Editorial

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • ‘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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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