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3 social media hacks to help your senior living center create an online community

3 social media hacks to help your senior living center create an online community

As competition in the senior living industry intensifies, a strong social media presence may provide a competitive advantage. Here are three ways to create an online community around your brand.

Dining room in the dining room

Dining room in the dining room

The past few years have seen a strong push to create more variety in the dining experience by adding more venues. But how do you allocate enough space (but not too much space) for these rooms if you don't know where residents are going to eat any given meal?

The value of in-room audio

The value of in-room audio

By installing an advanced emergency call system with in-room audio, senior living community owners can help residents maintain a sense of dignity while ensuring their safety.

Addressing care quality, economic burdens of serious illnesses

Addressing care quality, economic burdens of serious illnesses

In their efforts to successfully address the multiple challenges surrounding the care of residents and patients with life-limiting illness, health systems, healthcare payers and at-risk provider organizations are considering unique population health management models.

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.

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April 20

New Jersey newlyweds

Pompton Plains, NJ

Edie Dombal and Rich Cirelli both volunteer at Cedar Crest retirement community's TV studio, and now they have something else in common: each other.

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