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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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HealthTAC Scores High Marks

The third HealthTAC produced by Senior Living News at JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa scored high marks from attendees who praised the overall format of the event, caliber of attendees, face-to-face meetings and networking opportunities. “This is the best event that I have attended in my …

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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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