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Key Findings from the “Leveraging Technology and Workflow Automation to Prevent Staff Burnout” Webinar

On October 27, I Advance Senior Care hosted a webinar titled, “Leveraging Technology and Workflow Automation to Prevent Staff Burnout.” S... Read More »

Tips for Successful Online Staff Recruitment at Your Senior Care Organization

When the COVID-19 pandemic prevented in-person hiring events from taking place, the senior care industry had to turn to online staff recr... Read More »

What New Vaccination Recommendations Mean for the Upcoming Flu Season

Since senior care organizations care for a vulnerable population, flu season is an annual concern. While many organizations likely alread... Read More »

Leveraging Technology and Workflow Automation to Prevent Staff Burnout

A new free iASC webinar on Thursday, October 27. Managing workflows, processes, and applications required to provide quality and positive healthcare experiences has become unmanageable for most providers. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, EmpRes Healthcare, like other senior care facilities, found itself juggling new and stricter regulations, keeping staff and residents safe, and continuing to providing quality care. The result was that the organization struggled to prevent staff burnout. Sound familiar?  Read More »

Infection Prevention Best Practices in Senior Care Organizations

Infection prevention is a critical component of providing senior care residents with quality care. According to the 2018 study, “Nursing ... Read More »

Increase Your Census and Revenue by Leveraging Contingent Labor

Lowered occupancy rates due to understaffing will cost the SNF industry billions of dollars in 2022. But facilities using contingent staf... Read More »

Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level

A new free iASC webinar on Wednesday, October 12. Technology is a necessity in senior living, but choosing the right technology for your organization's unique needs is even more important. Finding the right fit can take time and requires careful planning and evaluation. Attendees will leave this session with the tools needed to successfully select and implement senior living technology at their organizations that will result in the greatest return on their investment, and a more engaged and satisfied resident base. Read More »

Use These Strategies to Resolve Conflicts in Your Senior Care Facility

Anytime multiple staff members with different personalities and work methods need to work together, there’s a chance for conflicts to ari... Read More »

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 »