Editors' Columns

Sex and the brain

Sex and the brain

Results of a new study might create a sense of urgency in both senior living residents and operators regarding sexual expression policies.

Name changes bloom in senior living

Name changes bloom in senior living

For a variety of reasons, many senior living organizations are changing their names. A common idea underlies many of the moves, however.

You'll never find a better investment opportunity than this

You'll never find a better investment opportunity than this

An event happening next week is worthy of your most valuable asset — your time.

An arbitration victory that raises trust issues

An arbitration victory that raises trust issues

In a year already brimming with regulatory victories, Monday's win might prove to be the biggest of them all.

John O'Connor's Columns

You'll never find a better investment opportunity than this

An event happening next week is worthy of your most valuable asset — your time.

An arbitration victory that raises trust issues

In a year already brimming with regulatory victories, Monday's win might prove to be the biggest of them all.

What separates senior living's best leaders from the rest? As it turns out, these four things

The harsh reality is that finding the right person to run any senior living organization is hardly an exact science.

A spending plan that just might put you out of business

With the Trump administration's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, it's guns versus butter, and guns are now in the lead, right? Not exactly.

Lois Bowers' Columns

Sex and the brain

Results of a new study might create a sense of urgency in both senior living residents and operators regarding sexual expression policies.

Name changes bloom in senior living

For a variety of reasons, many senior living organizations are changing their names. A common idea underlies many of the moves, however.

Want a positive workplace? Be a positive leader

Managers in flourishing organizations share optimism, hope and inspiration with employees, especially when things don't go as planned, according to one expert.

Gird your loins for Tuesday and Wednesday

On the heels of the release of the White House's proposed budget for 2018 on Tuesday, the CBO's release of a score for the revised American Health Care Act is expected Wednesday.

Guest Columns

Countering the illusion of communication

Countering the illusion of communication

We all hear that communication is important, but what do we do about it? Here are some tips to enhance communication mindfulness.

The wrong policy at the wrong time

The wrong policy at the wrong time

As Congress has developed healthcare legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act, a dangerous proposal has emerged that would dramatically alter Medicaid's financial structure and shift far more of the risk for the increasing cost of care to the states, where budgets are ill-equipped to deal with the burden.

Wellness redesigned: Centers for healthy living in the 21st century

Wellness redesigned: Centers for healthy living in the 21st century

For senior living operators looking for a way to bridge the gap between the housing, healthcare, hospitality and education sectors, the center for healthy living concept presents an exciting opportunity to innovate.

Marketplace Columns

Is it memory impairment, a medical issue or addiction?

Is it memory impairment, a medical issue or addiction?

Alcohol and drug abuse is a somewhat hidden problem in the eldercare arena, as many caregivers and medical professionals fail to recognize it for what it is.

The need for life cycle costing of LED lighting in senior living communities

The need for life cycle costing of LED lighting in senior living communities

One way that managers of senior living communities can control expenses is to reduce lighting costs. The cost of LED lighting may be less than you think.

Six traits to look for when investing in senior living technology

Six traits to look for when investing in senior living technology

It's a challenge to support the growing healthcare needs of a large population with more chronic illnesses while recognizing and respecting their desires for independence. Technology can help.

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In Focus

June 21

A flash mob to remember

Indianapolis

Indianapolis International Airport visitors recently were surprised by a flash mob organized by American Senior Communities to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association during June, which is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month.