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Assisted Living

Aide helping resident

CDC report updates profile of assisted living residents

Bathing is the most common activity of daily living with which residents of assisted living or similar residential communities need help, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. The report sheds light on the characteristics of the 28,900 residents in such communities who were provided long-term care services as of 2016.



NCPHS, Lorien Health Services make branding changes

San Francisco-based nonprofit Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services has changed its name to Sequoia Living, and Ellicott City, MD-based Lorien Health Services has unveiled a new logo and tagline.

Dementia / Alzheimer's

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.


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.

CCRCs / Life Plan Communities


Industry organizations to promote careers in aging

Argentum, the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living and LeadingAge for the first time are participating in Careers in Aging Week, taking place March 3 to 9.


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.


Maximize affordable housing funding, senior living operators tell Congress

Several senior living operators and groups serving them are among the 3,574 organizations that sent a letter to Senate and House of Representatives Appropriations Committee leaders urging them to “ensure affordable housing, community development and transportation programs receive the highest allocation of discretionary funds possible in fiscal year 2020.”


Remembering the middle market

Mark your calendars. A release date for the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care’s highly anticipated middle-market study has been announced.

NIC: Labor issues critical to senior living market assessment

Labor issues are critical considerations for senior living operators and developers when assessing markets, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Chief Economist Beth Burnham Mace told those attending an educational session on the final day of the organization’s Spring Conference.
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