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Assisted living needs to better manage rising acuity levels, expert warns

Assisted living needs to better manage rising acuity levels, expert warns

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Relatively few assisted living operators can effectively manage rising acuity levels among their residents, a blog appearing in Forbes contends.

3 ways integrated care delivery benefits seniors housing operators

3 ways integrated care delivery benefits seniors housing operators

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.

76 more assisted living directors obtain credential

76 more assisted living directors obtain credential

Seventy-six additional senior living professionals have earned the certified director of assisted living, or CDAL, credential, the Senior Living Certification Commission announced Monday.

Integrating housing and care can improve outcomes, save money, Juniper finds

Integrating housing and care can improve outcomes, save money, Juniper finds

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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.

People in the news, Feb. 21

People in the news, Feb. 21

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.

5 big issues in senior living in 2016

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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.

Juniper acquires Pennsylvania CCRC for $13.65 million in cash

Juniper acquires Pennsylvania CCRC for $13.65 million in cash

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.

Will Trump's election affect value-based care efforts?

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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.

Combating aging perceptions with aging realities

Combating aging perceptions with aging realities

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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.

What's needed for the future of senior living

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Eleven people share what they believe is needed for senior living success in the future.

Juniper fuses Burning Man, senior living

Juniper fuses Burning Man, senior living

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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.

Juniper counts down to Burning Man

Juniper counts down to Burning Man

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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."

People in the news, Aug. 16

People in the news, Aug. 16

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.

Getting that elephant in the room to start dancing

Getting that elephant in the room to start dancing

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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.

Minimum wage issue pits states against one another

Minimum wage issue pits states against one another

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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."

Juniper makes a case for a living wage

Juniper makes a case for a living wage

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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.

How to integrate care into assisted living

How to integrate care into assisted living

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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.

Hunter named ED

Hunter named ED

Tom Hunter will be the executive director at Juniper Village in Aurora, CO.

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Ovation Chai Point is providing room and board, as well as an open studio, to a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee art student as part of a university program that benefits everyone involved.