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QCP sets July 25 vote on Welltower merger, 'golden parachute' payments

QCP sets July 25 vote on Welltower merger, 'golden parachute' payments

Quality Care Properties has announced a July 25 date for a special meeting where stockholders are expected to vote on a proposed merger with Welltower and multimillion dollar "golden parachute" payments for some executives.

President proposes changes at Health and Labor departments

President proposes changes at Health and Labor departments

Renaming the Department of Health and Human Services and combining the departments of Labor and Education are two of the many proposals in a government reform plan released Thursday by President Donald Trump.

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Location, location, location — even in senior living

Location, location, location — even in senior living

Location matters, regardless of the type of housing that someone resides in, the AARP Public Policy Institute's director of livability thought leadership told McKnight's Senior Living on Thursday, the day that data analyzed from the newly updated AARP Livability Index were released. It marked the first full update of the index since its launch in 2015.

Also in the news for Friday, June 22

D.C. bill would bar assisted living communities from accepting new residents with dementia ... Ohio assisted living communities score an average of 85.2 (out of 100) on resident satisfaction survey

Editors' Columns

Senior living might want to take a new look at an old friend

Senior living might want to take a new look at an old friend

Will a new twist help revitalize the private long-term care insurance market?

Several ways exist to increase your organization's LGBT cultural competency

Several ways exist to increase your organization's LGBT cultural competency

Senior living communities can express or strengthen their support for issues of importance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults through training and other means. A new ad will be a conversation starter for those who see it.

Guest Columns

Support is a way to keep workers who are family caregivers

Support is a way to keep workers who are family caregivers

Senior living operators are facing historic rates of turnover, decreasing revenues and increasing competition. One way to address these issues is to offer human resources and other programs for workers who are family caregivers.

Best practices: Help make the move-in decision easy

Best practices: Help make the move-in decision easy

These processes can help potential residents and their families make better-informed decisions about when is the right time for assisted living for themselves or their loved ones.

Marketplace Columns

3 ways technology can improve senior living efficiency and quality of life

3 ways technology can improve senior living efficiency and quality of life

With today's broader campuses, more active seniors and specialized levels of care, staff must respond to emergencies and requests wherever the resident may be, while keeping track of individuals in a way that is minimally intrusive.

The future of senior living technology: Choice, control, connection

The future of senior living technology: Choice, control, connection

What if you could boost revenue, worry less about occupancy and retain employees for longer periods of time?

Company News

Juniper Communities certified as Great Place to Work

Juniper Communities certified as Great Place to Work

Bloomfield, NJ-based Juniper Communities has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work.

Hines furthers interest in senior living with Sentio partnership

Hines furthers interest in senior living with Sentio partnership

International real estate firm Hines has strengthened its involvement in senior living by partnering with Sentio Investments to assemble a portfolio specializing in senior living and other healthcare real estate assets, the companies announced Wednesday.

Product News

JEA Senior Living rolls out Eversound system to 50 communities

JEA Senior Living has announced plans to make Eversound's patented wireless headphone system available to residents at all of its 50 senior living communities.

In Focus

June 20

107 years young

Chambersburg, PA 

Irene Rebok, a resident of Magnolias of Chambersburg, will celebrate her 107th birthday with a visit from a state representative and a "card shower."