August 2014 Issue of McKnight's Senior Living

August 2014 Issue of McKnight's Senior Living

August 2014

My Turn

The importance of planning ahead

Anticipating needs makes things easier for residents.

Resident Safety

Federal effort tackles abuse of elderly

Elder abuse is inflicted upon many of the more than 2 million Americans in long-term care settings, and more oversight is needed, according to a ...


Wound care artistry

As the science of wound care develops, eldercare clinicians are faced with both a myriad of options and cost constraints when it comes to treatments

Acuity takes a seat

Clinical conditions and needs play a big role in furnishing choices for long-term care communities. What you choose influences who you serve — and vice ...

The best of both worlds

Safety or autonomy? That has been the historic choice when it comes to resident security. But new tools are now making both possible

Design Decisions

Southern Comfort

Signature HealthCARE wanted to be a good neighbor with its new Nashville facility, the first major building project in the company's history.

Tech Talk

EHR paper still relevant to senior living

A year-old white paper by the CIO Consortium & Nurse Executive Council remains relevant to senior living operators trying to navigate various technology systems, panelists ...

Editor's Column

Three clear signs of change

These new shifts clearly point toward a different future


FAQs can be a solid marketing option

Most seniors, their families and their financial advisors need answers to critical senior living questions.

Alzheimer's Outreach

Study: Improve Alzheimer's options

Policymakers should consider more ways to improve senior living-related services and supports for people with Alzheimer's disease, according to RAND Corporation researchers.

In Focus

June 13

Survey says ... game show week is a hit

Rochester, NY 

St. John's Home recently hosted "Game Show Week 2.0" in recognition of Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, which is June.