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The impact of corporate webs on nursing home finances

January 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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