Senior Care

Key Findings from the “Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level” Webinar

On October 12th, I Advance Senior Care had the pleasure of hosting a webinar titled “Taking the Resident Experience to the Next Level: An... Read More »

Strategies for Securing Media Placements to Boost Your Senior Care Marketing

Media placements are a key element of a marketing strategy, and they offer many benefits to senior care organizations. Successfully secur... 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 »

New Report Highlights the Cost of Falls for Senior Living Communities

Falls pose a significant risk when it comes to senior health. The CDC reports that an older adult, age 65+, suffers a fall every second i... 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 »

The Power of Storytelling in Marketing Your Senior Care Facility

Effectively marketing a senior care organization is key to building census and maintaining a positive reputation. In addition to traditio... Read More »

Strategies to Provide Long-Term Care Staff with Upward Mobility Opportunities

The pandemic and the nursing shortage have highlighted the changing priorities and desires of health care staff. To attract and retain st... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Use These Strategies to Fix Common Staffing Mistakes at Your Senior Care Organization

Part 2 of a 2-part series on common staffing mistakes to avoid at senior care facilities In part one of our series, we highlighted common... Read More »

Are You Making These Staffing Mistakes in Your Senior Care Facility?

Part 1 of a 2-part series on common staffing mistakes to avoid at senior care facilities Given the staffing challenges facing the senior ... Read More »

Best Practices When Applying for Senior Care Grants

Grant funding can be a valuable addition to your senior care organization budget. Grants can help you to expand or start new programs, of... Read More »

Overcoming Employee Communication Challenges in Senior Care and Senior Living

The ability to provide residents with quality care hinges on effective employee communication. But communication challenges are common in... Read More »

How Creating a Positive Workplace Culture Can Help Your Senior Care Facility Thrive

A workplace culture can affect everything from employee satisfaction to performance. A positive workplace culture can attract the types o... 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 to Improve the Hiring Process and Attract the Best Candidates

In July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance about the nursing home five-star rating system. That gu... 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 »

Strategies for Managing Social Media With Limited Staff Time

Social media and marketing experts share their favorite time-saving strategies to help you stay on top of your social postings. Read More »

How Virtual Reality Is Poised to Help Seniors

From helping residents forge valuable relationships to aiding in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke recovery, VR technology is supporting seniors in many ways. Read More »

How to Get More Out of Your Relationship with a Staffing Agency

By carefully building and maintaining the relationships that they have with staffing agencies, senior care organizations stand to benefit in multiple ways. Read More »

Best Practices in Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Pressure ulcers occur in 17% to 28% of patients over 70 years old in nursing homes, and they can be a serious health concern. 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 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 »

Strategies to Combat Ageism in Senior Care Settings

Ageism encompasses stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination toward others and ourselves that is based on age. 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 Prevent Wheelchair Falls

More than 80% of nursing home residents spend time in a wheelchair daily, so wheelchair falls are a major concern. 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 »

How Senior Care Communities Are Increasing Employee Flexibility

With more and more employees seeking flexibility in their work arrangements, many senior living communities have sought ways to provide that flexibility. Read More »