Memory care

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 »

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 »

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 »

Best Practices for Supporting Resident Emotional Wellness

The past few years have been especially trying for senior care residents, but even pre-pandemic, resident emotional wellness was a signif... 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 »

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 »

Protocol for Using Robotic Pets in Memory Care

Robotic pets are increasing in popularity, particularly when it comes to the benefits they offer seniors. Given that pet therapy has been... Read More »

How a Competitor Analysis Can Boost Your Marketing

Before you start a new marketing initiative or begin a rebranding process, taking the time to perform a competitor analysis can be a valuable decision. Read More »

Using Technology to Support the Needs of Memory Care Residents

Technology plays an important role in the senior care industry, but it’s particularly valuable in memory care settings. 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 Support Social Connections in Senior Care Settings

Social connections are important for people of any age, but in senior care settings, they become even more essential. Read More »

A Fascinating New Trend in Senior Living: More Married Couples Are Moving in Together

A pivot to couples moving in together marks an increasing trend that is likely to continue. 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 »

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 »

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 »

Important Findings of the Seniors Housing Midyear Outlook

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

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 »

How an Assisted Living Residence Used Anti-COVID Biotechnology to Reclaim Normalcy

Learn how The 80th Street Residence was able to transition back to a more regular lifestyle for residents. Read More »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Best Implement and Use Resident Security Technology

Thanks to advancements in resident security technology, facilities have access to more tools than ever before. Read More »

Dementia Care During COVID-19

Implementing PPE and social distancing protocols while caring for residents with dementia brings an additional set of challenges. Read More »

Discovery Senior Living’s SHINE Memory Care Program Takes a Scientific Approach to Dementia

The SHINE program takes a unique approach to memory care, and it was recently recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for its work. Read More »

Senior Living Residents Put Extra Pandemic Time to Good Use Sewing Dresses for Girls in Africa

Seniors' hard work resulted in the creation of over 350 face masks and 76 dresses for charity. Read More »

Moments for Care: a Virtual Concert for Senior Care

Join Moments for Care on May 21st at 2 pm EST for a free virtual concert! Read More »

Alcohol Abuse Among Seniors

Older adults have some of the highest rates of alcoholism, and these rates are on the rise. If you find any of your residents appear to be showing signs of an alcohol problem, it may be time to intervene. 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 »

Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Music can reach people in ways other therapies cannot. Read More »

Virtual Reality and Reminiscence Therapy

New technology can make remembering a more enjoyable experience for people with dementia. Read More »

Something to Sleep On— How to Improve Sleep for Residents with Dementia

When caring for residents with dementia, one quickly realizes that a common problem is sleep—too much or too little. If too little, not only is the resident not getting needed sleep, but the sleepless resident’s behaviors can disturb other residents. Read More »