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Operational Excellence Strategies

Operational excellence resources are a compilation of articles from Senior Living Executive magazine that help senior living professionals learn from their colleagues' successes and missteps.

5/20/2016
They have a lot in common with peers of all ages – and their love for technology and flexibility are traits that can improve the workplace for everyo...
5/20/2016
It takes a special kind of senior living staff to work with with residents experiencing cognitive impairments, and communities are taking steps to ens...
5/20/2016
Welcome to the New Jewish Home,a Manhattan-based system of communities and services where about 11 percent of residents and clients are Jewish and 37 ...
3/1/2016
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...
3/1/2016
The senior living industry is on a growth trajectory in a climate enabling stakeholders to embrace economic, demographic and other opportunities. Desp...
3/1/2016
ALFA Conference & Expo, ALFA Events, Featured Magazine Articles
Staying abreast of industry changes, sharing best practices and exploring critical issues are vital to senior living executives. You’ll find all this ...
2/1/2016
Geriatrician and memory care expert Dr. G. Allen Power on how senior living can support a much-needed focus on well-being and engagement.
2/1/2016
Tools for prolonging and improving cognitive ability help many senior living residents stay sharp.
2/1/2016
cheatsheet, Featured Magazine Articles, Health and Wellness, Research, Wellness Program
Caring for residents in the 21st century requires monitoring the latest research on the science of aging and keeping up with trends in what it means t...
2/1/2016
As nutritional science continues to show connections between successful aging and specific foods, senior living dining executives upgrade and expand m...
11/30/2015
As one of the biggest expenses in senior living operations, dining weighs heavily on the minds of finance officers. Check out the following strategies...
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...
11/30/2015
As safety technology tools do their most important job of keeping residents safe, they also offer important cost-saving and marketing advantages.
9/1/2015
With inexpensive capital available for the taking, a continued and growing market of consumers, and increasingly sophisticated business practices, sen...
9/1/2015
Don’t leave implementation to chance when investing in a new operational software solution. Technology providers share their best strategies for ensur...
9/1/2015
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...
7/1/2015
As the senior living industry matures, growing larger in scope and size, leaders must continue to innovate and foster collaboration among senior livin...
7/1/2015
Executive Focus Group, Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Sales Process
The senior living sales and marketing arena is a constantly evolving landscape. With intense competitive pressure, new technologies for generating and...
7/1/2015
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.
7/1/2015
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...
5/1/2015
CEO, cheatsheet, Engage, Featured Magazine Articles, Membership
Both industry veterans and new generation leaders reflect on the relatively young business’ rich history, as ALFA celebrates its 25th year.
5/1/2015
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 today’s senior living companies.
5/1/2015
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.
3/1/2015
While the growth ranges from big to small to unchanged, providers and REITs alike report big plans for 2015.
3/1/2015
Senior living’s legislative push for 2015 focuses on issues that protect residents’ independence, choice, and dignity.
3/1/2015
ALFA Conference & Expo, Engage, Featured Magazine Articles, Membership
World-class speakers offer thought-provoking ideas and innovative discussions.
1/1/2015
How third-party care providers, like rehab and home health, work with senior living companies to improve resident care and decrease hospital readmissi...
1/1/2015
Whether it’s a new corporate identity or more deliberate articulation of value, your brand can better connect your business to your core audience
1/1/2015
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
7/1/2014
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,...
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