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Wander Management in Senior Care: Lessons From the Brookfield Assisted Living Settlement

In May, a lawsuit against Brookfield Assisted Living in Bella Vista concluded with a $2 million settlement. It comes less than two years ... Read More »

How One Senior Care Community Is Using Exercise to Fight Parkinson’s

According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, nearly one million people in the United States live with Parkinson’s disease today, and by 2030,... Read More »

LeadingAge’s New Tool Simplifies Infection Control for Senior Care Communities

With the unique challenges faced in the senior care setting and the vulnerable resident population of nursing homes, residents and staff ... Read More »

How to Support Caregivers During Resident Transitions Into Senior Care Facilities

Transitioning someone into a residential senior care setting is stressful not only for the resident, but also for family members who have... Read More »

What to Consider Before Making a Marketing Investment at Your Senior Care Facility

Part 2 of a 2-part series on senior care marketing trends to embrace in 2023 In part one of this series, we talked to four marketing expe... Read More »

Top Marketing Trends Your Senior Care Facility Should Embrace This Year

Part 1 of a 2-part series on senior care marketing trends to embrace in 2023 As the marketing industry continues to evolve, new marketing... Read More »

New Report Highlights the Growing Importance of Alzheimer’s Care

The Alzheimer’s Association has released the 2023 edition of its annual Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report, drawing attention t... Read More »

Best Cleaning Practices to Prevent the Spread of Infection at Your Senior Care Facility

Cleaning is an essential part of a senior care facility’s daily operations, and it plays multiple critical roles. The pandemic highlighte... Read More »

How Lighting Can Influence Resident Health and Wellness in Senior Care Settings

Lighting plays an important role in a building’s architecture, as it can enhance a space, create an aesthetic, and draw attention t... Read More »

How to Improve Emergency Preparedness at Your Senior Care Facility: Lessons From the 2021 Texas Blackout

In February 2021, a statewide blackout in Texas left millions without power during an arctic blast of sub-freezing temperatures. The blac... Read More »

Could Dining Robots Be the Next Big Thing for Senior Care?

The COVID-19 pandemic had a tremendous impact on the senior care industry, but it resulted in particular challenges for dining services. ... Read More »

New Report Highlights Emerging Trends in Senior Housing

The senior housing industry is becoming increasingly differentiated. Businesses are moving away from more general senior housing services... Read More »

Avoid These Email Marketing Mistakes at Your Senior Care Organization

From social media marketing to content marketing, senior care communities have many potential tools available to generate leads, build ce... Read More »

CMS and CDC Push Nursing Homes to Be More Proactive With COVID-19

In 2022, the largest spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths occurred in January and February, pointed out Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, administrat... Read More »

How to Design a Dining Plan That Works for Your Senior Care Community

Dining opportunities play a major role in a senior care community’s success. The quality of the dining offerings can help attract potenti... Read More »

How to Improve and Create More Valuable Staff Evaluations at Your Senior Care Facility

Staff evaluations are a key element of measuring employee performance and ensuring staff receive the support they need. But some common i... Read More »

Developing Collaboration Between Senior Care Operations and Marketing Teams

Senior care organizations, as well as healthcare organizations, tend to naturally develop silos. This siloed structure may not be intenti... Read More »

Leveraging Technology and Workflow Automation to Prevent Staff Burnout

Learn how to give time back to staff, create quality healthcare experiences via efficiency, and make technology work for you in a new webinar Read More »

Leveraging Technology and Workflow Automation to Prevent Staff Burnout

A new free iASC webinar on Thursday, October 27. Managing workflows, processes, and applications required to provide quality and positive healthcare experiences has become unmanageable for most providers. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, EmpRes Healthcare, like other senior care facilities, found itself juggling new and stricter regulations, keeping staff and residents safe, and continuing to providing quality care. The result was that the organization struggled to prevent staff burnout. Sound familiar?  Read More »

Strategies to Boost Staff and Resident Morale in Senior Care Settings

Staff morale can impact staff performance, retention, and the quality of care that a senior care organization can deliver to residents. B... Read More »

Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level

A new free iASC webinar on Wednesday, October 12. Technology is a necessity in senior living, but choosing the right technology for your organization's unique needs is even more important. Finding the right fit can take time and requires careful planning and evaluation. Attendees will leave this session with the tools needed to successfully select and implement senior living technology at their organizations that will result in the greatest return on their investment, and a more engaged and satisfied resident base. Read More »

Overcoming Employee Communication Challenges in Senior Care and Senior Living

The ability to provide residents with quality care hinges on effective employee communication. But communication challenges are common in... Read More »

The True Cost of Post-Acute Care Labor

// A new i Advance Senior Care webinar for executives, administrators, directors and other care leaders at senior care and LTC f... Read More »

How Robotics Can Shape the Senior Care Industry

From reducing the workload for staff to interacting with residents, robots are influencing and supporting the senior care industry in multiple ways. Read More »

How to Best Use Events to Market Senior Care Communities

Adding events into an existing marketing approach can help senior care communities connect with their audience in new and exciting ways. Read More »

Top Strategies to Support Senior Care Staff Wellness

Given the physical nature of many senior care roles, staff health is particularly important within this industry. Read More »

Strategies for Improved Senior Care Recordkeeping

Done well, recordkeeping can provide organizations with key insights that can help them improve performance and better serve residents. Read More »

How to Support Social Connections in Senior Care Settings

Social connections are important for people of any age, but in senior care settings, they become even more essential. Read More »

Helping Staff Gain U.S. Citizenship

Learn how one facility is helping staff with grants, and tutoring for citizenship exams. Read More »

How Your Facility Can Best Cope With Fluctuating Staff Needs

Navigating changing staff needs is challenging, but there are many helpful tools available to senior care facilities. Read More »