Bridge the Gap: The Senior Living Podcast

Bridge the Gap: The Senior Living Podcast

Welcome to Bridge the Gap with hosts Lucas McCurdy and Joshua Crisp. A podcast dedicated to informing, educating and influencing the future of housing and services for older adults in senior living.... Show More

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August 2, 2020 30 min

Susan Hebbel is the founder of Bridge the Generations which connects professional artists and senior citizens through artists’ residencies, virtual concerts and intimate storytelling experiences. Susan shares about a solo cross-country road trip that sparked the idea and the power of giving back to aging adults. 

Bringing the joy of music to all generations VIDEO

Seniors singing Elvis VIDEO

4:00: Epic cross-country road trip 

8:30: Pro...

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It's the TENTH Contributor Wednesday show! To celebrate, BTG hosts and founders Josh Crisp and Lucas McCurdy takeover the series to recap the contributors and showcase the success of these shows.

Contact Josh Crisp and Lucas McCurdy.

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Principal and senior living practice leader at Meyer Architecture + Interiors, Shannon Remaley, discusses practical changes that the senior housing industry has recognized and adapting to during the pandemic. She shares her approach on wellness and holistic design.

Meyer Readiness Design study

5:30: Educating the public about senior living 

7:00: COVID-19 and design 

8:45: Practical changes 

10:10: Ensuring air quality through desi...

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Charles Turner, founder and CEO of Kare, challenges industry leaders to find the All Star Champion for your team, like Tim Duncan is to the NBA. Plus, he provides the number one interview question to ask candidates.

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Rich Lerner is a partner in Housing and Healthcare Finance (HHC), the nation's leading FHA lender to the multifamily and senior housing sector. He discusses the senior housing market and impact of COVID on hospitals and skilled nursing.

5:10: Market updates

10:50: Occupancy explained during COVID

19:25: Shine a light on healthcare, frontline workers

21:05: COVID positive patients in hospitals

23:55: Forecast of market


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Meredith Mills, COO of Country Meadows Retirement Communities, discusses the silver lining to the Coronavirus pandemic in that telehealth has advanced at lightening speed. The need to provide care outside of senior living's typical acute and emergency setting has made the industry think differently about solutions.

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Advisor, speaker, author, and radio host Phyllis Ayman has dedicated her life to aging and longevity and is a voice of elder care advocacy. 

Senior Connections Matter: https://www.gofundme.com/f/senior-connections-matter

Connect with Phyllis:
LinkedIn
Facebook
Twitter

1:20: Lessons in TV production 

2:30: Importance of intergenerational 

5:00: Changing our views on seniors 

9:20: Changing the verbiage of senior living 

14:00: Principle of re...

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James Lee discusses Learning and Development (L&D) in this episode. The six-part series is meant to be chapters of one long story - to do the meaningful work of advancing organizational culture in our organizations, we must learn the components of culture. James believes that L&D is the most meaningful competitive advantage in senior living. If you want to be the best senior living organization in our industry, you must lea...

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Entrepreneur, author and speaker Dale Dupree challenges us to rise up against the status quo of the sales world. He shares about his heartfelt journey to launching The Sales Rebellion which is making a wave in a variety of industries.

7:45 - Divinity from a failed suicide attempt leads Dale to be intentional

16:00 - Father impacts experiences

19:00 - Importance of authenticity

25:45 - Hate mail

34:40 - Rebirth of sales after a pandemic

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Traci Bild, CEO of Bild & Co., provides 5 steps to transform your communication in a sales and marketing role.

Zero Lost Revenue Days

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James Carbary is the founder of Sweet Fish Media and also serves as the Executive Producer. He discusses personal and corporate branding and how digital content is imperative to building and sustaining a strong brand. James is a contributor for Entrepreneur & Business Insider, and an author of Content-Based Networking: How to Instantly Connect With Anyone You Want to Know.

2:30: Content Based Networking

5:30: Creating a personal...

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Charles Turner, founder and CEO of Kare, explores the idea of innovation in the senior living industry. He takes a deep dive into the limitations and opportunities surrounding innovation.

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Kimberly Varley, Senior Corporate Recruiter at Retirement Center Management, shares her journey of bringing a hospitality mindset to senior living as she focuses on recruitment of new professionals into the industry.

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Meredith Mills, COO of Country Meadows Retirement Communities, shares how a personal trip to the ER opened her eyes to the dignity that older adults deserve as they transition to senior living. She opens the conversation surrounding care provided by the healthcare system and how it is impacting aging adults.

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Alexis Perkins is the Founder and Creative Director of Chair One Fitness which was sparked by a conjunction of her close relationship with her grandmother and teaching fitness to seniors for years. Alexis encourages community leaders to get creative in the midst of social distancing and help residents exercise while having fun. 

1:10: Alexis’ background 

2:50: Evolution of Chair One Fitness 

5:50: Chair One Fitness for seniors 

9:30: W...

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James Lee discusses leadership and culture in serving seniors through the work of organizational psychology. In this episode, James takes us on a deep dive of organizational behaviors and the correlation culture has to a successful senior living community.

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Scott Collins is the CEO of Link-age and provides insight into the importance of market research and hospitality for senior living residents through strategic group purchasing and market intelligence.  

This show was recorded at the NIC Spring Conference 2020.

1:15: Scott’s background 

3:30: Link-age current focuses

8:15: Examples of innovation

10:00: Deciding what issues to attack 

12:15: Finding a partner

14:40: Vision for future challe...

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Traci Bild, CEO of Bild & Co., begins the Contributor Wednesday series on Bridge the Gap network. In this deep dive, Traci will equip us with a different way of thinking about sales and marketing in the midst of COVID and how executives need to respond to exceed their goals in seniors housing and care in a post-COVID world.

Revenue Growth Calulator

Zero Lost Revenue Days

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Jeremiah Swain is a Masters Student at Cornell University, studying Management and Hospitality. His grandmother influenced his future career and Jeremiah wants to help change the perception and stereotypes of senior living.

This episode was recorded at the NIC Spring Conference in March 2020.

2:30: Jeremiah’s background

6:00: Jeremiah’s program at Cornell

7:45: Conference schedule 

9:30: Stereotypes of senior living 

11:00: Opportunities...

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Contributor Wednesday Ep. 1: New Series Announced with Josh Crisp & Lucas McCurdy

Hosts of Contributor Wednesday:
Traci Bild, Sales & Marketing
James Lee, Leadership & Culture
Meredith Mills, Healthcare & Policy
Charles Turner, Innovations in Senior Care

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