Member Solutions for a COVID-Safe Thanksgiving
With the weather changing – and most get-togethers moving indoors – members are giving great thought and consideration to how to help residents, staff and families safely celebrate Thanksgiving. Here, we offer a summary of ideas and solutions that members have shared as we prepare for one of the year’s ...
Up In The Air: How Long Coronavirus Lives On Surfaces
On what surfaces and matter can the virus survive? To answer this question, we reviewed three studies, by the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), ...
How to Prepare Your Community for End of Life Conversations
Within a black frame, an older man in sepia tones stands, proudly bare-chested, holding 40-lb. barbells and displaying taunt six-pack abs that would put Brad Pitt to shame. “Growing Old Isn’t for Sissies,” proclaims the poster, which is hung prominently in the Wellness Center of an affluent LPC. Member of LeadingAge? ...
Member Discoveries: A Connecticut Wildlife Refuge
Just down the road from Hop Meadow Country Club in Simsbury, CT is McLean, a LeadingAge member LPC that takes its inspiration from the bucolic natural beauty that embodies the campus. Like many other LPCs, McLean offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Support and Health ...
Creating a Culture of Hospitality: How a Listserv Question Led to an Idea Exchange
An April exchange on the LeadingAge Marketing-PR listserv prompted 50 LeadingAge members to talk offline about how to create a culture of hospitality in life plan communities.