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Many future retirees plan to stay put: survey

Many future retirees plan to stay put: survey

Senior living campuses may be sprouting like dandelions across the sunshine states, but will future retirees uproot to get there? Many may not, if a new USA Today survey is to be believed.

Wildfire evacuations at two communities spark investigation

Wildfire evacuations at two communities spark investigation

State officials are investigating the way residents were evacuated from two senior living communities during a wildfire in northern California.

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States expand senior living and other Medicaid benefits, at least for now

States expand senior living and other Medicaid benefits, at least for now

Despite efforts by President Trump and congressional leaders to trim federal support for Medicaid, states continue to expand senior living and other health services tied to the program, a new report finds.

How to protect your community from inappropriate use of social media use by employees

How to protect your community from inappropriate use of social media use by employees

Senior living operators can take steps to reduce risk related to social media use by employees, according to Kristi Eldredge, RN, JD, CPHRM, senior patient safety consultant at medical liability insurance company MMIC. She was a presenter on the topic Wednesday at AHCA/NCAL's 68th Annual Convention & Expo in Las Vegas.

Editors' Columns

What about your non-hiring policies?

What about your non-hiring policies?

When it comes to bringing on people with a criminal past, senior living organizations can find themselves in a real bind.

When the going gets tough, the tough do something

When the going gets tough, the tough do something

Senior living operators can learn a lesson from the communication efforts of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living in advance of the group's meeting at the hotel, where the largest mass shooting in recent American history occurred just two weeks before the gathering.

Guest Columns

When disaster preparedness pays off

When disaster preparedness pays off

With advance planning and masterful execution, the Watermark Retirement Communities team was able to care for residents and create an environment where they thrived, even in the midst of Hurricane Irma. Looking back, several best practices can be gained from this experience.

A book with a purpose to change the world

A book with a purpose to change the world

Our newly released book, "New Possibilities in Memory Care: The Silverado Story," aims to give hope and strength to families and inspire innovation across our industry.

Marketplace Columns

Connected technologies can improve medication adherence, manage risk

Connected technologies can improve medication adherence, manage risk

Senior living communities can play a big role in helping manage their residents' medication adherence and avoid the costly consequences of nonadherence — from both health and financial perspectives — for themselves and residents.

Fighting loneliness among older adults

Fighting loneliness among older adults

There's a way to combat social isolation in senior living that is practical, cost effective, transformative and revolutionary.

Company News

People in the news, Oct. 17

People in the news, Oct. 17

Appointments and promotions involving Asbury Place, Erickson Living, Gardant Management Solutions, The Glebe, Hammes Co., Maplewood Senior Living, MatrixCare, MSP Real Estate and Heritage Senior Living and Seniority.

People in the news, Oct. 4

People in the news, Oct. 4

Appointments and promotions involving Erickson Living, Front Porch, Legacy Senior Communities, National Lutheran Communities & Services, New Jewish Home and Welltower.

Product News

Senior living communities begin testing assisted shaving razor

Senior living communities begin testing assisted shaving razor

Cherry Hill Manor in Johnston, RI, and The Boston Home in Massachusetts will be among the U.S. residential care settings pilot-testing a razor designed to offer a more comfortable shaving experience for those not able to shave themselves, McKnight's Senior Living has learned.

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In Focus

Oct. 11

Mock fire, real prep

Roanoke, VA

A recent fire and disaster response drill at Friendship helped with staff and responder preparedness.