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    Andy Smith

    Andy Smith is a veteran journalist and copywriter. Andy writes about hospitality, retail, senior living and higher education topics for influence group.
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    It's Time to Build Communities that Put Resident + Staff Health First

    In the slow-moving world of senior housing, COVID-19 has accelerated change in a number of ways, from telehealth to personal tech use among seniors.

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    It’s Time to Fight Back and Change the Perception of Senior Living

    The senior housing industry is doing a remarkable job of caring for residents during COVID-19 and it's time for its leaders to show the media and the public the many positive aspects of congregate living.

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    Bob Kramer weighs in: "COVID-19 is a Transformational Moment"

    At 70, Bob Kramer, the founder of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), has been busier than ever. Even during this period of physical isolation, he is continuing his relationship with NIC while launching a new advisory...

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    Addressing Isolation and Loneliness During COVID-19

    As the nation has transitioned into a 50-state, shelter-in-place lockdown, senior living communities are facing a loneliness epidemic amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Lessons from the Gig Economy

    The ever-expanding "gig economy" is having an impact across all industries, even usually slow-to-adapt senior housing, where shifts often go unfilled and finding qualified employees (skilled and unskilled) is always cited as a top challenge.

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    The Future of Senior Housing + Care / Annual Report

    Will innovations in design and construction and technology transform senior housing over the next decade? 

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