Assisted Living

NAHB names winners for 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards

NAHB names winners for 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards

Independent living, assisted living and continuing care retirement / life plan communities were among those 55+ housing types recognized at the National Association of Home Builders' 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards.

Bill would increase fines for noncompliant assisted living communities

Bill would increase fines for noncompliant assisted living communities

A bill introduced in Virginia, if passed as written, would increase the amount in civil penalties that assisted living communities would face for not complying with the terms of their licenses.

Breaking free of industry stereotypes

Breaking free of industry stereotypes

A film student in Germany surely has a bright professional future, but one of his recent projects doesn't do much to illuminate the senior living industry.

Senior living continues to see job growth, although rate is slowing

Senior living continues to see job growth, although rate is slowing

The senior living industry has been among the top industries for post-recession job creation, and employment in the industry continues to increase, although the overall rate of growth is slowing, according to a new report from Argentum.

First impressions: Little things can mean a lot

First impressions: Little things can mean a lot

I spent some time at a senior living community at the invitation of the Where You Live Matters campaign and realized that seemingly small things can add up to a memorable first impression for prospective residents. And those same things can factor into the resident and staff experience, too.

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.

The 10 highest-ranking senior living operators in 2016

The 10 highest-ranking senior living operators in 2016

SeniorAdvisor.com has released its Best of 2017 Awards, honoring those operators that have received high marks on the Austin, TX-based online ratings and reviews site in 2016. See the companies, states and cities with the most winners.

New law allows some aides to administer medication

New law allows some aides to administer medication

Advanced home health aides working at some assisted living communities in New York will be allowed to perform certain advanced tasks, such as administering routine or prefilled medications and helping with medical equipment, under a bill signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Atria Senior Living pays $185,000 to settle lawsuit alleging discrimination

Atria Senior Living pays $185,000 to settle lawsuit alleging discrimination

Atria Senior Living has agreed to pay $185,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that it discriminated against deaf and hard-of-hearing prospective residents by not providing American Sign Language interpreters when requested at some of its New York communities, the Fair Housing Justice Center announced.

Leave skilled care services to skilled care facilities, attorney warns

Leave skilled care services to skilled care facilities, attorney warns

Assisted living operators can unintentionally invite lawsuits when they deliver care that goes beyond what a state will allow, warns Nancy Reynolds, an attorney with LeClairRyan.

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Merry marriage

Tyrone, PA

It was a first for the Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone — a wedding held on site.

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