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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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Technology: A Solution for Workforce Challenges?

As the US economy experiences historically low unemployment rates, talent acquisition and retention remain a top challenge throughout the senior living industry. Executives and leadership within the sector are acutely aware of this and are...

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Futurists Say Senior Living Ripe for Disruption

The senior housing providers that “actively try to put themselves out of business” will be the most successful in 20 years, says author and futurist Brian Solis, while AI is going to help millions of seniors maintain independence and avoid...

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Bill Thomas Believes Modular Homes are Solution to Middle Market Challenge

The growing small house movement is one solution to the affordability challenge faced by middle- and lower-income seniors, but lately some industry leaders have expressed concern that this movement will only exacerbate another trend--isolation...

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Addressing Behavioral Health in Senior Housing

The National Institute of Mental Health reports that 15% of U.S. seniors are living with clinical depression with even more (25%) reporting “persistent feelings of sadness,” leading to what NIMH has labeled “a serious public health concern.”

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Could Talent Sharing be a Solution for the Senior Housing Workforce Crisis?

When Stacey Ferreira, 26, was in high school, she walked down the street and found an after school job with a Brookdale Senior Living community in her native Scottsdale, AZ. She was simply looking to “make some money and do something good for...

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10 Innovators Share Predictions for Future of Senior Housing

Senior housing providers will be in big trouble if they continue to ignore market demands for better health and wellness offerings, smarter tech platforms, diverse cultural and culinary options, urban developments, and more. These are just a few...

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