Florida is increasing its funding for Alzheimer’s and dementia funding by more than $12 million, bringing the state’s total commitment to more than $51 million for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
Some in Tempe, AZ, are questioning the wisdom of locating a senior living community on a college campus after residents of Mirabella at ASU complained about the noise and hours of operation of a nearby music venue, located in a nightlife hub.
A certificate in long-term care will be a new academic offering this fall at the University of Hawaii-West O’ahu.
Pittsburgh-based IntegraCare has reached a 100% vaccination rate among staff members at its 13 senior living communities in three states.
Senior living operators — and long-term care in general — are not alone in their struggles to recruit and retain workers. But there are ways for employers in aging services to offer value outside of higher wages, according to a speaker at a LeadingAge membership call on Monday.
Assisted living and personal care home operators in Georgia are facing regulatory reforms after the state legislature passed a bill imposing staffing, training and financial reporting requirements.
Atria Senior Living plans to acquire the management services division of Holiday Retirement as real estate investment trust Welltower acquires 86 Holiday owned and leased senior living communities for $1.58 billion.
President Biden’s immigration reform policies, as well as immigration reform legislation being considered by Congress, offer potential solutions for ongoing workforce shortages affecting senior living, which were exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, according to LeadingAge.
Residents of long-term care facilities located in neighborhoods with high percentages of older adults who live alone are at risk of increased isolation and mortality, according to a first-of-its kind study.
A new law in Texas requires memory care providers to make a new disclosure, but it won’t mean big changes for the sector, according to a senior living association expert.
In 2018, Presbyterian Homes Inc. of North Carolina (PHI) started looking more seriously and strategically at its workforce.
Provider Relief Fund payments can be used to pay for eligible coronavirus-related expenses that date back to Jan. 1, 2020, even if they received the money after the expenses incurred, according to federal health officials.
The owner of three licensed care homes in Honolulu has been cited and fined $828,000 by the state for providing care for individuals at an unlicensed residential care home.
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Designing a quality memory care program for people living with dementia is more than an activity calendar and a locked hallway, according to speakers during Wednesday’s Pioneer Network virtual symposium, “Envisioning the Future: Dementia Care 2021 and Beyond.”
The pandemic had a significant effect on older adult care recipients and providers, with assisted living operators reversing a five-year growth trend in pricing, according to the results of a new report.
Although policymakers have taken “bold steps” to support consumers and the economy as the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, more needs to be done to support the housing needs of older adults, according to a new study from Harvard University.
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The virtual doors will open at 10:30 a.m. ET today for the fifth annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo. Attendees at the free online event will have the opportunity to earn up to three continuing education credits while learning about workforce issues, technology and falls prevention.
The first national study of COVID-19-related mortality in U.S. assisted living communities shows a “crucial need” for specific attention to such residences in pandemic and other emergency responses.