Facility management

CMS Targets Vaccines and Work Restrictions as Staff COVID-19 Infections Skyrocket

In conjunction with community spread over the past few weeks, the number of nursing homes with new COVID-19 infections has increased. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

Important Findings of the Seniors Housing Midyear Outlook

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

Webinar: Rebuilding the Senior Care Industry: How to Increase Occupancy and Restore Trust

A new i Advance Senior Care webinar for executives, administrators, directors and other care leaders at senior care and LTC facilities.  The past year has been full of unprecedented challenges for the senior care industry. The pandemic has led to low occupancy levels and has eroded resident and family trust in the industry. In response, senior care facilities need to take new approaches to rebuilding that trust and driving occupancy. Come learn new best practices and innovative approaches that can help your senior care facility rebuild. This one-hour webinar will include a Q&A session at the end, so come prepared with your questions. Read More »

How One Senior Living Community Makes Staff Retention a Priority

Management at Virginia's Goodwin House found unique and effective ways to support staff during the pandemic. Read More »

Best Practices for Introducing Therapy Animals to a Senior Living Setting

To keep visits safe and positive, it’s important to carefully choose the therapy animals that you bring in. Read More »

Quality Skilled Nursing Notes in SNFs Require Management

The new focus on nursing documentation is consistent with the fact that many SNFs no longer provide straight therapy to Part A residents. Read More »

The Role of Innovation in Rebuilding the Senior Care Industry

The future of telehealth and the post-pandemic evolution of virtual care will play a key role moving forward. Read More »

Marketing Senior Care During the Pandemic, Part 2: How to Create the Ideal Marketing Funnel

The marketing funnel is an essential element of any senior care facility’s marketing plan. Read More »

Rethinking Workforce Management in the Post-Acute Care Space

Workforce management is a challenge in any industry, but the post-acute care industry faces multiple unique challenges. Read More »

Marketing Senior Care During the Pandemic, Part 1: Best Practices to Follow

The pandemic has reshaped senior care facility marketing, while also making effective marketing more important than ever. Read More »

[Free CE Webinar] Infection Prevention in LTC, presented by Clorox Healthcare

Participants will learn how to create an effective and successful environmental cleaning & disinfection program in the LTC setting. Read More »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Best Implement and Use Resident Security Technology

Thanks to advancements in resident security technology, facilities have access to more tools than ever before. Read More »

How the Senior Care Industry Stands to Benefit from the Gig Economy

While it might seem ideal to fill vacant positions with full-time, long-term staff, what if the solution rested with the gig economy? Read More »

Increasing Census in Senior Care: 4 Customer Experience Strategies

With occupancy rates in senior care down significantly due to the pandemic, many care providers are working to climb back their census. Read More »

New White Paper From Vernon Manor, a Facility on the Front Lines of COVID

Download a new white paper from a facility that has had an extraordinary track record against COVID. Read More »