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Atul Gawande: Senior living vital to person-centered care efforts

Atul Gawande: Senior living vital to person-centered care efforts

Senior living must be part of the effort to ensure that Americans with serious illnesses receive person-centered care that honors their goals, values and preferences, Atul Gawande, M.D., M.P.H., testified at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing on Thursday.

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Aides could perform nursing duties in assisted living

Aides could perform nursing duties in assisted living

Some assisted living communities in New York would be able to use home health aides to perform some nursing tasks under legislation that soon will be sent Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his signature.

10 oldest counties named by Census Bureau

10 oldest counties named by Census Bureau

The only U.S. county in which a majority of the population was aged 65 or more years in 2015 remained unchanged from 2014, according to new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released Thursday.

Good news, bad news on affordable housing front

Good news, bad news on affordable housing front

There's bad news and good news concerning affordable housing in the United States, according to speakers at a Wednesday press conference at which the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies released the latest "State of the Nation's Housing" report.

Editors' Columns

Rising drug costs get a gut check

Rising drug costs get a gut check

One of the biggest drivers of drug costs may be something you're not likely to see on a direct-to-consumer advertisement any time soon.

Culture and cancer: A delicate balance

Culture and cancer: A delicate balance

Ongoing research reminds us that not everyone will feel the same way we do when it comes to medical decisions.

Guest Columns

Implementing dignity and respect in dementia care

Implementing dignity and respect in dementia care

People who have dementia deserve the same quality of care provided to other older adults, although their special needs must be considered.

Keys to repositioning your CCRC

Keys to repositioning your CCRC

The next generation of future residents is coming, and with it, your next revenue stream. Here are some ways you can ensure you are ready, based on our experience.

Marketplace Columns

2 ways that mentoring can help older adults

2 ways that mentoring can help older adults

Mentoring as a form of companionship for older adults can provide the opportunity to help, support and improve the quality of their lives as well as to add purpose to the mentor's life.

Crisis communications for the senior living industry

Crisis communications for the senior living industry

A crisis can do long-term damage to the reputation of your senior living community. Make sure you are prepared.

Company News

Five Star to move from NYSE to Nasdaq

Five Star Quality Care plans to delist its common shares from the New York Stock Exchange and move to the Nasdaq Stock Market, the company announced Monday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Erickson Living, AHCA make 'Top Workplaces' list

Erickson Living, the American Health Care Association, Capital One Financial, and Walker and Dunlop are four of 150 companies and organizations named to the Washington Post's "Top Workplaces 2016" list, which recognizes Washington, D.C.-area employers, the media outlet announced Friday.

Product News

Dude Solutions unifying market identity

Dude Solutions is unifying its market identity under the Dude Solutions brand in a move it said will better reflect its combined product and service capabilities.

LeadingAge CAST updates EHR portfolio

LeadingAge CAST updates EHR portfolio

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies has updated its electronic health record portfolio with a new seven-stage EHR adoption model, as well as a new interactive online guide and a new case study.

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Harrogate resident Ruth Feinstein is proving that it's never too late to live a long-forgotten dream.

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