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The Importance Of Inclusion

The issue of inclusion and training staff and leadership on how retirement communities can better understand Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) residents and be more welcoming of all received a boost of awareness in recent months. Lawsuits filed by senior women who claim to have been mistreated because of …

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“Coop-atition” Comes To Lancaster

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Few places in the nation, if any, can claim as many retirement communities in one geographic area as Lancaster County, PA, which has been dubbed the “Garden Spot of America.” The city of Lancaster, PA, topped the latest U.S. News & World Report …

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Aging Demographics Drive Development

Those looking for the magic bullet or crystal ball forecasting the next “hot” market in senior housing likely won’t find it, but industry thought leaders at regional and national events, including the recently concluded HealthTAC West, are touting a strong future in numerous markets across the country. “To say that …

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Communication Crucial During Disasters

While Hurricane Florence had been downgraded to a Category 1 storm by the time it made landfall late last week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency had warned not to focus on the classification of the storm. Hurricane Florence was slowing down as it approached the coast and moved inland, causing …

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New And Improved Communities

A lot has been written about millennials’ desire to learn new things, develop new skills, explore different topics and have on-the-job opportunities for continuous learning, as well as the flexibility to try new things without worry of failing. However, many older adults believe we all want that, especially with research …

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HEALTHTAC West Wows Industry Executives

The Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA, overlooking the Pacific Ocean proved to be the perfect setting for the recently concluded HEALTHTAC West. The biannual HEALTHTAC, produced by Senior Living News, included private meetings orchestrated like speed sessions, four executive discussion panels providing Continuing Education credits, outdoor receptions, gourmet …

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HEALTHTAC To Host Industry Leaders

A diverse group of speakers and attendees representing the senior/assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing/rehabilitation industry across the country and beyond will meet at the upcoming HEALTHTAC. Produced by Senior Living News, HEALTHTAC West 2018 will take place August 19-21 at Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA. “We …

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Getting Engaged

While compensation will always be considered a key factor in attracting and retaining employees, research shows the main reason people leave a job is to go to a firm with a better culture. “For all the technological advances we have, one of the biggest things is value. It couldn’t be …

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Empathizing With Your Employees

The customer always comes first, right? That depends on who you believe your customer is. There are internal customers and external customers, but at the end of the day, who’s your top priority? For Haim Dubitzky, MSM, principal and vp of performance excellence for The Palace Group, a South Florida …

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Words Of Wisdom

The Beatles sang, “I get by with a little help from my friends.” Few of us have gotten anywhere without a little help and advice from someone. Senior Living News recently asked a number of industry executives about some of the helpful tips they’ve gotten along the way, as well …

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