10 Questions Senior Living Residents and Families Will Have About the Vaccine and How to Answer Them

10 Questions Senior Living Residents and Families Will Have About the Vaccine and How to Answer Them As the coronavirus vaccine makes its way to senior living communities across the country, there are going to be lots of questions. Is … Read More

5 Creative Ways to Use Tech to Fight Social Isolation in Senior Living

5 Creative Ways to Use Tech to Fight Social Isolation in Senior Living The news that the COVID-19 vaccine is on its way to older adults warrants a major sigh of relief. But the pandemic hasn’t been the only threat … Read More

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely in Your Senior Living Community in 2020

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely in Your Senior Living Community in 2020 Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year. To keep COVID-19 transmission at bay, families will likely opt for smaller gatherings (and smaller turkeys) instead 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

Integrated Crisis Communication Done Right with Caremerge at Friendship Senior Options

Integrated Crisis Communication Done Right with Caremerge at Friendship Senior Options When Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced a stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Friendship Senior Options (FSO) adapted quickly to protect its Chicagoland Continuing Care Retirement … Read More

Why We Need Better Communication Platforms in Senior Living

Why We Need Better Communication Platforms in Senior Living Digital communication platforms are no longer optional for senior living providers.  The COVID-19 outbreak has demonstrated that when a crisis emerges, these systems become vital: they provide timely and accurate updates … 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

Communication Strategies for Senior Living Leaders During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Communication Strategies for Senior Living Leaders During the Coronavirus Outbreak Health officials warn that the novel coronavirus poses the biggest threat to older adults and those with underlying health conditions.  While senior living residents, staff, and executives are working diligently … 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