Imposing term limits on elected officials would help solve funding issues for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, Gary D. Cohn, former director of the National Economic Council in the Trump administration, told those attending Thursday’s opening general session of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Fall Conference.
Public health departments can be resources for senior living communities to improve the lives of residents with dementia as well as the lives of staff members, according to the authors of the “Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map,” released Thursday by the CDC and the Alzheimer’s Association.
Some community care facilities for the elderly, nursing care facilities and other residential care facilities will see additional inspections by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration under the agency’s new Site-Specific Targeting 2016 Program.
The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care will release the results of its middle-market seniors housing study this spring, NIC President and CEO Brian Jurutka said Wednesday.
The big picture in seniors housing and care looks good, despite some recent setbacks, according to several experts.
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A shortage of nurses and the increasing care needs of residents drove up assisted living costs more than costs for nursing homes, adult day centers or home healthcare over the past year, according to Genworth Financial.
The top five spots on Argentum’s list of largest senior living operators in 2018 remain unchanged from 2017, but the list contains some additions from last year.
Life plan community residents tend to experience greater levels of wellness than community-dwelling adults in five of six dimensions, according to preliminary first-year results of a study of more than 5,000 residents of 80 such communities in 29 states.
Older family caregivers, including relatives of senior living residents, rate the quality of their interactions with loved ones’ healthcare professionals more positively than do younger caregivers, according to newly released poll results.
Eclipse Senior Living has announced a new brand, Embark Senior Living, with initial plans to market five former Brookdale Senior Living communities under the name.
Retiring Capital Senior Living CEO Larry Cohen reflects on the changes he’s seen, as well as what’s likely on the road ahead.
At a time when policymakers are trying to reduce hospital-related costs, a relatively simple adjustment could help dramatically. The proposed solution? Invest more in affordable seniors’ housing that offers supportive social services, according to a Rutgers University study.
Investigators knew that the disease produces hallmark clumps of defective, misfolded proteins that build up in the brain.
Many senior living residents may have a bit more money to spend next year. For that, they can thank a 2.8% cost-of-living adjustment to their Social Security benefits, starting in January.
Assisted living communities garner far fewer negative reviews than do nursing homes, according to a look at “hundreds of thousands” of reviews.
Dementia care managers may be able to use a technique called “goal attainment scaling,” or GAS, to help those with dementia set personal health goals and measure whether they are meeting them, according to a study newly published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Preventing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections one day may be as simple as providing a simple probiotic regimen, suggests a new study from National Institutes of Health scientists and their colleagues in Thailand.
Older adults and their adult children prioritize different aspects of senior living when considering retirement communities, according to new research.
Seniors housing and care properties are attracting much interest from capital providers and investors, and a new report provides seven reasons.