Assisted living memory care admission reduces odds of SNF placement, acute care stays, study finds
Jan 07, 2022
Older adults living with dementia who move into memory care units in assisted living communities are less likely to experience a skilled nursing facility or a hospital stay than their peers who move into...
More news for Tuesday, Nov. 30
Nov 30, 2021
Assisted living provider sued for alleged neglect of memory care resident … Senior living firm charged with false advertising and gross negligence after resident’s death … Health officials close...
Liability claims lead to higher premiums, reduced coverage for senior living providers
Nov 24, 2021
Insurance premiums are rising and coverage is tightening, leaving senior living providers facing significant increases in loss costs, according to a new claims benchmarking study from Willis Towers Watson.
McKnight’s Senior Living Newsmakers Podcast with Jill Ricker
Nov 08, 2021
Jill Ricker, director of operations for SAIDO Learning at Covenant Living, explains to McKnight’s Senior Living Editor Lois Bowers the SAIDO program for people living with dementia — what it is...
Increased regulation in assisted living affects resident hospitalizations: study
Sep 09, 2021
Increased regulation of certified nursing assistants in assisted living and memory care communities is associated with fewer hospital admissions for residents, but more specific regulations for licensed...
Family availability impacts formal, informal dementia care
Sep 08, 2021
“The development of a care system that integrates informal with formal care has been considered essential for a sustainable healthcare system, especially one providing dementia care,” the authors...
U.S. News launches ‘Best Senior Living’ program
Lois A. Bowers
Sep 07, 2021
U.S. News & World Report has launched a “Best Senior Living” initiative with the goal of releasing inaugural listings for consumers in the first quarter of 2022. The program will cover individual...
Pandemic may cause increase in need for LTC for people living with dementia
Sep 02, 2021
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could cause a significant rise in the number of people living with dementia, according to a group representing more than 100 Alzheimer’s and dementia associations globally....
CCRC uses interactive gaming system to improve residents’ quality of life
Jul 23, 2021
A Fairfax, VA, continuing care retirement community is among the first in the nation to use an interactive gaming system with microchip-based technology designed to improve the quality of life for older...
Memory care provider fined $10,500, almost loses license over pandemic-related safety citations
Jul 15, 2021
A senior living operator has been fined $10,500, but avoided a move to have its Florida operating license revoked, because a state health inspector said that a community did not provide a “safe and decent...