The following articles are from the ALFA Update, case studies from Senior Living Executive, and audio files from ALFA's conference sessions. Building and Technology articles focus on ideas, best practices and solutions to problems related to green living, physical plant, space planning, and security.
Are you looking for ways to save energy, reduce operating costs, and get some positive publicity for your efficiency efforts? Register by May 31, 2013...
Business, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Compliance, Employee Compensation, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Insurance, Property Management, Public Policy, Regulations, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management
The old saying “the only thing constant is change” applies to the senior living industry. ALFA has published two new tool kits that will help you prep...
Assisted living communities have long struggled with being classified along with other types of institutional-type buildings such as hospitals and nur...
ALFA Events, Business Planning, cheatsheet, Compliance, Disabilities, Property Management, Public Policy, Regulations, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, Webinars
Are you frustrated by confusing building code requirements that seem to contradict state assisted living regulations? ALFA is hosting a webinar and of...
Business, Business Planning, Green Living, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Physical Plant, Property Management, Risk Management, Webinars
Are you up to date on the latest key business topics affecting senior living providers? ALFA offers webinars facilitated by the leading authorities in...
The Great Recession can be considered assisted living’s turning point, marking a pronounced shift from being primarily a lifestyle choice to primarily...
Green Living, Webinars
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR program announced the energy saving results of all 3,200 competitors at the half-way poin...
Energy is a leading operational cost for senior living communities. From electricity bills to energy efficient equipment, senior living providers are ...
The Green Wave: Catch It Now To Save Money And Enhance Reputation, A Greener Future For The Senior Living Industry
Business, cheatsheet, Green Living, Property Management, Senior Living Industry Events, Utilities, Webinars
The green wave of making buildings more energy efficient and environmentally friendly is now breaking upon the shores of the senior living industry. E...
Missed ALFA’s bed bug webinar series? Check out the highlights or get a comprehensive look at how to detect and eliminate bed bugs in your senior livi...
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Property Management, Science and Technology, Value-Added Amenities and Services
A 2012 Best of the Best Program to Watch, CATIE delivers information through an easy to use touch screen. Created by Status Solutions, the program pro...
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Property Management, Security
Silverado Senior Living’s strategic packaging of hardware, software and wireless communications to improve communications among staff at its communiti...
When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast around Halloween, senior living providers faced communication breakdown, power outages, and flooding as they c...
Award Programs, Featured Magazine Articles, Land/Site Development, Physical Plant, Senior Living by Design, Senior Living Executive, Space Planning and Design
2012 award winners adopt more contemporary designs and embrace indoor/outdoor living.
Featured Magazine Articles, Furnishings, Green Living, Land/Site Development, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living Executive, Space Planning and Design
Five architectural and interior design trends are changing how senior living communities look, feel, and serve the people who call them home.
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Business, Housekeeping, Property Management, Value-Added Amenities and Services
Elmcroft Senior Living’s Best of the Best winning program, Operation Clean Sweep set concrete standards and emphasized a resident centered focus for h...
Education helps build staff awareness and increases the chances that the pest will be discovered before your bed bug problem becomes a full-blown infe...
Business, Engage, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Science and Technology, Utilities
Learn the latest energy management strategies and methods of making the most out of participation in the ENERGY STAR program.
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Life Safety, Science and Technology, Security
Sonata Senior Living’s Serenades community offered an innovative design and a resident focused philosophy that earned the company a place as a 2012 Be...
Business Planning, Finance, Financial Management Systems, Growth Strategies, Partnerships, Real Estate
Owners and operators of senior housing need to recognize and avoid failed funding strategies that effectively place the cart before the horse in a tig...
Participant Perspectives, Space Planning and Design
When designing new (or renovating existing) senior housing projects, there needs to be an emphasis on the ability to transition or convert between dif...
Community Acting to Reduce Energy (CARE), Green Living
Today, ALFA will also recognize 265 senior living communities with the Communities Acting to Reduce Energy (C.A.R.E.) Achievement Award.
Physical Plant, Space Planning and Design
Learn how to transform your senior living community into a hospitality destination with some tips from the experts at three-Living Architecture.
Community Acting to Reduce Energy (CARE), Green Living, Property Management
Brookdale Senior Living has partnered with ENERGY STAR, formalizing their commitment to energy management. Recently, Brookdale acquired Horizon Bay, w...
Growth Strategies, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Physical Plant, Security, Space Planning and Design
The nation is gearing up for an impending “silver tsunami,” and part of that includes making sure senior housing communities are prepared to care for ...
Green Living, Property Management
Cogenra Solar highlights the costs and benefits of implementing a solar energy program through a case study of an assisted living community undergoing...
If you are thinking about putting together an internal team of experts to save energy but don’t know where to start, look no further. The ENERGY STAR ...
Check out the most relevant trends affecting energy usage and energy costs in the United States.
Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? Resolve to save money and help the environment with ENERGY STAR and ALFA’s new Communities Acting to Reduce Energ...
ALFA Tool Kits
Each day you give peace of mind to your residents and their families. Now, how about some peace of mind for you and your staff?
ALFA's Emergency Preparedness Executive Tool Kit offers tips, templates and the information you need to prepare for issues of all types. It is great on its own or use it to enhance your existing plans.
Prepare today and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with having an emergency plan to turn to when it is needed most. Visit the ALFA Store now.
ALFA Events e-Newsletter
Subscribe to ALFA's free, electronic newsletter featuring ALFA Conference updates and ALFA featured events.
SENIOR Living Jobs
Passion. Dedication. Drive. Three words that describe senior living professionals. Access the Senior Living Career Center to search an exclusive online database containing job postings from across the healthcare and senior living industry. If you are looking for a new position or are ready to take the next step in your career, we can help. Search job openings.