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Life expectancy in the United States decreased in both 2015 and 2016, marking the only decreases in the past 20 years and the first consecutive two-year decline since 1964, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease and Prevention.
The owner of multiple Miami-area assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, accused in 2016 of orchestrating a $1 billion healthcare fraud scheme, scored a major victory in federal court Friday when a judge threw out key evidence against him and said that Justice Department investigators were trying to "obfuscate the evidentiary record."
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Find or create support groups, and prepare for an increase in the number of residents with both cognitive impairment and HIV/AIDS. Those are two pieces of advice contained in a new issue brief for aging service providers about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and dementia from SAGE and the Alzheimer's Association.
Law requiring dementia training for healthcare professionals is unprecedented, Alzheimer's Association says
Healthcare professionals who treat adults in Massachusetts will be required to undergo training related to Alzheimer's disease under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Charlie Baker.
Much has been written about the benefits that senior living communities can offer older adults who may be at risk of loneliness and isolation. A recent national survey puts more data behind the argument, but some results may surprise you.
While you are hammering away at spreadsheets, emails and other matters that just can't wait, you may be slowly, but surely, becoming less connected.
Virtual care technologies can help you address staffing shortages, pressures to enhance outcomes and a desire to reach older adults in their houses.
Assisted living operators that hope to compete for customers down the road need to change their business models and, in particular, ramp up offerings for more healthcare services.
Staff and residents at an independent and assisted living community in Michigan are experiencing the benefits of bringing virtual reality to residents.
Fostering an authentic sense of community is the most important part of working in any aspect of the senior living industry, but it is especially true in sales.
Promotions and appointments at Anthem Memory Care, Brookdale Senior Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, Harbor Retirement Associates, HumanGood, Integral Senior Living, The Legacy Senior Communities, Thrive Senior Living and Welltower.
Maine Veterans Home - Machias in Machias, ME, and Sunrise of Gurnee in Gurnee, IL, have become the first free-standing assisted living communities ever to attain the Gold - Excellence in Quality Award in the history of the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living National Quality Award program.