Student loan debt is increasing among older adults, according to data released Friday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, suggesting that more prospective senior living community residents may face a big impediment to making a move.
With support from the SCAN Foundation and the John A. Hartford Foundation, the National Committee for Quality Assurance and six collaborating organizations are testing two approaches to measuring outcomes in older adults, focusing on person-driven outcomes.
Utah is the best state in which to grow old, and West Virginia is the worst, according to a new Caring.com report. See where your state ranks.
An Ohio senior living community is finding that fidget spinners and cubes seem to produce a calming effect in those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market gradually is increasing, according to the results of a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders.
The opening of new communities near Brookdale Senior Living properties challenged the country’s largest senior living operator in the second quarter, President and CEO Andy Smith told participants in a Tuesday earnings call. But the company is using at least four strategies to fight that competition, he said.
States should make certain that Medicaid payments to assisted living community operators are high enough to encourage them to serve Medicaid beneficiaries and to increase beneficiaries’ access to home- and community-based services, according to the authors of a newly published study.
Brookdale Senior Living properties negatively affected the performance of HCP’s senior housing operating portfolio in the second quarter as the country’s largest senior living operator experienced a higher-than-expected decline in occupancy due to under-spending on marketing and sales, above-average turnover of sales directors and distractions caused by discussions about its future, HCP leaders said Tuesday in an earnings call.
Leaders at a New York retirement community say their new smartphone app is bringing convenience to residents and enabling staff members to spend more time with them.