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HCR ManorCare says it will contest QCP's receivership request

HCR ManorCare says it will contest QCP's receivership request

HCR ManorCare said it intends to "vigorously" contest the request that Quality Care Properties made to a California state court that an independent receiver be appointed to oversee ManorCare's assisted living and skilled nursing facilities.

Where prospects carry the most student loan debt

Where prospects carry the most student loan debt

Student loan debt is increasing among older adults, according to data released Friday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, suggesting that more prospective senior living community residents may face a big impediment to making a move.

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Prehistoric bones found on senior living grounds

Prehistoric bones found on senior living grounds

The senior living community of Crestavilla will be opening later this year in Laguna Niguel, CA, having displaced some long-time residents that will be moving to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

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Despite advance directive, woman with dementia denied her last wish, spouse says ... All-terrain wheelchair allows senior living residents to experience the outdoors ... Campers from assisted living community find the woods are good medicine ... Hard-won advice in books on aging and elder care

Editors' Columns

Extraordinary events call for extraordinary events

Extraordinary events call for extraordinary events

Senior living communities across the country are marking today's solar eclipse with events for residents.

Barbarians at the firewall

Barbarians at the firewall

Not to sound like an alarmist, but the chances of a cyberattack have never been greater.

Guest Columns

A new way to measure outcomes in older adults

A new way to measure outcomes in older adults

With support from the SCAN Foundation and the John A. Hartford Foundation, the National Committee for Quality Assurance and six collaborating organizations are testing two approaches to measuring outcomes in older adults, focusing on person-driven outcomes.

Choice will continue to be the predominant trend in senior living

Choice will continue to be the predominant trend in senior living

To remain competitive in today's marketplace, the successful senior living community will offer choice — and plenty of it.

Marketplace Columns

How to use content marketing to increase occupancy

How to use content marketing to increase occupancy

Millions of Americans could be moving into senior living communities over the next 20 years. Will your community be able to reach this audience and their loved ones with messages that resonate?

Caregivers cannot stop, fix or change dementia

Caregivers cannot stop, fix or change dementia

Managing expectations leads to meaningful moments, powerful connections and purposeful and fulfilling relationships during dementia care.

Company News

People in the news, Aug. 15

People in the news, Aug. 15

Appointments, promotions and honors related to Clearwater Living, Erickson Living, Equinox Terrace Assisted Living, The Goodman Group, the Indiana Health Care Association/Indiana Center for Assisted Living, Jewish Home Family, LeadingAge, Life Care Services, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, Senior Care Development, Triloma Financial Group and more.

Partnership aims to improve planning, design of senior living communities

Partnership aims to improve planning, design of senior living communities

The Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments and J+J Flooring Group have formed a partnership to conduct post-occupancy evaluations in an effort to improve the planning and design of senior living communities.

Product News

Almost 500 senior living communities implement SMILE engagement platform

CarexTech's SMILE platform has been implemented in almost 500 communities serving 28,000 residents communities since its creation three years ago, according to the company.

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Aug. 16

'Pet therapy on steroids'

Chesterfield, MI

It was "pet therapy on steroids" when a special visitor recently roamed the halls of The Village of East Harbor, according to Administrator Carolyn Martin.