How to Make the Functional Food Trend Work for Senior Living

Functional foods, also known as nutraceuticals, are topping the list of food and beverage trends for 2022. And even though senior living facilities are not known for having the trendiest food and beverage offerings, functional foods could be a natural fit for some communities. Here’s how senior living communities can make these foods pull double… Read more »

How to Make Your Senior Living Community Active Adult-Friendly

Those in the 55+ and over demographic are in their golden years. They have more free time and still have the energy to travel, exercise, and go out frequently. And they also are probably not ready to move anywhere that feels like senior living. But the hot housing market is prompting many to downsize their… Read more »

How Senior Living Can Tap into a Wider Talent Pool with Social Media

Social Media Recruiting to Gain more candidates

Finding and keeping talented workers has always been an uphill battle for the senior living industry. As rewarding as the industry can be, it’s an often overlooked-job market that isn’t well understood by job seekers. But amid record-high unemployment, senior living communities have the opportunity to recruit a variety of talented jobseekers from adjacent struggling… Read more »

How Will COVID-19 Impact Existing and Future Senior Living Design?

Senior Living design trends will focus more on outdoor spaces post COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior living industry has had to make some of the most drastic changes. While they have most of the same health risks as hotels and restaurants, shutting down is just not an option for them. While senior living communities have taken the challenge in stride, it has been incredibly stressful… Read more »

Making Technology Easy is the Future of Senior Living

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One of the most critical factors in ensuring that residents of senior living facilities are happy is family interaction. The COVID-19 pandemic made this especially difficult since many facilities banned visitors to prevent further spread of the virus. Families in many states would have been unable to visit anyway with some on lock-down and others… Read more »

How Can Interim Management Help in a Senior Living Facility?

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One of the most challenging factors in managing a senior living facility is the ongoing uncertainty, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In senior living facilities, they are facing challenging times the most uncertainty they’ve seen in years, possibly ever. Will the resident population grow or shrink? Can you find the people you need… Read more »