COVID-19

Best Practices When Implementing a Senior Care COVID-19 Testing Program

Proper diagnosis allows organizations to respond quickly to COVID-19 outbreaks. Read More »

How Robotics Can Shape the Senior Care Industry

From reducing the workload for staff to interacting with residents, robots are influencing and supporting the senior care industry in multiple ways. Read More »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Safely Welcome Visitors Back

Technology can help ensure building security, gather visitor information, monitor visitor access, and more. Read More »

How to Best Use Events to Market Senior Care Communities

Adding events into an existing marketing approach can help senior care communities connect with their audience in new and exciting ways. Read More »

Best Practices in Creating Smooth Leadership Transitions in Senior Care Organizations

Upper-level management play a key role in how well staff are able to adapt to leadership shifts. Read More »

What New Findings About Senior Mental Health Choices Mean for the Senior Care Industry

A new report reveals intriguing findings that the senior care industry can learn from and use to improve senior care. Read More »

The Changing Demands of the Gen Z Workforce

Many Gen Z workers are graduating from nursing school. Learn how to attract these candidates. Read More »

Top Senior Living Trends for 2022

A new report highlights several trends that are of particular importance to senior care communities. Read More »

Strategies to Help Prevent Back Injuries in Staff

Given the nature of the work that caregivers perform in senior care communities, the risk of back injuries is always a concern. Read More »

How Your Facility Can Best Cope With Fluctuating Staff Needs

Navigating changing staff needs is challenging, but there are many helpful tools available to senior care facilities. Read More »

View From the Trenches: Interview with Dr. Leslie Eber

Leslie Beth Eber, MD, CMD, is the medical director of the Orchard Park Health Care Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Read More »

Technology Trends in Senior Care Communities

Three senior care industry experts share their thoughts on where technology will be in a year. Read More »

Support Your Staff’s Mental Health Amidst Pandemic Fatigue

As the pandemic passes the two-year mark, it remains crucial to support the mental well-being of your staff. Read More »

Ways Senior Care Communities Can Improve Medication Management

Medication management is now more challenging than ever given current staff shortages and heightened workloads. Read More »

Best Practices in Assessing and Improving Air Quality in Senior Care Communities

There are multiple ways that facilities can improve air quality to maximize staff and resident health and safety. Read More »

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

Learn how Sagewood at Daybreak, a Kisco Senior Living Community, supports its residents with music. Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Special Report: Rebuilding with a Fresh Perspective

The pandemic affected every industry, but its impact on the senior care industry was particularly devastating. The COVID-19 cases that swept through senior care facilities were highly publicized, eroding public trust in facilities and leading to a decline in census. 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 »

Biden Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Nursing Home Staff

Nursing homes must require that staff are vaccinated in order to continue receiving Medicare and Medicaid funding. 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 »

What Senior Care Facilities Need to Know About the Delta Variant

A doctor explains why the Delta variant is so easily transmissible, and the measures he recommends to protect residents. Read More »