For older adults, games represent so much more than a fun pastime; they offer an array of mental and physical benefits.
When a medical assessment determines that a resident needs a higher level of care, the liability risks to a senior living community increase until the resident is relocated. But what if a resident doesn’t agree that a move is necessary?
By focusing on two key areas, we are moving closer to our goal of becoming the employer of choice in our markets.
Senior living professionals can help ease the process for older adults and their loved ones considering a move into a community.
By being laser-focused on associate engagement, and by empowering our managers to do the right thing, we are confident that our culture will remain strong well into our future.
Art should be much more than just an element of a senior living community’s décor.
If you’re seeking a loan to implement a turnaround strategy, then you’ll need to meet multiple criteria for your banker to say yes.
When operating a senior living community in Florida, one needs to treat hurricanes as more than just a possibility.
Long-term care administrators and executive directors can take steps to craft an effective response to resident-initiated incidents in the workplace.
Your project lies in the hands of your contractor. Choose the wrong one and you can be left with a host of problems before construction even begins.
Without a plan for investigating and responding to crises, even the most well-run facility will find itself the subject of unsavory attention.
Communities that sharpen their focus on policies, procedures and ongoing training will create an environment where resident abuse is an unlikely risk.
We may want a lot, but our budget likely will not accommodate all our collective “wants.”
How does society interpret the idea of retirement? Three television shows come to mind.
In the field of aging services today, a confluence of factors is creating an imperative to move the needle toward more forward-thinking dementia care.
If I, a healthy person in my late 20s, stare at a mediocre painting and feel uninspired and sad, how do your residents perceive the artwork hanging in their forever home?
Legislation being considered in New York state and New York City significantly would cap security deposits for renters — and could portend future actions in other cities and states that will affect senior living.
Senior living communities are on notice of potential attacks on their employees and, thus, could be found liable.
A hyper-approach to safety has long prevented residents from enjoying the human right to make their own choices and evaluate their priorities.
We aren’t doing ourselves justice by hiding nursing behind obtuse titles in assisted living.