CEAL@UNC brings ‘established infrastructure’ to take assisted living into the future
Feb 05, 2024
Sheryl Zimmerman, MSW, PhD, executive director of the newly established CEAL@UNC, recently spent a few minutes with McKnight’s Senior Living to discuss how the organization is working to develop evidence,...
Senators ask for federal study of assisted living, seek consumer feedback, ponder oversight
Jan 26, 2024
The spotlight on the assisted living industry got a little hotter on Thursday as congressional leaders called for a government study on industry pricing and transparency, announced a website and email...
Assisted living provides value, satisfaction in long-term care continuum, industry advocates say
Jan 26, 2024
The assisted living industry is fighting back against growing scrutiny over staffing challenges and what consumer groups and the lay media say is a cost structure that prices many older adults out of services...
Partnership brings added capacity to CEAL@UNC
Jan 04, 2024
Sheryl Zimmerman, MSW, PhD, executive director of the newly established CEAL@UNC, discusses how the organization is working to develop evidence, bolster the workforce and promote evidence-based practices...
CEAL finds new home, research focus in continued mission to improve assisted living
Feb 24, 2023
A national organization focused on improving quality in assisted living communities is moving to a new home to expand and intensify its efforts in research, practice and policy.
Coalition launches to improve access to medical, mental care in assisted living
Dec 15, 2022
A coalition of experts launched a new initiative Wednesday with the goal of getting 43 recommendations for medical and mental healthcare in assisted living put into practice.
43 recommendations help fill gap in medical and mental healthcare guidance for assisted living, experts...
Lois A. Bowers
Oct 03, 2022
Forty-three recommendations from a new study will guide medical and mental healthcare in assisted living, the authors say.
People in the news, Sept. 27
Sep 27, 2022
Appointments, promotions and other news at AlerisLife, Broadview Senior Living, The Buckingham, the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living, Juniper Communities, Kepler Vision, Lutheran Senior Services,...
Assisted living’s place in the long-term care continuum
Lois A. Bowers
Jun 13, 2022
A new federal report provides an interesting look at the overall provision of long-term care in the United States as well as assisted living’s place in the continuum.
It’s time we integrate medical care into assisted living
Christopher E. Laxton, CAE
Feb 25, 2019
We’re at an inflection point for the integration of healthcare into assisted living. It’s time to stop talking and start doing something thoughtfully and intentionally.