Assisted living

National Assisted Living Week: A Chance to Celebrate Assisted Living Communities

Whether your facility has participated in the past or is considering participating in 2021, this year’s NALW is particularly meaningful. Read More »

What the Long-Term Care Equality Index 2021 Reveals About LGBTQ Inclusion in Senior Care Settings

LGBTQ seniors fear being discriminated against or not being able to get the care they need. Read More »

How the Pandemic Affected Senior Placement

One expert says families are still somewhat nervous but more open to having their loved one move to residential care. Read More »

What We Can Do to Preserve the Future of Long-Term Care

The long-term care industry faces multiple challenges, many of which were in existence before the pandemic. Where do we go from here? Read More »

The Growing Role of AI in the Senior Care Industry

What options are best for your facility, and how can you best get started using AI? Read More »

Creative Ideas for Marketing Senior Care Facilities During the Pandemic

It’s essential for facilities to deliver consistent messaging and transparency across all of their marketing platforms. Read More »

How an Assisted Living Residence Used Anti-COVID Biotechnology to Reclaim Normalcy

Learn how The 80th Street Residence was able to transition back to a more regular lifestyle for residents. Read More »

View From the Trenches: Interview with Michael Wasserman, MD, CMD

Dr. Wasserman is an ardent proponent of improving the quality of life for our nation’s seniors. Read More »

The COVID-19 Vaccine: Where Are We Now?

With multiple efforts underway to ensure seniors are vaccinated, we are now starting to see positive results. Read More »

Perspectives: Will People Return to Senior Care Facilities After the Pandemic? (Part I)

Will more families opt to keep loved ones at home, rather than relying on senior care facilities? What would this mean for the industry? Read More »

Key Findings About Nursing Home Resident Experiences During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered not only how nursing homes function, but also how residents experience life. 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 »

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 »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Help Minimize the Impact of Falls

Senior care facilities need to not only work to prevent falls, but also to minimize the injuries that result when falls do occur. Read More »

Are More Civil Money Penalties the Answer?

CMS has announced that it has imposed more than $15 million in civil money penalties (CMPs) on more than 3,400 nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Is this effective? Read More »

Assisted Living/Dementia Care: What To Do When Couples Have Different Needs

Many couples want to live as many of their "better" years together, and they want solutions within senior living that allow them to live together as long as is practical. Read More »

E-Notes Bring Residents Valuable Connections During COVID-19

The Maine Health Care Association saw an opportunity to connect children at home with seniors unable to visit their loved ones. Read More »

Guide to Safely Spending Time Outside

Because of the pandemic, letting residents go outside requires more thought and planning than it has in previous years. But it's still highly worthwhile. Read More »

How Maryland Baptist Aged Home Avoided COVID-19

Learn how administrators at the Maryland Baptist Aged Home in Baltimore have prevented COVID-19 from entering the facility. Read More »

Could Robotic Therapy Pets Support Senior Care Facility Residents?

For seniors with dementia, robotic pets can have a lifechanging effect. Read More »

Three Actionable Steps for Reliably Strong WiFi at Senior Communities

WiFi has grown in popularity in nursing homes and long-term care communities both because of medical need and by resident demand. Read More »

How Technology and Creative In-Person Solutions Can Help Residents Stay Connected

With social distancing, the inability of residents and families to visit in person has been stressful and upsetting. But senior care leaders are getting creative. Read More »

Federal Strategies and Procedures Designed to Protect Seniors

President Trump recently released a statement detailing how his administration is supporting America’s seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

Addressing Unprecedented Talent Needs in Senior Living

For those organizations that have the will, skills and the tools to take advantage, there are real opportunities for them to hire open positions in the near term and establish brand and even industry-wide loyalty for the long term. Read More »

Two-Way Radios Improve Communication During COVID-19 Crisis

Some medical facilities are relying on two-way radios to help improve communication among staff during the COVID-19 crisis. Read More »

Creative Ways to Improve Staff Perks

Great staff are essential to quality senior care facilities, so it’s important that facilities show their appreciation for staff to retai... Read More »

Technology with the Human Touch

The rapid proliferation of voice-activated devices and other tools is changing the landscape for many senior living facilities and their residents. Read More »

Strategies to Reassure Residents’ Families During COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought fear, uncertainty, and stress, but facilities can not only keep residents reassured, but also their families. Read More »

Activity Ideas for Residents That Maintain Social Distancing

Social isolation can be stressful and lonely, so the more creative ways that facilities can find to keep seniors safely involved, the better. Read More »

COVID-19 Best Practices for Senior Care Facility Communications Teams

Prompt, clear communication can help senior care facilities maintain public trust, keep residents up to date, and keep staff informed. Read More »