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Form meets function

Eye-grabbing furnishings can make an initial positive impression on prospective
residents and their families. But vendors remind us that looks are only part of the equation.

Keeping a balance

Keeping a balance

As more senior living organizations offer memory care services, a new challenge has arisen:
how best to preserve independence without sacrificing choice and autonomy.

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

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.

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

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.

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