Older baby boomers’ top choice of where to live if they were to have dementia is a senior living community, according to the results of a new LeadingAge–NORC poll revealed Monday at the LeadingAge Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. The finding, according to LeadingAge, was one of several from the research that challenge commonly held views of baby boomer preferences related to aging.
Several senior living operators and groups serving them are among the 3,574 organizations that sent a letter to Senate and House of Representatives Appropriations Committee leaders urging them to “ensure affordable housing, community development and transportation programs receive the highest allocation of discretionary funds possible in fiscal year 2020.”
Senior living company Belmont Village and not-for-profit healthcare organization Baptist Health South Florida have formed a joint venture to develop, own and operate senior living communities in South Florida, the companies announced Friday.
Virtual reality could be an effective form of rehabilitation for long-term dizziness caused by vision changes, which can affect balance and mobility, according to the results of a new study.
“If all four dementia causes were counted together, dementia would have been the third leading cause of death in the United States in 2017,” according to the authors of a new report.
An expanding economy and tight labor market will lead to increased labor costs for senior living operators this year, predict the authors of a new white paper from Argentum.
A shortage of seven million affordable and available rental homes for extremely low-income renters exists in the United States, and many of those in need are older adults, according to a report released Thursday by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
The inaugural class of Hall of Honor inductees includes executive-level women who have made significant contributions to the senior housing and care field.
The clock is ticking for even the youngest baby boomers to ensure that they have enough money to pay for their care needs in retirement, and yet a new study adds to a growing body of research that many members of this generation will not be prepared financially.