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Senior living CEO gives himself a pink slip to try to push community into the black

Senior living CEO gives himself a pink slip to try to push community into the black

Christopher Oswald is ending his 18-year stint at Blue Ridge Village in Martinsville, VA, on Friday, having decided to fire himself as CEO in an effort to help his organization survive.

Mountain region is tops for AL resident advance directives

Mountain region is tops for AL resident advance directives

Assisted living communities in the Mountain region of the United States have the highest documented use of advance directives, according to the CDC.

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McKnight's Tech Awards deadline extended

McKnight's Tech Awards deadline extended

The deadline for entry submission to the McKnight's Excellence Technology Awards has been extended by one week to Friday, July 27.

Labor department officially rejects 'persuader rule'

Labor department officially rejects 'persuader rule'

The Labor Department has revoked a rule that requires employers to report whenever they seek assistance from consultants or lawyers to dissuade employees from joining unions.

Editors' Columns

Coming soon to your senior living organization: Explosive, unexpected changes

Coming soon to your senior living organization: Explosive, unexpected changes

I can't tell you what changes are coming to your senior living organization. But I can tell you this: They are coming.

Recognizing senior living tech success

Recognizing senior living tech success

The hard part was implementing technology to improve care and operations. The easy part is entering the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards to try to get recognized for it. The deadline is this Friday.

Guest Columns

3 ways data could shut down your facility

3 ways data could shut down your facility

Today, it's less of a matter of whether you'll have a data security breach and more of a matter of when. But if you take steps to mitigate the impact of a breach, then you can recover.

Drug abuse in retirement communities is a very real problem

Drug abuse in retirement communities is a very real problem

As aging services providers, it is our duty to help manage and mitigate the health and legal risks associated with resident alcohol and drug use.

Marketplace Columns

3 dining trends in senior housing

3 dining trends in senior housing

Lasting trends in senior living dining result in flavorful, nourishing menu items and a timeless dining experience that makes the difference in the daily lives of residents.

The future of senior living activities is virtual reality

The future of senior living activities is virtual reality

Research suggests that virtual reality could help senior living communities improve residents' mental and physical health.

Company News

$25.2M deal adds Koelsch Communities to LTC Properties portfolio of operators

$25.2M deal adds Koelsch Communities to LTC Properties portfolio of operators

LTC Properties will acquire two Texas memory care communities in a $25.2 million sale-leaseback arrangement that adds Koelsch Communities to its portfolio of operators, the real estate investment trust announced Tuesday.

People in the news, July 17

People in the news, July 17

Appointments and promotions at American House Senior Living Communities, Balfour Senior Living, Cadence Senior Living, Commonwealth Senior Living, Christian Care Centers, Diversicare, Epoch Senior Living, Erickson Living, Hebrew SeniorLife, IN2L, Jackson Creek Senior Living, Maplewood Senior Living, Mission Health Communities, National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, PGIM Real Estate Finance, Primrose Retirement Communities, Regional Enterprises, Seasons Management and Solutions Advisors Group.

Product News

Ageless Innovation introduces Tuxedo Cat

Ageless Innovation introduces Tuxedo Cat

Ageless Innovation has introduced Tuxedo Cat, a companion pet designed for older adults in its Joy for All brand.

In Focus

July 18

A truckload of charity

Gainesville, FL 

The Village at Gainesville recently donated a truckload of used appliances from its residences to the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank.

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