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Dementia / Alzheimer's

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Loren Shook

Say “memory care” and the first company to come to mind for many industry professionals is Silverado. And when they think of Silverado, they think of Loren Shook, the man who co-founded the Irvine, CA-based provider in 1996 with Steve Winner.
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Legislators scramble to clarify new dementia training requirements

Legislators in New Hampshire have been scrambling to clarify new minimum training requirements for workers in assisted living and other settings caring for residents with dementia after a bill with the requirements was tucked into the state budget and passed even though it “wasn’t ready for prime time.”
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Senior living braces for changes in 2020 as top challenges remain

As 2020 begins, the senior living industry is preparing for the changing needs and wants of current and future residents as workforce and occupancy issues continue to challenge operators, according to leaders of several organizations serving providers, who shared their thoughts with McKnight’s Senior Living.