Resident Care

Best Practices When Implementing Virtual Tours

Not only are virtual tours ideal during this time, they also offer many benefits that can continue on after the pandemic has ended. Read More »

View From the Trenches: Interview with Keri Jaeger of Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice

In its 40 years of operation, Mount Evans has never refused to treat any patient who lacked insurance or the means to pay. Read More »

Dementia Care During COVID-19

Implementing PPE and social distancing protocols while caring for residents with dementia brings an additional set of challenges. 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 Virtual Reality Is Keeping Seniors Entertained and Engaged During the Pandemic

Social distancing protocols require finding alternative ways to keep residents socially connected and engaged. 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 »

Caring for Individuals with Dementia During the Holidays

The holidays can be difficult for residents with dementia, particularly this year. 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 »

Best Practices in Handling Negative Feedback During the Pandemic

Emotions are running high, but it’s essential that facilities establish a deliberate plan to best handle negative feedback right now. 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 »

New Evidence on the MMR Vaccine’s Effectiveness Against COVID-19

We’re pleased to share new evidence of the MMR vaccine’s effectiveness against COVID-19. Read More »

Long-Term Memory Effects of COVID-19

New research is discovering memory issues associated with COVID-19 diagnoses. Read More »

Understanding the Challenges Facing Direct Care Workers

Supporting your staff starts with a thorough understanding of their needs and pain points. Read More »

The Importance of Preparing for Flu Season in 2020

Given the added risks presented by COVID-19, flu control measures are more important than ever this year. Read More »

How Technology Tools Help Senior Care Facilities Navigate the Pandemic

Technology has recently taken on new and significant roles in older adult care settings. Read More »

Strategies to Help Residents Cope with Loss During the Pandemic

Learn how facilities and caregivers can play an important role in helping to support residents during COVID-19. Read More »

[Webinar on Demand] COVID-19 Solutions for Senior Care Facilities

// A new i Advance Senior Care webinar for executives, administrators, directors and other care leaders at senior care and LTC facilities. // The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the senior care facility industry and thrust us into a period of uncertainty. While many facilities are attempting to reopen and achieve a "new normal," we're still navigating new challenges in keeping residents and employees safe. Watch this webinar now to examine important steps and solutions that allow for improved safety during the pandemic. We'll highlight best practices and success stories from facilities that have successfully adapted to the challenges of the coronavirus. Read More »

Safely Welcoming Visitors to Senior Care Facilities

Allowing visitors back is full of new challenges. Here are some strategies to keep in mind. 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 »

Cultures, Stigma and Alzheimer’s

People from around the world continue to hold stigma towards cognitive impairments. Read More »

Discovery Senior Living’s SHINE Memory Care Program Takes a Scientific Approach to Dementia

The SHINE program takes a unique approach to memory care, and it was recently recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for its work. Read More »

An Experimental Drug Seeks to Stop COVID-19 Outbreaks in Nursing Homes

A new clinical trial assesses the safety and effectiveness of LY-CoV555, an antibody against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Read More »

Marketing Strategy Changes for the Pandemic

It's vital that your facility’s marketing team pivots to stay effective during COVID-19. Read More »

Senior Living Residents Put Extra Pandemic Time to Good Use Sewing Dresses for Girls in Africa

Seniors' hard work resulted in the creation of over 350 face masks and 76 dresses for charity. Read More »

Significant Provider Victory in Major COVID-19 Case

Life Care Center of Kirkland has achieved a significant legal victory relating to its much-maligned handling of an early COVID-19 outbreak. Read More »

COVID-19 Emergency Prep: Are You Ready for What’s Next?

Learn how to develop a workable pandemic infection control plan that reduces the risk (and impact) of future COVID-19 outbreaks. Read More »

View From the Trenches: Interview with Dr. Arif Nazir

Dr. Nazir talks about COVID testing, therapeutics, and keeping spirits high during this challenging time. Read More »

Best Practices to Integrate Contact Tracing into Daily Senior Care Facility Operations

Contact tracing is an essential tool in helping to prevent COVID-19 transmission, and it’s a tool that all senior care facilities need to implement. Read More »