Wayfinding is more than signage. It can help visitors and residents feel welcome and secure in a senior living community.
Senior living communities are succeeding with the connection dimension but still have work to do on the engagement side of the spectrum.
The “Disaster Ready” video provides an excellent overview of what providers in every state should be doing to make sure that they are ready for emergencies and disasters.
Physician leaders as chief / corporate medical officers in healthcare is not a new concept. Such a role at the corporate leadership level in senior living, however, is relatively new. And greatly needed.
The 25th anniversary of the Helen Bader Center at Ovation Communities has prompted a look back on past dementia care and thoughts about where future studies will take us.
Falling into the trap of using advertising ideas that rely on senior stereotypes will make it difficult for you to generate interest in your community. Use these tips to help avoid stereotyping older adults in your marketing efforts.
Keeping your construction project on task and within budget is a proper expectation — if you’re mindful of your vision, the building systems and the human components from the onset.
Most senior living community CEOs will tell you they do an outstanding job of listening to their residents, and yet many residents still don’t believe they have a sufficient amount of input in decisions that affect their everyday lives. These steps will help bridge the disconnect.
Resident-centered memory care helps us create an environment where each resident lives life to the fullest and experiences moments of joy every day.
Consider these three questions when you are planning a new project or evaluating an existing space.
Let me share two stories that encapsulate what we do that is special and different at our senior living communities and why we recently were honored for that.
Senior living communities are as responsible for the lives of their residents during a disaster as they are during day-to-day living. Here are six best practices to consider when preparing for emergencies.
Senior living residents, their families and team members are a treasure trove of authentic stories that showcase what it’s like to live and work in a community.
Mindful methods of controlling temperatures in senior living environments can reduce energy usage and cost.
In the workforce, everyone is becoming more like millennials, not the other way around.
Guardianship research experts increasingly are realizing that the current system of guardianship, especially that of professional private guardianships, is significantly flawed.
Hazard vulnerability assessment is not just a “one-and-done” deal.
Virtual care technologies can help you address staffing shortages, pressures to enhance outcomes and a desire to reach older adults in their houses.
Assisted living operators that hope to compete for customers down the road need to change their business models and, in particular, ramp up offerings for more healthcare services.
Before investing in more marketing efforts, master the marketing mix by considering the mistakes committed by aging services organizations.