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.

Some days, it's best to let the music do the talking

Some days, it's best to let the music do the talking

Glen Campbell jumped into my life two times.

Efforts to end ageism grow

Efforts to end ageism grow

It wasn't even a year ago that LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan announced that LeadingAge had a new mission: to "permanently change the image of aging in our society." New efforts by that organization and others aim to accomplish that goal.

John O'Connor's Columns

Barbarians at the firewall

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

Some days, it's best to let the music do the talking

Glen Campbell jumped into my life two times.

A great way to make good help harder to find

For a guy who claims to be a friend to business, President Trump sometimes expresses that affection in odd ways.

The new cutoff for overtime eligibility? It's a fair question

It's probably safe to make two predictions now that the Labor Department has asked for feedback as it prepares to rewrite the overtime rule.

Lois Bowers' Columns

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.

Efforts to end ageism grow

It wasn't even a year ago that LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan announced that LeadingAge had a new mission: to "permanently change the image of aging in our society." New efforts by that organization and others aim to accomplish that goal.

REIT investments suggest a healthy future for senior living

Back-to-back earnings calls Friday morning suggested a healthy future for senior living operators, as two large public healthcare real estate investment trusts relayed the growing place that senior living has in their portfolios.

ADA compliance: Will you be the next one sued?

The country's largest senior living provider recently was threatened with a class action lawsuit accusing the company of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act at its communities. Here's how other operators can try to avoid a similar fate.

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.

5 design considerations for high-rise senior living communities

5 design considerations for high-rise senior living communities

When it comes to designing high-rise buildings intended for older adults — as well as for care and service staff and visitors — it's important to remember several architectural considerations.

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.

Modular construction can offer time and design benefits

Modular construction can offer time and design benefits

From luxury hotels and public housing to senior living, modular bathrooms are growing in popularity with property developers and building owners.

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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.