Tag: senior living

Aging together: Seniors join elderly parents in assisted living

According to Kathrin Boerner, an associate professor of gerontology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, the elderly population (age 80+) is expected to increase 51% between 2010 and 2030. Two-thirds of this elderly population have “advanced-age children, who typically serve as their primary caregiver.” Kaiser Health News reports that this growing group of senior caregivers […]

Trends in Seniors Housing: A look into supply and demand

Editorial Note: The following has been republished with permission from the author, Reg’s blog. Now that the real estate dynamics have shifted from on balance to par or better (the majority of markets can liquidate inventory at stable or rising prices with constant or modestly increasing demand), the outlook for senior housing—independent living (IL), assisted living (AL), […]

How to create an effective activities program for the assisted living community

Editorial Note: This is an excerpt taken from The Big Book of Senior Living Activities by Jillian Thomas, CDP, and Debbie Bera, ADC. Learn more about this resource here, including over 100 activity ideas, detailed case studies for senior living activities, and tips for how to gain resident and staff buy-in. Your activities program helps […]

Why customer service is the key to success for assisted living facilities

Editorial Note: The following post is an excerpt from HCPro’s recent title Customer Service in Assisted Living: Strategies for Building Successful Partnerships by Kelly Smith Papa, MSN, RN and Carol Marshall, MA. For content details and ordering information, visit HCPro’s Marketplace. The concept of customer service has become an important facet of assisted living as […]

Program details for 2017 Senior Living Executive Conference

Argentum’s 2017 Senior Living Executive Conference is scheduled for May 1-3 in Nashville, TN. The three-day conference will be led by George Blankenship, revolutionary business leader, architect of Apple’s brand building retail strategy, and former Tesla VP. The conference will also include: 40 educational sessions led by 30 industry CEOs, business executives, academic professionals, and […]