Leadership

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 »

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 »

And the 2017 OPTIMA Award winners are…

I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care and this year’s new award, the OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care. 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 »

LTC celebrates 40th National Nursing Assistants Week

This week we salute the hard work and dedication of nursing assistants, the front-line eyes, ears and hearts of senior care. Read More »

Putting humanity in healthcare

A new interdisciplinary minor will focus on healthcare at the intersection of medicine and healing.  Read More »

Kathleen Lovato receives 2017 Eli Pick Leadership Award

The American College of Health Care Administrators award honors skilled nursing facility administrators that demonstrate excellence in leadership and facility quality benchmarks. Read More »

Suncoast Hospice awarded for community outreach

The Florida hospice provider created programs to embrace the vibrant cultural and ethnic diversity of the Clearwater/St. Petersburg region. Read More »

Are you a transformational leader?

Even the best staffs will get only so far without leaders who ask them to explore new ideas and push them to move beyond the status quo. Read More »

Greater expectations for living in long-term care

Four senior living executives share their thoughts on the state of the industry and the challenges that are driving culture change.  Read More »

Asbury Communities launches campaign against ageism

In celebration of Older Americans Month, the national initiative tackles culture change and the stereotypes of seniors by asking, “What’s age got to do with it?” Read More »

Leading a multi-generational staff

From senior volunteers to Generation Z, intergenerational staff teams can be an energizing force or an infighting nightmare. Read More »

Leading the charge to Argentum 2018

Senior care leaders convened at the annual Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in Nashville to reflect on the past year and look forward to the year ahead. Read More »

VNAA forms first national association for home healthcare

The new national association will raise awareness of the roles of home-based care and advocate for better financial models to support it. Read More »

The demand for high-value senior care

Despite political transitions, long-term care providers will insist on high-value, cost-efficient care. Here's how your nursing staff can lead the way in care quality. Read More »

The 2017 OPTIMA Awards competition is now open

It's OPTIMA Award time! Submit your best practice programs in the national award celebrating excellence in resident-centered care. We've added a memory care category this year!  Read More »