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

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

Why Memory Care Needs Smarter Tech Solutions

Why Memory Care Needs Smarter Tech Solutions Updated 2.12.21 from a post originally published 2.4.20 According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there were an estimated 5.5 million adults over the age of 65 living with dementia as of 2018. That number … Read More

Using Surveys to Win Referrals for Your Assisted Living or Memory Care Community

In the world of assisted living, referrals are an invaluable part of keeping your community growing and thriving. In this post, we’re going to focus on how to use surveys to get information from residents’ families that can translate into … Read More

Why Happier Staff Means Higher Revenue in Assisted Living & Memory Care

Employee satisfaction is often touted as an essential part of retaining your staff – something that no doubt resonates for nursing directors in assisted living and memory care communities. Turnover rates in long-term care are notoriously high and therefore a problematic … Read More

Should Better Tech Be Part of Your Nursing Retention Plan?

In assisted living and memory care communities, a retention plan for your nursing staff (including CNAs) is an essential part of remaining profitable (or staying in the black if you’re a nonprofit operation). That’s not news to most nursing directors … Read More

An Unlikely Solution for Senior Living Staff Turnover Rates

Employee turnover is a common and expensive challenge in many nursing homes and assisted living communities. Residents typically want to build relationships with the people caring for them, and high turnover rates can be frustrating and emotionally upsetting. Leaders at … Read More