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Majority of Americans think government should pay for long-term care

A majority of Americans believe that the government should be primarily responsible for paying for the long-term care needs of older adults in the future but that the responsibility mainly will fall to the older adults themselves or to their families, according to the results of a poll by the Pew Research Center.

Two Alzheimer’s drug trials halted

Two late-stage clinical trials of a drug for Alzheimer’s disease have been stopped because they aren’t likely to produce promising results, two companies involved with the research announced Thursday.

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Boomer poll: Senior living tops home for dementia care

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.

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People in the news, March 26

Appointments and promotions at Affinity Living Group, Carrefour Associates, Civitas Senior Living, Ecumen, Encompass Group, Freddie Mac, GlynnDevins, Inspīr, Lorien Health Services, Oakmont Senior Living, Premier Senior Living, Senior Living Communities, Skender, The Springs Living and SRI Management.

Senior living career website expands to 17 states

Seventeen senior living, long-term and post-acute care associations across the United States have joined forces to address one of the most pressing issues facing operators, caregiver shortages, via a website.

People in the news, March 19

Appointments and promotions at Balfour Senior Living, BHI Senior Living, Harbor’s Edge, Integral Senior Living, MBK Senior Living, Sabra Health Care REIT and Senior Living Communities.

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PointClickCare buys QuickMAR

Software company PointClickCare Technologies has bought electronic medication administration system software company QuickMAR, the companies announced Wednesday.

Touchtown acquired by Uniguest

Senior living technology company Touchtown has been acquired by outsourced technology company Uniguest, the companies announced Wednesday.

MatrixCare, PharMerica ink agreement

Software company MatrixCare announced Wednesday that it has entered into a national pharmacy integration and electronic medication administration record agreement with senior living and long-term care pharmacy company PharMerica.

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Doll donations benefit residents with dementia

Residents of Parker Jewish Institute, New Hyde Park, NY, recently benefited from the generosity of a resident’s family. Find out the details, and learn how to submit your photos!

From bread to babies

The Dining Services Department at Ingleside at King Farm recently donated the proceeds of a bake sale to a program for newborns. Read more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Fun in motion (pictures)

Communities on opposite sides of the country recently hosted Oscars parties for residents and staff members.

Driving employee attendance, retention

IntegraCare continues to reap improved employee satisfaction, as measured through attendance and retention, through an annual program.