Lois Bowers' Columns
“Get your act together and create a quality movement,” said former LeadingAge President and CEO Larry Minnix.
A new campaign by AARP and Getty Images certainly fits nicely with LeadingAge’s important vision to “permanently change the image of aging in our society,” but it was another organization that came to my mind when I heard about this new effort.
“How many of you still believe you only provide hospitality?” When Juniper Communities founder and CEO Lynne Katzmann posed that question to the approximately 260 people attending NCAL Day on Sunday, nobody raised a hand.
Here are some important takeaways about influenza vaccination from my conversation with the medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.
Women are making strides in gaining seats on corporate boards, at least according to one measure.
Days before World Alzheimer’s Day, which was Saturday, some bad news arrived about the search for a treatment. But there still are reasons for hope in the battle against Alzheimer’s.
We’ve read — and McKnight’s Senior Living has written — much about the growing need for senior housing for middle-income older adults since April. Interest has not abated.
Time is running out to support Alzheimer’s disease research and care through the purchase of a special stamp via the U.S. Postal Service.
As the senior living industry looks to find ways to serve the silver wave of baby boomers, including those in the middle market, all ideas should be on the table as potential solutions. Ever heard of the Dymaxion House?
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.