Senior Housing

Totally Motivated: Employee Engagement & Resident Satisfaction in Senior Living
, Senior Housing

A survey of over 600 employees and almost 2,000 independent living residents from 29 senior living communities revealed important insights into the relationship between employee…

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What Does Quality of Life Mean to Life Plan Community Residents?
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Researchers conducted an in-depth case study to investigate what quality of life means to residents of a Life Plan Community. With the help of a…

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TRENDING NOW: Intergenerational Senior Living
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Intergenerational senior living has been shaping the aging experience for quite a while, but developers today are thinking of new ways to increase the benefits…

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The Loyal Treatment: Resident Loyalty in Life Plan Communities
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Researchers recently investigated Life Plan Community resident loyalty outcomes from a hospitality perspective. They proposed that a focus on residents’ needs would make the community…

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TRENDING NOW: A Social Cycling Experience for Older Adults
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A small but growing international trend within the older adult population has been reported by McKnight’s Senior Living and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. A new…

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Caught on Camera: The Different Causes of Falls in Men & Women
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Most falls-related research has relied on self-reports to identify the cause of a fall, but in a novel study that earned the 2018 gold Mather…

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Huddle Up to LOCK in Resident Engagement
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A recent study examined how implementing the LOCK model can improve resident engagement and quality of interactions with staff in senior housing. The LOCK model…

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Are You Lonesome Tonight? Comparing Loneliness & Anxiety in Life Plan Communities & Adult Day Care
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A recent study examined older adults in Life Plan Communities and adult day care centers to compare their levels of loneliness and anxiety about aging.…

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Live and Learn: Administrators-in-Training Live as Residents for a Day
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As part of their education to become long-term care administrators, 159 undergraduate students participated in a “Resident for a Day” program in which they lived…

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TRENDING NOW: Cafes on the Premises of Skilled Nursing Residences
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A recent study explored a trend in skilled nursing: public cafés on the premises. The idea is that adding a hub of activity for the…

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The Long & Short of It: Length of Stay & Resident Satisfaction in Nursing Homes
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Using data from a survey of 11,362 nursing home residents from 51 nursing home organizations, the researchers investigated factors that influenced the likelihood that residents…

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Want to Improve Quality of Life for Nursing Home Residents? Focus on These 3 Key Needs
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The psychological theory of self-determination suggests that our needs for autonomy, relatedness, and feeling effective (competency) are key elements of human well-being. A recent longitudinal…

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