June 01, 2016 - McKnight's Senior Living

Print Issue: June 01, 2016

Keeping a balance

Keeping a balance

As more senior living organizations offer memory care services, a new challenge has arisen:
how best to preserve independence without sacrificing choice and autonomy.

Brawn meets beauty

Brawn meets beauty

Furniture and furnishings in the senior living setting cannot simply look good. They must also be capable of taking a beating. New innovations are blending comfort and durability.

Relaxation station

Relaxation station

Bathing can present unique challenges in the senior living setting. But a new generation of bathing options is helping to take the anxiety out of taking a bath.

Feds targeting HCBS options

The federal government is aggressively attempting to keep people out of skilled nursing facilities by enrolling them in home- and community-based programs instead, the Associated Press reports.

Lynne S. Katzmann, Ph.D., speaks at the 2015 NIC Fall Conference.

Juniper makes a case for a living wage

At a time when many senior living providers are taking a stand against proposed minimum wage increases across the country, Juniper Communities is taking the opposite approach. April 1, the company implemented its new 15X20 program, which has the goal of increasing hourly minimum wages in its communities to $15 by the year 2020.

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