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Senior Care Facilities & Senior Living

The Importance of Social Interaction for Seniors: 10 Ways to Keep Seniors Connected

One of the myths of senior living is that it’s lonely and isolated. For many seniors, living alone can be much more challenging and solitary.

Still, even at the most interactive, engaging senior living facilities, the importance of social interaction for seniors shouldn’t be overlooked. Loneliness and social isolation in the elderly can be detrimental to their mental and even physical health and wellbeing. Foster social connections for seniors by helping them discover ways to connect with family and friends. They may even make some new social connections along the way!

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Apartments & Property Management

5 Best Practices for Landlords: Communication Helps Reduce Tenant Turnover

Vacancies in your building can cost you hundreds, even thousands of dollars a month. No landlord wants to deal with a half vacant building.

But even worse than vacancies are tenants who actively make your life (and the lives of their neighbors) miserable. It’s essential to set your renters up for success by taking a few steps toward a clear rental agreement and due diligence before you handover the keys. Reduce tenant turnover with a crystal-clear rental lease.

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Senior Care Facilities & Senior Living

8 Indoor Senior Exercise Ideas to Keep Residents Fit All Winter Long

When winter arrives, keeping senior residents fit and healthy becomes a challenge.

There are many benefits of regular exercise—both mental and physical advantages—so it’s important not to skip out just because the weather turns cold. Here’s why health and wellness are more important than ever in senior care. Keep your residents fit, healthy, and happy with these easy ideas for indoor senior exercises. You can adapt many of these indoor senior exercise ideas for various fitness levels and abilities to keep your residents moving while helping them have fun in the process!

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Breweries & Craft Brewing

Top 12 Brewery Trends for 2021

Goodbye, 2020! Most of us can agree that we’re ready to put last year behind us and move forward into the new dawn of 2021.

The brewing industry has been one of the hardest-hit areas of the pandemic. We’re certainly still looking at a significant period of recovery before life feels back to normal. But the new year is full of optimism, a renewed interest in social connections, and an appreciation of the little things (like a frosty glass of beer). Here are the top 12 brewery trends to look out for in this new year!

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Restaurants

Beyond COVID-19: 10 Restaurant Trends that will Outlast the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is still in full force and will likely continue at this pace for the next few months.

With the announcements that vaccines are on the horizon, everyone is breathing a collective (masked) sigh of relief. We aren’t out of the woods yet, but there’s a light at the end of this tunnel. For the restaurant industry, hope can’t come soon enough. Those in the industry are working tirelessly to stay afloat, keeping patrons and staff as safe as possible. Over the last year, we’ve all learned a thing or two, and there are some restaurant trends that we will keep once this has passed.

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Breweries & Craft Brewing

Craft Beer Branding: 7 Ways to Share Your Story and Connect Customers to Your Brewery

The story of your brewery is a critical component of your identity. It’s the way you connect with your customers and explain what sets you apart.

One of the great aspects of craft beer branding is that you get to have fun with your narrative. After all, what’s the purpose of beer but to bring people together in celebration and enjoyment—quench thirst and foster a social, festive atmosphere. For marketers, craft beer branding is often an enjoyable, fun departure from the norm.

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Apartments & Property Management

8 Ways to Be a Good Landlord (and Still Earn Money)

Like good fences make good neighbors, good landlords make good tenants.

Now, of course, every building owner and property manager knows that it’s nearly impossible to weed out all “bad tenants,” and some good tenants may struggle as well. When a renter can’t pay or runs into a rough patch, it’s not always their fault (and they could eventually become happy, satisfied tenants again). So how can you be a good landlord and still earn money?

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Restaurants

Creative Restaurants During Coronavirus: 8 Tips for the New Normal of the Restaurant Business

Since March, restaurants have had to think outside the box to keep their businesses afloat.

While it’s been an unprecedented struggle, it’s also been inspiring to see these creative restaurants during Coronavirus. Many restaurant owners have found new and innovative ways to bring in customers and keep their business steady. Here are nine lessons to help you keep your own restaurant going.

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Senior Care Facilities & Senior Living

Happy Holidays for Seniors: 8 Ways to Make this Year Special for Residents

The past year has been fraught with stressful events.

From COVID-19 to political unrest, it’s been a year with many ups and downs. Nowhere has been quite as impacted as the senior living community. Now as we move toward the holidays, senior care braces for another tough moment. But the truth is, even on years that are less dramatic, loneliness and holiday sadness can still be a problem for seniors. How can you help plan happier holidays for seniors this year?

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Restaurants

Outdoor Dining in Cold Weather: 8 Ideas for the Winter

Winter is almost here, and in Wisconsin and Indiana, we all know that means frigid temperatures.

For restaurant owners who are continuing to adjust to COVID-19 restrictions, the weather will present a brand-new challenge: setting up comfortable outdoor dining in cold weather. Restaurants have already been innovative, offering to-go options, and getting creative with food service. Now it’s time to rise to the occasion and find ways of providing outdoor dining to your guests.

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