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Hamilton Insurance Agency and ServarusRM Announce Release of Version 2.0 of ERMA

September 3, 2019

FAIRFAX, Va. — Back in 1999 the team at ServarusRM decided they needed a tool to help their clients document falls, pressure ulcers and other risk-associated events that plagued the…

Research Article

Researchers Investigate Best Fall Prevention Strategies

September 18, 2012

A large systematic review of fall prevention research finds that exercise and other strategies, such as home safety interventions, are effective ways to reduce seniors’ risk of falling.

Magazine Article

Five Best Practices to Reduce the Risk of Employee Incidents

February 23, 2018

Safety first. There’s a reason why this mantra is common in workplaces nationwide. Employee injuries and incidents are a major concern for all types of businesses, cutting into productivity, reducing…

Research Article

Older Adult Women at Greater Risk for Falls Than Older Adult Men

June 2, 2016

Seventy-year-old women are at a greater risk of falling compared to men, according to new research published in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

Magazine Article

Food Safety and Worker Training: A Strategic Imperative

June 28, 2018

Food service operations in senior living communities are increasingly getting attention as a source of competitive advantage. David Koelling, president of Strategic Dining Services, a dining service and hospitality management…

Research Article

Obesity May Influence Older Adults’ Risk of Falls

January 4, 2012

A new study indicates that obese seniors are more likely to fall than their recommended weight counterparts. When these falls resulted in injury, researchers found obese individuals less likely to…


Technology & Accountability: Trends in Efficient Medication Management

June 1, 2008

Clinical experts will share some of the industry’s best practices in the critically important area of medication management. Plus, learn about specific technologies that can be employed to improve medication…

Press Release

ALFA and Willis Partner to Advance Business Excellence in Senior Living

March 5, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 5, 2012 – The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) today announced a new exclusive business relationship with Willis North America, the global insurance broker, to help…


Risk Management: Best Practices for Resident and Staff Safety

May 15, 2007

Better safety policies and practices will improve retention, decrease workers compensation costs and boost resident satisfaction by retaining staff, decreasing workers compensation expenses and boosting resident satisfaction and safety.


Managing for Risk in Dementia Services

June 1, 2008

Taking on more memory care patients equates to potentially adding more risk. Learn about product and service innovations that can help to mitigate increased risk and help provide better service…

Magazine Article

New Dining Opportunities Call for Changed Approach to Risk

June 25, 2019

Today, a senior living resident might have coffee and a bagel at an outdoor café, use a touchscreen to order lunch at a deli counter, and have dinner in a…

Research Article

Study Links Poor Vision to Impaired Balance, Increased Risk of Falls

June 11, 2013

A new study has found that individuals with visual impairment have a significantly greater risk of suffering from poor balance, a contributing factor in falls among older adults.

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