Editors' Columns

Nothing magical about Disney's wage ruling

Nothing magical about Disney's wage ruling

What does a recent Labor Department ruling against the Walt Disney Co. have to do with your senior living organization? Hopefully, not a thing.

A slam dunk to increase move-ins?

A slam dunk to increase move-ins?

If basketball isn't part of your present marketing efforts, it could be part of your future, according to new research.

Regulatory update: 'If it's not one thing, it's another'

Regulatory update: 'If it's not one thing, it's another'

President Trump already has issued an executive order mandating that two regulations must be removed for every new one that is introduced. But just as one door may be closing, others are beginning to open.

Is it a zombie apocalypse?

Is it a zombie apocalypse?

Are your family members, friends and co-workers acting uncharacteristically? I conducted some research and am here to share my findings and quell your worries.

John O'Connor's Columns

Nothing magical about Disney's wage ruling

What does a recent Labor Department ruling against the Walt Disney Co. have to do with your senior living organization? Hopefully, not a thing.

Regulatory update: 'If it's not one thing, it's another'

President Trump already has issued an executive order mandating that two regulations must be removed for every new one that is introduced. But just as one door may be closing, others are beginning to open.

Why should Obamacare monopolize the Capitol Hill goofiness?

As a general rule, Senate confirmation hearings tend to be mind-numbingly boring affairs. Things got interesting recently, however.

Makes you wonder what the governors might be smoking

What if your boss made the following offer: Many of the resources you need to do your job will be reduced or removed. But in exchange, you can play a more central role in making the cuts.

Lois Bowers' Columns

A slam dunk to increase move-ins?

If basketball isn't part of your present marketing efforts, it could be part of your future, according to new research.

Is it a zombie apocalypse?

Are your family members, friends and co-workers acting uncharacteristically? I conducted some research and am here to share my findings and quell your worries.

Reduce burnout to reduce turnover

If you want to lessen employee turnover, then address employee burnout, according to a recent survey.

Win against fraud with these 4 approaches

The Jamaican lottery scam and other sweepstakes schemes are alive and well. So how do you help your residents avoid becoming victims? Read on.

Guest Columns

Social media complements face-to-face interactions for residents

Social media complements face-to-face interactions for residents

Recent research has found that Facebook interaction among older adults is doing more than just helping them while away the time.

The weather outside doesn't have to be frightful

The weather outside doesn't have to be frightful

Communities in unfortunate locations could be snowed in, flooded, caught up in gusty hurricanes, struck by tornados or covered in sheets of ice. Communities can be proactive, however.

How to protect your caregivers from workplace injuries

How to protect your caregivers from workplace injuries

Employee health issues can lead to increased healthcare expenses, a loss of productivity and missed work, affecting both employee and employer. Fortunately, senior living operators can take steps to lessen or prevent such issues.

Marketplace Columns

Why your disinfectant may not be working

Why your disinfectant may not be working

To ensure that your residents don't acquire healthcare-associated infections, you'll want to understand quat binding.

Why I made it my mission to improve the admissions paperwork process

Why I made it my mission to improve the admissions paperwork process

When I moved my mother into a memory care community four years ago, the emotional toll was almost unbearable. As it turns out, I now am in a position to address one of the issues I encountered.

How data integrity can preserve dignity

How data integrity can preserve dignity

Progressive senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities are rethinking the mountain-of-paperwork approach to resident admissions.

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Poet's Walk San Antonio had an early St. Patrick's Day celebration on Wednesday.

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