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Meal Plan Makeover

Quality food and varied dining venues are always top priorities, but they are no longer enough. The new norm of retirement living requires flexible dining options that align with the varied lifestyles of today’s residents. Executives at the Peter Becker Community, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Harleysville, PA, …

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Wellness Gets Creative

Many senior living organizations have wellness programs, but some are experimenting with novel ways to promote holistic well-being. “We recognize that we’re in the people business—supporting older adults and their families, but also our valued team members. We know that our jobs can be emotionally taxing, and we’re always looking …

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HEALTHTAC Exceeds Expectations

The focus was on the future at HealthTAC East as top aging services professionals delved into leadership trends and the community, residents, and products and services of tomorrow. Held at the Trump National Doral Miami, the high-level event brought together top industry decision-makers and suppliers in an environment designed to …

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Industry Innovators Converge At HEALTHTAC

What does the community of tomorrow look like? Who are the residents of the future? What product and service innovations will residents want, need and expect? How do we lead so that an evolving workforce has a feeling of purpose, meaning and making a difference, regardless of their job? These …

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What’s Trending In Senior Care Communities

While the Raleigh, NC, region is low on senior citizens as a percentage of total population, a recent Forbes report said that segment is growing at the second-fastest rate in the U.S. Recently tapped as 6th among 20 best state capitals to live in by personal finance website WalletHub, Raleigh …

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‘Leading’ The Charge

Some estimates project the aging services profession may need to attract as many as 1.5 million new employees by 2025. As such, a number of organizations are refining their corporate culture and implementing strategies to attract new leaders and retain and reward them. Blake Management Group LLC (BMG), a privately …

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Diving Into The Data

A November 2017 survey from Blackbook Market Research shows that only 3 percent of long-term care facilities have the capabilities for data assessment. Although more senior living communities are adopting electronic health records, it’s the ability to use the data to have an impact now that’s a challenge. Presbyterian Senior Living is in the …

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Creating Personal Space

Just because a resident has dementia or Alzheimer’s doesn’t mean they can’t do things they enjoy or reach goals they may have. “They just do it a different way. We have to find out which way they can do it to accomplish their goals and help them get enjoyment out …

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Looking Back, Looking Ahead

As we start the new year, many senior living providers are reporting new communities, renovations, innovations and how technology is helping to improve the experience for residents, staff and families. Meanwhile, they remain focused on their organizations’ core values, integrating new talent and continuing cultures of excellence. Senior Living News …

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Getting Turned On To Technology

Senior living providers are increasingly embracing technology that is helping improve the care experience for residents and their families, as well as aiding in the recruitment, engagement and retainment of staff. Here are just a few making a difference. Commonwealth Senior Living introduced Eversound to all 23 of its communities …

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