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New Census Bureau data show steady increase in prospective residents

New Census Bureau data show steady increase in prospective residents

Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show a steady increase in the number of adults of the age when many start moving into senior living communities.

New perks that really do work

New perks that really do work

It's no secret that recruiting and retaining employees is the biggest challenge facing senior living and long-term care operators. Sometimes it takes some creativity to stand out to current and prospective workers.

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McKnight's Senior Living honored for news coverage at ASBPE awards event

McKnight's Senior Living honored for news coverage at ASBPE awards event

The online and print news sections of McKnight's Senior Living accounted for two of the three journalism awards the brand received Thursday night at an American Society of Business Publication Editors event.

Assisted living connections highlighted in Senate hearing on guardians

Assisted living connections highlighted in Senate hearing on guardians

Cases of financial exploitation of older adults by their legal guardians, including cases indirectly involving assisted living communities, "highlight shocking breaches of trust by people who obtained positions of power or influence over vulnerable seniors," Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday at a hearing on the topic.

Editors' Columns

Pay no attention to senior living's identity crisis

Pay no attention to senior living's identity crisis

The latest occupancy numbers for assisted living point to absorption issues. But they may reveal another issue as well.

Don't let worry spread with news of this bathroom study

Don't let worry spread with news of this bathroom study

"Ew," was the predictable reaction to a study published in the April issue of Applied and Environmental Microbiology that found that hot air hand dryers spread bathroom bacteria.

Guest Columns

A legacy of preparedness is a lesson for others

A legacy of preparedness is a lesson for others

It all started with an urgent phone call from the governor's office in the middle of the night in late August 2005.

Reaching residents through health chats

Reaching residents through health chats

We've found a way to help residents feel comfortable discussing health issues with the health team.

Marketplace Columns

Thought leaders explore the difference between a place to live and a lifestyle in senior living

Thought leaders explore the difference between a place to live and a lifestyle in senior living

Recently, a sizable group of senior living thought leaders convened at an inaugural event to explore the current trends driving the business of senior living.

Pharmacists can play key roles in improving health outcomes for at-risk seniors

Pharmacists can play key roles in improving health outcomes for at-risk seniors

Pharmacists have three evolving roles as a result of the drive toward value-based care.

Company News

People in the news, April 17

People in the news, April 17

Appointments and promotions at Aegis Living, Always Best Care, Arbor Co., CBRE, Centers Health Care, Charter Senior Living, Danish Home of Chicago, Desert Willow at Sagewood, Envoy America, Front Porch, Heritage Senior Living, Judson Services, Juniper Communities, LifeSpire of Virginia, Noble's Pond, Northbridge Companies, SantaFe Senior Living, Watercrest Senior Living Group and WESTliving.

People in the news, April 10

People in the news, April 10

Appointments at Argentum, Charter Senior Living, Friendship Village, Kendal Corp. and Mission Senior Living.

Product News

Stanley now offers Accushield sign-in system through portfolio

Stanley now offers Accushield sign-in system through portfolio

Stanley Healthcare will offer the Accushield touchscreen visitor sign-in system, designed for senior living communities, as part of its portfolio of solutions, the company announced Tuesday.

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April 18

Spreading thanks

Houston and North Greenbush, NY 

Residents of Brazos Towers at Bayou Manor, a senior living community in Houston, recently held a virtual "gratitude party" for residents of Eastwyck Village of North Greenbush, NY, to thank them for their assistance after Hurricane Harvey.