Editors' Columns

What the growing wealth gap could mean for senior living

Could the future success of the senior living industry depend on actions that might affect near-term success?

Is your senior living organization ready to crash and burn?

A hope and a prayer is a questionable way to run a senior living organization.

Planning through retirement an issue, but senior living may have an answer or two

Independent and assisted living communities may offer residents a benefit their community-dwelling peers don't have.

Many senior living organizations are paying a high price for cutting corners

Does a senior living community's reputation rest with its worst aide? Judging by the way many aides are trained and treated, not everyone thinks so.

Sense of community, control may be a few clicks away for residents

Senior living residents may be deriving a sense of empowerment and community from a source that may surprise you.

What's in your company's wallet? Unions suddenly are a lot more curious

It would appear the next management-union standoff is about to begin. And both sides are loading up for bear.

Here's some help with educating residents about cognitive health

If you're looking for programming to offer as part of your senior living community's wellness initiative or general activities, then you may be interested in a free toolkit from the federal government.

Two new developments that might give senior living operators labor pains

Two entities outside this sector just got seriously slapped for dubious labor practices. Wise senior living operators would do well to take a lesson or two here.

Seeing is believing when it comes to Alzheimer's effects

It's quite something to see the 10-year progression of Alzheimer's disease in one person collapsed into a 13-minute TV segment.

Pay no attention to senior living's identity crisis

The latest occupancy numbers for assisted living point to absorption issues. But they may reveal another issue as well.

In Focus

May 16

Bringing in the outdoors

Hollidaysburg, PA 

Garvey Manor and Our Lady of the Alleghenies Residence continuing care retirement community recently hosted an outdoor show, "Marching into the Woods."

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