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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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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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