Lois Bowers' Columns
Several CEOs recently committed to delivering value not just to shareholders but also to their customers, employees, suppliers and communities.
A recent study has good news for older adults and those who serve them.
Companies operating in senior living increasingly are taking steps to make their boards and C-suites look more like the customers they serve and the workers who serve them. It’s a smart and welcome approach.
The “silver wave” of baby boomers hasn’t even hit yet — the oldest boomers won’t even turn 80 for another seven years — and yet one company is looking past that wave to the next one.
If your organization has a wellness plan for employees, then you’ll be interested in a class action lawsuit the AARP Foundation filed Tuesday.
As Louisiana braced for the rains of Tropical Storm Barry on Friday, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) was preparing for another kind of wave — a silver one.
Starting today, we’re providing a closer look at the 40 Hall of Honor and Rising Star inductees of the McKnight’s Women of Distinction awards program in 2019.
Given that recruiting and retaining workers are two of the biggest challenges facing senior living operators, it’s worth listening to what these researchers have to say.
Should health insurers be required to cover long-term care? A New York Times survey of the Democratic candidates for president uncovers their views.
Has your community used technology to improve care or operations in the past year? If yes, the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards program is here to give your organization the opportunity to obtain the recognition it deserves. And a free webinar this week will help you learn about technology while earning a continuing education credit.
Eric Mendelsohn on Thursday provided a peek into National Health Investors’ playbook for helping its operators stay competitive when a new senior living community is opening nearby.
It received only three sentences in a federal government report released Friday, but a new CMS effort could have lasting effects on assisted living communities.
Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the McKnight’s Women of Distinction Awards program.
Whether or not our mothers are still with us, whether or not we have children of our own, we all can celebrate our nurturing qualities.
A new study projects that at least 54% of middle-income adults in 2029 won’t be able to afford senior living. But even if people can afford it, will they want it?
If you’re looking for your organization’s employee wellness plan to pay dividends in the form of lower healthcare costs and absenteeism rates as well as higher job tenure and performance, then a new study by Harvard researchers will give you pause.
Hurry if you’d like to join us in honoring the first class of McKnight’s Women of Distinction award winners May 16 in Chicago. The event is almost at sell-out status.
Last week in a blog post, Bill Gates shared some exciting ways that Alzheimer’s disease might be diagnosed in the future.
Members of Generation X, now aged 38 to 53, account for one-third of the U.S. workforce yet often are overlooked, according to a new survey.
It’s been a while since I’ve written about marketing or media messages that mischaracterize senior living or aging adults (and we’re all aging). A few uses of language caught my attention this past week.