Some major themes encapsulate a variety of conversations we’ve had with many of you and your colleagues in response to a year-long research effort to explore the senior living industry through fresh eyes by studying the wide variety of disruptive forces coming from outside the bounds of traditional “senior living.”
Aging services organizations still have a long way to go in addressing the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults. Thankfully, many resources exist to help.
From the perspective of a family caregiver of someone living with dementia, here are some senior living technologies that communities can use to improve their operations.
Things have changes, and senior living communities can’t continue to do things the way they have always done them.
Continuing care retirement communities offer peace of mind that often comes with a six- to seven-figure entrance fee. Leadership at the San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living chose a different path.
Despite improvements, numerous areas of senior housing still demand innovation. How will regulation help — or hurt — innovations in those areas?
When you have a strong brand that has served you well for years, why would you consider changing or evolving it? That is precisely the time to step back and look at defining the next stage of the brand.
It’s time to stop describing communities using terminology that focuses primarily on healthcare and the traditional sense of what retirement meant in the past.
No matter the demographic, there are challenges and opportunities to designing in an urban environment. When it comes to older adult communities, there are a few key elements to consider.
Understanding the role that music can play in minimizing the effects of dementia can help families and caregivers seek out programs that enhance the quality of life of those they love who are living with dementia, scientists say.
September is nationally recognized as Falls Prevention Awareness Month. During this time, a special focus is placed on raising awareness about ways that seniors — and those who care for them — can prevent falls, the most common accident experienced by older adults. But of course the information highlighted during this time is valuable all year.
A new law allows certified medication aides to administer liquid morphine to residents in assisted living communities who have been prescribed the drug by a licensed physician.
For older adults, games represent so much more than a fun pastime; they offer an array of mental and physical benefits.
When a medical assessment determines that a resident needs a higher level of care, the liability risks to a senior living community increase until the resident is relocated. But what if a resident doesn’t agree that a move is necessary?
By focusing on two key areas, we are moving closer to our goal of becoming the employer of choice in our markets.
Senior living professionals can help ease the process for older adults and their loved ones considering a move into a community.
By being laser-focused on associate engagement, and by empowering our managers to do the right thing, we are confident that our culture will remain strong well into our future.
Art should be much more than just an element of a senior living community’s décor.
If you’re seeking a loan to implement a turnaround strategy, then you’ll need to meet multiple criteria for your banker to say yes.
When operating a senior living community in Florida, one needs to treat hurricanes as more than just a possibility.