Dementia / Alzheimer's / Memory Care

Silverado announces $45 million, 5-year expansion plan

Silverado announces $45 million, 5-year expansion plan

Silverado on Wednesday announced plans to fund a five-year effort to develop memory care communities throughout top U.S. metro areas with a $45 million investment commitment from real estate investment management firm Artemis Real Estate Partners.

McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo starts this morning!

McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo starts this morning!

The free event, with its first session at 11 a.m. EDT, features three continuing education sessions as well as a virtual exhibition hall featuring products and services from leading companies serving the senior living profession.

McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo is tomorrow!

McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo is tomorrow!

The virtual doors to the second annual McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo will open at 10:30 EDT tomorrow, Wednesday, June 13.

More staffing, training could reduce deaths from dementia-related resident-on-resident violence, researcher says

More staffing, training could reduce deaths from dementia-related resident-on-resident violence, researcher says

Addressing staffing and training issues could help reduce the number of deaths from resident-on-resident incidents involving assisted living and nursing home residents with dementia, says the author of a recently published study on such incidents.

Earn up to three CEs this Wednesday at the McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo

Earn up to three CEs this Wednesday at the McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo

Attendees of the second annual McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo, set for this Wednesday, June 13, can earn up to three continuing education credits and interact with several companies serving the industry.

Assisted living, memory care have quickest lease-ups, NIC says

Assisted living, memory care have quickest lease-ups, NIC says

Assisted living and memory care units have higher median occupancy rates than independent living and skilled nursing units both two and four years after opening, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

Kansas becomes 50th state to work toward Alzheimer's plan

Kansas becomes 50th state to work toward Alzheimer's plan

Assisted living will have a seat at the table as, thanks to an executive order signed by the governor on Friday, Kansas becomes the 50th state to work toward establishing a plan to address the effects of Alzheimer's on those who have the disease as well as the organizations and family members who provide care and services for them.

Earn a CE credit June 13 while learning ways to improve quality of life for residents with dementia

Earn a CE credit June 13 while learning ways to improve quality of life for residents with dementia

Sue Kruse, RN, director of clinical education at Silverado, will offer advice on how to use exercise, brain-stimulating activities, meditation and other strategies to improve resident quality of life in a webinar during the McKnight's Senior Living Online Expo, set for Wednesday, June 13.

Step up efforts to combat Alzheimer's disease, experts urge

Step up efforts to combat Alzheimer's disease, experts urge

Expanded efforts to understand and treat Alzheimer's disease will be essential to unlocking its cure, according to experts at a national summit.

Art program has positive effects on residents, staff, community relations

Art program has positive effects on residents, staff, community relations

When Jewish Home Family adopted an economical art program, it improved the well-being of our residents, gave new perspectives to our staff and bolstered our community relations.

In Focus

June 13

Survey says ... game show week is a hit

Rochester, NY 

St. John's Home recently hosted "Game Show Week 2.0" in recognition of Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, which is June.