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7 Time Management Techniques for Executive Directors

May 21, 2018

You never know what you’re going to get. It’s the blessing and the curse of being an executive director. The best laid plans may change when you walk in the door and find out an emerging situation needs your attention, or your staff needs help resolving a crisis. Executive directors have a lot of demands…

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Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference & Expo Recognized by Trade Show Executive for Increased Growth, Participation

March 6, 2018

(Alexandria, Va.)—March 6, 2018—The 2017 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference & Expo has been recognized among the most recent class of “Fastest 50” and “Next 50” events by Trade Show Executive (TSE) magazine for its significant expansion and continued growth. According to TSE, winners of the “Fastest 50” awards are selected annually based on the…

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3 Steps for Developing Tech-Enabled Services in Senior Living

March 2, 2018

In order to meet the demands of current and potential residents and their families—as well as attract qualified long-term staff and stave off high turnover—senior living providers are charged with adopting technology that will be attractive to all audiences they serve. Lilian Myers, who leads IBM’s Global Aging Initiative, will be presenting on the Mainstage…

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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 profits, and sometimes even resulting in expensive lawsuits. Add to that the human toll of workers whose personal lives are disrupted by on-the-job incidents. Senior…

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Crafting a Strategic Plan Before Disaster Strikes

February 22, 2018

As a brutal cold snap battered the East Coast in December 2017, Jon Tagatz was reminded of another especially cold season four years ago, when he saw his community get swamped, literally. As executive director of The Heritage at Brentwood in Brentwood, Tenn., an LCS community, he had the helm when freezing temperatures burst 30…

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Entertainment Copyright and Licensing: What You Need to Know

February 15, 2018

Playing a movie or music in your community is popular with residents and offers the added benefit of encouraging social interaction. But are you aware of when it’s considered a public performance and a license is required? More than a few communities find the answer to that question when they receive a letter stating they’re…

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Be Sure to Secure a License to Show Movies in Your Community

February 5, 2018

If your community allows residents or staff to play movies in communal areas, such as in a theater, lounge, or community room, please be advised that a public performance license is required in accordance with the U.S. Copyright Act. Closed circuit television systems playing movies on a dedicated in-house channel are also subject to public…

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Exceptional Speaker Lineup at Argentum Conference to Feature Experts from Leading Brands, Companies

January 26, 2018

(Alexandria, Va.)—This year, the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference will feature an exciting new format empowering attendees to create individualized learning experiences that drive actionable takeaways. Two unique learning paths will be available, providing opportunities that meet each attendee’s goals, whether to gather ideas and strategies from dynamic speakers or engage with peers in solutions-oriented…

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Argentum Welcomes Three New Corporate Partners in 2018

December 6, 2017

(Alexandria, Va.) – Argentum is pleased to announce the addition of Direct Supply, Medline, and Yardi as new corporate partners. The three organizations have made the commitment to supporting senior living industry-advancing research and initiatives. Engagement in Argentum’s corporate partnership program demonstrates significant thought leadership in the senior living industry. Argentum’s collaboration with Direct Supply,…

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Managing the Biggest Community Expenses: Labor, Food & Energy

October 31, 2017

The elements of operational expenditure are discrete, quantifiable, and eminently manageable. Labor. Food. Energy. Each can be addressed as a unique problem set. The brightest operators—along with the sharpest vendors—have come up with a whole menu of options when it comes to managing costs in each of these critical areas, from waste in the kitchen,…

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New Sales Counselor Certificate Program Aims to Elevate Sales Training for Senior Living Professionals

October 16, 2017

Argentum has launched a senior living sales counselor certificate program to build knowledge and competencies of senior living sales professionals. The certificate ensures participants will walk away with a complete understanding of the different service levels of senior living and be able to speak intelligently with prospective residents about options that best fit that individual’s…

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Global Ageing – Be Part of the Solution

May 15, 2017

Imagine a global platform where providers come together to share ideas, innovation, and challenges. Imagine the opportunity to learn from those whose populations are aging faster than ours in the U.S. as well as to share with providers in countries whose aging boom will follow that of the U.S. The Global Ageing Network (formerly IAHSA)…

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