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How to Pick a Senior Living Community for Your Parent

Posted by Kathryn Wyckoff

May 4, 2017 3:57:16 PM EDT

 

Choosing a senior living community for your parent is a daunting task. There are many factors to consider when making that decision including location, price and most importantly – quality of care. It is not a choice you should take lightly, regardless if your parent needs a little or much help. However, how do you know that the facility you visit will provide your parent quality care? Let's look at some telltale signs of a wonderful senior living community.

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Topics: Senior Living Community, Aging

Building Brand Identity for Your Senior Living Community

Posted by Kathryn Wyckoff

April 1, 2017 7:00:00 AM EDT

 

What do people picture in their minds when they hear the name of your senior living community?

Do they imagine a clean, bright facility with active residents? Or do they think of a drab and dull place where folks just sit around? Maybe they struggle to come up with an image of your facility at all.

A strong brand identity is important for a senior living community to differentiate itself from all the older adult living options that exist. There are six pieces to brand identity that all need to be considered:

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Topics: Senior Living Community, Marketing

Social Interactions for Seniors: Understanding the Benefits

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

February 23, 2017 5:00:00 PM EST

As increasing amounts of research suggest, social interactions are healthful for seniors in a myriad of ways. For this reason, it's not surprising that many senior care communities, community centers, and families are working to increase the social opportunities for seniors in their care or community. Simply by ramping up the number of social encounters that seniors experience, you can enhance their lives and enrich their senior years.

 

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Topics: Senior Living Community, Assisted Living, Technology, emergency call system, Silversphere, Social Interaction

Social Interactions for Seniors: Understanding the Benefits

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

October 19, 2016 1:43:00 PM EDT

As increasing amounts of research suggest, social interactions are healthful for seniors in a myriad of ways. For this reason, it's not surprising that many senior care communities , community centers, and families are working to increase the social opportunities for seniors in their care or community. Simply by ramping up the number of social encounters that seniors experience, you can enhance their lives and enrich their senior years.

 

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Topics: Senior Living Community, Assisted Living, Technology, emergency call system, Silversphere, Social Interaction

The Truth about Social Media & Senior Living

Posted by Adam Gomes

March 29, 2016 11:00:00 AM EDT

Potential residents and families can practically see the senior living community online before deciding on the perfect place for their loved one. The question for senior living professionals remains: Is your organization's Facebook strategy ahead of the Competition?

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Topics: Senior Living Community, Senior Living, Social Networks, Senior Living Marketing, Marketing, Senior Living Sales, Social Media Strategy, Healthcare

SILVERSPHERE ACQUIRES UL 2560 LISTING FURTHER REINFORCING DEDICATION TO MANUFACTURING SAFE SENIOR LIVING TECHNOLOGY

Posted by Adam Gomes

January 19, 2016 1:56:08 PM EST

After extensive and rigorous testing, the ATMOS™ Emergency Call System from Silversphere receives a stamp of approval on safety with a UL-2560 listing and delivers a boost of confidence for senior living technology consumers.

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Topics: senior living operators, Senior Living Community, Senior Living Technology, Technology, emergency call system, Elderly Care

10 Things You Can Do in 2016 for Healthy Aging

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

December 21, 2015 4:09:56 PM EST

Living a healthy lifestyle is even more important as we age. From slowing metabolism to an increase in chronic illnesses, seniors face a number of challenges their younger peers do not.

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Topics: Senior Living Community, Senior Health, Healthy Aging

Tips for Making the Holidays Special for Seniors

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

December 11, 2015 8:28:13 AM EST

The holiday season is a special time of year for everyone, but seniors can sometimes feel less welcomed to participate in the fun. It is common for seniors to have kids who have grown up and moved away, which often presents the challenge of gathering the whole family together during the holidays. If you have a special senior in your life, there are things you can do to make the holiday time a special part of their lives. With just a few simple moves, you can help seniors enjoy the holiday season to the fullest. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Topics: Senior Living Community, Holiday Season, Volunteering

5 Tips to Save on the Cost of a Senior Living Community

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

June 19, 2015 11:22:40 AM EDT

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Living in a senior living community can enhance a senior's lifestyle immeasurably. Assisted living communities, however, can be costly, so it's important to research many communities in your region or even out of state where family may be near by. When searching for a senior living community, be sure to keep the following tips in mind, which can help you make a great decision about where you or your loved one spends their senior years.

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Topics: Senior Living Community, Saving On Cost

Building Blocks for Financing Your Senior Living Community

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

January 17, 2015 12:19:23 PM EST

If you have decided to open a senior living community in response to the growing need of senior care brought on by the aging “Baby Boomer” generation, the first step of your journey is figuring out your financing options and putting a plan in place to make the most out of your investment. Regardless of the type of business being started, new business owners should understand what the fundamentals of financing that business look like. The following topics provide building blocks by shedding light on important subjects related to financing your new senior living investment.  

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Topics: Senior Living Community, Emergency Call, Now You Know, Assisted Living, compliance, Before You Buy, Consultant, Independent living, emergency call system

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