December 01, 2014 - McKnight's Senior Living

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Out of the data silo

Out of the data silo

Interoperability, data analytics and intervention models are giving providers a new way to use healthcare information technology to decrease rehospitalization rates.

Residents tend to be happier when they feel more in control of their options, experts note.

Balanced approach

Combining safety and choice is part science and part art when it comes to resident security. New options are making delicate weighing of options easier for operators.

Taking the final steps

Taking the final steps

When Erickson Living leaders transformed their Ashby Ponds campus from independent living to a continuing care retirement community, they went the Frank Sinatra route — they did it their way.

Cost-of-living adjustments are failing to keep pace with actual expenses for many seniors.

Many seniors feeling strapped for cash

The Social Security administration recently announced a 1.7% annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for the nearly 64 million Americans who receive federal retirement or disability benefits.

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