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Beacon Hill Retirement Community Launches Resident Blog – Smart Move

By on October 28, 2009 • 3,627 Comments

Here’s a great example of a senior living company building an online community using a blog as their platform. Beacon Hill Retirement Community, located in Lombard, Illinois, recently set up and launched a resident-owned “online magazine” called “Let’s Talk” built...

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Social Media Strategy: Learn How The Red Cross Does It

By on October 23, 2009 • 92 Comments

In my recent post on social media and HIPAA, I added a couple of resources to help you develop your own social media strategy. One of those resources included a link to the Red Cross Social Media Handbook, which includes...

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New Drug Helps Your Company Get Noticed Online [Funny Social Media Video]

By on October 21, 2009 • 86 Comments

Having trouble getting noticed online? Feeling depressed about your social media failings? Overwhelmed with social media overload? This new drug just may help…Too Funny!

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How Senior Living & Eldercare Companies Can Build A Winning Social Media Team

By on October 21, 2009 • 275 Comments

Senior living and eldercare service providers who dabble in social media quickly realize that, in order to do it right, they need a small internal crew of Web savvy staffers who can manage and be responsible for the organization’s social...

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Seniors Just Gotta Dance (And Have An Online Community Too!) [Video]

By on October 21, 2009 • 464 Comments

Am I living in the dark? We don’t have T.V. in our house (by choice) so maybe you’ve all seen this, but I just ran across it and had to post. Not only is the trailer cool and the seniors...

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Social Media And HIPAA: What You Need To Know

By on October 19, 2009 • 4,055 Comments

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One question I’m always asked about when it comes to health care or senior care and social media is, “What about HIPAA?” Online privacy and security are important issues, especially on the new social Web. But I have good news...

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Senior Living Companies: You Must Blog Now!

By on October 06, 2009 • 4,294 Comments

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What? Why? If there’s one thing every senior living company needs to have on their Website right now, its a blog. Why? First, a blog allows you to easily post dynamic content to your site, broadcast it across the Web...

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Blog, Twitter, & Facebook = Big ROI at SeniorsforLiving.com

By on October 04, 2009 • 6,201 Comments

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This is the third post in our new Social Media Success Series, which features interviews with innovative senior living, eldercare, home care, and dementia care companies who are using social media as a business/marketing tool. If you would like to...

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