Relatively few assisted living operators can effectively manage rising acuity levels among their residents, a blog appearing in Forbes contends.
Juniper Communities' Connect4Life model shows a potential cost savings of up to $15.3 billion for Medicare in hospital inpatient spending (or $4,500 per beneficiary) if applied nationally to a frail population of Medicare beneficiaries similar to Juniper's resident population.
Seventy-six additional senior living professionals have earned the certified director of assisted living, or CDAL, credential, the Senior Living Certification Commission announced Monday.
A model that integrates onsite ancillary services with social supports and residential care may make senior living communities more attractive to payers and investors because it improves outcomes and saves money, according to new research presented Wednesday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's Spring Investment Forum.
Appointments, promotions and honors related to The Ambassador of Scarsdale, Anthem Memory Care, WM Daugherty & Co LLC, Hebrew SeniorLife, Jefferson's Ferry Foundation, Juniper Communities, KAI Design & Build, Lutheran Senior Services, Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities, Norterre, Peconic Landing, SCAN Group, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., Senior Source Consulting Group, Solvere Senior Living, Spectrum Retirement, Touchmark, Watercrest Senior Living Group and Willow Gardens Memory Care.
Looking back on our coverage of the senior living industry and the issues that affected it in 2016, several common themes emerge. Five are detailed in this year-end review.
Bloomfield, NJ-based Juniper Communities paid $13.65 million to acquire Wood River Village in Bensalem, PA, on Nov. 30, financing the entire purchase with cash from its balance sheet.
How will Donald J. Trump's election to the nation's highest office affect senior care providers that are operating under Affordable Care Act provisions that incentivize value-based care over volume-based care? One senior living leader offers her thoughts.
Our society has some work to do before it realizes the vision that LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan relayed at the organization's recent annual meeting: An America freed from ageism. Current efforts and research offer hope, however.
Eleven people share what they believe is needed for senior living success in the future.
Dust, memories and the conviction that some qualities of Burning Man are applicable — and necessary — in senior living are some of the remnants from the gathering for Juniper Communities' Lynne Katzmann and Cindy Longfellow.
In a little more than a week, 17 people will begin gathering in the Nevada desert to start fulfilling a vision to "repaint the picture and write a new story of aging in America."
Appointments, promotions and awards at Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Asbury Place, The Blossom Collection at Moceri Companies, Dominion Senior Living, Edgewater Pointe Estates, Jefferson Center Inc., John Knox Village of Florida, Juniper Communities, OakBridge Terrace Assisted Living, Penney Retirement Community, Westminster Oaks, Windham Terrace Assisted Living and more.
While some senior living operators are cursing the darkness, other innovative ones are trying to light a candle to address the biggest challenge facing the industry.
Next week, Florida Gov. Rick Scott will travel to California to try to convince business leaders there to move their operations to his state to escape a planned minimum wage increase to $15. A senior living provider in Scott's state, however, believes that a nationwide minimum wage of $15 is "inevitable."
At a time when many senior living providers are taking a stand against proposed minimum wage increases across the country, Juniper Communities is taking the opposite approach. April 1, the company implemented its new 15X20 program, which has the goal of increasing hourly minimum wages in its communities to $15 by the year 2020.
After Juniper Communities integrated care into its offerings, providers, residents and partners saw benefits, according to the company. Founder and President Lynne S. Katzmann, Ph.D., has advice for companies considering a similar move.
Tom Hunter will be the executive director at Juniper Village in Aurora, CO.