Quality of Care

Protecting Seniors in Your Care: The Hidden Dangers of Mold and Mildew

Slips and falls are often highlighted as top risks in senior care community bathrooms. But one often overlooked threat is the presence of... Read More »

Less is More: The Benefits of Consolidating Agency Partners 

Agency partners play a key role in senior care community operations. Agency partners can help communities navigate short- and long-term s... Read More »

LeadingAge Seeks to Train Frontline Staff to Support Residents

LeadingAge Maryland has announced a new two-year project, Scaling What Works. Designed to help maintenance staff and property managers at... Read More »

White Papers Shed Light on Move-In Process Shortcomings

Navigating the resident move-in experience can be challenging, but it’s also essential that senior care communities get it right. The mov... Read More »

Mental Health a Widespread and Ongoing Issue in Health Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic had a tremendous impact on health workers’ mental health, but a new report released by the Centers for Disease Cont... Read More »

Dialysis Den Brings Convenience and Care to VHS Coliseum Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Residents

For nursing home residents, traveling off site to dialysis appointments can be problematic. In such a situation, residents may spend hour... Read More »

Study Examines How Nursing Homes Responded to Staffing Shortages

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on nursing homes, their residents, and staff drew attention to the staffing shortages the industry h... Read More »

Barclay Friends Takes a Unique and Creative Approach to Recruiting CNAs

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) play a crucial role in delivering personalized and compassionate care to elderly residents. Adequate ... Read More »

Unique Approaches Senior Care Communities Take to Attract Residents

As senior care facilities work to rebuild census post-pandemic, many are revisiting their marketing strategies and launching new campaign... Read More »

Dining Plan Design Strategies for Senior Living Communities

On August 30, 2023, iAdvance Senior Care hosted a webinar titled “How to Design a Dining Plan That Works for Senior Living Communities.” ... Read More »

What the Kaiser Strike Means for the Senior Care Industry

On October 4, 2023, more than 75,000 Kaiser Permanente workers walked off the job, resulting in the largest healthcare worker strike in U... Read More »

Proposed Minimum Staffing Requirements Poised to Impact Nursing Homes

On September 1, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (C... Read More »

How Fear of Retaliation Keeps Nursing Home Residents From Reporting Abuse

Elder abuse in nursing homes is a deeply troubling issue that poses a serious threat to the safety and well-being of residents. In June 2... Read More »

New Report Sheds Light on How Staffing Challenges Limit Hospital Discharges

CarePort has released its annual report, “The Evolution of Care,” which examines the effects that the COVID-19 pandemic had on healthcare... Read More »

Strategies to Improve the Quality of Your Staff Meetings

Staff meetings play a key role in the smooth operation of senior care facilities. When done efficiently, meetings serve as the cornerston... Read More »

Juilliard Extension Division Joint Program Brings the Arts to Senior Living

In June 2023, the Juilliard Extension Division and Sunrise at East 56th, a lifestyle community managed by Sunrise Senior Living on Manhat... Read More »

New Report Highlights the Disconnect Between Perceptions Around Senior Living

The International Council on Active Aging and Age of Majority have released a unique report comparing the perspectives of professionals w... Read More »

California Bill Could Bring Additional Costs for Health Care Providers

California Senate Bill 525 is poised to increase the minimum wage for employees working in California health care facilities from $15 to ... Read More »

LeadingAge’s New Tool Simplifies Infection Control for Senior Care Communities

With the unique challenges faced in the senior care setting and the vulnerable resident population of nursing homes, residents and staff ... Read More »

How to Support Caregivers During Resident Transitions Into Senior Care Facilities

Transitioning someone into a residential senior care setting is stressful not only for the resident, but also for family members who have... Read More »

Best Cleaning Practices to Prevent the Spread of Infection at Your Senior Care Facility

Cleaning is an essential part of a senior care facility’s daily operations, and it plays multiple critical roles. The pandemic highlighte... Read More »

How Lighting Can Influence Resident Health and Wellness in Senior Care Settings

Lighting plays an important role in a building’s architecture, as it can enhance a space, create an aesthetic, and draw attention t... Read More »

The Role of Technology in Senior Living: New Report Highlights Evolving Trends and Key Takeaways

Technology continues to play a key role in the senior care industry, particularly as we move into the post-pandemic period. iN2L + LifeLo... Read More »

How to Ensure Memory Care Staff Receive Quality, Ongoing Training

Staff training is essential to ensure that you’re able to provide residents with quality care. While staff might complete training sessio... Read More »

Tips on Creating and Implementing a Memory Care Plan

Care plans are an essential element of senior care, and they play a particularly important role in memory care settings. Creating and man... Read More »

AHCA State of the Nursing Home Sector Fact Sheet Reveals Key Industry Findings

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), collectively representing more than 14,000 nurs... Read More »

Security Policies and Practices to Ensure Safety for Memory Care Residents

Security is always a concern in senior care settings, but memory care settings face some additional security concerns. From addressing fa... Read More »

Strategies for Identifying and Developing Memory Care Program Activities

Memory care program activities are an important part of providing quality resident care. Identifying, implementing, and evaluating new ac... Read More »

CMS and CDC Push Nursing Homes to Be More Proactive With COVID-19

In 2022, the largest spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths occurred in January and February, pointed out Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, administrat... Read More »

How to Design a Dining Plan That Works for Your Senior Care Community

Dining opportunities play a major role in a senior care community’s success. The quality of the dining offerings can help attract potenti... Read More »