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Big senior living stories of 2020

A year ago, nobody in the U.S. senior living industry would have predicted that a pandemic would upend everyone’s personal and professional lives in 2020. But COVID-19 undoubtedly was the story of the year, permeating almost all other news in some way from March onward. But other big stories drew attention as well.

Road to assisted living quality: review of staff efforts, metrics

Assisted living is recognized as one of the fastest-growing components of the long-term care industry, with an increasing proportion of residents having diagnoses of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, according to presenters at the Gerontological Society of America 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting Online. Little is known, however, about assisted living quality, due to a lack of measures, they said.

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