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McKnight's Senior Living's first online expo set for June 20

McKnight's Senior Living's first online expo set for June 20

Registration is now open for McKnight's Senior Living's first online expo. The event will include three webinars and a virtual trade show.

Seniors' use of technology is growing, survey finds

Seniors' use of technology is growing, survey finds

Although seniors use technology less than younger adults, their use of it is growing, according to new research from the Pew Research Center. And the younger a senior is, the more likely he or she is to be using technology, on average.

Facility owner gets prison time and probation, ordered to pay $3,000 for neglecting residents

Facility owner gets prison time and probation, ordered to pay $3,000 for neglecting residents

The owner of a licensed Nevada assisted living facility was sentenced to 179 days in prison and three years of probation and was ordered to pay $3,000 after investigators said she admitted residents who were beyond the level of care that could be provided there and did not keep the facility clean and well-maintained.

More news for Monday, May 22

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State News

Healthiest states for seniors: Minnesota can celebrate; Mississippi? Not so much

Minnesota is the healthiest state for older adults, and Mississippi is the least healthy, according to a new report from the United Health Foundation.

Camera-loaning program expansion concerns New Jersey provider groups

The expansion of a camera-loaning program in New Jersey means that families of senior living residents now may be equipped to secretly record the care of their loved ones, but organizations representing operators are concerned that the families may not be equipped to address privacy and other concerns.

More news for Wednesday, April 26

About 100 California assisted living communities closed or put on probation in past year ... Assisted living operator fights $12,500 fine imposed for evicting residents ... Forget millennials: Seniors are poised to reshape the housing market

In Focus

Raising the bar

Raising the bar

Saturday, former Life Care Centers of America President and CEO Tom Winston earned a law degree from the University of Tennessee at the age of 73. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos.

Rookie of the year

Rookie of the year

Gurwin Jewish resident Rudal "Rudy" Ahlen, 101, has been cheering for the New York Mets since they began, but she's never been to a game. That may change soon. Read more, and find out how to submit your photos!

New Jersey newlyweds

New Jersey newlyweds

Edie Dombal and Rich Cirelli both volunteer at Cedar Crest retirement community's TV studio, and now they have something else in common: each other. Read more, and find out how to submit your photos!

Product News

Stanley announces updated wander management technology

Stanley announces updated wander management technology

Stanley Healthcare on Tuesday launched WanderGuard Blue, an updated wander management solution for the senior living industry.

Stanley emergency call platform now has mobile app

Stanley emergency call platform now has mobile app

A mobile application for the Arial Emergency Call platform now is available, Stanley Healthcare has announced.

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May 15

Raising the bar

Knoxville, TN

Former Life Care Centers of America President and CEO Tom Winston has earned a law degree from the University of Tennessee at age 73.

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