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CMS Targets Vaccines and Work Restrictions as Staff COVID-19 Infections Skyrocket

In conjunction with community spread over the past few weeks, the number of nursing homes with new COVID-19 infections has increased. Read More »

Ways to Use Music to Benefit Senior Care Residents: Part I

Humans have enjoyed music for thousands of years, but music offers more benefits than just enjoyment. Read More »

What the Senior Care Industry Needs to Know About Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is already causing thousands of deaths annually, and seniors are particularly at risk. Read More »

Strategies for Working with Combative Residents

There are many ways that senior care facilities can support their staff and residents when tensions rise. Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Can Use Technology to Combat the Staffing Shortage

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, paired with widespread staff shortages, have contributed to staffing challenges. Read More »

Challenges Facing Senior Care in 2022

We reached out to experts in the senior care field to learn their predictions about the coming year. Read More »

Team-Building Strategies to Improve Employee Performance

Strong teams are instrumental to the success of senior care facilities. Read More »

Strategies to Fight the Silo Effect in Senior Care

The silo mentality can easily take effect in senior care settings, so active efforts to combat it are important. Read More »

How to Use Goals to Improve Resident Health and Happiness

Goals are an essential and daily part of running a senior care facility, and they can be powerful change motivators. Read More »

The Newest Trends in Senior Care Facility Design

The senior care industry has undergone tremendous change recently, along with the physical buildings and layouts of senior care communities. Read More »

Strategies to Better Support Unhappy Residents in Your Senior Care Facility

There are several challenges a facility needs to be prepared for when helping residents to feel that their concerns are being addressed. Read More »

COVID-19 Testing in Nursing Homes: Are You Doing All Four Kinds?

Testing is one of the key tools that nursing homes and other postacute care providers have to prevent and contain COVID outbreaks. Read More »

Combatting the Potential “Mass Exodus” of Nursing Home Employees Due to COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

The recent COVID-19 vaccination mandate could have grave consequences that affect senior care staffing. Read More »

Bridging the Doctor-Patient Gap to Better Manage Chronic Diseases in Long-Term Care Settings

Often, chronic conditions are best managed by closely working with a resident’s doctor, but facilitating clear communication can be challenging. Read More »

How the Senior Care Industry Can Restore Trust and Increase Occupancy

Three thought leaders share strategies to rebuild trust with residents and families, increase occupancy levels, and leverage technology. Read More »

Long-Term Care Demand Surge: Partnerships Can Help Facilities Prepare

The long-term care industry is facing increased demand that will more than triple in the coming three decades. Read More »

What to Look for When Choosing a Staffing Agency for Your Senior Care Facility

To get the best results out of working with any staffing agency, careful screening is essential. Read More »

Top Ways to Ensure a Smooth Transition for New Residents

If you want to improve your residents’ experience from the very beginning, it may be time to reexamine how you’re handling transitions. Read More »

Ensure Follow Up for Your Senior Care Facility Marketing Leads

You could be missing out on opportunities and wasting your marketing dollars. Read More »

Important Findings of the Seniors Housing Midyear Outlook

The report examines data regarding occupancy rates, rent averages, and stock and investment outlooks. Read More »

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 »