Innovation will continue to provide differentiation between aging services organizations and communities. Whether at the corporate level in large initiatives or organically happening at the ground level among residents and team members, a culture of innovation will propel organizations forward. Listen to this group of industry leaders discuss how innovation of technology and beyond, collaboration and more, is shaping the future of their operations and the industry, creating a better experience for residents, team members and families.
United Methodist Communities
The multi-billion dollar aging services industry faces disruptions still playing out as each year brings the boomer generation a step closer with varying needs. Personal health management technology and home care innovations prompt many older adults to delay entry into senior housing, yet some organizations are shattering records and attracting those choosing a new carefree lifestyle at an age when they can still enjoy it. These experienced leaders will discuss key disruptors changing the face of the industry and how some organizations are meeting the challenge with new programs to help people age healthier and happier.
Christian Living Communities
How do operators struggling with occupancy, staffing, regulatory pressure and resident acuity levels deal with the added challenges of today’s incoming residents—many world travelers arriving with numerous personal technological/smart devices and high expectations for everything from amenities to dining on par with the greater community? What’s at the heart of organizational culture and the engagement of employees and residents? What’s the Internet of Things (IoT) got to do with it, and how are operators meeting the demand for interactive communication and technology platforms? This seasoned group of industry executives will discuss inspiring solutions to cultural and operational challenges.
Mosaic Design Studio
Watercrest Senior Living Group
A number of factors have been noted as transforming the aging services industry and the organizations within it, such as rising resident acuity and the increase in residents with dementia, innovative technology and services, design and architecture, analytics, millennials as the dominant workforce, meeting the needs of a largely female workforce, and the increasing voice of residents. Hear what these experienced leaders have to say about all this and some transformational strategies.
Banko Design, LLC
Brookdale Senior Living
It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L)