Risk Management

How Virtual Reality Is Poised to Help Seniors

From helping residents forge valuable relationships to aiding in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke recovery, VR technology is supporting seniors in many ways. Read More »

Best Practices in Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Pressure ulcers occur in 17% to 28% of patients over 70 years old in nursing homes, and they can be a serious health concern. Read More »

How Rock Climbing Brings Assisted Living Residents New Adventures

Residents at an assisted living facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado recently tried a new type of activity: rock climbing. Read More »

How to Prevent Wheelchair Falls

More than 80% of nursing home residents spend time in a wheelchair daily, so wheelchair falls are a major concern. 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 »

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 »

Strategies for Working with Combative Residents

There are many ways that senior care facilities can support their staff and residents when tensions rise. Read More »

Special Report: Rebuilding with a Fresh Perspective

The pandemic affected every industry, but its impact on the senior care industry was particularly devastating. The COVID-19 cases that swept through senior care facilities were highly publicized, eroding public trust in facilities and leading to a decline in census. 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 »

Combatting the Potential “Mass Exodus” of Nursing Home Employees Due to COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

The recent COVID-19 vaccination mandate could have grave consequences that affect senior care staffing. 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 »

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 Senior Care Facilities Need to Know About the Delta Variant

A doctor explains why the Delta variant is so easily transmissible, and the measures he recommends to protect residents. Read More »

COVID-19 Trends in Nursing Homes Make CMS “Very Concerned”

A surge of COVID-19 cases among nursing home residents and staff combined with stagnant vaccination rates for staff is a warning sign. Read More »

Special Report: Moving Forward: Beginning the Senior Care Industry Rebuilding Process

The resources in this new report can help senior care leaders learn from what other facilities are doing and better protect the seniors in your care. 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 »

The Post-Vaccine Senior Care Industry: What Changes Lie Ahead

While more and more senior care facilities reach greater vaccination numbers in residents and staff, the steps that those facilities take next may differ. Read More »

Special Report: Caring for the LGBTQ+ Population

The resources in this new report can help senior care leaders learn from what other facilities are doing and better protect the seniors in your care. 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 »

[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 »

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 »

Leverage Technology to Better Serve Older Adults: Lessons from 2020 and Ideas for the Future Reduce Social Isolation in Senior Living

The resources in this new report can help senior care leaders learn from what other facilities are doing and better protect the seniors in your care. Read More »

Addressing Common Technology Security Issues in Senior Care Settings

Identifying and solving vulnerabilities can help a facility protect resident privacy and safety and ensure continuous operations. Read More »

What Senior Care Facilities Need to Know About COVID-19 Liability

In addition to numerous other challenges, the pandemic brings significant legal complications that facilities need to be aware of. Read More »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Improve Respirator Fit Testing for Better Staff and Resident Safety

Quantitative fit tests directly measure the quality of a respirator’s fit and supply data to the user. Read More »

Identifying COVID-19 Solutions for Senior Care Facilities

Our panel of experts identified some important strategies for combatting COVID-19 at senior living facilities. Read More »

Strategies to Combat Pandemic Fatigue in Senior Care Facility Staff

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant, ongoing stress for senior care facility staff, leading to pandemic fatigue. Read More »

How To Prepare for the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

The FDA recommendation of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines brings the senior care industry closer to protecting residents and staff. Read More »

Management Skill Requirement: Work on Staff Resilience

Your residents need special care and attention during COVID-19, and so does your staff. Read More »