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Help coupled residents by focusing on individual and shared needs

Help coupled residents by focusing on individual and shared needs

Senior living communities can support residents who are part of couples by focusing on their individual needs as well as their shared needs, according to the results of a recent study.

Challenges remain with senior living employee wellness plans

Challenges remain with senior living employee wellness plans

Wellness programs are one way that senior living organizations can help employees address their health issues, but some companies or their employees don't see the value, according to a new survey that risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company Willis Towers Watson conducted for Argentum.

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Low-income housing does not affect nearby home values: research

Low-income housing does not affect nearby home values: research

Proponents of affordable housing can point others to recently published research compiled by online residential real estate site Trulia.

How to build a compliance program in senior living

How to build a compliance program in senior living

Rob Westervelt of Acts Retirement-Life Communities shares what senior living organizations can do to build their compliance programs.

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Editors' Columns

Here's one way to make visits more rewarding

Here's one way to make visits more rewarding

A senior living center in China's Jiangsu province has found a rather unique way to increase visitors.

Your flu to-do list

Your flu to-do list

It's National Influenza Vaccination Week, and senior living communities can take steps to encourage vaccination among residents and staff members.

Guest Columns

How to ease the transition into senior living for new residents

How to ease the transition into senior living for new residents

Moving can be emotionally and physically disconcerting for new residents, but a high-quality senior living community should be ready to welcome them with helpful tools and resources.

How to renovate and reposition your senior living community

How to renovate and reposition your senior living community

Despite the grumbling about certain senior living market centers across the country being overbuilt or saturated, I notice a discernible uptick in one specific market area: renovations and repositioning.

Marketplace Columns

Our roles in helping older adults age in place

Our roles in helping older adults age in place

As older adults increasingly seek to age in place, those of us in the industry who are dedicated to their care have increased responsibility.

The importance of the life story in memory care

The importance of the life story in memory care

Knowing residents' life stories is critical for staff members who care for those with Alzheimer's disease or other memory or communication challenges.

Company News

Juniper acquires PA CCRC for $13.65 million

Juniper acquires PA CCRC for $13.65 million

Bloomfield, NJ-based Juniper Communities paid $13.65 million to acquire Wood River Village in Bensalem, PA, on Nov. 30, financing the entire purchase with cash from its balance sheet.

Ziegler closes on $232 million financing for Acts

Specialty investment bank Ziegler has closed on $232 million in Series 2016 financing for Acts Retirement-Life Communities. The total transaction size is among the largest issues in the tax-exempt senior living marketplace, according to Ziegler.

Product News

OnShift named to Deloitte's 2016 Technology Fast 500 list

Human capital software company OnShift ranks 326 on Deloitte's 2016 Technology Fast 500, a list of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy technology companies in North America.

Waste removal process could save communities money

Waste removal process could save communities money

The Medical Waste Machine is a replacement for waste removal systems that cost senior living operators money, executives at Medical Innovations say.

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Dec. 7

The holiday spirit

Nationwide

Senior living communities are getting into the holiday spirit and helping others do so, too.

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