February 01, 2015 - McKnight's Senior Living

Print Issue: February 01, 2015

Knockout punch

Knockout punch

For decades, visitors to The Alverno in Clinton, IA, were greeted by a giant brick wall running across the front — not the most welcoming sight, recalls Environmental Services Director Jim Phillips.

Playing catch up

Playing catch up

Senior housing facilities are ‘evolving’ with regard to information technology. Professionals in the industry need to define vision, scope and purpose for the present and the future

As more residents grapple with memory-related challenges, operators are developing new approaches.

Staying connected

Residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory-related challenges deserve enriching activities and options. Senior living veterans offer ideas that can help

More operators are creating spa rooms that enhance the bathing experience.

Feeling warm all over

Bath time should be a pleasurable activity residents look forward to; with the right elements, communities can create an inviting experience

More payoffs from social networking

More payoffs from social networking

Residents in senior living settings experienced multiple cognitive and emotional benefits from being trained in how to use social media, according to findings from a “landmark” study in the United Kingdom.

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