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Integrating housing and care can improve outcomes, save money, Juniper finds

Integrating housing and care can improve outcomes, save money, Juniper finds

A model that integrates onsite ancillary services with social supports and residential care may make senior living communities more attractive to payers and investors because it improves outcomes and saves money, according to new research presented Wednesday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's Spring Investment Forum.

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Opioids threaten seniors' retirement savings, health

Opioids threaten seniors' retirement savings, health

The opioid epidemic, which finds an increasing number of older Americans raising their grandchildren, could increase older adults' need for seniors housing and care while decreasing their ability to pay for it, suggested speakers at a recent Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing.

Assisted living worker convicted of raping resident

A former caregiver at a California assisted living community has been convicted of raping an 83-year-old resident with dementia, according to a media report.

Here's what keeps senior living operators up at night

Here's what keeps senior living operators up at night

Finding and keeping the right workers was rated the top concern among nearly 200 senior living leaders who contributed to a new Perkins Eastman survey.

Editors' Columns

Nothing magical about Disney's wage ruling

Nothing magical about Disney's wage ruling

What does a recent Labor Department ruling against the Walt Disney Co. have to do with your senior living organization? Hopefully, not a thing.

A slam dunk to increase move-ins?

A slam dunk to increase move-ins?

If basketball isn't part of your present marketing efforts, it could be part of your future, according to new research.

Guest Columns

Social media complements face-to-face interactions for residents

Social media complements face-to-face interactions for residents

Recent research has found that Facebook interaction among older adults is doing more than just helping them while away the time.

The weather outside doesn't have to be frightful

The weather outside doesn't have to be frightful

Communities in unfortunate locations could be snowed in, flooded, caught up in gusty hurricanes, struck by tornados or covered in sheets of ice. Communities can be proactive, however.

Marketplace Columns

Why your disinfectant may not be working

Why your disinfectant may not be working

To ensure that your residents don't acquire healthcare-associated infections, you'll want to understand quat binding.

Improving the admissions paperwork process

Improving the admissions paperwork process

When I moved my mother into a memory care community four years ago, the emotional toll was almost unbearable. As it turns out, I now am in a position to address one of the issues I encountered.

Company News

People in the news, March 21

People in the news, March 21

Appointments at Baycrest Village, Dominion Senior Living, Erickson Living, Holiday Retirement, Van Dyk Health Care and Watermark Retirement Communities.

Ryan Companies expands presence in senior living

Ryan Companies expands presence in senior living

Ryan Companies is expanding its presence in senior living through projects with Grand Living and Life Care Services, an LCS company.

Product News

Solution helps track applicants, onboard

Applicant Tracker, a new applicant tracking and onboarding solution within SmartLinx Solutions' WorkLinx product suite, is now available, the company announced.

Products you need, February 2017

Read about convertible mattresses and a pill-crushing system.

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March 16

A wee bit o' fun

San Antonio

Poet's Walk San Antonio had an early St. Patrick's Day celebration on Wednesday.

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