The International Council on Active Aging, with NuStep, created this awards program in 2019 to spotlight "Best in Wellness" achievements in North America's senior living communities.
With participation from leaders in the industry, this healthy building certification has launched a pilot program to gather and share best practices for these communities.
With input from 150+ thought leaders, the International Council on Active Aging document aims to assist stakeholders in senior living to forge a path towards "next normal."
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior living industry was evolving from a care-based business model to one that is wellness-based, with care.
KONOse is an Energy Star certified smart thermostat designed to address the senior care market with increased visibility, focused ease of use, and adjustment assurance.
Kisco Senior Living has made the switch from disposable Styrofoam and one-time use food containers to eco-friendly, reusable takeout containers.
A new law enhances backup emergency power generation requirements for assisted living facilities in the commonwealth.
A recent survey provides insight into how seniors and their adult children may weigh the merits of senior living facilities.
For 2017, Brookdale Senior Living earned the energy efficiency certification for 25 of its facilities throughout 10 states.
The continuing care retirement model is still the most popular senior living model in the U.S., but Baby Boomers have different ideas about where and how they want to age.
Acoustical design in dining rooms is an important concern in senior living facilities.
Managing this service at senior living and similar facilities requires a cohesive plan to deliver satisfaction while mitigating risks.
With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.
An assisted living residence conducts a pilot program to increase energy efficiency.
Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant safety.
In Wichita Falls, TX, a new gathering space has enlivened a nursing and rehab facility.
A retirement community in North Andover, MA makes changes inside and out that benefit occupants and staff.
Canterbury Healthcare Center in Alabama undergoes changes and improves life for its residents.
A retirement community in Charlotte, NC expands and renovates to remain market competitive.
This legislation makes CFATS permanent and enhances the program by making facilities, as a part of their vulnerability assessments, analyze how they can change their internal processes to reduce the consequences of a terrorist attack at their facility.
New study of the COVID-19 American Workforce reveals that employees like working remotely; employers cite greater workforce productivity, increasing diversity still a concern.
The Remote Expert Accelerator Program provides companies with instant access to LIbrestream's Onsight Connect remote expert and Onsight Workspace knowledge management services for 30 days.
At secure facilities, building envelope rehabilitation projects don’t have to mean temporary relocation of building users, equipment, or collections.
Over the past year, facility management played a major role in keeping people safe from COVID-19. Here are the lessons learned, challenges, and achievements.
The Check1st accessibility testing tool detects barriers and errors, and guides remediation efforts, testing a website’s most critical user paths to flag web content and applications that are inaccessible to people with disabilities.
Group C Media, Inc. has moved to a new office designed for productivity now, and in the future.
AI and computer vision company, Resonai, surveyed senior facility managers for its “2021 State of Augmented Reality in Facilities Management” report to discover current and expected use of AR in facilities.
Improving indoor air quality has become an imperative for facilities executives as they build plans for healthier, more resilient buildings.
Sensors placed throughout buildings and sites help prevent and predict potentially damaging conditions. An expert from insurer Chubb’s IoT team discusses how this technology aids facility management.
Take a look at revamping “high-touch” surfaces that can be breeding grounds for germs, bacteria, and now, the COVID-19 virus.
New guidance from OSHA lists essential elements in a program to mitigate, prevent the spread of coronavirus in the workplace.
As President Biden unveils new efforts to tackle the climate crisis, ACEEE’s Wendy Koch reviews a survey that shows broad bipartisan support for energy efficiency measures.
HID Global has introduced the HID FARGO INK1000 inkjet card printer & encoder. Mike Mans, senior product marketing manager, DTC Printers, Secure Issuance at the company, provides a closer look.
The real estate industry will take an increasingly focused view of environmental, social, and governance strategies this year, according to a new Urban Land Institute report.
ICC Community Development Solutions and Inspected partner to make remote virtual inspections accessible to code officials, homeowners, and contractors across the county.
The new 19-foot scissor lift is purpose-built for applications where stringent environmental regulations must be met.
As highlighted by recent events at the U.S. Capitol, even seemingly secure buildings often have vulnerabilities that can be exploited.
Implementing and communicating cleaning protocols is one key area for facility management to focus on as building occupants return.
StoVentec Rainscreen Systems deliver a seamless air and moisture barrier, intuitive adjustable sub-construction, continuous insulation, and multiple cladding options.
Facility management increasingly sees the benefits of artificial intelligence implementation throughout building operations.