is bracing for Hurricane Irma

An executive at the senior living provider shares what they’ve learned about emergency preparedness and what they’re doing before Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall in Florida. Read More »

Florida Argentum: Preparatation checklist and resources

Florida's Argentum chapter urges senior living providers to take Hurricane Irma seriously and offers resources to help them prepare. Read More »

CMS waives provider screening, DME requirements for TX and LA hurricane victims

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is temporarily waiving its usual requirements for acquiring or replacing medical equipment or prosthetics and is easing provider screening rules for Texas and Louisiana providers and suppliers impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Read More »

5 must-haves for emergency preparedness planning

New CMS regulations are an opportunity for providers to write policies and practice procedures that can prepare staff for the unexpected.  Read More »

Creating a sustained culture of aging with Joan Devine

With the Fall Memory Care Forum fast approaching, the Institute for the Advancement of Senior Care (IASC) invites all thoughts and expertise on long-term care, acute care, and, of course, memory care for the betterment of clinicians, executives, administrators, and residents. This episode discusses memory care with Joan Devine, director of education for the Pioneer Network, a national non-profit organization whose goal is to provide a positive culture change toward eldercare.     Read More »

NY nonprofit plans LGBT-friendly housing development

The LGBT Network plans to build a housing complex where seniors can be free to be themselves.  Read More »

Leadership opening at ACHCA

The American College of Health Care Administrators has announced it is searching for a new president and CEO. Read More »

The Top Secrets Employees Aren’t Telling You: Culture Change in Modern Long-Term Care

The I Advance Senior Care Podcast (or IASC Podcast, for short), hosted by Adam Armstrong – Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Senior Care – tackles the biggest topics in senior and memory care with the movers, shakers, and change makers. Armstrong sits down with top thought leaders and subject matter experts to discuss their past, their present position, and how they plan to lead other senior care professionals into the future.     Read More »

Advance directive struggle for Alzheimer’s resident

A resident's advance directive has turned into a legal battle with family members who say the assisted living provider shouldn't be helping her eat. Read More »

When domestic violence comes to work

Employers should create safety policies and procedures for handling domestic violence before it arrives on the doorstep. Read More »

When domestic violence doesn’t stay at home

Employers should create safety policies and procedures for handling domestic violence before it arrives on the doorstep. Read More »

San Diego County creates its own assisted living review site

The comparison and ratings tool stems from a longstanding problem with elder abuse and neglect cases in the county. Read More »

CMS launches Hospice Compare site

Much like the Nursing Home Compare site for skilled nursing facilities, the new data comparison tool will allow consumers to see quality measures data on hospice and palliative care providers. Read More »

The 2017 OPTIMA Award winner for Excellence in Memory Care

I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care. Read More »

The 2017 OPTIMA Award winner for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care

I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care. Read More »

Netsmart teams up with NY county to improve health records, data exchange

The healthcare technology provider is working with a county public health service that serves home health and long term care for easier record sharing and a more complete patient record.  Read More »

Remedi SeniorCare expands in N.C.

The long-term care pharmacy adds Charlotte, N.C. to its growing list of sites. Read More »

LeadingAge, VCU collaborate on ageism awareness training

The video-based training will help administrators provide sensitivity training and education on fighting the stereotypes and assumptions about older adults and the aging process. Read More »

CMS raises reimbursement by 1%, pushes VBP

With the Value-Based Purchasing program due to begin in 2019, CMS is pushing SNFs to get on board with performance baselines now. Read More »