Assisted Living

Families prefer assisted living over nursing homes for hospice care: survey

Families prefer assisted living over nursing homes for hospice care: survey

Families perceive hospice care in assisted living as being better than hospice care in a nursing home, according to new research.

Why skilled care's pain could be senior living's gain

Why skilled care's pain could be senior living's gain

If you can deliver post-acute care at a lower cost than the skilled care joint down the street, you just might find yourself swimming in a very nice new revenue stream.

Omega says assisted living is a strength in portfolio, but focus remains on skilled nursing

Omega says assisted living is a strength in portfolio, but focus remains on skilled nursing

Omega Healthcare Investors counts among its strengths one of its senior living partners, CEO Taylor Pickett told those participating in an earnings call on Wednesday. But the REIT's portfolio continues to be dominated by skilled nursing.

Memory care will be big growth area in 2018, senior living leaders predict

Memory care will be big growth area in 2018, senior living leaders predict

Memory care will be the biggest growth area in senior living and long-term care in 2018, predict executives participating in Lancaster Pollard's "2018 Seniors Housing and Care Survey," the results of which were released Tuesday.

Sunrise, Holiday, Capital come out on top in new J.D. Power senior living study

Sunrise, Holiday, Capital come out on top in new J.D. Power senior living study

Sunrise Senior Living, Holiday Retirement and Capital Senior Living had the highest scores in the inaugural study of senior living conducted by J.D. Power, the consumer research company announced Monday.

Why the GAO report ultimately could be good news for assisted living

Why the GAO report ultimately could be good news for assisted living

The increased attention brought by a recent GAO report may be uncomfortable for those in the assisted living industry in the short term, but the health policy experts with whom I spoke suggest that the report ultimately could be good news for operators.

Assisted, independent living 'critical part' of Ensign's success in fourth quarter, CEO says

Assisted, independent living 'critical part' of Ensign's success in fourth quarter, CEO says

The Ensign Group saw the highest adjusted earnings per share in its history in the fourth quarter of 2017, and assisted living and independent living had much to do with it, Ensign President, CEO and Director Christopher Christensen said Friday during an earnings call.

Feds promise to enhance industry oversight in wake of GAO report

Feds promise to enhance industry oversight in wake of GAO report

Responding to a report that cites lax state oversight, federal officials said they will begin to monitor potentially dangerous incidents at senior living communities more closely.

Medicaid, the Trojan horse of senior living

Medicaid, the Trojan horse of senior living

Like the citizens of Troy who failed to realize a hollow wooden horse contained something terrible, senior living operators have ignored the real threat Medicaid might unleash: federal rules and regulations.

CDC data show how small, large assisted living communities differ

A data brief published Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics sheds light on the differences between smaller and larger assisted living communities regarding the types of ADL assistance residents need, health conditions they have, payment source and more.

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Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.