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Emergency Preparedness: Are You Ready?

Published by J. David Thurber, Counsel, Alliance Insurance Group on Sep 19, 2018

How well prepared are you for a disaster or emergency? What will your residents and staff do when a catastrophic event hits like a flood, tornado, hurricane, earthquake, or fire? Perhaps it’s not a natural disaster but rather a major IT breakdown, loss, or large mechanical failure. What about a… Read More

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Defuse Claims of Negligence with Your Nursing Home Documentation

Published by J David Thurber on Jul 12, 2018

Wound and skin care documentation.  J David Thurber succinctly addressing common situations and intervention ideas to help mitigate many common areas of senior care litigation. Whether it is simply a reminder of what you already do, or offers new ideas for you and your team, we thought it may be… Read More

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The ticklish balancing act: Resident rights vs. care quality

Published by McKnight's on Jul 08, 2018

You know the scenario: A resident wants to eat donuts, but it will send her blood sugar skyrocketing. The staff members aren't sure whether to let her indulge as part of person-centered care or to insist on a sugar-free alternative so that they're not out of compliance with her care… Read More

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Making the Most of Community Events for Prospective Senior Living Residents

Published by Senior Housing News on Jul 08, 2018

A number of senior living community operators host events in their greater communities in the hopes of raising awareness among prospective residents—but in many cases, these events can, and should, be conducted differently.

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Life plan communities thrive through connectedness

Published by McKnight's on May 10, 2018

Eat well. Exercise. Get enough sleep. Keep stress to a minimum.

This is indeed sound advice when it comes to taking care of ourselves. There's something else, however, that needs to be added to this list of priorities, and that's social connectedness. 

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Brand Names and Better Budgets: Preparing for Senior Living Tech Implementation

Published by Senior Housing News on May 09, 2018

As senior living providers look for new ways to gain a technological advantage over their competitors, they would do well to examine their processes down to the details—including whether they use Amazon or Google devices, and how much financial leeway they allot for technology infrastructure development. Read More

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Life Coaches and Grey’s Anatomy: Senior Living Gets Creative to Attract Workers

Published by Senior Housing News on May 03, 2018

With unemployment hovering around 4% nationally, senior living providers are getting creative as competition for workers heats up, experimenting with new ways of supporting employees and attracting applicants. Read More

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Low mental energy may affect older adults’ walking ability more than physical fatigue

Published by Medical Life Science News on Apr 24, 2018

Low "mental energy" may affect walking patterns in older adults more than physical fatigue. New research about the relationship between walking ability and self-reported mood will be presented today at the American Physiological Society (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2018 in San Diego.

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