Guest Columns

7 best practices for weathering a crisis

7 best practices for weathering a crisis

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.

Finding and keeping caregivers: A growing crisis

Finding and keeping caregivers: A growing crisis

A new campaign offers 60 new ideas to help address the caregiving crisis in senior living.

Keeping it real distinguishes home from homelike

Keeping it real distinguishes home from homelike

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?

How to help ease concerns of prospective residents

How to help ease concerns of prospective residents

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.

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.

Non-drug approaches for pain management in older adults

Non-drug approaches for pain management in older adults

Non-pharmacologic pain management options, including chiropractic care, offer a safe and effective alternative for the geriatric population.

Five dining design tips from the restaurant world

Five dining design tips from the restaurant world

A long-time restaurant designer and a senior living designer and architect share a few key tips, tricks and rules of thumb from the restaurant design world that they say can and should be applied to the design of senior living dining spaces.

How to ease the transition into senior living for new residents

How to ease the transition into senior living for new residents

Moving can be emotionally and physically disconcerting for new residents, but a high-quality senior living community should be ready to welcome them with helpful tools and resources.

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Feb. 10

Snow fun

Princeton, NJ

Residents of Brandywine Living at Princeton in New Jersey ranging in age from 88 to 94 had a little outside fun after a snowstorm blasted the Northeast on Feb. 9.

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