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Group promotes awareness, solutions for LGBT seniors

March 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Older adults in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community face unique challenges as they become more vulnerable and are forced to depend on outside services for care and assistance.

For here or to-go?: Senior living communities and fast casual dining combined

February 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

To glimpse the future of dining in senior living communities, one might only need to step inside a Chipotle.


All-female 24-bed memory care campus opens in Texas

February 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Williamsburg Village Healthcare, a Texas skilled nursing and rehab community, this week opened a 24-bed memory care wing with a twist: It will serve women only.

The impact of corporate webs on nursing home finances

January 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

In what has become an increasingly common business arrangement, owners of nursing homes outsource a wide variety of goods and services to companies in which they have a financial interest or that they control.

Mourning before death

January 3, 2018  |  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News

Families may be grieving how cognition or illness have diminished the capacity of a loved one, stirring up emotions that aren’t usually acknowledged until after death. Caregivers have an opportunity to ease the anticipatory loss or long goodbye to help...

Setting an example

December 28, 2017  |  Bruce Williams

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. 

2017 OPTIMA Award: Under one roof

November 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

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.

Person-centered care improves resident satisfaction

October 31, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

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

Recognizing employees

October 23, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

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

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

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

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


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