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The Calm During The Storm

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma tested organizational crisis plans among large operators like Brookdale Senior Living and Holiday Retirement as well as hundreds of smaller senior living organizations from Texas to Florida that evacuated residents from multiple communities. Network media covered the worst of it, showing over and over the same …

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Top Senior Living Execs To Convene At HealthTAC

Planning for the future of senior housing, navigating construction and development challenges, designing for resident independence and wellness, and planning for the unexpected will top the agenda at the third HealthTAC produced by Senior Living News. The event will take place November 5-7 at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort …

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Bridging The Generational Gap

In an interview a year ago, senior living visionary Josh Crisp told Senior Living News the future would be marked by creative and affordable solutions whereby care is created via a lot of diverse partnerships. The real challenge would be delivering services in the most affordable ways possible to a …

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Long-term Solutions To Short-Term Rehab

In response to the growing need for transitional rehabilitation and the changing wants and needs of an aging population, there has been a surge of recent activity as senior living communities add rehabilitation centers, update existing skilled nursing centers or partner with others who can provide rehab services. Many are …

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The Benefits Of A Woman’s Touch

With August 26 designated as Women’s Equality Day by the U.S. Congress since 1971 to commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the full and equal right to vote, Senior Living News launched a discussion with several female leaders in the aging services …

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Coming Together

The senior living industry will continue to be defined by increasing partnerships as owners, operators and providers strive for better ways to enhance their residents’ experience and improve their health, differentiate themselves from others, and sustain, strengthen and potentially expand their missions. Assisted living communities are already developing partnerships with …

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Building Momentum

Despite increasing construction costs, contractors reporting widespread labor shortages, senior housing occupancy rates dropping and various industry data predicting a slow-down in construction, senior living organizations across the country are reporting plenty of activity in the form of expansions, renovations, openings, new construction and acquisitions. Dominion Senior Living continues to …

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Cruising To Better Results In Senior Living

As competition continues to heat up with net additions to inventory outpacing absorption of units and occupancy rates for senior housing properties dropping in the second quarter of 2017, senior living providers might take some pointers from the cruise industry. According to a number of senior living executives, cruise companies …

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Getting In Tune With The Residents

Some savvy senior living organizations are pioneering new programs that bring top college music students into their communities to live and perform, enriching the lives of everyone. San Antonio-based Franklin Companies began offering its Musician-in-Residence program this spring at its Franklin Park Sonterra and Franklin Park Alamo Heights locations featuring …

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How To Execute An Executive Succession Plan

As many as 50 percent of nonprofit leaders are expected to leave their positions within the next five years. Only one-third of organizations have a succession plan, and even fewer have an executive director transition plan, according to an August 2016 BoardEffect story quoting BoardSource statistics. In just one nonprofit …

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