Guest Columns

Best practices: Help make the move-in decision easy

Best practices: Help make the move-in decision easy

These processes can help potential residents and their families make better-informed decisions about when is the right time for assisted living for themselves or their loved ones.

Tips for designing or adapting durable, sustainable senior living communities

Tips for designing or adapting durable, sustainable senior living communities

When it comes to designing for sustainability, the design elements for senior living residences are in many ways similar to other building types, yet senior living residences are unique in several ways.

How to conduct a competitive audit of your senior living design

How to conduct a competitive audit of your senior living design

First impressions and the overall design of your community is a factor when residents chose where to live, so it's important to understand how your community stacks up compared with competitors.

Art program has positive effects on residents, staff, community relations

Art program has positive effects on residents, staff, community relations

When Jewish Home Family adopted an economical art program, it improved the well-being of our residents, gave new perspectives to our staff and bolstered our community relations.

Senior living sales and marketing professionals reveal biggest challenges

Senior living sales and marketing professionals reveal biggest challenges

A national survey provides insights into where senior care sales and marketing professionals should spend their time and energy.

More than a website: Digital marketing for senior living

More than a website: Digital marketing for senior living

After your website is in place, what digital marketing tactics should your community use? Here are five ideas.

Top 10 safety and security considerations when designing a senior living community

Top 10 safety and security considerations when designing a senior living community

Giving attention to the safety and security of your senior living community will have a powerful, positive effect on resident satisfaction.

Watch for potential life plan community liabilities

Watch for potential life plan community liabilities

When you understand the evolution of generally accepted accounting principles to identify and record all potential liabilities, you should feel more confident in your contract and fee decisions.

A legacy of preparedness is a lesson for others

A legacy of preparedness is a lesson for others

It all started with an urgent phone call from the governor's office in the middle of the night in late August 2005.

Reaching residents through health chats

Reaching residents through health chats

We've found a way to help residents feel comfortable discussing health issues with the health team.

In Focus

June 13

Survey says ... game show week is a hit

Rochester, NY 

St. John's Home recently hosted "Game Show Week 2.0" in recognition of Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, which is June.