Guest Columns

Guest Columns

Why LTC operators should care about anti-kickback statute trends

Why LTC operators should care about anti-kickback statute trends

Skilled nursing facility operators should pay close attention to anti-kickback statutes trends because enforcement is evolving and the issues can affect providers greatly.

How educational partnerships can benefit CCRCs

How educational partnerships can benefit CCRCs

As a not-for-profit organization, social accountability is a core value of Lifespace Communities and part of who we are as a senior living provider.

What providers need to know about joint bundles

What providers need to know about joint bundles

Post acute care providers need to be at the table as bundles are designed, so that all parties in the continuum understand each others' worlds, incentives, limitations.

Serving older adults: A community outreach example

Serving older adults: A community outreach example

Effective community outreach to older adults can be done on a much smaller scale, with minimal investment and resources.

The marriage between life enrichment and marketing

The marriage between life enrichment and marketing

A coordinated approach can mean that your programs will get noticed in various media sources which will accentuate your marketing efforts.

Why a chain facility fails

Why a chain facility fails

Each nursing facility must create a homegrown culture regardless of its corporate affiliation.

Hats off to facilities working on spiritual care

Hats off to facilities working on spiritual care

Knowing you're doing the right thing is one thing, but having others tell you that you are doing the right thing can be very affirming.

Community engagement: Being a resource for all generations

Community engagement: Being a resource for all generations

Residents and associates alike enjoy working together and interacting with the Watermark Kids who visit to share their experience or perform for the community.

Working just to pay for healthcare

Working just to pay for healthcare

In 2015, our union surveyed nursing home workers and found that nearly 40% did not receive health insurance through their employer and the biggest reason was the cost of insurance, followed by the inadequacy of benefits.

Guest Columns

Guest columns are written by long-term care industry experts, ranging from academics and thought leaders to administrators and CEOs.

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