Lois Bowers' Columns
We’ve heard older voters called “healthcare voters,” but the results of a new survey don’t corroborate that view.
I’m pulling for a day when instruments such as the Gender Equality Index won’t be needed, because equality will be something that serves as an assumed basis from which other actions stem. Until that time, lists such as this one provide an opportunity for reflection and comparison.
Helping employees find more meaning in their work could increase productivity, reduce turnover and save money, according to a recent study. And who wouldn’t like those results?
Women are no strangers to senior living, working at every level. Now McKnight’s has introduced a new awards program to recognize their contributions!
Provision Living’s peek into what Americans want from retirement can provide food for thought for other providers, too.
Health Dimensions Group has put together its “Top Trends in Aging Services” list for 2019, and several of them are especially relevant to senior living community operators.
Some in the senior living industry will have a memorable Thanksgiving this year for all the wrong reasons. There are several ways to help them for those who are interested.
Until we as individuals and as a society view age and aging more positively, one can’t blame a man for asking a court to make him legally younger.
May we always make the most of opportunities to be students of life.
The staffing challenges facing senior living communities are not just human resources headaches. They also represent the biggest operational risk in the industry, according to experts participating in a recent panel discussion.
NCAL Day speakers think something other than occupancy should be operators’ top priority.
October will be packed with annual gatherings of members of organizations doing important work on behalf of aging services providers.
A new study in seven senior living communities is trying to determine whether well-being can be cultivated in older adults through group sessions and activities. Other recent research has shown the power of positive thinking.
As peak hurricane season loomed, one senior living organization shared hurricane preparedness tips with local older adults who still live at home, their families and first responders.
National Assisted Living Week began Sunday and continues through Saturday.
Employees believe that time away from work has positive effects for them, according to a new survey, but those effects can be short-lived without employer support.
Recent AARP survey results suggest ways that employers can look to workers aged 45 or more years to address their staffing needs.
Much has been written about the benefits that senior living communities can offer older adults who may be at risk of loneliness and isolation. A recent national survey puts more data behind the argument, but some results may surprise you.
We’re supposed to be nice because it’s the right thing to do, not because we expect something in return. It sure is heartwarming, though, when people are rewarded for their good deeds.
New research from a surprising source may change the way you approach employee training and development.