CCRCs / Life Plan Communities

Continuing Care Hall of Fame to induct four

The Continuing Care Hall of Fame will induct four members this year at an Oct. 29 gala at the InterContinental New Orleans.

Residents, staff reap rewards from retirement community's smartphone app

Residents, staff reap rewards from retirement community's smartphone app

Leaders at a New York retirement community say their new smartphone app is bringing convenience to residents and enabling staff members to spend more time with them.

ABHOW, be.group become HumanGood

ABHOW, be.group become HumanGood

The next step in the evolution of the ABHOW and be.group affiliation occurred Monday as the two companies announced their official unification under the previously publicized brand of HumanGood. Read our exclusive interview with CEO John Cochrane.

Assisted living director pay increases 3.27% in CCRCs

Assisted living director pay increases 3.27% in CCRCs

Directors of assisted living/personal care who work in continuing care retirement communities saw an average pay increase of 3.27% in 2017, according to a new report.

Name changes bloom in senior living

Name changes bloom in senior living

For a variety of reasons, many senior living organizations are changing their names. A common idea underlies many of the moves, however.

AMA considers advocating that CCRCs be part of ACOs

AMA considers advocating that CCRCs be part of ACOs

The American Medical Association will lobby the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to allow continuing care retirement communities to initiate investment models of accountable care organizations if its board of trustees approves a resolution that the AMA's House of Delegates referred for a decision last week at the delegates' meeting in Chicago.

Wellness redesigned: Centers for healthy living in the 21st century

Wellness redesigned: Centers for healthy living in the 21st century

For senior living operators looking for a way to bridge the gap between the housing, healthcare, hospitality and education sectors, the center for healthy living concept presents an exciting opportunity to innovate.

The website features most important to prospective residents

The website features most important to prospective residents

As a retirement community's online presence becomes increasingly important, research reveals the number one piece of information that adults aged 75 to 84 seek on a community's website as well as other features of interest.

Type A and C contracts increasing in popularity with CCRCs

Type A and C contracts increasing in popularity with CCRCs

Type A and C entry-fee contract use has become more common in continuing care retirement communities over the past 10 years, whereas type B contract and rental agreement use has become less common, according to the results of a new poll.

5 ways senior living communities are evolving to attract active baby boomers

5 ways senior living communities are evolving to attract active baby boomers

Senior living communities are devising new ways to attract and fulfill the needs of active boomers who want to be able to age in place and have opportunities for creative education and personal exploration.

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Aug. 16

'Pet therapy on steroids'

Chesterfield, MI

It was "pet therapy on steroids" when a special visitor recently roamed the halls of The Village of East Harbor, according to Administrator Carolyn Martin.