30Mar2016

What Are Managed Services, and Are They Right for Your Community?

Managed services are becoming buzzwords these days, and not without cause.  The trend for using managed services for technology needs has been steadily rising.  There are plenty of reasons for a senior living community to make the switch to managed services as opposed to the old way of doing things.  Managed services are all about convenience and cost effectivieness, and here’s a short list of reasons why they are right for your community.

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23Mar2016

3 Senior Technologies That Actually Add Value and Appeal to Your Community

New and exciting technology is always emerging, even in the senior living industry.  That’s why it is important to take note and use upgrades to your advantage.  With so many options to choose from, it can be hard decide where a technology boost would be of the most benefit.  With that in mind, we’ve created a list of 3 senior living technologies that can actually add value and appeal to your community.

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16Mar2016

Telephone Services for Senior Living Communities: 3 Questions to Answer Now

Cell phones are everywhere and you can find a smart phone in practically everyone’s hands.  Some families have even gone so far as to drop their land lines because each member of the household would rather use their own cell phone than share a common line and number.  Senior citizens are no different – embracing the technology and freedom that comes with having a phone that can go everywhere they do. That doesn’t mean they are turning their backs on landlines.  Senior living communities are still expected to be connected to good old fashioned phone service.  If your community is responsible for your residents’ telephone service, then here is a list of 4 questions you should be prepared to answer NOW.

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9Mar2016

5 Things That Drive Residents Away from Senior Living Communities

We’ve talked a lot about what can bring residents in to a senior living facility, but nobody likes to talk about what might be driving potential residents away.  We’ve taken the time to examine some common reasons seniors may lose interest in one senior living community over another in their target living area, and found some common concerns  Here are 5 things to look out for to ensure that you aren’t inadverdently pushing a sale elsewhere. 

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2Mar2016

How Improving Senior Safety Measures Improves Occupancy Rates

We all want to feel safe, especially in our own homes. When a senior makes the choice to leave home for a senior living community, the most important factor in their decision making is their safety. The pressure to increase occupancy rates and retain residents is one of the biggest difficulties a senior living facilty administrator can be faced with.  It makes sense then, that improving senior safety measures will improve occupancy rates as well.

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