The following articles are the featured stories in each edition of the Senior Living Executive magazine. These featured articles take an in-depth look at the issues that effect you most, and help you raise the bar of excellence at your community or company.
With inexpensive capital available for the taking, a continued and growing market of consumers, and increasingly sophisticated business practices, sen...
CEO, cheatsheet, Featured Magazine Articles, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Strategy
Available in all shapes and sizes and customizable to any learner type or job role, professional training is still a challenge for senior living compa...
Donít leave implementation to chance when investing in a new operational software solution. Technology providers share their best strategies for ensur...
Business Planning, Featured Magazine Articles, Health and Wellness, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Wellness Program
Providers leverage the latest research on physical exercise, sensory inputs, and more to provide better resident care and delay the onset of Alzheimer...
Executive Talent Management, Featured Magazine Articles, Human Resources, Organization Development, Staffing & Performance
Emerging job titles and creative on-boarding approaches shake up the HR function.
Engage, Featured Magazine Articles
As the senior living industry matures, growing larger in scope and size, leaders must continue to innovate and foster collaboration among senior livin...
CEO, cheatsheet, Engage, Featured Magazine Articles, Membership
Both industry veterans and new generation leaders reflect on the relatively young businessí rich history, as ALFA celebrates its 25th year.
ALFA Conference & Expo, Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, cheatsheet, Featured Magazine Articles, Human Resources, Resident and Family Services, Strategy
Ninth-annual ALFA program offers shining examples of the creativity and commitment to residents exhibited by todayís senior living companies.
Step too close to the regulations and you might get burned, say experts. No one wants to be on the wrong side of a $1.5 million penalty.
While the growth ranges from big to small to unchanged, providers and REITs alike report big plans for 2015.
ALFA Conference & Expo, Engage, Featured Magazine Articles, Membership
World-class speakers offer thought-provoking ideas and innovative discussions.
Senior livingís legislative push for 2015 focuses on issues that protect residentsí independence, choice, and dignity.
Whether itís a new corporate identity or more deliberate articulation of value, your brand can better connect your business to your core audience
Brand Strategy, Featured Magazine Articles, Marketing Strategy, Sales Process, Senior Living Executive
Marketing professionals focus on strategies with the most impact, better leveraging the tools at hand
How third-party care providers, like rehab and home health, work with senior living companies to improve resident care and decrease hospital readmissi...
Competitive Positioning, Featured Magazine Articles, Investment To Grow, Lead Generation, Senior Living Executive, Strategy
Independent living and 55+ communities attract seniors traveling along the care continuum, offering either affordable or increasingly upscale options,...
Clinical quality executives say communication, including truly getting to know residents and their stories, makes all the difference in resident and f...
Featured Magazine Articles, Furnishings, Property Management, Senior Living Executive, Space Planning and Design
Changing attitudes about aging and a more educated consumer drive more diverse and flexible resident-focused offerings.
ALFA, ALFA Conference & Expo, ALFA Events, Engage, Featured Magazine Articles, Membership, Senior Living Executive, Senior Living Industry Events
Attendees learned about new services, environments, technologies, research, and best practices during four-day event in Phoenix.
Executive Talent Management, Featured Magazine Articles, HR Systems & Processes, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Senior Living Executive, Staffing & Performance
From cherry-picking the best minds in the business to using electronic recruiting tools and taking the time to do it right, senior living HR professio...
Featured Magazine Articles, Knowledge Management, Life Safety, Medication Technology & Informatics, Science and Technology, Senior Living Executive, Technology Infrastructure
Having embraced technologies for caregiving, marketing, and security for some time now, senior living providers jump to the next level with more sophi...
ALFA, Award Programs, Best of the Best Awards, Engage, Featured Magazine Articles, Senior Living Executive
Eighth-annual awards program draws 100 entries, with an overwhelming number focused on accountability to resident quality of life and accountability t...
Acquisitions, Business, cheatsheet, Engage, Featured Magazine Articles, Land/Site Development, Partnerships, Property Management, Real Estate, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Senior Living Executive
Senior living was on a roll in 2013. True, the sector outshone most real estate types through the recession, but financing sources were chiefly REITs,...
cheatsheet, Executive Focus Group, Featured Magazine Articles, Knowledge Management, Science and Technology, Senior Living Executive, Technology Infrastructure
Itís not too late to improve your digital well-being and keep information thieves at bay. 1. Determine whether your company is a HIPAA-covered entity....
Consumer Funding Resources, Featured Magazine Articles, Financing Senior Living Ė Consumer Education, Health Care, Long Term Care Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance Education, Public Policy, Senior Living Executive
How several senior living providers are partnering with health-care organizations for referrals and improved outcomes
Competitive Positioning, Featured Magazine Articles, Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Sales Process, Senior Living Executive, Strategy
Five big trends dominating marketing and resident referral solutions for senior living
ALFA Conference & Expo, Engage, Featured Magazine Articles, Senior Living Executive, Senior Living Industry Events
Impressive lineup of keynote speakers promises an event you wonít soon forget
Career Resources, Executive Team Development, Featured Magazine Articles, Human Resources, Professional Development, Senior Living Executive, Staff Performance, Staff Retention, Staffing & Performance
From complicated metrics to simple observations about what a resident is or isnít eating, senior living providers use a range of measures to evaluate ...
Business Planning, Community Awareness and Education, Featured Magazine Articles, Partnerships, Risk Management, Senior Living Executive
Failure to plan for media inquiries can mean the difference between a balanced story and one that damages your business.
Assisted Living, Featured Magazine Articles, Resident Engagement, Senior Living Executive, Senior Living Options, Wellness Program
Companies will face challenges in balancing the champagne desires of a boomer audience that hasnít planned for retirement. Hard data is emerging on th...
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