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Families perceive hospice care in assisted living as being better than hospice care in a nursing home, according to new research.
A woman who had been fired from a Utah assisted living community returned six weeks later with a handgun and a stun gun and tried to steal locked-up medication before leaving with two employees' backpacks, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office.
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More thorough background checks would be required of all Georgia assisted living community owners, workers with direct access to residents and applicants for jobs with duties that would put them in direct contact with residents under a bill now being considered by the state senate.
Enrollment shifts from private health insurance to Medicare as baby boomers continue to age into the program will help drive average annual growth of 5.5% in national health spending and enrollment from 2017 to 2026, according to new estimates released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Projections include spending related to nursing care facilities and continuing care retirement communities.
If you can deliver post-acute care at a lower cost than the skilled care joint down the street, you just might find yourself swimming in a very nice new revenue stream.
The increased attention brought by a recent GAO report may be uncomfortable for those in the assisted living industry in the short term, but the health policy experts with whom I spoke suggest that the report ultimately could be good news for operators.
We gathered a group of senior housing marketing experts to forecast upcoming trends.
Coming together to help others in need has helped magnify the caring spirit and mission that we strive for everyday as a healthcare provider. Many employees also choose to work for us now because of our commitment to helping our communities.
With the demand for age-restricted communities expected to continue to grow rapidly over the next decade, developers increasingly will need to meet the changing wants and needs of those who are retired or nearing retirement.
Many of us have seen the positive effects of music on senior living residents. Implementing activities that harness this power, however, has been challenging at times.
Chicago-based Presence Health will join St. Louis-based Ascension to become part of AMITA Health under the terms of an agreement announced Thursday. The two entities had announced a non-binding letter of intent related to the deal in August.
Promotions and appointments at Allegro, Asbury Communities, Benchmark Senior Living, Cadence Senior Living, Holiday Retirement, Lancaster Pollard, LCB Senior Living, Luther Manor, P.B. Bell and Wingate Healthcare.
Silverado will use Eversound's patented wireless headphone system in all 36 of its memory care communities across eight states, the companies announced Tuesday.