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Actress advocates for public health measures to fight 'insidious, cowardly' Alzheimer's

Actress advocates for public health measures to fight 'insidious, cowardly' Alzheimer's

Public health measures related to Alzheimer's got a boost Tuesday from the testimony of actress Marcia Gay Harden at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing focused on what she called "an insidious, cowardly disease."

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LTSS financing proposal 'a promising start,' providers say

LTSS financing proposal 'a promising start,' providers say

Draft legislation to create a federal program within Medicare to support those with substantial long-term care costs when they need care "is a promising start toward effective solutions," LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan told Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), in technical comments submitted June 15. Other groups shared their thoughts as well.

Med tech charged with 3 felonies for alleged theft of resident's painting, other property

Med tech charged with 3 felonies for alleged theft of resident's painting, other property

A former worker at a California senior living community faces up to five years in prison if convicted of three felonies and a misdemeanor related to thefts of property belonging to his employer and residents, including a painting by a noted artist and Holocaust survivor.

Editors' Columns

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.

Is your senior living organization ready to make some good news?

Is your senior living organization ready to make some good news?

You are in a position to not only read some good news, but to make some of your own.

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

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?

3 blind spots in your senior living business (and how to fix them)

3 blind spots in your senior living business (and how to fix them)

Senior living professionals may have blind spots regarding prospective residents and the sales methods used to familiarize them with communities. Fortunately, ways exist to address them.

Company News

Vitality, YourLife announce partnership

Vitality, YourLife announce partnership

Franklin, TN-based Vitality Senior Living has been selected as the exclusive operating partner for YourLife Senior Living.

People in the News, June 19

People in the News, June 19

Appointments and promotions at American House Senior Living Communities, Benchmark Senior Living, Catholic Charities New Hampshire, Epoch Senior Living, Genacross Lutheran Services, Integral Senior Living, LCB Senior Living, Legacy Senior Living, Lutheran Village, Senior Resource Group, Sodalis Senior Living, Sodexo, Watercrest Senior Living Group and Wingate Healthcare.

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."