Editors' Columns

How to sleep tight when traveling

How to sleep tight when traveling

If you're headed to a major senior living conference this year, you may find a new "best of" cities list of interest. But this is a list that no city wants to be on.

Going Dutch was never like this

Going Dutch was never like this

Think some ideas for improving senior living services in the United States are out there? Take a gander at what's being proposed in Germany.

Breaking free of industry stereotypes

Breaking free of industry stereotypes

A film student in Germany surely has a bright professional future, but one of his recent projects doesn't do much to illuminate the senior living industry.

Court's decision a tough break for senior living employers

Court's decision a tough break for senior living employers

California's highest court has offered clarification on employee-break requirements. But this is hardly a limited dispute. In fact, the largely unfavorable ruling just might have implications for senior living operators nationwide.

John O'Connor's Columns

Going Dutch was never like this

Think some ideas for improving senior living services in the United States are out there? Take a gander at what's being proposed in Germany.

Court's decision a tough break for senior living employers

California's highest court has offered clarification on employee-break requirements. But this is hardly a limited dispute. In fact, the largely unfavorable ruling just might have implications for senior living operators nationwide.

About that hospital boom ahead ...

More than a few assisted living operators wouldn't mind snapping off a piece of the post-surgical transfer action, but it turns out that a huge battle is heating up.

Many senior living operators appear to have trouble connecting the dots

Perhaps senior living operators shouldn't laugh too loudly at Donald's Trump's expense. Although many think the next inhabitant of the Oval Office is tone deaf on certain socioeconomic issues, it's pretty clear that many providers also rightly might be accused of being out of touch.

Lois Bowers' Columns

How to sleep tight when traveling

If you're headed to a major senior living conference this year, you may find a new "best of" cities list of interest. But this is a list that no city wants to be on.

Breaking free of industry stereotypes

A film student in Germany surely has a bright professional future, but one of his recent projects doesn't do much to illuminate the senior living industry.

Operators seek resolution to these issues in the new year

Several regulatory issues remain unresolved for senior living operators as 2017 begins.

First impressions: Little things can mean a lot

I spent some time at a senior living community at the invitation of the Where You Live Matters campaign and realized that seemingly small things can add up to a memorable first impression for prospective residents. And those same things can factor into the resident and staff experience, too.

Guest Columns

How home health can help expand your mission

How home health can help expand your mission

Since The Legacy Senior Communities launched The Legacy at Home, we have reached many more people than if we solely provided senior living services in our campus settings.

The impact of copyright laws on senior living communities

The impact of copyright laws on senior living communities

Learn how to navigate a reasonable middle ground that can increase your community's legal compliance while avoiding financial constraints that may effect the amenities, such as music and movies, that you offer to residents.

Senior care industry offers employment perks millennials seek

Senior care industry offers employment perks millennials seek

A very strong alignment exists between what millennials want in their work lives and what we can offer.

Marketplace Columns

What I'm telling your prospective residents

What I'm telling your prospective residents

There comes a moment when older adults realize their aging-related limitations and start making decisions about transitioning to senior living. Here's an inside look at what we advise our clients — your prospective residents — at our financial services firm.

7 tech trends to watch in senior living in 2017

7 tech trends to watch in senior living in 2017

Better and more efficient care, improved resident experiences and enhanced staff engagement are just some of the benefits that technology can offer senior living operators. Here are some of technology-related trends to watch for in 2017.

How to help resident family members home for the holidays

How to help resident family members home for the holidays

The holidays often are a time when adult children return home to reconnect and check in on the status of older family members. You can help them by sharing warning signs of declining health and assisting in conversations related to changes a senior might need to make.

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Jan. 11

Merry marriage

Tyrone, PA

It was a first for the Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone — a wedding held on site.

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