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Tittle: No time for assumptions about assisted living regulation

Tittle: No time for assumptions about assisted living regulation

The state of affairs in the nation's capital puts assisted living in a strong position to maintain regulation at the state level, National Center for Assisted Living Executive Director Scott Tittle said Sunday to the more than 200 assisted living professionals attending NCAL Day. "But that doesn't mean we are without risk," he said.

CCRC adds 4,100-square-foot duplexes to attract baby boomers

CCRC adds 4,100-square-foot duplexes to attract baby boomers

Ten months after breaking ground on a project intended to attract baby boomers and others looking for a different environment in which to age, nonprofit BHI Senior Living has sold all 30 duplexes in an expansion of its Hoosier Village continuing care retirement community in Indianapolis, and the first residents are moving in.

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Retirement community's food director recorded men in employee locker room: police

Retirement community's food director recorded men in employee locker room: police

The food director at a Connecticut continuing care retirement community has lost his job and is facing three counts of voyeurism after allegedly installing a video camera and surreptitiously recording male employees using a locker room for workers.

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Editors' Columns

When the going gets tough, the tough do something

When the going gets tough, the tough do something

Senior living operators can learn a lesson from the communication efforts of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living in advance of the group's meeting at the hotel, where the largest mass shooting in recent American history occurred just two weeks before the gathering.

Senior living could take a lesson from this Nobel Laureate

Senior living could take a lesson from this Nobel Laureate

What does the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences have to do with senior living? Not much, except that perhaps the way you go about trying to fill your units may be seriously flawed.

Guest Columns

When disaster preparedness pays off

When disaster preparedness pays off

With advance planning and masterful execution, the Watermark Retirement Communities team was able to care for residents and create an environment where they thrived, even in the midst of Hurricane Irma. Looking back, several best practices can be gained from this experience.

A book with a purpose to change the world

A book with a purpose to change the world

Our newly released book, "New Possibilities in Memory Care: The Silverado Story," aims to give hope and strength to families and inspire innovation across our industry.

Marketplace Columns

Fighting loneliness among older adults

Fighting loneliness among older adults

There's a way to combat social isolation in senior living that is practical, cost effective, transformative and revolutionary.

Helping residents, facilities reap benefits of cost-effective health screenings

Helping residents, facilities reap benefits of cost-effective health screenings

Business intelligence and information technology are making health screenings more convenient for older adults, enabling them as well as their care providers to benefit.

Company News

People in the news, Oct. 4

People in the news, Oct. 4

Appointments and promotions involving Erickson Living, Front Porch, Legacy Senior Communities, National Lutheran Communities & Services, New Jewish Home and Welltower.

AdCare Health Systems is now Regional Health Properties

AdCare Health Systems is now known as Regional Health Properties following a series of previously planned actions.

Product News

Senior Insight customers now have access to Briggs forms

Briggs Healthcare and Senior Insight, an assisted living management software company, have partnered to provide Senior Insight customers with access to digital Briggs forms through eBriggs.

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Oct. 11

Mock fire, real prep

Roanoke, VA

A recent fire and disaster response drill at Friendship helped with staff and responder preparedness.