Do brain games and other fun-based approaches to mental stimulation help reduce Alzheimer’s? Some interesting findings are beginning to emerge.
Senior living residents wondering whether they are experiencing early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease may want to schedule a hearing examination to make sure the symptoms aren’t related to hearing loss instead, suggests a study recently published in the Canadian Journal on Aging.
A new report from the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety describes the top four security and safety concerns in assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities and CCRCs, as well as ways to mitigate risk.
A story appearing in Thursday’s New York Times delivers a largely unflattering assessment of the nation’s assisted living communities. The piece suggests that the sector is growing too rapidly for adequate regulatory oversight to keep pace.
Real estate investment trust Welltower has enlisted a group of senior living operators, academics, industry representatives and adult children of residents to develop care quality standards for its assisted living and memory care community operators that could be used across the industry.
Public health departments can be resources for senior living communities to improve the lives of residents with dementia as well as the lives of staff members, according to the authors of the “Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map,” released Thursday by the CDC and the Alzheimer’s Association.
The top five spots on Argentum’s list of largest senior living operators in 2018 remain unchanged from 2017, but the list contains some additions from last year.
Resident-centered memory care helps us create an environment where each resident lives life to the fullest and experiences moments of joy every day.
Sixteen assisted living operators across 12 states and the nation’s capital have signed on to help test an Alzheimer’s Association program that could enhance the care of residents with dementia.