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Use Your Benefits to Attract and Retain Top Talent

The healthcare industry is continuing to work around the clock to keep the country safe – specifically individuals most at risk of contracting the dangerous coronavirus: senior citizens. Senior healthcare workers have been classified as essential for more than a year. In general, they are severely overworked and may be suffering from burnout. This trend is expected to continue into the foreseeable future, at least until a vaccine has been [...]

2021-02-22T10:02:52-05:00

How to Use Predictive Analytics to Save Time and Money

Running a senior living facility comes with a whole host of challenges. Not only do you have to maintain the operations of the building, but you also have to protect and support your staff and residents. Predictive analytics can be a huge time and money saver. Through continuous monitoring of certain data points, you can proactively address potentially hazardous or wasteful situations – as opposed to reactively – saving both [...]

2021-02-11T13:48:40-05:00

Have You Fine Tuned Your Inbound Marketing Strategy?

Over the past year, it has not been business as usual, which means that it has definitely not been marketing as usual. In many industries, marketers have been primarily focused on damage control, following the continued effects of the coronavirus. Senior care facilities have been hit incredibly hard. Deemed “hot zones,” many still face heavy visitation restrictions, which means that – even if someone did want to weather the storm [...]

2021-02-08T08:10:50-05:00

What Risk Management Looks Like During a Global Pandemic

In the senior care industry, risk management is always going to be top of mind. But add a global pandemic to the mix, for which age is a serious threat, and you are going to be putting out fires in every direction. During this time, management must take additional precautions to ensure that residents – and staff – stay safe. Chances are, over the past year, many of these procedures [...]

2021-02-01T08:13:04-05:00

Are You Taking Advantage of These Operational Efficiencies?

When it comes to operational efficiencies, you are really walking a thin line. On one hand, you want to have established procedures with which everyone in the office is familiar and feels comfortable. On the other hand, you also want to make sure that you are taking advantage of any automated processes or other programs that can help streamline the system and improve your bottom line. This can be especially [...]

2021-01-25T09:51:50-05:00

How to Combat Loneliness in the Senior Living Community

Moving to a senior living community can be a difficult transition, especially when it is further away from family members and friends. Many seniors report feeling lonely, particularly at the beginning. These feelings have only been exacerbated over the past year with the global pandemic, which has kept many from being able to visit their loved ones as they normally would. In this article, we will go over some of [...]

2021-01-17T17:39:54-05:00

How to Find Great Hires During a Global Pandemic

The healthcare industry – and particularly the senior care industry – has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus. Many facilities are now in the difficult position of needing to hire qualified workers, but wanting to do so in a way that is safe for all parties (and in accordance with CDC guidelines). Hiring people in the middle of a global pandemic is just as confusing and stressful as it [...]

2021-01-11T09:26:29-05:00

Tips for Saying Positive in a Global Pandemic

For nearly an entire year, the coronavirus has been heightening tension and fear around the country. This can be particularly difficult for seniors who are not only more susceptible to the disease but may also be more likely to experience mood changes and have feelings of isolation. Keep in mind the following recommendations that can help you (or a senior in your care) feel calmer and better prepared for the [...]

2021-01-04T10:04:54-05:00

Reflecting on 2020, and Setting Goals for 2021

To say that this past year did not work out as planned would be an understatement. Likely many of the goals that you had at the beginning of 2020 fell by the wayside as you were forced to deal with the many changes that came as a result of a global pandemic. While all industries suffered from uncertainties, the healthcare industry – and particularly senior care – was hit especially [...]

2020-12-28T11:07:06-05:00

The Importance of Staying Active in Senior Living Centers

As we age, it becomes arguably more and more important for us to stay physically active. Many people go into senior care living programs and begin to lose their mobility as a result of retreating to a sedentary lifestyle, which can speed up the aging process. By exercising regularly, senior citizens can defer health issues like arthritis and heart disease, while keeping their brains sharp and morale high. In this [...]

2020-12-21T09:41:36-05:00
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