Month: September 2015

The Senior Living Operator’s Guide: Making the Shift to Value Based Care

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FEATURING KRIS HANSEN, CEO, WESTERN HOME COMMUNITIES

What is value based care and why will it make or break senior living operations in years to come? How can organizations like yours introduce value based care policies, and what benefits will they bring? Download this free guide, produced in collaboration with Western Home Communities, to learn why value based care is shaking senior living care models to their core – and what it means for operators across the senior housing industry.

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The Senior Living Operator’s Guide: Making the Shift to Value Based Care

From Volume to Value: How Healthcare Reform has Affected Senior Living Operators (and what it means for you)

It’s worth saying that the senior living space has always emphasized valuable, high-quality care. Value is not new to senior care. But what is new is the recent rapid evolution toward payment models that reward for efficiency combined with quality in care, and penalize those that don’t achieve it. This is known as pay-for-performance, or value based care.

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From Volume to Value: How Healthcare Reform has Affected Senior Living Operators (and what it means for you)

How Resident Retention Affects Operational Efficiency in Senior Housing

“There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home.” – Rosalynn Carter

On the Senior Quality of Life Blog we’ve examined how senior living technologies can increase resident retention. Tech that automates fall risk assessment, assists with pressure ulcer prevention and can provide early illness detection, can significantly increase resident retention by helping to keep residents safe, healthy, and secure. Read More

How Resident Retention Affects Operational Efficiency in Senior Housing

Why Retaining Baby Boomer Residents Will Be a New Ballgame for Senior Living

Baby Boomers won’t start hitting 80 — the average age of a senior living resident — until 2026, but that doesn’t mean it is too early to start thinking about their needs.

Right now Boomers already play a big role in supporting resident retention, as they help their parents make critical housing decisions. As a result, understanding what Boomers may want tomorrow is a key to driving resident retention today.

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Why Retaining Baby Boomer Residents Will Be a New Ballgame for Senior Living