Older adults become dehydrated more quickly than younger people. Understanding the reasons for this challenge can prevent it from happening.
Many LTC pharmacies and senior living and care communities again are struggling to ensure that residents’ medication regimens are not interrupted in the event of a natural disaster. If faced with a similar situation, here are eight keys to keep in mind.
Going paperless in several departments, including accounting and human resources, is one of the best ways to prepare yourself for a spike in occupancy.
As a business leader, I always am looking for innovative workforce solutions. We pay fair wages, and our employees can benefit from being able to better manage their finances — and I soon discovered the idea of earned wage access.
Interestingly, family caregivers are just as concerned with the communication they experience as they are with the quality of care their loved ones receive on a daily basis.
When someone moves into a senior living community, the dining experience, as well as food service quality, ultimately can affect comfort levels and long-term happiness. Providing food that everyone loves can be incredibly difficult for several reasons, however.
Energy engineers can be a valuable resource and partner for senior living and healthcare facilities proactively looking for ways to conserve energy, cut costs and decrease their carbon footprint.
For many senior living communities, an infestation of bed bugs would be a public relations nightmare (and a costly one), but it is a situation for which facility administrators and management should prepare and try to prevent.
The need for direct care workers never has been more urgent. That means pay needs to improve and benefits need to be rethought.
Just like hotels collect data on their guests to better serve them, it’s time for senior living to use the latest in data-sharing, not only for operational efficiency but also to better serve residents.
Many communities with expanding portfolios continue to handle the extremely sensitive admissions process manually, on paper. Is this a problem? Yes, and here’s why.
Senior living entities have an opportunity to become a part of the preferred performance network.
There are several reasons that I don’t believe Alzheimer’s care is where it should be. Here are six.
Enterprise content management, or ECM, not only can streamline your records management but also can help with information security and process automation.
Every industry is touched by ever-changing technology, but healthcare-related industries have additional challenges. Does your organization have a comprehensive strategy for handling all information technology requirements?
For senior living communities already offering quality dementia services, working in concert with providers offering precision medicine solutions could be the next step in the evolution of state-of-the-art dementia care.
Scientifically researched training tools offer assurances that do-it-yourself and knock-off training programs cannot ensure.
The Prestige Care story offers several key ideas that can help any senior living community looking to improve through technology.
As a facility manager, you need to know how to handle pest issues before they can become a major problem to your residents.
Your admissions process has a cost, and it’s higher than you might think.