Thought Leader Series

These articles were written for issues facing seniors and published on partner websites.

Inspection Certification Associates ICA
Meeting State Assisted Living Regulations
Though typical home inspections are going to be the bulk of your workload, you may also come across special projects like senior living facilities and homes. These projects will require special attention to ensure that they meet the federal and state level regulations for the area in which the facility or home is being built. Read More

All Medical Personnel
Locum Tenens Staffing Solutions For Assisted Living Administrators
Assisted living facilities that employ full-time medical professionals face unique challenges of a fluctuating demand for qualified nurses and physicians. Locum Tenens is the process by which professionals are matched to medical facilities as they are needed for temporary employment. Read More

Selective Healthcare
Why Obamacare Is Hurting Seniors
Healthcare is expensive and the money for Obamacare insurance needs to come from somewhere. One of these places is Medicare, where some big cuts are being made to fund the ACA. Read More

Is Your Practice Focusing on The Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors?
Seniors are more susceptible to illness and injuries that can result in pain and difficulty performing daily tasks. It should not be surprising then that physical therapy is a common, if not necessary tool for seniors to increase strength, flexibility, and coordination. Read More

7 Incredible Chiropractic Benefits For Seniors
All chiropractic professionals understand the benefits everyone receives from care, but some groups of people benefit differently than others. If your office hasn’t considered attracting more senior patients there are plenty of reasons to do so. Seniors’ physical capabilities decline rapidly as they age, making regular appointments… Read More

10 Tips For Communicating With Loved Ones With Dementia
Dementia is a terrible disease that affects more people in the world than most people realize. It is quick-acting, harsh, and can take away every part of what a person once was while leaving their body seemingly healthy.Read More

10 Keys to Caring for an Aging Parent
Are you one of the 10 million adults caring for an aging parent? Sharing moments and reminiscing with your loved one creates a strong bond with someone who has precious but limited time left. It can also deprive you of time, become incredibly expensive, and cause you to miss important events in your own children’s lives. Read More

The Senior List
Researchers Make Progress Developing Blood Test For Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease that affects the lives of millions of people every year. It is estimated that more than 5 million people in the United States are living with the disease. Read More

Harry Helmet
Home Modifications to Increase Safety for Seniors
If you had to choose between spending your senior years in a semi-private or private nursing home room or in your own home, would you hesitate to answer? Read More

Mover Junction
Guide for Stress-Free Senior Moving

Moving can be an exciting but also stressful time for anybody, especially seniors. Mature adults have a particularly difficult time for several reasons. Many lack the strength to carry heavy objects, specifically furniture. Read More

Improve the Fitness Center, Improve the Senior Living Community

Everyone knows that fitness is important at any age, but for seniors an active lifestyle is crucial for maintaining health. Today’s seniors are engaged now more than ever in their overall health and fitness levels. Read More

Am I Too Old to Buy Life Insurance?

It can be a dreadful feeling. You’ve lived a long life, but the years you have left will probably not be enough to pay off debts that will become the responsibility of your loved ones. You know that a term life insurance policy could help a lot, but are you past the cutoff age to be eligible? Read More

Vacation Rental Marketing To Snowbirds
ach year, seniors look for warm and inviting yet laid-back spots to spend cold winters. When they find the right spot, they may come back year after year to enjoy warmth and recreation. Read More

The Senior List
10 Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
Is it normal aging or Alzheimer’s – how can a caregiver know? Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease is important, as it gives patients a better chance to benefit from treatment, including clinical trials. Read More

Over 55 and Love Cooking? You Should Own a Stand Mixer!
You’re known for your baked goods, and your grandchildren love visiting for a batch of warm cookies. When your friends come over, you always have fresh loaves of warm bread out on a clean dishtowel. They all rave over the light texture of your bread, and many hours have been spent over cups of tea and tasty snacks you whipped up in the kitchen. Read More

US Information Search
Senior Nursing Care Employees: Check Those Backgrounds!
Caring for an elderly person requires a special kind of professional. Family members are trusting these health care providers and nursing care employees with their parents, aunts, uncles and friends. Read More

PDH Contractors
9 Senior Housing Building Trends to Keep an Eye On
For decades, senior housing was looked at as little more than an extension of a traditional healthcare environment. Seniors who could no longer live on their own spent the rest of their days in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and more. Read More

Vivant Skin Care
Five Pointers to Plump Up and Care for Aging Skin
The skin performs just as many functions essential to your overall health as your internal organs. Not only does the skin prevent your vulnerable internal organs from being harmed by external disturbances, it also permits you to “feel” thousands of different sensations, regulates body temperature, and stores and synthesizes nutrients needed to keep your skin healthy. Read More

Clean Crawls
Home Cleaning Checklist For Elderly Caregivers
It is never easy to move your parents out of a home they have enjoyed for decades. However, if you are a caregiver and know that your parents need more help than you can provide in their home, it is usually the right decision to make. Read More

Accelerated International Forwarders
5 Steps for Seniors Planning to Spend Retirement in a New Country
Many people believe you have to be rich to live overseas, but did you know you could retire and live comfortably on around $1,000-$2,000 a month in over 100 countries? Read More

Watkin Dental
9 Tips For Senior Dental Care
Is it possible to still have all your teeth when you turn 80? These days, the answer is yes. With the right attitude toward dental care, you can keep most or all of your teeth in good condition for decades longer than you might have thought. Read More

Pod Box
Using Social Media to Connect to Senior Customers
Many seniors believe that social media is a place for young people to spend their time. Yet people over age 65 have become the fastest growing demographic of people present on various social media outlets. Read More

New Retirement
4 Money Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Retirement
You’ve worked…you’ve saved…and now it’s time to enjoy your retirement years. You may think you have enough in your accounts to get through the next 25, 35 or even 45 years (and that may be the case), but what if you don’t? How will you survive? Read More

Making a Custom Book for Grandma and Grandpa? Follow These Pointers
“My granddaughter wrote this book, and she’s only six…” What grandparent wouldn’t love to pull out a professional-looking book featuring their grandchild’s stories, artwork, vacation photos and more? Read More

Cilantro Cooks
3 Recipes to Help Strengthen and Protect Your Bones
Do you hear funny noises when you get up from a chair after sitting for a while? Is it the same noise you hear upon arising in the morning? Read More

Harry Helmet
Seniors Follow These Tips When Hiring A Handyman
A recent study found that in 2012, 26% of all fraud complaints tracked by the Federal Trade Commission were filed by individuals 60 years of age or older. This alarming statistic underscores the difficulty many seniors experience when seeking a reliable handyman or contractor service. Read More

Beauty CE
7 Tips Applying Makeup on Seniors
Applying makeup on seniors is a niche that savvy beauty professionals recognize as lucrative. When beauty pros master the skills and build a loyal clientele, they’ll reap the benefits for years to come. Read More

Monarch Plastic Surgery
Seniors Over 55 the Fastest Growing for Cosmetic Surgery?
Is 70 the new 50? Some seniors say it is, and they’re taking steps to make sure their appearance validates that belief. Seniors are visiting plastic surgeons in record numbers for cosmetic procedures aimed at turning back the clock. Read More

5 Pointers for Breaking into the Elderly Demographic
If your app is one that the elderly would find useful, then you know that it can be difficult to break into that demographic. The following tips will make it much easier for you to reach your potential senior customers. Read More

Moon Works
Gardening for Seniors
Creating a garden offers seniors more than a basket of fresh vegetables and herbs or a vase full of colorful, fragrant flowers; gardening can enrich the body and mind. Read More

The Rights of the Injured
Elder Abuse Guide
Making sure that an aging family member is being taken care of properly so they can live comfortably during their last years is a goal for which every family strives. Read More

Whiteboard Animation
Advertising to Seniors with Online Videos
When it comes to advertising, seniors are some of the hardest clients to get on board. In an age where online advertising is king and print is steadily declining, it’s now up to companies to find an adequate, unique, and attention-grabbing way to reach the senior market. Read More

Kansas City Foot Specialists
Foot Health Tips for Seniors
No matter your age, proper foot health is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. As you get older, taking care of your feet is even more important. Read More

Tips to Stop Hair Loss
While hair loss is a common sign of aging, many don’t realize that the severity of the condition can be worsened by external causes (e.g., excessive exposure to UV radiation, unbalanced diet, over-shampooing and blow-drying) Read more

New Retirement
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It’s estimated that there are over 40,000 assisted living communities in the U.S. today. While this means that families have more choices than ever for care for their loved ones, the explosion of these facilities does have its downsides. Read More