It all started with an urgent phone call from the governor's office in the middle of the night in late August 2005.
We've found a way to help residents feel comfortable discussing health issues with the health team.
Our prospective residents and their family members face complicated questions. We must educate them, find a balance between care and compassion and personalize that balance for each individual family.
Developers, owners and managers of residential retirement communities must start now to plan for the influx of residents who do not have the traditional family support. Here are some points to consider as you put together your strategy.
Forty years in an industry is not the same as a few months or years of caring for your own loved one. So I borrowed from one of the most powerful moments in my career: when I left acute care to transition into post-acute care.
We are all deeply saddened at the passing of Tony Mullen. It was his love for the seniors housing and care industry that I believe will resonate.
For several reasons, alcohol affects older adults differently than it affects younger people. That puts older adults at risk of dangers associated with driving under the influence.
The United States needs a new paradigm for caring for older generations, including a new approach to senior living.
Social isolation has been shown to increase the risk for a variety of poor health outcomes in people of all ages. The good news is that tech can help. Here are best practices gleaned from senior living operators.
The past year has been particularly challenging for all types of senior living and healthcare providers in California and beyond, but the response to disasters by one particular facility represents the pinnacle of preparedness, dedication and resiliency.