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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Economic Trends  |  Seniors Housing  |  Workforce

Why “Silver Tsunami” is an Ageist Term

By: Bob Kramer  |  September 09, 2019

No one ever thinks of anything good coming from a Tsunami. A Tsunami is an unmitigated disaster of unparalleled proportions, that causes mass destruction in its wake. The phrase, “Silver Tsunami,” even as it’s used within the aging field, furthers an old and outdated view of aging; it also undercuts society’s ability to see the opportunities that arise from the incredible achievement of lengthening the average American lifespan by over 30 years just in the past century.

Seniors Housing  |  Workforce

The Impact of AI on Seniors Housing and Care Workforce Shortages

By: Bob Kramer  |  June 12, 2019

In today’s business environment, seniors housing and care leaders can often access capital through a phone call or a single meeting. They can develop strategy on a weekend leadership retreat. When it comes to solving workforce issues, however, no easy solutions have arisen, leaving the industry with a constant problem that just doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon.