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Industry Links on Sr. Living Healthcare Trends, Middle Market ILs, Changing Communication, HIPAA-Compliant Alexa, and Improving Occupancy

2019 Senior Living Healthcare Trends: Much Of The Same, But A Whole Lot Different New Developer, Operator Prime Targets Middle-Market Independent Living Change Communication in Senior Living Amazon announces HIPAA-compliant skills for Alexa, with senior living parent companies in the mix Want to Improve Occupancy? Try This!

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The Increasing Demand for Niche Retirement Communities

by: Mattis W. When more people from all walks of life are hitting their retirement age, it implies the need for a change in an area which society often neglects but should pay close attention to – senior housing. Let’s take a closer look at the underlying trends to understand...

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Continuum: Private Duty Home Care and Family Partners: Day Services/Residential Home with Barth Holohan

Barth Holohan is the president and founder of Continuum: Private Duty Home Care and the co-founder of Family Partners: Day Services/Residential Home. He started his home care business in 2002, his day services business in 2008 and his residential home business in 2017. Barth has been in the healthcare industry...

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Home Care vs. Assisted Living vs. Retirement Communities: Which Option Is Right for Your Future?

by: Cynthia Madison Understanding senior care and housing services can sound complicated, considering the many options that exist in the United States, but it’s something that you need to navigate if you want to secure a safe and happy future for your retirement years. When thinking about elder care, nursing homes...

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How to Achieve a Pain-Free Lifestyle

As we get older, it only becomes increasingly common for us to feel pain in areas we’ve never felt before. While there are many ways that we can actively stay healthy and fit, as we age, so do our bodies. Whether it’s our back, our neck, or our hips, maintaining...

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Connect With Your Patient Through Quilting: 7 Activities for Seniors

by: Susan Ashby Arts and crafts have a long tradition of connecting generations. Quilting is no different. For hundreds of years, families have passed down the craft, signature patterns and plenty of stories to boot. Why quilting is a great activity for seniors Quilting requires crafters to use their entire...

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Does Your Community Have a New Resident Orientation Program?

Congrats! You’ve gained another resident. After implementing marketing and sales strategies and great customer service, that potential resident is now your resident. But what’s next? After everything is completed and the resident has moved in, there can still be some uncertainty about moving into a new senior living community as...

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When is the Right Time to Move to an Assisted Living Community

by: Acts Retirement-Life Community Deciding when — and if — it’s a good time to consider moving into assisted living is a highly personal choice. If you’re a caregiver or if you’re making this decision for yourself, here are some common topics to think about.  Seniors who are feeling the strain of maintaining a...

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Volunteering, Independence, CCRCs, and Nursing Home Visits

Help others, help yourself Senior Independence: Aging and Loss of Independence Why Adult Children of CCRC Residents Opt for a CCRC Too Making Nursing Home Visits Meaningful

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Seniors & Technology: Why Smart Glasses Are the Future

Science fiction authors have written extensively about bionic body parts. Smart glasses are not bionic but are a very real and current example of advanced technology, and now their creators have seniors in mind. Gone are the days of having several different pairs of glasses depending on what one needs...

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