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Residents abandoned during wildfire, lawsuit claims

Residents abandoned during wildfire, lawsuit claims

Four former residents of a California assisted living community sued the community's developer and management companies on Monday, maintaining that they were abandoned during an October wildfire that destroyed the building.

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Association forms for small assisted living operators

Association forms for small assisted living operators

You probably won't see any of the current or future members of the new Residential Assisted Living National Association on a "largest provider" list, and that's by design.

Assisted living, memory care benefit from $40 million USDA investment

Assisted living, memory care benefit from $40 million USDA investment

A Pennsylvania long-term care provider will use a $40 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to build a 123-unit assisted living facility and a 10- to 15-bed memory care unit, the department said.

Editors' Columns

Are you ready for an Alzheimer's breakthrough?

Are you ready for an Alzheimer's breakthrough?

Some treatments for Alzheimer's may be available by 2020. If so, the U.S. healthcare system may not be prepared, according to a new study.

Pill's approval could be a senior living game-changer

Pill's approval could be a senior living game-changer

Something happened Monday that could greatly improve medication adherence among senior living residents and others.

Guest Columns

'Movie Moments' event aims to increase inclusivity, decrease stigma around dementia

'Movie Moments' event aims to increase inclusivity, decrease stigma around dementia

An event featuring classic movies addresses how inclusion applies to individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

Why design matters in memory care communities

Why design matters in memory care communities

Here are four areas of community design that can help improve the quality of life for memory care residents.

Marketplace Columns

Leveraging advances in tech is key to enhancing senior living

Leveraging advances in tech is key to enhancing senior living

For the millions of older adults in our country, it's an exciting time to embrace the tech solutions that are creating affordable and necessary resources that haven't been previously available.

IP video cameras in assisted living communities

IP video cameras in assisted living communities

Cameras are one way to keep residents, patients and staff safe from theft, violence or, in the case of memory care units, the dangerous wandering of residents off facility grounds. Here are a few features you'll want to know about.

Company News

People in the news, Nov. 21

People in the news, Nov. 21

Appointments and promotions at Asbury Place, Benchmark Senior Living, Charter Senior Living, Erickson Living, Juniper Communities, Home Care Assistance, LCB Senior Living, Life Care Services, Morning Pointe Senior Living and Watercrest Senior Living Group.

People in the news, Nov. 14

People in the news, Nov. 14

Promotions and appointments at Cadence Senior Living, Church Mutual Insurance Co., Covenant Retirement Communities, Erickson Living, LifeSpire of Virginia and New Perspective Senior Living.

Product News

Vikus acquired by HealthcareSource

Chattanooga, TN-based Vikus Corp. has been acquired by HealthcareSource, a Woburn, MA-based provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, the companies announced Tuesday.

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Nov. 22

Mailed merriment

Eden Prairie, MN

Some recipients of holiday cards from New Perspective Senior Living this year are in for a special treat.