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...
AAN presents ethical considerations relating to dementia care
Jul 13, 2021
Timely anticipatory planning in early dementia is crucial to preserve autonomy over future decisions and to reduce caregiver strain.
From space station to Broadway play: Senior living residents get to travel in virtual reality program
Jul 13, 2021
Senior living residents in Bakersfield, CA, are getting a chance to immerse themselves in fantasy travel and adventures from the comfort of home as participants in a virtual reality program supported by...
Meet Juliet Holt Klinger, Veteran VIP honoree
Jul 12, 2021
Juliet Holt Klinger, Senior Director, Dementia Care Program, Brookdale Senior Living, Chicago, IL, is in the 2021 class of the McKnight’s Women of Distinction as a Veteran VIP.
A very troubling $56 billion question
Jul 08, 2021
Considering some of the alternatives, I’m far from convinced that bankrupting Medicare for the sake of Aduhelm would be money well spent.
Assisted living operators face regulatory reforms in older adult protection law
Jun 22, 2021
Assisted living and personal care home operators in Georgia are facing regulatory reforms after the state legislature passed a bill imposing staffing, training and financial reporting requirements.
New law adds disclosure requirement for memory care providers
Jun 21, 2021
A new law in Texas requires memory care providers to make a new disclosure, but it won’t mean big changes for the sector, according to a senior living association expert.