As a business owner, I sometimes wish I could plant a “Qualified Lead Tree” behind my office so that when I need a good, qualified business lead I could easily go and pick the best one. It would save my sales team and I a lot of time, money, and headache following up with […]
In our eBook on employee retention in Senior Living, Silversphere explains how employee turnover impacts your business through loss of knowledge and the financial encumbrance of replacing employees. Employers may not recognize an ongoing reality: Negativity in the workplace affects your employee turnover rates. Positive people cannot thrive happily in a negative workplace… Here are 4 […]
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 […]
Editors Note: This article was originally posted in May 2014 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. The U.S. population is growing older, the Baby Boomer generation is aging at a increased rate, and the landscape of senior care is changing. This inevitable truth is forcing the entire senior living industry to begin […]
A key goal of a successful senior care community is to generate loyalty by providing quality products and services and being responsive to the needs of the staff, residents, and their families. To meet this goal, more companies are harnessing senior specific technology to advance their care and differentiation in an efficient and cost-effective […]
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.
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 […]
If you are looking for a memorable and satisfying volunteer experience and want to truly make a difference in people’s lives, you should make plans to volunteer at a senior living community. Many senior living communities rely on volunteers to help with a wide array of tasks and activities. By giving some of your time, […]
Having the flu is bad enough at any age, but for the elderly, getting sick can be a very serious matter. Even a mild case of the flu can easily turn into pneumonia for elderly patients, and that can quickly turn into a life-threatening situation.
Every senior housing community should be able to experience the convenience and assurance of resident security and safety, real-time information, staff efficiency, and risk reduction. However, Silversphere acknowledges that not every community can afford the most current emergency call technology. That is why this year we are awarding a free ATMOS™ Emergency Call System to […]