Leadership

Strategies to Reassure Residents’ Families During COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought fear, uncertainty, and stress, but facilities can not only keep residents reassured, but also their families. Read More »

Survey: Senior Care Leaders Extremely Concerned About COVID-19 Impacts and Supplies

The Institute for the Advancement of Senior Care and its leading media brand, i Advance Senior Care, are conducting surveys to uncover COVID-19’s current impact on senior care and long-term care facilities in the United States. The results of the initial survey are now available. Read More »

Coronavirus preparedness for senior care facilities: The latest scientific recommendations

Guidelines for preventing COVID-19 and managing coronavirus infection in senior care facilities are rapidly evolving. Read on for the latest. Read More »

The Relationship Between Senior Care and Pharmacy Solutions: Part 2

Medication management challenges senior care facilities. Explore pharmacy solutions including medication therapy management and formulary management. Read More »

Tune In Before They Tune Out [Infographic]

Workforce Management Challenges and Opportunities in Post Acute and Senior Living Read More »

Lifelong Learning for Better Resident Health and Engagement

Provide a variety of opportunities for your residents to continue learning well into their later years. Read More »

Senior Care Leadership: Are You a Workaholic?

Finding (and modeling) a better work-life balance can benefit your entire organization Read More »

Branding & Marketing: What Senior Living Can Learn From Other Industries

Marketing and branding tactics that can help set your senior care organization apart from your competition. Read More »

Apprenticeships in Senior Care

On-the-job training can improve quality of care and incentivize good workers to stay put. Read More »

Protecting Your Residents From Financial Exploitation

Financial exploitation or abuse of older adults occurs when a person’s resources are used by another for personal profit or gain, or actions are taken that deprive an older person of his or her rightful benefits. No one is immune. This sort of theft can happen to anyone, regardless of social standing or education levels. Read More »

New Safe Medication Disposal Rules

Is your facility in compliance with new EPA rules regarding disposal of pharmaceuticals? Read More »

10 Tips for Improved Leadership Communications

Better communication can improve your workplace culture and lead to better staff commitment and longevity. Read More »

Beyond Survey: Creating a Culture of Staff Competency

As nurse leaders, we often take for granted that staff have the necessary skills and knowledge to adequately and safely care for the diverse needs of all our residents, especially new admissions. Read More »

The Many Benefits of Strategic Rounds

By following the practical approaches to rounding described in this article, you can maximize what you learn about care delivery and achieve the greatest results. Read More »

Setting an example

2016 Leader of Tomorrow award recipient Bruce William thanks a former boss turned mentor for showing him how to serve and move the long-term care industry forward. Read More »

2017 OPTIMA Award: Under one roof

The winner of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care started an intergenerational living program to give new life to aging services and solve staff shortages at the same time. Read More »

Stuck in the status quo

Fresh thinking and attention to organizational culture can improve care outcomes for residents, employee morale, reduce turnover and improve profits. Read More »

Serving others

The long-term care industry can learn from the hospitality industry what it means to serve the customer and not our own ego. Read More »

AHCA: A bright year ahead

Mark Parkinson, CEO of the American Health Care Association, shared his optimistic view for the senior living industry in his opening remarks of the 68th annual AHCA/NCAL Conference and Expo. Read More »

Innovation and leadership

Editor-in-chief Pamela Tabar celebrates those who invent new ways to solve some of senior care's oldest problems. 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 »

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 »

Hispanics hesitant to accept nursing homes, assisted living

Skilled nursing facilities and other senior care settings are finding their least-receptive demographic is the nation’s fastest-growing one: Hispanics. Read More »

IASC launches new expert podcast series

I Advance Senior Care now offers candid conversations from thought leaders and experts in the field about their experiences, the changing industry and what keeps them up at night. 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 »