Senior Environments

The Silver Lining: Making Bath Time a Spa Experience for Seniors

Today’s seniors crave a lifestyle experience that extends beyond basic necessities. This includes their bathrooms, particularly the... Read More »

How Changing Dining Room Chairs Can Reduce Your Human Resources Workload

With the staffing challenges facing the senior care industry, senior care community human resources (HR) departments face unprecedented c... Read More »

The Evolving Senior Care Industry: How to Address Senior Housing Shortages

As Baby Boomers age and enter retirement, the United States’ aging population is quickly growing. This senior population increase results... Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Can Protect Residents Against Wildfire Smoke

Every summer and fall, wildfires stretch across the western United States and Canada, sending carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and partic... Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Can Keep Residents Connected with Nature

In our previous article, we highlighted a study that reveals that nature may have a significant impact on overall and mental health for s... Read More »

The Importance of Nature for Senior Well-Being

Reconnecting with nature has long been regarded as refreshing and even healing. Now, a new study reveals potential benefits of living nea... Read More »

Minnesota’s New Assisted Living Report Card Helps Families Find the Right Care

Those searching for assisted living in Minnesota now have a new tool. In late January, the state’s new Assisted Living Report Card ... Read More »

Protecting Seniors in Your Care: The Hidden Dangers of Mold and Mildew

Slips and falls are often highlighted as top risks in senior care community bathrooms. But one often overlooked threat is the presence of... Read More »

LeadingAge Seeks to Train Frontline Staff to Support Residents

LeadingAge Maryland has announced a new two-year project, Scaling What Works. Designed to help maintenance staff and property managers at... Read More »

New Revelations About Living Arrangement Trends of Persons Living with Dementia

A new research letter explores the trends in living arrangements of persons living with dementia, particularly in light of the pandemic. ... Read More »

White Papers Shed Light on Move-In Process Shortcomings

Navigating the resident move-in experience can be challenging, but it’s also essential that senior care communities get it right. The mov... Read More »

Ensuring Safety and Comfort: Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents in Senior Living Bathing Areas

Empowering seniors with proactive measures and enhanced safety precautions. As we age, it becomes increasingly important to maintain a sa... Read More »

How to Design a Dining Plan That Works

Crafting Custom Dining Solutions: Discover expert tips on tailoring dining plans for senior living communities. Create a nourishing and enjoyable culinary experience today! Read More »

New Report Highlights the Disconnect Between Perceptions Around Senior Living

The International Council on Active Aging and Age of Majority have released a unique report comparing the perspectives of professionals w... Read More »

How to Design a Dining Plan That Works for Senior Living Communities

Join us on Wednesday, August 30, for a fast-paced, interactive session with three expert presenters, including the general manager of dining services and the chief operating officer for a continuing care retirement community in New Holland, Pennsylvania, and the food solution design and culinary director of Sodexo Seniors. Read More »

How Lighting Can Influence Resident Health and Wellness in Senior Care Settings

Lighting plays an important role in a building’s architecture, as it can enhance a space, create an aesthetic, and draw attention t... Read More »

A Focus on Food Safety in Senior Care

Food preparation and service are integral aspects of senior care settings. In addition to challenges such as providing a varied and appea... Read More »

How Automation Can Relieve Staff Burden in Senior Care Facilities

Automation technology, which streamlines processes and reduces the need for human input, offers many benefits within the senior care indu... Read More »

Strategies for Marketing a Memory Care Program

Effective marketing is important to a memory care program’s success. But rather than using marketing techniques and messages intended for... Read More »

New Report Highlights Emerging Trends in Senior Housing

The senior housing industry is becoming increasingly differentiated. Businesses are moving away from more general senior housing services... Read More »

Integrating Sustainability Into Senior Care Facility Design

Sustainability is key to protecting the environment and preserving the world for future generations. It’s a hot topic in many different f... Read More »

How to Design a Dining Plan That Works for Your Senior Care Community

Dining opportunities play a major role in a senior care community’s success. The quality of the dining offerings can help attract potenti... Read More »

A Look at the Small Home Model of Senior Living

The senior living industry is undergoing tremendous changes, from the effects of COVID-19 to the increased demand for personalized, speci... Read More »

Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level

In this new webinar, we dive into how disparate platforms can create headaches for senior care staff and residents, offer tips and tricks for evaluating senior living technology, and share ways to drive tech adoption to create the best resident experience possible. Read More »

Leveraging Technology and Workflow Automation to Prevent Staff Burnout

Learn how to give time back to staff, create quality healthcare experiences via efficiency, and make technology work for you in a new webinar Read More »

Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level

An Inside Look at How Ohio Living Did Just That Panelists: Christine Bush, CMSH Read More »

Infection Prevention Best Practices in Senior Care Organizations

Infection prevention is a critical component of providing senior care residents with quality care. According to the 2018 study, “Nursing ... Read More »

New Report Focuses on Housing and Care Options for Middle-Income Seniors

A new analysis by the nonpartisan and objective research organization NORC at the University of Chicago reveals that in 2033, middle-inco... Read More »

How Creating a Positive Workplace Culture Can Help Your Senior Care Facility Thrive

A workplace culture can affect everything from employee satisfaction to performance. A positive workplace culture can attract the types o... Read More »

Addressing Sleep Disturbances in Long-Term Care Settings

Residents of long-term care facilities frequently experience sleep disturbances, and those disturbances can lead to many other problems. ... Read More »