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Senate Aging Committee seeks falls prevention recommendations

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, are turning to assisted living providers and others for recommendations on ways to reduce older adults’ risk of falls and manage fall-related injuries.

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Inside Senior Living 2019: PointClickCare

PARTNER CONTENT: Enriching the experience of both senior living residents and housing staff is no easy task. The answer, reflect PointClickCare’s Dave Wessinger and Travis Palmquist, is empowering employees with tools that make them more productive and efficient – allowing them to spend more time with residents.

Inside Senior Living 2019: Jobalign

PARTNER CONTENT: For senior housing operators, the number one challenge is often recruiting staff. At Argentum in April, Doug Johnson, CEO of Jobalign, explained how the right technology can attract, engage and connect with today’s jobseeker to accelerate the hiring process.

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People in the news, May 21

Welltower EVP Mercedes Kerr has been named president of Belmont Village Senior Living. And promotions and appointments at Benchmark Senior Living, Charles E. Smith Life Communities, Friendship Village, GlynnDevins, Integral Senior Living, LeadingAge PA, Legacy Senior Communities, Meyer Design, Presbyterian Senior Living, Sedgebrook, Senior Living Communities, Sodalis Senior Living, Solstice Senior Living and Ziegler.

People in the news, May 14

Promotions and appointments at Benchmark Senior Living, Berkshire, Cadence Living, Healthcare Association of Hawaii, Integral Senior Living, Life Care Services, Lorien Health Services, Massachusetts Assisted Living Association, Mather LifeWays, Medhost, Morning Pointe Foundation, ORIX Real Estate Capital, Senior Living Communities, Taylor Design, United Hebrew, Vantage Point Retirement Living, Watercrest Senior Living Group and Woodbine Senior Living.

Latest Product News

MyndVR introduces stand-alone headsets

MyndVR has launched MyndVR 2.0, introducing HTC’s VIVE X’s stand-alone Focus headsets in an effort to provide easy-to-use, all-in-one immersive experiences for senior living residents, activities professionals and caregivers.

Broadband Hospitality announces debut in senior living market

Youngstown, OH-based Broadband Hospitality is introducing itself to senior living operators at Argentum’s 2019 Senior Living Executive Conference, exhibiting in Booth 152, as the company expands beyond the hotel market to serve senior living communities nationwide.

Latest In Focus

A buzzworthy endeavor

The “Kazoo Ensemble,” whose members are residents of a Brookdale Senior Living continuing care retirement community, has entertained people at many places since it was founded in 2011. And it recently found a larger audience. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Charitable cafe

Aegis Living has opened its newest Queen Bee Cafe, its third that donates post-operating profits to local charities. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Degree of dedication

Independent living resident Bob Dwyer, 90, on Monday will become the oldest known person to graduate from Northeastern Illinois University. Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!

Cycling success

A 90-year-old Covenant Village of Turlock resident’s competitive nature recently led him to victory in a CyberCycle competition. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!