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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.

7 tech trends to watch in senior living in 2017

7 tech trends to watch in senior living in 2017

Better and more efficient care, improved resident experiences and enhanced staff engagement are just some of the benefits that technology can offer senior living operators. Here are some of technology-related trends to watch for in 2017.

How to help resident family members home for the holidays

How to help resident family members home for the holidays

The holidays often are a time when adult children return home to reconnect and check in on the status of older family members. You can help them by sharing warning signs of declining health and assisting in conversations related to changes a senior might need to make.

How to keep seniors safe from internet scams

How to keep seniors safe from internet scams

Older adults and their families should know how to spot scams and avoid becoming victims of identity theft and fraud. And as someone working in senior living, you're in a position to spread the word.

Our roles in helping older adults age in place

Our roles in helping older adults age in place

As older adults increasingly seek to age in place, those of us in the industry who are dedicated to their care have increased responsibility.

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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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