Leadership

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 »

2017 Leaders of Tomorrow: Complete coverage

Did you miss some of our week-long 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow coverage? Here's the complete coverage all in one place. We hope you'll be inspired by the impact their leadership has made in their own workplaces and perhaps find a few take-homes to apply at yours.  Read More »

AMDA announces medical director of the year

Joshua Schor of New Jersey has been recognized for his work to improve wound care, reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections and founding a staff teamwork program.  Read More »

2017 Leader of Tomorrow: Kelly Papa

Kelly Papa took her idea for a dementia network and built it into a summit and an all-year dialogue that stretches across the state of Connecticut. Read More »

Massachusetts coalition launches advance care planning app

A Massachusetts coalition is marking National Healthcare Decisions Day with a new app to get the end-of-life care conversation started. Read More »

2017 Leader of Tomorrow: Peter Gray, MHA

Doing the right thing doesn't have to cost a lot. In fact, it can reduce costs and improve the quality of care, Leader of Tomorrow Peter Gray has found. In the process, he's transformed Benefis health System's Senior Care from a one- to five-star facility in under three years. Read More »

2017 Leader of Tomorrow: Kayla Bruce, LPN

A hospice nurse at Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Care (LHC) of Hammond is leading her peers in the culture change of end-of-life care through patient empowerment and behavioral understanding. Read More »

2017 Leader of Tomorrow: Jason Postl, CEO

Jason Postl, CEO of North Mountain Medical & Rehabilitation Center, Phoenix, shows what specialty services can do for long-term care when administrators are willing to take on the responsibility for a different level of training and staffing. Read More »

AMDA announces new leadership

The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) revealed its 2017-18 board of directors. Read More »

AMDA expands membership to practitioners

The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has formed a Practice Management Section as part of a broader effort to reach more long-term care practitioners. Read More »

Bill Thomas joins Holiday Retirement

The Eden Alternative founder will serve as chief wellness officer Read More »

LTC care quality: The medical directors’ view

Medical directors see the whole scope of SNF issues, including every legal and survey-based outcome. Read More »

The bright side of the staffing crisis

The workforce shortage may be just the impetus the long-term care industry needs to invest on staff recruitment, development and training.  Read More »

Asbury Communities, Sodexo form joint business partnership

The deal includes new executive job positions and a joint business development plan to drive innovation. Read More »

Welltower, Johns Hopkins partner for quality outcomes

Welltower is moving beyond real estate investments and investing in clinical care through its new collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine. Read More »

Senior living community kitchen closed following health inspection

Florida state food safety inspectors shut down a Brookdale facility’s kitchen after finding roaches, flies and improper food storage techniques.  Read More »