Editors' Columns

Why is senior living overlooking this golden opportunity?

Why is senior living overlooking this golden opportunity?

To judge by many of the marketing materials the senior living field produces, a major benefit is not being touted.

There's a new way to help stamp out Alzheimer's

There's a new way to help stamp out Alzheimer's

Whether you buy stamps at your local post office or online, you now have the opportunity to help lick dementia at the same time.

It's time for senior living leaders to man up

It's time for senior living leaders to man up

Here's my advice to the many men out there running senior living firms.

Fire safety advice from the pros

Fire safety advice from the pros

Two recent news stories may have you re-examining your emergency preparedness plans, especially as they pertain to fires. Two experts share tips.

John O'Connor's Columns

Why is senior living overlooking this golden opportunity?

To judge by many of the marketing materials the senior living field produces, a major benefit is not being touted.

It's time for senior living leaders to man up

Here's my advice to the many men out there running senior living firms.

Pill's approval could be a senior living game-changer

Something happened Monday that could greatly improve medication adherence among senior living residents and others.

These senior living rankings might change a few perceptions — including yours

New rankings may force many operators to stop describing their workplace environments in ways that are pure fiction.

Lois Bowers' Columns

There's a new way to help stamp out Alzheimer's

Whether you buy stamps at your local post office or online, you now have the opportunity to help lick dementia at the same time.

Fire safety advice from the pros

Two recent news stories may have you re-examining your emergency preparedness plans, especially as they pertain to fires. Two experts share tips.

Are you ready for an Alzheimer's breakthrough?

Some treatments for Alzheimer's may be available by 2020. If so, the U.S. healthcare system may not be prepared, according to a new study.

Thanking veterans for their service

As senior living and care communities observe Veterans Day, members of the federal government took the opportunity to share related news.

Guest Columns

Three keys to building a culture of problem-solvers

Three keys to building a culture of problem-solvers

Here's how to build a work environment that inspires individuals to make the right decisions and head in the right directions to solve problems on their own but in a manner consistent with your plans.

6 tips for effective crisis communication

6 tips for effective crisis communication

In senior living, we have plans to mitigate disasters, address corporate compliance, handle elopement and assure quality. What plans do we have in place for crisis communication and reputation management?

'Movie Moments' event aims to increase inclusivity, decrease stigma around dementia

'Movie Moments' event aims to increase inclusivity, decrease stigma around dementia

An event featuring classic movies addresses how inclusion applies to individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

Marketplace Columns

The 'three-bucket' approach to sustainability

The 'three-bucket' approach to sustainability

Interested in sustainability efforts that could save your company money? Here are steps you can take now and in the future.

Location technology: Helping a senior living community improve resident care and staff efficiency

Location technology: Helping a senior living community improve resident care and staff efficiency

Several years ago, Samaritan Village began evaluating new technology to further improve its care for residents while providing additional peace of mind.

Leveraging advances in tech is key to enhancing senior living

Leveraging advances in tech is key to enhancing senior living

For the millions of older adults in our country, it's an exciting time to embrace the tech solutions that are creating affordable and necessary resources that haven't been previously available.

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In Focus

Dec. 6

Students of life

Milwaukee

Ovation Chai Point is providing room and board, as well as an open studio, to a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee art student as part of a university program that benefits everyone involved.