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Shots in, sprays out for 2016 - 2017 flu season

Shots in, sprays out for 2016 - 2017 flu season

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending injectable flu vaccines but not nasal spray flu vaccines for the 2016 - 2017 influenza season.

2 college students calling assisted living home

2 college students calling assisted living home

Victoria Kozar and Joe Huberman are the two newest assisted living residents at Masonicare at A​shlar Village in Wallingford, CT, having moved in on Tuesday. They're also the youngest residents, by far.

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Prevent scams against residents with new report

A new report from the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau discusses networks of community stakeholders and resources to prevent, detect and respond to elder financial exploitation.

More news for Friday, Aug. 26

Study strengthens evidence that cognitive activity can reduce dementia risk ... Medicare ACOs boosted quality, savings in 2015, CMS reports ... An alternative to the MMSE for cognitive impairment?

Editors' Columns

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.

Happy birthday to us!

Happy birthday to us!

In its first year, McKnight's Senior Living has garnered industry accolades and positive feedback from readers like you. Here are some ways you can help us continue the celebration as we enter our second year.

Guest Columns

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.

How to create a sense of urgency with prospective residents

How to create a sense of urgency with prospective residents

When a potential resident asks for time to consider moving in, how you respond could determine whether you close the sale.

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

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.

Argentum memory care meeting set for Oct. 5

Argentum will hold a free, one-day memory care symposium for its members on Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C.

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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