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Business Planning and Finance

Articles on senior living

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. 

2/9/2016
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Facts and Figures, Human Resources, Organization Development, Professional Development, Reports, Staffing & Performance
The senior living industry will need to recruit 1.2 million new employees by 2025 and must be poised to create working environments and career paths a...
2/3/2016
cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Health Care, Medicare, Reports
The Congressional Budget Office recently released projections showing Medicare enrollment is expected to grow by more than 30 percent within the next ...
2/3/2016
Argentum has announced a key first step in defining a model for quality and accountability in senior living by introducing a first generation of quali...
1/20/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Reports
Only about half of full-time private sector workers, or about 49 percent, participate in a workplace retirement plan and about 58 percent have access ...
1/13/2016
Business Planning, cheatsheet, Organization Development, Staffing & Performance
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lacks comprehensive planning and oversight to ensure that its 72 health care workforce agency program...
1/13/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Disabilities, End of Life, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Managed Risk, Reports
U.S. healthcare costs are disproportionately concentrated among older adults with multiple chronic conditions or functional limitations, with disparit...
1/13/2016
Dining, Strategy
Senior living culinary operations experts share some of their tips for trimming dining costs throughout communities without sacrificing quality in Sen...
1/11/2016
Partnerships
Commonwealth Assisted Living announced the acquisition of Heritage Commons, an Independent Living community located at 236 Commons Way in Williamsbur...
12/22/2015
As you begin the new year, make sure you don’t miss the biggest senior living stories of 2015. Last year’s most widely read topics include reports on ...
12/22/2015
Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Sales Process, Strategy
During the holidays, adult children often discover during their visits home just how poorly mom is coping now that dad is gone. That realization spark...
12/14/2015
cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Reports
The pressure that the aging of America places on the nation is not evenly distributed among all states, according to a new report on healthiest states...
12/14/2015
Registration for the American Health Lawyers Association program “Long Term Care and the Law” is now open for the event, February 22-24 in Orlando, Fl...
12/11/2015
Partnerships
Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company announced that upon the closing of the merger with Towers Watson, the companies intend to list the ordina...
12/10/2015
Partnerships
MatrixCare®, provider of the industry leading EHR for long-term care and senior living providers, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire A...
12/9/2015
CEO, cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Reports
The majority of residents living in residential care communities, or 53 percent, are age 85 and older, show the latest data from the 2014 National Stu...
12/2/2015
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...
11/30/2015
Featured Magazine Articles, Physical Plant, Property Management, Senior Living by Design
The old adage “home is where the heart is” appears in full bloom throughout senior living design. Communities are increasingly embracing nurturing env...
11/24/2015
Green Living
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...
11/23/2015
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...
11/17/2015
Consumer Funding Resources, Consumer Intelligence, Long Term Care Insurance, Medicaid, Medicaid
Although there is no ideal solution, more Americans would have a greater incentive to purchase long-term care plans if those plans were changed and th...
11/12/2015
Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Physical Plant, Property Management
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...
11/12/2015
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Staffing & Performance
Approximately two-thirds of registered nurses over age 54 are considering retirement with 62 percent planning to retire within the next three years, a...
11/4/2015
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Reports
Seven years after the Great Recession, which began with the collapse of U.S. homes prices in 2007, there are still about 7.5 million homeowners whose ...
11/4/2015
Green Living, Utilities
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program is accepting applications for Energy Star certification. Companies that wish to certify buil...
11/4/2015
Best of the Best Awards, Engage, Marketing Strategy
Argentum’s Best of the Best Awards recognize innovative products, services and programs advancing excellence in senior living, including independent l...
11/3/2015
Partnerships
Collain Healthcare, an LG CNS Company, and Briggs Healthcare announced a partnership to facilitate compliance and create efficiencies for clinical tea...
10/28/2015
Nearly 200 senior living executives gathered in Rancho Mirage, California to network and attend educational sessions at the 2015 Argentum Senior Livin...
10/20/2015
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’...
10/14/2015
Best of the Best Awards, cheatsheet, Organizational Culture, Provider Member, Risk Management, Workers Compensation
ALFA’s Best of the Best Awards recognize innovative products, services and programs advancing excellence in senior living, including independent livin...
10/13/2015
Life Safety, Physical Plant, Property Management, Risk Management
Although Hurricane Joaquin hit South Carolina hard, causing wide swaths of devastation throughout the state professionally managed senior living commu...