Recent research has found that Facebook interaction among older adults is doing more than just helping them while away the time.
Communities in unfortunate locations could be snowed in, flooded, caught up in gusty hurricanes, struck by tornados or covered in sheets of ice. Communities can be proactive, however.
Employee health issues can lead to increased healthcare expenses, a loss of productivity and missed work, affecting both employee and employer. Fortunately, senior living operators can take steps to lessen or prevent such issues.
No one-size-fits-all approach to attracting or retaining talent exists, but some of the solutions we are deploying focus on the learning opportunities and education that we provide to employees.
November has been designated National Family Caregivers Month, but our appreciation doesn't need to be limited to one month of the year.
Regardless of the scope or cause of the emergency, senior living communities of all sizes in any location can benefit from being prepared for any potential disaster.
A new campaign offers 60 new ideas to help address the caregiving crisis in senior living.
Some senior living organizations strive to create a homier environment with new décor, more menu items and large group activities. But do the residents gain any real control over how their lives play out?
Moving into a senior living community is a big decision for older adults and their families. Community leaders not only must answer questions but also must reassure them, provide support, act as a resource and clearly articulate the key differentiators of our communities.
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.