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Bipartisan bill calls for $50 million per year to address geriatric workforce issues

Bipartisan bill calls for $50 million per year to address geriatric workforce issues

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate aims to increase the number of geriatric health professionals and direct service workers to support the aging population in the United States.

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Gender pay gap less pronounced for caregivers than for some other jobs, Census Bureau says

Gender pay gap less pronounced for caregivers than for some other jobs, Census Bureau says

A gender pay gap exists in caregiver positions, but it is not as great as the gap between men's and women's wages in some other professions, according to recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2020 opening planned for third Margaritaville community

2020 opening planned for third Margaritaville community

Developers are shooting for an early 2020 opening for Latitude Margaritaville Watersound, in the Florida Panhandle.

Editors' Columns

What the growing wealth gap could mean for senior living

What the growing wealth gap could mean for senior living

Could the future success of the senior living industry depend on actions that might affect near-term success?

Is your senior living organization ready to crash and burn?

Is your senior living organization ready to crash and burn?

A hope and a prayer is a questionable way to run a senior living organization.

Guest Columns

Art program has positive effects on residents, staff, community relations

Art program has positive effects on residents, staff, community relations

When Jewish Home Family adopted an economical art program, it improved the well-being of our residents, gave new perspectives to our staff and bolstered our community relations.

Senior living sales and marketing professionals reveal biggest challenges

Senior living sales and marketing professionals reveal biggest challenges

A national survey provides insights into where senior care sales and marketing professionals should spend their time and energy.

Marketplace Columns

Senior living staff, residents vital to technology development

Senior living staff, residents vital to technology development

Senior living community staff members and residents can be crucial to the development and refinement of technology meant to benefit them. Who better to listen to than those who will use something every day?

Life plan communities thrive through connectedness

Life plan communities thrive through connectedness

Research shows that social connectedness improves physical health, mental and emotional well-being and even longevity, thereby enabling individuals and communities, including life plan communities, to thrive.

Company News

People in the news, May 22

People in the news, May 22

Appointments and promotions at Buckner Retirement Services, Covia, Creating Results, Elder Care Alliance, Five Star Senior Living, Friendship Village, Integrace, Integral Senior Living, National Lutheran Communities & Services, Presby's Inspired Life, Presbyterian Senior Living, Primrose Retirement Communities, Quality Care Properties and Wingate Healthcare.

Lancaster Pollard opens San Francisco office

Lancaster Pollard's 10th banking office nationwide is located in the San Francisco area.

Product News

VoiceFriend is now Amazon Alexa-enabled

Senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities that use the VoiceFriend automated notification technology now can communicate information and notices to residents, family members and staff via voice-activated Amazon Alexa devices.

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May 16

Bringing in the outdoors

Hollidaysburg, PA 

Garvey Manor and Our Lady of the Alleghenies Residence continuing care retirement community recently hosted an outdoor show, "Marching into the Woods."