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    2024’s Must-Follow Senior Living News Sources and Influencers

    Best sources for senior living news - Featured Photo by Anna Shvets.

    The senior living industry is quickly evolving and staying informed is critical to continue offering high-quality care. Whether you work for a large senior living community or a center with limited occupancy, staying current with the latest senior care news is essential. Learning about the latest trends, from technology and regulatory compliance to staffing and care, can help you stay ahead of the competition.

    Below, we list out the top senior living news sources and influencers to keep you connected and informed.

    The Best News Sources for Senior Living Information in 2024

    From major industry magazines and publications to highly visited websites, these are the sources you should be seeking out for senior living news:

    Senior Living Executive Magazine

    Senior Living Executive Magazine is the magazine of Argentum, the leading national trade association serving companies that own, operate, and support professionally managed senior living communities. The magazine provides information, resources, and tools for the nearly 2 million people who work in the senior living industry. Articles focus on "trends in workforce development, quality improvement, operational excellence, consumer choice, and memory care." 

    Targeting senior living CEOs, executive directors, and senior community leaders, the magazine’s focus shifts by issue, switching from resident-focused topics to staff-centric content, and more. 

    Senior Living News

    Senior Living News features "curated news and exclusive feature stories" on all things senior living related, including industry changes and innovations, profiles on thought leaders, and trends. Readers come from all staffing areas, from owners to senior living providers, and from all types of senior living communities, including active adult and independent living, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC), assisted living communities, memory care communities, and long-term care and skilled nursing centers. 

    Senior Housing News

    Senior Housing News (SHN) is a Chicago-based news agency providing news and information on the senior housing industry. Targeting professionals, including senior housing operators, developers, banking institutions, real estate investment trusts, and service providers catering to the industry, SHN is part of Aging Media Network (AMN). SHN covers industry reports, surveys, and memory and dementia care operations. It also sponsors the monthly Transform podcast covering “hot topics in the Senior Housing industry.”

    iAdvance Senior Care

    iAdvance Senior Care provides "market analysis, strategic direction, policy commentary, clinical best-practices, business management, and technology breakthroughs" for owners, executives, administrators, and directors of senior care communities. The key topics are resident care, administration, technology, IT, and senior environment design and housing. 

    iAdvance Senior Care is part of the Institute for the Advancement of Senior Care.

    McKnight’s Senior Living

    McKnight's provides comprehensive news coverage across the spectrum of eldercare through McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, McKnight’s Senior Living, and McKnight's Home Care. Offering news, analysis, and resources for senior living operators, owners, and other senior community leaders, McKnight’s covers a wide range of topics, including post-pandemic senior care, technology, workforce issues, marketing, and industry trends. 

    Readers can subscribe to a Daily Briefing e-newsletter or a bi-monthly McKnight's Senior Living print magazine. 

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    National Center for Assisted Living

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​T​he National Center for Assisted Living (N​CAL) is the assisted living voice of the American Health Care Association​ (AHCA). NCAL focuses on "improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care." AHCA/NCAL represents over 14,000 U.S. nursing homes, assisted living centers, and long-term care communities by providing national advocacy, education, networking, professional development, and quality initiatives.

    Find their information on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

    National Council on Aging

    The National Council on Aging (NCOA) aims to ensure that every American can age with health and financial security. NCOA focuses its advocacy and efforts on supporting America's aging population across all demographics — regardless of gender, color, sexuality, income, or zip code — through resources, tools, best practices, and advocacy. NCOA reaches out to lawmakers in every state on behalf of baby boomers, their parents, and the aging population 55 years old and older.

    Resources for professionals, family caregivers, and adults are available on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

    LeadingAge

    LeadingAge is a community of nonprofit aging services providers and other mission-driven organizations with a goal “to ensure that older adults receive the high-quality services and support they need and deserve.” The national association provides updates on policy, research, and best practices in senior care.

    Find them on the following social media platforms:

    Next Avenue

    Next Avenue is a PBS publication focused on issues affecting older adults aged 50+. The publication offers articles, videos, and resources on health, finances, relationships, and more. Primarily targeting the general population, Next Avenue is also helpful for senior living professionals with topics such as integrating loved ones into senior centers, senior pricing and the role of Medicare and Medicaid, and the future of assisted living in America.

    Follow Next Avenue on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

    News From Eldermark

    Here at Eldermark, we strive to educate our users on how senior care communities can use technology to streamline operations, improve financial results, and provide even better care. We help educate operators and staff on the innovative solutions technology can bring seniors and their caregivers.

    Eldermark has numerous online resources, including webinars and eBooks, for senior living professionals. In the Eldermark Blog, we provide the latest updates, ideas, and success stories that are relevant to senior living communities.

    We are most active on LinkedIn, but you can also follow us on Facebook and YouTube.

    Ready to take it a step further? Contact us today for a personalized demo of Eldermark NEXT and see for yourself how our end-to-end software suite can meet all of your senior living team's needs.

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