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.
Engage, Land/Site Development, Policy in the States, Property Management, Real Estate, Regulations, Research
Argentum is offering a 115-page report “Building Regulation and Assisted Living: A National Analysis Report” to educate the industry about the web of ...
Welltower and Hines Unveil Design for New Assisted Living and Memory Care Community at 139 East 56th Street
Land/Site Development, Real Estate
Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN), a leader in health care infrastructure, and partner Hines, the international real estate firm, today unveiled the first ren...
ALFA Conference & Expo, ALFA Events, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Engage, Finance, Property Management
It’s the last week to register for the early bird rate for Argentum’s upcoming Senior Living Executive Conference. Staying abreast of industry chan...
Advocacy, CEO, cheatsheet, Compliance, Life Safety, Membership, Physical Plant, Policy in the States
Argentum, which advocates for excellence in senior living, applauds its state partner in Florida for successfully advocating for legislation enabling ...
Featured Magazine Articles, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Physical Plant, Space Planning and Design
Senior living advocates have a new option to help residents experiencing dementia. This initiative educates the general population about how to help m...
cheatsheet, Furnishings, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living by Design, Senior Living Options, Space Planning and Design
The winners of the 2015 Argentum Senior Living by Design Awards are showcased in the latest issue of Senior Living Executive magazine. The fourth annu...
The old adage “home is where the heart is” appears in full bloom throughout senior living design. Communities are increasingly embracing nurturing env...
Welltower Inc. has been recognized as a U.S. leader for the quality of climate change related information that it has disclosed to investors and the g...
Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living by Design
The November/December issue of Senior Living Executive, the flagship magazine of Argentum, highlights some of the most cutting-edge and creative archi...
President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in 1983 – at a time in the United States when fewer than 2 million...
Green Living, Utilities
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program is accepting applications for Energy Star certification. Companies that wish to certify buil...
Green Living, Physical Plant, Utilities
The Environmental Protection Agency is reaching out to Independent living communities, seeking their participation in a water efficiency project. EPA’...
Although Hurricane Joaquin hit South Carolina hard, causing wide swaths of devastation throughout the state professionally managed senior living commu...
CEO, cheatsheet, Compliance, Federal Agency Activity, Property Management
The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a proposed rule establishing management standards for pharmaceutical waste that is classified as “hazar...
The National Health Investors Bickford Senior Living joint venture has acquired Fairfield Village, an assisted living and memory care community in Lan...
Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Utilities
The Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications for its 2016 Energy Star Award and encourages independent and assisted living communitie...
Business Planning, Dining, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Property Management, Value-Added Amenities and Services
As Alzheimer’s becomes more prevalent among the nation’s older adults, senior living communities are creating innovative ways to create nurturing envi...
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Furnishings, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Space Planning and Design
The deadline to submit to the 2015 Senior Living by Design Awards competition is July 31. ALFA created the awards program to recognize innovative d...
Physical Plant, Property Management, Security, Senior Living by Design, Space Planning and Design
ALFA will select approximately 10 design judges from the senior living industry to help determine the Senior Living by Design Winners.
ALFA Conference & Expo, ALFA Events, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Dining, Engage, Executive Talent Management, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing Strategy, Partnerships, Property Management, Risk Management, Sales Process, Staffing, Staffing & Performance, Strategy
ALFA convenes Executive Roundtables several times a year, which are made up of industry peers from different companies working in the same field. Thes...
Choice, Engage, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living by Design, Space Planning and Design
Stellar design in senior living is more than local architectural identity. It goes beyond beauty, and transcends into comfort and wellness. It’s impor...
CEO, cheatsheet, Physical Plant, Property Management, Utilities
Senior living communities search regularly for ways to cut costs in some areas and to boost resources in others in their mission to provide the best c...
Business Planning, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living by Design
The 2015 Senior Living by Design Awards competition is now open. Nominations will be accepted through July 31. ALFA created the awards program to rec...
CEO, cheatsheet, Continuing Education, Executive Team Development, Human Resources, Organization Development, Professional Development, Property Management
ALFA, through the soon-to-be launched Senior Living Certification Commission (SLCC), will be developing a certification program for assisted living ex...
Engage, Risk Management, Security
No one wants to think about disasters affecting us, but they do happen. Natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes, or man-made disa...
cheatsheet, Engage, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living by Design
The 2015 Senior Living by Design Awards competition is now open. ALFA created the awards program to recognize innovative design solutions honoring ...
Compliance, Federal Agency Activity, Physical Plant, Risk Management, Security
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and ...
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Facts and Figures, Finance, Growth Strategies, Property Management, Reports, Strategy
Pick any metric – occupancy, acquisition, inventory, new investments - and the end result is that senior living was hot in 2014, according to an anal...
Disabilities, Health and Wellness, Memory Care Education, Physical Plant, Reports
Alzheimer’s Disease International has released a new report “Dementia Friendly Communities,” focusing on global examples of neighborhoods, towns, citi...
Competitive Positioning, Facts and Figures, Federal Agency Activity, Property Management, Reports
The Centers for Disease Control has released new state web tables using data from its National Study of Long-Term Care Providers conducted in 2012.
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