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Why your disinfectant may not be working

Why your disinfectant may not be working

To ensure that your residents don't acquire healthcare-associated infections, you'll want to understand quat binding.

Why I made it my mission to improve the admissions paperwork process

Why I made it my mission to improve the admissions paperwork process

When I moved my mother into a memory care community four years ago, the emotional toll was almost unbearable. As it turns out, I now am in a position to address one of the issues I encountered.

How data integrity can preserve dignity

How data integrity can preserve dignity

Progressive senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities are rethinking the mountain-of-paperwork approach to resident admissions.

Choosing the right technology to assist aging in place

Choosing the right technology to assist aging in place

Wearable mobile personal safety technology, connected tech such as motion sensors, and smart home technology can help older adults remain independent for as long as possible.

Streamlining communication for optimal care provision

Streamlining communication for optimal care provision

For an aging population that depends on various healthcare professionals for assistance and guidance, collaboration among care team members is essential.

How one operator incorporates music into residents' lives

How one operator incorporates music into residents' lives

More than 3,000 U.S. senior living and long-term care communities are realizing the benefits of incorporating music into the lives of the residents, making it one of their most effective nonpharmacologic approaches to quality-of-life improvement.

Designing for current and future residents

Designing for current and future residents

The baby boomer generation is projected to hold 70% of U.S. disposable income in the next five years, and its members are demanding more innovative and modern senior living properties to live in.

Common food safety mistakes and steps to help avoid them

Common food safety mistakes and steps to help avoid them

As you work toward making food safety practices simple and part of the culture of your community, consider implementing some of these best practices.

How to improve employee recruitment and retention

How to improve employee recruitment and retention

Assisted living residents and others looking for nonmedical, in-home care often will seek organizations that have minimal staff turnover to maintain the highest level of care for themselves or their loved ones.

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.

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March 16

A wee bit o' fun

San Antonio

Poet's Walk San Antonio had an early St. Patrick's Day celebration on Wednesday.

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