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Maintaining memory

With demand escalating for memory support services in the senior living sector, operators
have a full plate of factors they must consider as they improve care and services for residents

More peace and quiet

With more senior living facilities focusing on making their environments more homelike, there’s a problem when ubiquitous surveillance cameras, constant security buzzers and flat-screen TV monitors give the décor the look and feel of a prison

Worker’s paradise

Low-income seniors shouldn’t have to settle for cheap, cookie-cutter housing as their only independent living option, say the folks who developed the Cottages at Cathedral Square, a new 32-unit residential community in Belleville, IL.

A true ‘Residence’

If the top three point of emphasis for real estate are “location, location and location,” The Residence at Cedar Dells certainly meets the criteria.

Stretching boundaries

As more senior living residents arrive with memory-related challenges, operators are adapting. This is especially the case in rehabilitation care, according to industry experts.

Going Dutch

Going Dutch

Shaker Pointe at Carondelet in Watervliet, NY, has a design scheme that owes everything to a religious society that had a strong presence in the upstate area during the 19th century.

Transfers should be easy for residents and staff, experts say.

Troubled waters?

In the perpetual quest to mitigate risk in assisted living facilities, one area that appears at the top of the concern list more frequently than others is bathing.

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