Editors' Columns

Gird your loins for Tuesday and Wednesday

Gird your loins for Tuesday and Wednesday

Leaks about the White House's proposed budget for 2018 have begun, and the official reveal is Tuesday. And the CBO's release of a score for the revised American Health Care Act is coming the next day.

Seen the future of senior living? Actually, you probably haven't

Seen the future of senior living? Actually, you probably haven't

If you are fairly certain about the road ahead for senior living, I have some troubling news to share. And it comes from just about the last place you'd expect.

4 lessons from 3 tech wake-up calls

4 lessons from 3 tech wake-up calls

Three tech-related stories that made the news Friday serve as wake-up calls for individuals and businesses.

You are using more tech than you might realize

You are using more tech than you might realize

A one-of-a-kind event recognizes providers that are harnessing technology to improve eldercare.

John O'Connor's Columns

Seen the future of senior living? Actually, you probably haven't

If you are fairly certain about the road ahead for senior living, I have some troubling news to share. And it comes from just about the last place you'd expect.

You are using more tech than you might realize

A one-of-a-kind event recognizes providers that are harnessing technology to improve eldercare.

An Alzheimer's success story that defies the odds

I was heartened to see a recent study that actually seems to have generated measurable success in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

An important 'connection' that senior living often overlooks

I am not a marketing director for an assisted living or independent living community. But if I were, my message would be simple and direct.

Lois Bowers' Columns

Gird your loins for Tuesday and Wednesday

Leaks about the White House's proposed budget for 2018 have begun, and the official reveal is Tuesday. And the CBO's release of a score for the revised American Health Care Act is coming the next day.

4 lessons from 3 tech wake-up calls

Three tech-related stories that made the news Friday serve as wake-up calls for individuals and businesses.

Innovation, customer experience and the 'yuck factor'

Two general session speakers at Argentum's Senior Living Executive Conference shared a message that creative thinking is necessary to address customer needs and realize long-term business success.

Aging out loud

Recent dinner companions were a good reminder that aging doesn't necessarily mean losing vibrancy. That's a timely message as May begins.

Guest Columns

Unlikely volunteers give hope for those with dementia

Unlikely volunteers give hope for those with dementia

By taking time out of their work days to train for and lead SAIDO Learning sessions, employees in various departments are gaining an understanding of dementia and memory care while helping residents increase engagement with their family members and caregivers.

Proven ways to successfully navigate the RFP process

Proven ways to successfully navigate the RFP process

A well-executed request for proposal process increases the likelihood of making the best choices that can bring the greatest benefit to your organization.

Putting caregiver issues in politics: The Family Caregiver Platform Project

Putting caregiver issues in politics: The Family Caregiver Platform Project

The goal of a recent grassroots effort was to raise awareness of caregiver issues among hundreds of political leaders by pushing to get some of those issues onto state political party platforms.

Marketplace Columns

Driving smart decisions with self-service business intelligence

Driving smart decisions with self-service business intelligence

In senior living, the real technology stars are behind the scenes, in the form of data analytics and business intelligence.

Protecting against water damage in senior living communities

Protecting against water damage in senior living communities

Senior living communities have the same potential for water damage as any other multi-family housing community, and in some cases, increased risks exist.

How to save time when collecting electronic protected health information

How to save time when collecting electronic protected health information

Collecting and managing electronic protected health information can be a major drain on your time when you have to continually update online records via paperwork, faxes or scanned documents. Here's one solution.

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May 15

Raising the bar

Knoxville, TN

Former Life Care Centers of America President and CEO Tom Winston has earned a law degree from the University of Tennessee at age 73.

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