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Strategies to Facilitate Social Engagement Among Senior Living Residents

Social engagement is vital to senior care residents, but facilitating it can be a challenge. With obstacles to social engagement common i... Read More »

California Bill Could Bring Additional Costs for Health Care Providers

California Senate Bill 525 is poised to increase the minimum wage for employees working in California health care facilities from $15 to ... Read More »

How to Support Caregivers During Resident Transitions Into Senior Care Facilities

Transitioning someone into a residential senior care setting is stressful not only for the resident, but also for family members who have... Read More »

New Report Highlights the Growing Importance of Alzheimer’s Care

The Alzheimer’s Association has released the 2023 edition of its annual Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report, drawing attention t... Read More »

The Role of Technology in Senior Living: New Report Highlights Evolving Trends and Key Takeaways

Technology continues to play a key role in the senior care industry, particularly as we move into the post-pandemic period. iN2L + LifeLo... Read More »

How to Ensure Memory Care Staff Receive Quality, Ongoing Training

Staff training is essential to ensure that you’re able to provide residents with quality care. While staff might complete training sessio... Read More »

Tips on Creating and Implementing a Memory Care Plan

Care plans are an essential element of senior care, and they play a particularly important role in memory care settings. Creating and man... Read More »

What Massachusetts’ Post-Acute Care Backup Means for the Senior Care Industry

It’s well-known that staffing shortages have created significant challenges for the senior care industry, but a new report released by th... Read More »

Security Policies and Practices to Ensure Safety for Memory Care Residents

Security is always a concern in senior care settings, but memory care settings face some additional security concerns. From addressing fa... Read More »

Strategies for Identifying and Developing Memory Care Program Activities

Memory care program activities are an important part of providing quality resident care. Identifying, implementing, and evaluating new ac... 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 »

The Parkinson’s Foundation Announces the Community Partners in Parkinson’s Care Program

In January 2023, the Parkinson’s Foundation announced the Community Partners in Parkinson’s Care Program. The program is designed to prov... 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 »

Strategies to Facilitate Family and Resident Connections in Memory Care

Fostering connections and communication between memory care residents and their family members is an essential element of providing quali... Read More »

Strategies to Highlight Value in Your Senior Care Marketing

Effective marketing strategies are key to building a senior care organization’s brand. By following marketing best practices, an organiza... Read More »

How Peer Support Helps Alleviate Loneliness in Senior Care Residents

Part 2 of a 2-part series on addressing the loneliness epidemic in senior care In part one of this article, we introduced you to several ... Read More »

CMS and CDC Push Nursing Homes to Be More Proactive With COVID-19

In 2022, the largest spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths occurred in January and February, pointed out Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, administrat... Read More »

How to Best Monitor Resident Satisfaction at Your Senior Care Facility

Every day, senior care facilities have to meet strict standards, including state and federal regulation requirements. While such a focus ... 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 »

The Importance of Personalized Care in Memory Care Settings

When it comes to memory care, prioritizing personal caregiving offers residents many benefits. It’s an approach that Ashley Briggs, memor... Read More »

New Report Highlights the Cost of Falls for Senior Living Communities

Falls pose a significant risk when it comes to senior health. The CDC reports that an older adult, age 65+, suffers a fall every second i... Read More »

Strategies to Provide Long-Term Care Staff with Upward Mobility Opportunities

The pandemic and the nursing shortage have highlighted the changing priorities and desires of health care staff. To attract and retain st... Read More »

Strategies to Boost Staff and Resident Morale in Senior Care Settings

Staff morale can impact staff performance, retention, and the quality of care that a senior care organization can deliver to residents. B... 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 »

Use These Strategies to Fix Common Staffing Mistakes at Your Senior Care Organization

Part 2 of a 2-part series on common staffing mistakes to avoid at senior care facilities In part one of our series, we highlighted common... Read More »

Are You Making These Staffing Mistakes in Your Senior Care Facility?

Part 1 of a 2-part series on common staffing mistakes to avoid at senior care facilities Given the staffing challenges facing the senior ... Read More »

Strategies to Support the Families of Memory Care Residents

Placing a family member in a memory care facility can be a difficult and emotional decision. Memory care facilities play an important rol... Read More »

Overcoming Employee Communication Challenges in Senior Care and Senior Living

The ability to provide residents with quality care hinges on effective employee communication. But communication challenges are common in... 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 »