Long-Term Living has won two national writing awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) awards competition, presented Friday at the ASBPE national conference held in New York City.
- Gold: “Project Survival 101: Managing refurbs and expansions” by Editor-in-Chief Pamela Tabar won the top prize in the national-level Case History category. The cross-team roundtable article tracked a four-year expansion project and explored the challenges of getting providers, architects and residents to work together during major renovation projects.
- Silver: A set of three blogs by former Senior Editor Lois A. Bowers took second place in the national-level Blogs – How-to Tips/Service category. The educational blogs (“Stroke? Think FAST,” “The shock of elder abuse in assisted living,” and “Battling Ebola and other threats, wherever we are”) addressed how to recognize the signs of stroke, how to prevent or stop abuse of residents and how to thwart the spread of the flu and other infectious diseases.
The ASBPE awards, also called the AZBEES, serve as recognition of the best writing and design in business-to-business media, offers categories covering many aspects of publishing, from feature articles and blogs to graphic design and digital publishing.
Long-Term Living ia also awaiting the award designation for two other articles, which earned ASBPE awards at the regional level:
- A feature titled “2015 Business Outlook” by Bowers is a regional finalist, Heartland Region, in the Feature Article – General Interest category. The piece discussed six critical business challenges impacting the industry in 2015.
- An article titled “Beyond Bingo” by contributor Ron Rajecki also is a regional finalist, Heartland Region, in the Feature Article – General Interest category. The article explores the changing roles of activity professionals in today’s person-centered senior care.