What the Next Generation Wants from Senior Living

What the Next Generation Wants from Senior Living The pandemic may have taken a tremendous toll on the senior living industry, but it hasn’t turned older adults and their families against the idea of senior living.  One survey found that … Read More

How Does Your Senior Living Community Stack Up Against Industry Benchmarks?

How Does Your Senior Living Community Stack Up Against Industry Benchmarks? Occupancy rates in senior living communities hit record lows at the end of 2020, and experts predict it could take at least a year to recover pre-pandemic census levels. … Read More

Applying for Senior Living Tech Grants: A Step-by-Step Guide

Applying for Senior Living Tech Grants: A Step-by-Step Guide Technology has countless benefits in senior living. And it’s becoming par for the course: senior living operators’ tech spend has skyrocketed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, indicating the industry’s decisive … Read More

How Cedarhurst’s Marketing Team Uses Caremerge to Improve Census and Drive Family Satisfaction

How Cedarhurst’s Marketing Team Uses Caremerge to Improve Census and Drive Family Satisfaction In senior living, communication is the cornerstone of care. But getting through to every single person in senior living communities – from staff to residents to family … Read More

How COVID-19 Has Shaped the CNA Shortage & Why Better Tech Can Make a Difference

How COVID-19 Has Shaped the CNA Shortage & Why Better Tech Can Make a Difference The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t only devastated senior living residents. It’s also taken a serious toll on the people who care for them. Certified nursing assistants … Read More

12 Virtual Senior Living Activity Ideas

12 Virtual Senior Living Activity Ideas In every senior living community, rich and diverse activity offerings are a vital component of residents’ health, sense of fulfillment and connectedness, and overall well-being.  Now that it’s fall, communities in some parts of … Read More

What to Expect in Senior Living This Fall

What to Expect in Senior Living This Fall The warm weather has lent itself to socially distanced in-person connection outdoors during the pandemic. This past summer, senior living operators brought their communities outside to sustain vital programming, with everything from … Read More

4 Ways to Leverage Technology in Your Senior Living Community’s Reopening Plan

4 Ways to Leverage Technology in Your Senior Living Community’s Reopening Plan Senior living communities around the country are navigating the path toward safe reopening amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Operators are building strategic plans to protect their communities from … Read More

A Family Member’s Perspective: How Caremerge Enables Real-Time Family Updates in a Crisis

A Family Member’s Perspective: How Caremerge Enables Real-Time Family Updates in a Crisis The Transition to Assisted Living In 2018, Steve G.’s 89-year-old father was living alone in his apartment in Staten Island, New York, when he fell and wasn’t … Read More

How to Nurture Resident Wellness Through Senior Living Tech

How to Nurture Resident Wellness Through Senior Living Tech Updated 1.8.21 from a post originally published 2.10.20. The word “wellness” gets thrown around a lot these days. With new apps, products, and trends continuously promoting new ways to be healthy, … Read More