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Uber pilot driving resident, staff satisfaction, senior living provider says

Uber pilot driving resident, staff satisfaction, senior living provider says

Could a ride-hailing program unlock resident and staff satisfaction by offering a solution to transportation challenges experienced by senior living communities? A senior living provider based in Canada is pilot-testing a new platform to find out. Early results are promising — and the program recently became available to all businesses in the United States.

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ADL needs increasing for those aged 45 to 64, CDC report says

ADL needs increasing for those aged 45 to 64, CDC report says

The percentage of adults aged 45 to 64 years who reported needing help with activities of daily living and instrumental ADLs increased from 2000 to 2015, according to data newly released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report contains information about those aged at least 65 years, too.

Social media use has physical, mental health benefits for seniors

Social media use has physical, mental health benefits for seniors

Use of email, instant messaging and social media can result in less loneliness and fewer chronic illnesses and symptoms of depression for older adults, according to new research.

Editors' Columns

Views of aging are a call to action

Views of aging are a call to action

New research on some adults' views of aging suggests opportunities for the senior living industry. In fact, the future viability of the industry depends on the actions it takes to educate consumers in at least two areas.

A tech breakthrough that shows how far we've come

A tech breakthrough that shows how far we've come

A technological development could give operators the ability to markedly improve care delivery and coordination.

Guest Columns

How to strengthen bonds with residents

How to strengthen bonds with residents

The difference between a good service operation and great service operation is not how they perform in normal times; it's how they perform when a resident is disappointed.

Can video games push the pause button on Alzheimer's symptoms?

Can video games push the pause button on Alzheimer's symptoms?

Researchers are using video games to treat symptoms of degenerative brain conditions such as Alzheimer's disease. Video games may be helpful in diagnosing such conditions, too.

Marketplace Columns

Why and how best to clean senior living community carpets

Why and how best to clean senior living community carpets

Carpet has many benefits, but it must be maintained properly to be effective.

How technology is evolving in senior living communities

How technology is evolving in senior living communities

State-of-the-art technology services are becoming a prerequisite for many older adults as they evaluate their housing options. Here's the technology you should consider adding and how to go about it.

Company News

6 senior living properties included in $102 million WNC affordable housing fund

WNC Corp. 42, a $102 million institutional low-income housing tax credit fund, has closed, and six of its properties are senior living communities.

People in the news, Aug. 24

People in the news, Aug. 24

Appointments, promotions and awards involving Cushman & Wakefield, Erickson Living, Equinox Terrace Assisted Living, the Lutheran Home Association, National HealthCare Corp., Watercrest Senior Living, Welltower, WESTliving and more.

Product News

LeadingAge CAST updates medication management portfolio

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies has updated its medication management portfolio with an expanded product and vendor matrix and two new case studies.

LeadingAge CAST updates telehealth selection portfolio

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies has updated its telehealth selection portfolio with an enhanced online selection tool and product matrix and two new case studies.

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Aug. 17

Seniors celebrate athletics

Florida, Maryland, New Jersey

Several senior living communities recently celebrated athleticism in events timed to coincide with the Olympics or in observance of their own Olympians.

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