Skilled Nursing

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 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 »

Quality Skilled Nursing Notes in SNFs Require Management

The new focus on nursing documentation is consistent with the fact that many SNFs no longer provide straight therapy to Part A residents. Read More »

The Role of Innovation in Rebuilding the Senior Care Industry

The future of telehealth and the post-pandemic evolution of virtual care will play a key role moving forward. Read More »

View From the Trenches: Interview with Dr. Zachary Palace, MD, CMD

Dr. Zachary Palace, MD, CMD is the Medical Director of the Hebrew Home of Riverdale, which has cared for residents for more than 100 years. Read More »

What We Can Do to Preserve the Future of Long-Term Care

The long-term care industry faces multiple challenges, many of which were in existence before the pandemic. Where do we go from here? Read More »

Caregiver Voices: Caregivers Reflect on the Pandemic

As we’ve navigated the pandemic, many caregivers have taken on new roles and faced new challenges. Read More »

The COVID-19 Vaccine: Where Are We Now?

With multiple efforts underway to ensure seniors are vaccinated, we are now starting to see positive results. Read More »

Reforming the Survey Process: An Interview with Alan C. Horowitz

Many within the long-term care sector feel the Medicare/Medicaid survey system is in need of reform. Read More »

How the Senior Care Industry Stands to Benefit from the Gig Economy

While it might seem ideal to fill vacant positions with full-time, long-term staff, what if the solution rested with the gig economy? Read More »

Perspectives: Will People Return to Senior Care Facilities After the Pandemic? (Part II)

One expert predicts that the definition of facilities and the role they play will change, even if there is no dramatic physical restructuring. Read More »

Perspectives: Will People Return to Senior Care Facilities After the Pandemic? (Part I)

Will more families opt to keep loved ones at home, rather than relying on senior care facilities? What would this mean for the industry? Read More »

View From the Trenches: Interview with Keri Jaeger of Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice

In its 40 years of operation, Mount Evans has never refused to treat any patient who lacked insurance or the means to pay. Read More »

Alison Teitelbaum Joins Editorial Advisory Board of iAdvanceSeniorCare

Alison serves as Vice President at MCI USA, where she helps organizations achieve their strategic, advocacy, and programmatic goals. Read More »

Cynthia Morton Joins Editorial Advisory Board of iAdvanceSeniorCare

Cynthia joined NASL as the Executive Vice President in September of 2010 and has led the organization to advocate for high quality care for the patients NASL members serve. Read More »

Mike McClernon Joins Editorial Advisory Board of iAdvanceSeniorCare

Mike is senior placement advisor at Assisted Living Locators of Long Island. Read More »

Leah Klusch Joins Editorial Advisory Board of iAdvanceSeniorCare

Leah is the founder and director of The Alliance Training Center, an educational foundation focused on geriatric care issues. Read More »

Alan C. Horowitz Joins Editorial Advisory Board of iAdvanceSeniorCare

Alan is a partner at Arnall Golden Gregory and a former assistant regional counsel, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read More »

Dr. Derrick C. DeWitt, Sr. Joins Editorial Advisory Board of iAdvanceSeniorCare

Dr. DeWitt is is director and CFO of the Maryland Baptist Aged Home Development Corporation. Read More »

Dan Ansel Joins Editorial Advisory Board of iAdvanceSeniorCare

Dan is founder and president of Active Daily Living, a population health platform. Read More »

The Benefits of Paying Direct Care Workers a Higher Wage

Increasing direct care worker pay could potentially help reduce staff shortages. Read More »

Significant Provider Victory in Major COVID-19 Case

Life Care Center of Kirkland has achieved a significant legal victory relating to its much-maligned handling of an early COVID-19 outbreak. Read More »

COVID-19 Emergency Prep: Are You Ready for What’s Next?

Learn how to develop a workable pandemic infection control plan that reduces the risk (and impact) of future COVID-19 outbreaks. Read More »

Caregivers – We’ll Be There When You Can’t Be

Learning to take care of yourself as well as implementing strategies to avoid fall injuries is important. Read More »

Are More Civil Money Penalties the Answer?

CMS has announced that it has imposed more than $15 million in civil money penalties (CMPs) on more than 3,400 nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Is this effective? Read More »

How To Ease Dementia Behaviors and Tensions During a Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the medical industry and the lives of families, especially those that have loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Read More »

Strategies to Facilitate Safe In-Person Visits

Some facilities are moving toward allowing in-person visits again. But this is a complicated decision that needs to be made deliberately and cautiously. Read More »

Mental Health Resources for Caregivers

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the senior care environment, and staff have endured significant stress, uncertainty, and emotional challenges. Read More »

Clinical Trials Test New Drug for Prevention of COVID-19 in Elderly Residents

The drug has been shown in lab studies to inhibit the replication of many respiratory viruses, including the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19. Read More »

Beyond the Mask: How Caregivers Can Still Make Personal Connections

For senior care facility residents, interacting with caregivers, doctors, and specialists wearing PPE, particularly masks, can be an alienating experience. Read More »