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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 »

Strategies for Improved Staff Communications

Strong, timely staff communication is essential to a senior living community’s success. Read More »

How to Use Automation in Your Marketing Funnel

Knowing how to best use automation within your marketing funnel is key to a successful implementation. Read More »

Best Practices for Introducing Therapy Animals to a Senior Living Setting

To keep visits safe and positive, it’s important to carefully choose the therapy animals that you bring in. 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 »

View From the Trenches: Interview with Dr. Zachary Palace, MD, CMD

Dr. Zachary Palace, MD, CMD is the Medical Director of the Hebrew Home of Riverdale, which has cared for residents for more than 100 years. 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 »

Caregiver Voices: Caregivers Reflect on the Pandemic

As we’ve navigated the pandemic, many caregivers have taken on new roles and faced new challenges. Read More »

How to Support Families and Residents Through the Joy and Grief of Reopening Visits

The first in-person visits after lockdown can evoke a wide range of emotions in residents and family members alike. Read More »

Rethinking Workforce Management in the Post-Acute Care Space

Workforce management is a challenge in any industry, but the post-acute care industry faces multiple unique challenges. 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 »

Reforming the Survey Process: An Interview with Alan C. Horowitz

Many within the long-term care sector feel the Medicare/Medicaid survey system is in need of reform. Read More »

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

One expert predicts that the definition of facilities and the role they play will change, even if there is no dramatic physical restructuring. Read More »

Increasing Census in Senior Care: 4 Customer Experience Strategies

With occupancy rates in senior care down significantly due to the pandemic, many care providers are working to climb back their census. Read More »

Online Reviews for Senior Care Facilities: Do They Really Matter?

Plenty of genuine online reviews can go a long way toward creating trust and giving your facility credibility. 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 »

Strategies to Attract Quality Caregivers During the Pandemic

Attracting quality caregivers can be challenging generally, but the pandemic has made hiring top-quality help even more difficult for senior care facilities. 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 »

Caring for Seniors with Autism

Adults with autism are increasingly moving into senior care facilities. Here are suggestions to make care for seniors with ASD better and a little easier. Read More »

Handling the Finances for a Senior with Dementia

For family and caregivers, handling someone else’s finances can be a difficult task, particularly when that individual is afflicted with dementia. Read More »