Going all-in for wellness
Journey through five stages of culture change to fully commit to a wellness-based senior living community by following the action steps outlined in this report. Regardless of where the community begins, you'll find specific actions to guide the organization’s culture, leadership team, belief systems, financial models and staffing models toward the wellness culture. Lessons learned and success tips for culture change are included. Reap the benefits of occupancy, lower costs, healthier and happier residents and new revenue streams by going all-in for wellness.
Decoding the blood glucose pathways: How to find the right balance
According to the American College of Sports Medicine, “Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 463 million people worldwide, and type 2 (T2DM) diabetes accounts for 90-95% of all cases. Research in exercise science confirms that physical activity can help prevent type 2 diabetes, as well as help patients manage its effects.” This resource gives health and fitness professionals the evidence-based information and tools to guide and support participants in improving their health, wellness and quality of life, despite the challenges of living with T2DM.
Funding the new wellness model in senior living
Join the thought leaders at the ICAA Forum as an array of 11 funding sources detail the economics of the new business model: senior living based in a wellness lifestyle, with options for care. By repositioning senior living for today’s cultural and economic realities, the wellness philosophy succeeds in merging clinical and nonclinical services into a compelling suite of services that is attractive and revenue-generating. A list of 21 metrics and 5 categories of Key Performance Indicators establish the value.
ICAA Forum: The future is an employee-first workplace
Delve into the philosophy of a person-centered workplace to recognize how senior living benefits when each staff member is valued. Create an action plan using the nine strategies and 28 tactics to shift to a new approach that can recruit new workers and retain current staff members. Elevate each staff member to an equal partner in bringing to life the organization’s mission so staff members give the best possible experience to residents and customers.
Taking the next step forward
Insights and opportunities for improving care of chronic nonhealing wounds in older adult communities to better support healthy aging, nutrition, and quality of care outcomes.
Developed by International Council on Active Aging Wound Care Virtual Workgroup.
In collaboration with Abbott.
ICAA Forum: Wellness attracts the middle-income market
New models are needed to meet the expectations and needs of people in the “middle income” range, who will look for value first, then the lifestyle they seek in a community for older adults. Framed by the dimensions of wellness, changes to the lifestyle opportunities, dining, built environment and integration into the larger community are detailed. Revenue opportunities and market potential are discussed.