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Argentum asks government to address 'regulatory overreach' by NLRB

Argentum asks government to address 'regulatory overreach' by NLRB

Congress and the new administration should prioritize addressing the "regulatory overreach" that has occurred via the National Labor Relations Board for the past eight years, Argentum President and CEO James Balda wrote in a letter to the leaders of the House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.

Ventas reportedly in talks to buy all or part of Brookdale

Healthcare real estate investment trust Ventas is in talks to purchase all or part of Brookdale Senior Living, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

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How to increase move-ins

How to increase move-ins

Referrals from existing residents are a leading source of leads and move-ins. That's because seniors trust and listen to their peers. Here's one way to do it.

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Editors' Columns

Want to keep your best employees? Then break these two bad habits

Want to keep your best employees? Then break these two bad habits

Most organizations would dramatically trim turnover overnight by adopting a coaching mindset and eliminating annual reviews.

Celebrating the heart in senior living

Celebrating the heart in senior living

February is a month marked with celebrations of the special people in our lives, appreciation for others and education to learn ways to take better care of ourselves, especially our cardiovascular health. Here's a look at some of the ways that those goals have manifested themselves in senior living.

Guest Columns

7 best practices for weathering a crisis

7 best practices for weathering a crisis

Regardless of the scope or cause of the emergency, senior living communities of all sizes in any location can benefit from being prepared for any potential disaster.

Finding and keeping caregivers: A growing crisis

Finding and keeping caregivers: A growing crisis

A new campaign offers 60 new ideas to help address the caregiving crisis in senior living.

Marketplace Columns

Streamlining communication for optimal care provision

Streamlining communication for optimal care provision

For an aging population that depends on various healthcare professionals for assistance and guidance, collaboration among care team members is essential.

How one operator incorporates music into residents' lives

How one operator incorporates music into residents' lives

More than 3,000 U.S. senior living and long-term care communities are realizing the benefits of incorporating music into the lives of the residents, making it one of their most effective nonpharmacologic approaches to quality-of-life improvement.

Company News

252 earn new assisted living certification

252 earn new assisted living certification

The independent, nonprofit Senior Living Certification Commission, formed by Argentum in 2015, has awarded the certified director of assisted living designation to its inaugural class of 252 senior living professionals.

Brookdale raises $2 million to fight Alzheimer's disease

Brookdale raises $2 million to fight Alzheimer's disease

Brookdale Senior Living employees, residents, family members and business partners raised more than $2 million for Alzheimer's disease in 2016, the third consecutive year they've generated more than $1 million in donations, according to the company.

Product News

Products you need, February 2017

Read about convertible mattresses and a pill-crushing system.

PointClickCare puts IPO on hold, closes $85 million round of financing

PointClickCare puts IPO on hold, closes $85 million round of financing

PointClickCare has put plans for an initial public offering on hold, instead closing an $85 million round of financing. The company said it plans to use the funds to accelerate its focus on delivering solutions to its customers and end markets.

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Feb. 10

Snow fun

Princeton, NJ

Residents of Brandywine Living at Princeton in New Jersey ranging in age from 88 to 94 had a little outside fun after a snowstorm blasted the Northeast on Feb. 9.

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