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How to get more mileage from your Facebook efforts

How to get more mileage from your Facebook efforts

Facebook can be a way to reach prospects, build a sense of community among residents and keep older adults engaged with family and friends. Two big issues can keep seniors off the social networking site, according to a new study, and one of the authors shares exclusive insights that could help senior living communities counter them.

The 5 best and 5 worst states for older adults to grow old

The 5 best and 5 worst states for older adults to grow old

Utah is the best state in which to grow old, and West Virginia is the worst, according to a new Caring.com report. See where your state ranks.

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Isakson Living brings new memory care approach to U.S.

Isakson Living brings new memory care approach to U.S.

Park Springs Health Services in Stone Mountain, GA, has opened the first Dementia Care Matters Butterfly Household Model of Care in the United States.

Sabra looking forward to 'fun part' now that CCP merger is approved

Sabra looking forward to 'fun part' now that CCP merger is approved

Sabra Health Care REIT will continue efforts to diversify its asset base now that its merger with skilled nursing-focused Care Capital Properties has been approved by the boards of both companies, the real estate investment trust's CEO and chairman, Richard Matros, told McKnight's Senior Living on Wednesday.

Editors' Columns

Barbarians at the firewall

Barbarians at the firewall

Not to sound like an alarmist, but the chances of a cyberattack have never been greater.

A free online resource for your community's wellness programming needs

A free online resource for your community's wellness programming needs

The National Institute on Aging offers an evidence-based program designed specifically to promote regular exercise and physical activity among adults aged 50 or more years. And senior living communities can use the program's free resources with residents.

Guest Columns

Choice will continue to be the predominant trend in senior living

Choice will continue to be the predominant trend in senior living

To remain competitive in today's marketplace, the successful senior living community will offer choice — and plenty of it.

What seniors teach us about connecting

What seniors teach us about connecting

Older adults have great stories to tell, and if you take the time to listen, you will learn amazing things.

Marketplace Columns

How to use content marketing to increase occupancy

How to use content marketing to increase occupancy

Millions of Americans could be moving into senior living communities over the next 20 years. Will your community be able to reach this audience and their loved ones with messages that resonate?

Caregivers cannot stop, fix or change dementia

Caregivers cannot stop, fix or change dementia

Managing expectations leads to meaningful moments, powerful connections and purposeful and fulfilling relationships during dementia care.

Company News

People in the news, Aug. 15

People in the news, Aug. 15

Appointments, promotions and honors related to Clearwater Living, Erickson Living, Equinox Terrace Assisted Living, The Goodman Group, the Indiana Health Care Association/Indiana Center for Assisted Living, Jewish Home Family, LeadingAge, Life Care Services, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, Senior Care Development, Triloma Financial Group and more.

Partnership aims to improve planning, design of senior living communities

Partnership aims to improve planning, design of senior living communities

The Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments and J+J Flooring Group have formed a partnership to conduct post-occupancy evaluations in an effort to improve the planning and design of senior living communities.

Product News

Almost 500 senior living communities implement SMILE engagement platform

CarexTech's SMILE platform has been implemented in almost 500 communities serving 28,000 residents communities since its creation three years ago, according to the company.

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Aug. 16

'Pet therapy on steroids'

Chesterfield, MI

It was "pet therapy on steroids" when a special visitor recently roamed the halls of The Village of East Harbor, according to Administrator Carolyn Martin.