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Brace for a catastrophic seniors housing shortage, group warns

Unless major infrastructure and policy changes are made, the nation's supply of affordable housing for seniors will become woefully inadequate in the decades to come.

Study: Shift work may be bad for your brain

Shift work is the norm at many senior living communities. It may also lead to cognitive functioning decline, a new study suggests.

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Judge: 10 states can join union lawsuit that targets the 'persuader rule'

Judge: 10 states can join union lawsuit that targets the 'persuader rule'

Ten states can join a lawsuit that targets a controversial union-campaign rule, U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings has ruled.

Retirees in most states may struggle to cover senior living costs, study suggests

Retirees in most states may struggle to cover senior living costs, study suggests

Many future residents may be unable to cover their senior living costs, if a new Bankrate.com study is to be believed. Retirees in all but three states will be unable to generate 70% of their pre-retirement income, investigators found.

Editors' Columns

Paid family leave: burden or boon?

Paid family leave: burden or boon?

New research finds that 72% of Americans aged 40 or more years believe if they take leave from their jobs to perform caregiving duties, they should be paid for it. Do you agree?

New overtime rules not much to cheer about

New overtime rules not much to cheer about

The new overtime mandates are going to be a bad deal, for everyone.

Guest Columns

The secret to securing RSVPs: Three calls with a smile

The secret to securing RSVPs: Three calls with a smile

Aside from using direct mail, here's what a sales team can do to secure RSVPs from prospects and have them arrive at the community on the day of the event.

Remaining safe with renovation all around

Remaining safe with renovation all around

Senior living renovation projects can be exciting but also can prove to be challenging. Here's how to minimize disruptions to daily activities and keep the resident environment safe.

Marketplace Columns

Know your lifting and transfer options

Know your lifting and transfer options

The beauty of a transfer device is that anyone can use one successfully. Here's a review of the simplest devices to the more sophisticated ones.

How an LTC pharmacy can help your assisted living community

How an LTC pharmacy can help your assisted living community

Assisted living communities can use a long-term care pharmacy's unique skills and services to address billing and clinical support challenges.

Company News

Two goals for assisted living on Capitol Hill this week

Two goals for assisted living on Capitol Hill this week

Members of the National Center for Assisted Living have two main goals today and tomorrow when they meet with members of Congress in the nation's capital.

Brookdale EVP leaving by July

Glenn O. Maul, Brookdale Senior Living executive vice president and chief people officer, will leave the company by July 15, Brookdale announced in a May 16 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Product News

MatrixCare Marketing Essentials launches

Long-term and post-acute care technology provider MatrixCare has launched MatrixCare Marketing Essentials at the 2016 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference. Visit booth 603.

Eversound to unveil new wireless group listening system

Eversound to unveil new wireless group listening system

Eversound is unveiling its latest product, the GLS 2.0, in booth 1041 at the Argentum meeting. The wireless group listening system is the first designed specifically for older adults, helping them hear clearly during movies, presentations and group events, according to the company.

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May 18

Friendship through nursing

Tempe, AZ

The Nightingales, a group of 40 retired nurses who live at Friendship Village Tempe, an Arizona retirement community, met May 6 as National Nurses Week began. Click below to see how another community celebrated, too.

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