December 01, 2015 - McKnight's Senior Living

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Worker’s paradise

Low-income seniors shouldn’t have to settle for cheap, cookie-cutter housing as their only independent living option, say the folks who developed the Cottages at Cathedral Square, a new 32-unit residential community in Belleville, IL.

Parkinson’s drug may help with eye disease

A drug already used safely to treat Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders also could delay or prevent the most common cause of blindness in older adults, affecting more than 9 million Americans, according to researchers.

55+ housing market remains strong

Those aged 55 or more years continue to show interest in buying condominiums and single-family homes or renting apartments, according to third-quarter 2015 data from the National Association of Home Builders.

An emotional Larry Minnix addresses members during LeadingAge's 2015 annual meeting.

Larry Minnix says goodbye

An emotional Larry Minnix accepted LeadingAge’s Award of Honor Tuesday at the general session of the organization’s annual meeting. The LeadingAge Leadership Academy, begun during his 15-year tenure at the helm of the group, also was named in his honor.

The LifePlanCommunity.org website

Life plan community is new name for CCRC

Life plan community is the new name for continuing care retirement community that has arisen from the CCRC Namestorm initiated by LeadingAge and Mather LifeWays. The name was announced at the opening general session of LeadingAge’s annual meeting Sunday.

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