4 Common Fears of Moving into a Senior Living Home

The idea of picking up your entire life and moving to a senior living facility can feel daunting at best. At worst, it could feel like losing or abandoning a life that you know and love. It is no surprise that many people have a really difficult time during this period. In this article, we will take a look at some of the biggest fears that potential residents often have. [...]


How to Appeal to Your Middle Management Employees

Look at most industries and you will generally find a representation of four distinct generations: Generation Z (the most recent to enter the workforce), Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers. Of course, depending on the nature of the work, this makeup can vary widely. When it comes to the senior living services industry, for example, it is the youngest and the oldest age groups that are currently thriving, staying in [...]


Working for the Senior Living Industry Is Tough: Here Is How to Retain Your Star Talent 

It should come as no surprise that the senior care industry’s employee turnover rate stands at some of the highest healthcare industry levels – in between 60% and 80%. And from recent reporting, it appears that these numbers are only continuing to rise.  One of the big reasons behind this is the “silver tsunami.” Haven’t heard of it? It refers to the large number of Baby Boomers who are beginning [...]


Are You Successfully Onboarding Your Senior Care Staff?

You go through the entire process of successfully recruiting, hiring, and onboarding a candidate, taking valuable time, energy, and fiscal resources. And you think she is going to be a fantastic fit! But then, in less than three months, she is turning in her notice. So, what went wrong? The onboarding period is absolutely crucial – especially in an industry like senior care, which is known for long hours and [...]


Senior Living Staffing Issues with Volunteers: Do Not Make Theses Mistakes

The coronavirus has had an incredible effect on the healthcare industry – particularly senior living, where individuals are the most at-risk and require the most amount of care. Even with social distancing guidelines in place, volunteers have risen to the occasion across the country. Individuals taking time out of their personal schedules have been able to help out tremendously as the industry currently faces a growing staffing shortage. Not only [...]


Taking Time to Address the Needs of Caregivers and Loved Ones

When someone we care about is aging and begins to experience serious health problems, we tend to focus all of our attention on their wellbeing. An ailment like dementia can be particularly distressing (and emotionally taxing), because of the level of care the patient demands. You need to make sure that they are eating properly, that they are getting enough sleep and exercise, that they do not pose a threat [...]


How to Facilitate Connection in Your Senior Care Community

Loneliness is already a big problem within the senior community, especially for those who may have recently entered a care facility. These individuals could very well feel like they have just lost their freedom, and probably feel further away from friends and family than they have in a long time. Of course, the past year has made things even more difficult. Visitations have been greatly restricted in many senior care [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]

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