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Exercise may worsen cognitive impairment in those with dementia: study

Exercise may worsen cognitive impairment in those with dementia: study

Moderate to high-intensity exercise does not slow and in fact may hasten cognitive decline in older adults who have dementia, according to the results of a study published Wednesday in The BMJ. The findings contradict the results of some earlier studies.

New law requires disclosures of relationships between assisted living communities, referral agents

New law requires disclosures of relationships between assisted living communities, referral agents

New disclosures about relationships and fee arrangements between assisted living communities and referral agencies must be made to prospective residents or their representatives under a new law in Arizona.

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New Argentum quality initiative includes web resources, plans for certifications

New Argentum quality initiative includes web resources, plans for certifications

Improved resident quality of life is the goal of a new initiative announced Wednesday by Argentum at the organization's Senior Living Executive Conference.

NIC: First quarter sees $1.7B in seniors housing deals; private buyers especially active

NIC: First quarter sees $1.7B in seniors housing deals; private buyers especially active

The first quarter of 2018 had $1.7 billion in seniors housing transactions closures, Bill Kauffman, senior principal at the National Center for Seniors Housing and Care said Wednesday.

Editors' Columns

Is your senior living organization ready to crash and burn?

Is your senior living organization ready to crash and burn?

A hope and a prayer is a questionable way to run a senior living organization.

Planning through retirement an issue, but senior living may have an answer or two

Planning through retirement an issue, but senior living may have an answer or two

Independent and assisted living communities may offer residents a benefit their community-dwelling peers don't have.

Guest Columns

Senior living sales and marketing professionals reveal biggest challenges

Senior living sales and marketing professionals reveal biggest challenges

A national survey provides insights into where senior care sales and marketing professionals should spend their time and energy.

More than a website: Digital marketing for senior living

More than a website: Digital marketing for senior living

After your website is in place, what digital marketing tactics should your community use? Here are five ideas.

Marketplace Columns

Senior living staff, residents vital to technology development

Senior living staff, residents vital to technology development

Senior living community staff members and residents can be crucial to the development and refinement of technology meant to benefit them. Who better to listen to than those who will use something every day?

Life plan communities thrive through connectedness

Life plan communities thrive through connectedness

Research shows that social connectedness improves physical health, mental and emotional well-being and even longevity, thereby enabling individuals and communities, including life plan communities, to thrive.

Company News

Lancaster Pollard opens San Francisco office

Lancaster Pollard's 10th banking office nationwide is located in the San Francisco area.

People in the news, May 15

People in the news, May 15

Appointments and promotions at Discovery Senior Living, Eldermark Software, HumanGood, Integral Senior Living, LeadingAge Florida, MedOptions, Radiant Senior Living, Sagebrook Senior Living, Wingate Healthcare and more.

Product News

K4Connect, HHHunt partnership brings smart tech to two more Spring Arbor communities

K4Connect has broadened its partnership with HHHunt's senior living division, which owns and manages Spring Arbor assisted living communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic, to bring K4Community to two additional Spring Arbor communities in Maryland.

Hasbro's Joy for All brand acquired by Ageless Innovation

Hasbro's Joy for All brand acquired by Ageless Innovation

A group of former Hasbro employees has launched Ageless Innovation LLC, buying Hasbro's Joy for All line of animatronic pets with plans to develop additional products to stimulate and foster meaningful connections for older adults.

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May 16

$3 million milestone

Parkville, FL 

Oak Crest recently passed the $3 million mark in the amount of scholarship funds the community has awarded to employees over the past 22 years.