Senior living community staff members and residents can be crucial to the development and refinement of technology meant to benefit them. Who better to listen to than those who will use something every day?
Research shows that social connectedness improves physical health, mental and emotional well-being and even longevity, thereby enabling individuals and communities, including life plan communities, to thrive.
Reviewing invoices comes with a set of challenges, regardless of what happens after a vendor agreement is signed.
Senior living executive directors and skilled nursing administrators must take very seriously the cooling of food after it is cooked.
Recently, a sizable group of senior living thought leaders convened at an inaugural event to explore the current trends driving the business of senior living.
Pharmacists have three evolving roles as a result of the drive toward value-based care.
The expansion of benchmarking and the creation of key performance indicators for non-clinical areas such as maintenance and housekeeping is part of the shift toward a planned approach to operations in senior living.
Virtual reality may hold the promise of delivering therapeutic benefits that possibly could reduce symptoms of diseases experienced by older adults, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and macular degeneration, as well as increase residents' sense of well-being and happiness.
Have you ever felt confused about the language in a vendor contract and wondered whether you're getting the best deal? If so, you're not alone.
We have an opportunity to improve the quality of life of those with dementia and the selfless loved ones who take care of them every day.