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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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To Attract Teens to Senior Living, Offer a Clear Career Path

 

Today’s youth are an altruistic bunch who actually want to help people. However, they prefer making their impact as community volunteers, not as employees in the senior living industry.

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3 Smarter Ways for Senior Living to Recruit & Retain

By applying ingenuity and reaching out to Millennials, working parents, teens and younger seniors looking for part-time employment, the senior living industry can jumpstart recruitment and stop the bleeding on its miserable retention rates,...

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The Future of Care Coordination in Senior Housing

Emphasizing the importance of data collection, PHRs and other recent advances, a quartet of senior living leaders agreed integrating technology and care coordination is leading to better services.

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Tomorrow’s Senior Living Needs to Offer Innovative Experiences

In a talk that offered fresh insights applicable to senior housing, futurist Brian Solis stressed the essential differences between ‘iteration’ (refining what works to make it work even better) and ‘innovation’ (developing something...

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SLIF Attendees Share What Excites & Concerns Them About the Future

When we asked attendees at SLIF18 what concerns and/or excites them about the future of the senior housing industry, their responses reflected a mixture of excitement, anticipation of almost unlimited opportunities and a bit of fear.  

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SLIF Addresses the Challenge of Innovation vs. Inertia

In an industry that’s stagnating despite a skyrocketing target demographic, how can senior housing providers jumpstart innovation and avoid being usurped by the next Uber or Amazon?

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