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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.

Senior living should be ageless

Senior living should be ageless

Intergenerational relations, programs and places provide priceless benefits to older adults, younger generations and society overall.

Want inspired, productive team members? Be a GREAT boss

Want inspired, productive team members? Be a GREAT boss

Successful leaders model five characteristics that can be described by the acronym GREAT.

How interior design can affect the health and well-being of seniors

How interior design can affect the health and well-being of seniors

Elements of a senior living community's design can contribute to resident safety, socialization and overall happiness.

5 ways senior living communities are evolving to attract active baby boomers

5 ways senior living communities are evolving to attract active baby boomers

Senior living communities are devising new ways to attract and fulfill the needs of active boomers who want to be able to age in place and have opportunities for creative education and personal exploration.

HUD programs deserve expansion, not cuts

HUD programs deserve expansion, not cuts

If we care about how our nation's seniors live their golden years, we not only must protect all of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's programs staunchly; we also must work our hardest to expand them.

A plan for America: Invest in our direct care workforce

A plan for America: Invest in our direct care workforce

PHI has released recommendations to the Trump administration and Congress for meeting the need for more direct care workers to care for older Americans and people living with disabilities.

Social media complements face-to-face interactions for residents

Social media complements face-to-face interactions for residents

Recent research has found that Facebook interaction among older adults is doing more than just helping them while away the time.

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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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