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Person-centered care improves resident satisfaction

October 31, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

Care that’s personal is more impactful, according to a new study in JAMDA

Recognizing employees

October 23, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears liked that her former facility started an employee award program but wished it were better explained and communicated to residents.

Stuck in the status quo

October 23, 2017  |  Denise Boudreau-Scott
article

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

Serving others

October 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
blog

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

NY nonprofit plans LGBT-friendly housing development

August 31, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

The LGBT Network plans to build a housing complex where seniors can be free to be themselves. 

Hispanics hesitant to accept nursing homes, assisted living

August 23, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

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

IASC launches new expert podcast series

August 22, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

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.

And the 2017 OPTIMA Award winners are...

August 11, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

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.

Dementia diagnosis affects outlook on life

August 7, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

Penn Medicine researchers have found that a dementia diagnosis can cause people with the neurodegenerative disease to report lower self-assessments on their quality of life. 

LeadingAge, VCU collaborate on ageism awareness training

August 4, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

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.

Brookdale tackles advance care planning

July 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

The senior living provider and Iris Plans have partnered to offer residents end-of-life care planning services. 

Putting humanity in healthcare

June 15, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

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

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