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How to get more mileage from your Facebook efforts

How to get more mileage from your Facebook efforts

Facebook can be a way to reach prospects, build a sense of community among residents and keep older adults engaged with family and friends. Two big issues can keep seniors off the social networking site, according to a new study, and one of the authors shares exclusive insights that could help senior living communities counter them.

The 5 best and 5 worst states for older adults to grow old: report

The 5 best and 5 worst states for older adults to grow old: report

Utah is the best state in which to grow old, and West Virginia is the worst, according to a new Caring.com report. See where your state ranks.

Isakson Living brings new memory care approach to U.S.

Isakson Living brings new memory care approach to U.S.

Park Springs Health Services in Stone Mountain, GA, has opened the first Dementia Care Matters Butterfly Household Model of Care in the United States.

Sabra looking forward to 'fun part' now that CCP merger is approved

Sabra looking forward to 'fun part' now that CCP merger is approved

Sabra Health Care REIT will continue efforts to diversify its asset base now that its merger with skilled nursing-focused Care Capital Properties has been approved by the boards of both companies, the real estate investment trust's CEO and chairman, Richard Matros, told McKnight's Senior Living on Wednesday.

State News

Assisted living community rating site is unique in country, group says

A new website is rating assisted living communities in San Diego County in what a consumer group says is unique effort in California and the entire country.

Union tactic may delay Missouri's 'right to work' law

The Missouri AFL-CIO plans to present about 300,000 petition signatures to the secretary of state's office on Friday. The move is part of an effort to delay implementation of the state's new "right to work" law.

Proposed rule burdens operators, hurts residents, Florida Argentum says

Officials with Florida Argentum have filed a legal challenge to a proposed rule that they say would financially burden assisted living operators in the Sunshine State and have several negative effects on residents and their families while not recognizing differences between assisted living and skilled nursing.

In Focus

'Pet therapy on steroids'

'Pet therapy on steroids'

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. Read more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Grande dame

Grande dame

Resident Dorothy Nimmer from Gabriel's Villa, the assisted living residence on the Miravida Living retirement community campus in Oshkosh, WI, was all smiles July 22. Find out why, and learn how you can submit your photos!

Special delivery

Special delivery

Residents and employees of Highland Springs in Dallas recently delivered a 50-inch television to firefighters at Dallas Fire Department Station #13 via an antique fire truck. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Product News

Almost 500 senior living communities implement SMILE engagement platform

CarexTech's SMILE platform has been implemented in almost 500 communities serving 28,000 residents communities since its creation three years ago, according to the company.

eBriggs digital forms now have assisted living option

Briggs Healthcare now will offer eBriggs digital forms for assisted living software systems.

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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.