The following articles are from the ALFA Update, case studies from Senior Living Executive, and audio files from ALFA's conference sessions. Business planning articles focus on ideas, best practices and solutions to problems related to finance, risk management planning, business continuity and growth and change management.
cheatsheet, Facts and Figures, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Physical Plant, Reports
The Northeast houses more residential care communities with dementia special care apartments than other areas of the country, and that’s just one of t...
cheatsheet, Engage, Marketing Strategy, Provider Member
Whether you are sending greetings to prospective resident, thanking a family for taking a tour, or just looking to spread some holiday cheer, the ALFA...
cheatsheet, Choice, Engage, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living by Design, Senior Living Options
What’s extra special in person-centered senior living? Two renowned architects chose their favorite senior living spaces, highlighted in the November/...
Best of the Best Awards, Lead Generation, Sales Process
The 2014 Best of the Best Awards are now open, recognizing innovative new programs and services that are defining the future of senior living. What’s ...
Lead Generation, Science and Technology
SeniorHomes.com, an online resource for families searching for senior care and housing, today announced the Winners and Top Rated communities in its B...
CEO, cheatsheet, Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management
Data privacy and security are not new issues to senior living operators, and many have made serious headway in protection of protected health informat...
Advocacy, cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence
ALFA hosted 13 senior administrators from China’s National and Provincial Aging departments and committees in early November. The Chinese delegatio...
2014 Best of the Best Awards Are Open; See Which Senior Living Communities Received Accolades in 2013
Active & Engaged Seniors, Best of the Best Awards, cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Engage, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living Options, Space Planning and Design, Strategy
The 2014 Best of the Best awards are now open, recognizing innovative new programs and services that are defining the future of senior living. What’s ...
Award Programs, Business, CEO, cheatsheet, Community Leadership, Executive Talent Management, Executive Team Development, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Staffing & Performance
While a number of factors contribute to the success of a senior living community, a crucial piece of the puzzle is strong leadership at the top. Ex...
Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Branding, Business, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Community Leadership, Engage, Executive Talent Management, Falls Prevention, Finance, Green Living, Hero Awards, Human Resources, Managed Risk, Marketing Strategy, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Partnerships, Physical Plant, Property Management, Risk Management, Staffing & Performance
ALFA has opened up nominations for its annual awards program, designed to recognize outstanding individuals and best practices in the field of senior ...
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), ALFA Events, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Consumer Intelligence, Dining, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing Strategy, Organization Development, Partnerships, Property Management, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Risk Management, Security, Senior Living Industry Events, Senior Living Leadership Forum, Staffing & Performance, Value-Added Amenities and Services
On October 16-17, ALFA hosted 150 executives who work to advance excellence in senior living at the ALFA 2013 Senior Living Executive Forum. The two-d...
Ageism, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Reports, Research, Resident and Family Services
A new survey reveals the financial impact the Great Recession has had on the Baby Boomer generation. 47 percent of working adults surveyed said they n...
Business, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Managed Risk, Medication Technology & Informatics, Partnerships, Science and Technology, Strategy
The senior living industry has been met with a host of technology solutions that help not only drive efficiencies from a business and operations stand...
Best of the Best Awards, Business, Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Sales Process, Strategy
Five Star Quality Care has enhanced its sales standards and processes to help sales associates redouble efforts on the inquiries that can be turned in...
Featured Magazine Articles, Partnerships, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Senior Living Executive
With favorable metrics for investment, providers can expect more capital sources, developers, and new operators to eye the sector.
Whether an operator is looking to snatch up a small operator or a small operator is looking to sell, consider what goes into setting that price.
Best of the Best Awards, cheatsheet, Community Acting to Reduce Energy (CARE), Green Living, Property Management
While many new projects aim for LEED certification, Brightview Senior Living’s holistic approach to going green includes retrofitting existing buildin...
Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Falls Prevention, Family Caregiver, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Life Safety, Managed Risk, Reports, Research, Science and Technology, Security
Using a series of carefully tuned wireless sensors, researchers from the University of Utah have created a system that can determine when a senior suf...
Are you interested in applying for the Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification for your community? The EPA announced the last day ...
Business, cheatsheet, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Insurance, Staffing & Performance, Strategy
The Affordable Care Act may be massive, but one component in particular is proving a major consideration for senior living providers: the “employer ma...
Award Programs, cheatsheet, Senior Living by Design, Space Planning and Design
Enter your innovative residence designs today! All entries and submissions due Friday, August 16.
Audits, Best of the Best Awards, Business, cheatsheet, Compliance, Risk Management, Security, Workers Compensation
To create a safer environment for both residents and employees, Silverado Senior Living invested in a unique inspection program that was honored as a ...
Business, Business Planning, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Health and Wellness, Partnerships, Science and Technology, Staffing & Performance
As the assisted living resident demographic changes toward higher age and acuity, senior living providers are shifting care models with a clinical foc...
Business, CEO, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Community Awareness and Education, Resident and Family Services
When rare and isolated accidents occur in assisted living, just as they may occur at home, it is a tragedy and we are heartsick. Our members are dedic...
Brand Strategy, Branding, Business, cheatsheet, Community Awareness and Education, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Marketing Strategy, Resident and Family Services, Senior Living Options
ALFA’s brand-new guide covers a range of topics to help consumers make informed decisions about prospective assisted living communities. This 12-page ...
Business, cheatsheet, Competitive Positioning, Green Living, Health and Wellness, Physical Plant, Property Management, Strategy, Utilities
Senior living providers are realizing the environmental benefits of going green for their communities and their residents, and they’re doing it withou...
Senior Living by Design, Space Planning and Design
Does your senior living community have an amazing layout and beautiful, functional living space? If so, get recognized for it in ALFA's Senior Living ...
Online energy measurement and tracking tool, used by more than 19% of the senior living market, makes it easier than ever to save energy and cut green...
Business, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Green Living, Physical Plant, Property Management, Science and Technology, Strategy
What is the average cost of your senior living community’s electricity bill? Who’s in charge of reviewing and paying your community’s monthly electric...
ALFA Conference & Expo, Business, CEO, cheatsheet, Competitive Positioning, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Strategy
ALFA 2013 Keynote speaker Jim Fitzgibbon knows a thing or two about hospitality. FitzGibbon brought his three-plus decades of experience in the hospit...