Policy & Regulation

Do Policy Reports Affect Falls Reduction Practices? Evidence from England & Wales
, Operations, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

Falls prevention research often leads to useful findings, many of which can be fairly simply implemented in home and long-term care settings to reduce falls…

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Study Supports Tdap Vaccine for Older Adults
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News

Pertussis (or whooping cough) has increased in prevalence in the United States over the last several years, and can be fatal for infants. Infants are…

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The Importance of Social Relations When Considering Older Consumers
, Culture Transformation, Operations, Policy & Regulation, Senior Housing

Scholars in marketing and sociology have examined how the consumption of goods and services is a factor in how people construct their social identity. This…

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Pharmaceutical Policy for the Aging World Population
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Demographic Influences, Health & Wellness, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News

A recent opinion piece in the New England Journal of Medicine discusses a European strategy for appropriate research, marketing, and authorization for geriatric medicines. The…

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Nursing Homes in Print News Media: Mostly Negative Coverage
, Culture Transformation, Long-term Care, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

There is a perception that the public has generally negative views of nursing homes (NHs), which is likely to be influenced by their portrayal in…

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2012 Seniors Housing & Care Journal: Resident Rights & the Census in Skilled Nursing Facilities
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Operations, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The decennial census (occurring every ten years) by the US Census Bureau provides crucial policy and planning information. It is important to incorporate the nursing…

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Marcus & Millichap: 2012’s Second Half Report Suggests Favorable Investment Climate for Seniors Housing
, Development & Financing, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing, Valuation

Marcus & Millichap, the nation’s largest real estate investment firm, released its “Second Half 2012” seniors housing research report with key market highlights by level…

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California Report: Great Need, Insufficient Means for Long-Term Care
, Development & Financing, Long-term Care, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

A survey of registered California voters age 40 and better found that just about half (49 percent) of respondents expect to need long-term care (LTC)…

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Fair Housing Compliance Guide - Charting The Way
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

This completely revised 24-page guide addresses the many issues related to compliance with the fair housing laws and ADA from the perspective of a seniors…

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Integrating Acute and Post-Acute Care
, Operational Resources, Operations, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

With U.S. health care costs escalating at rates that are deemed unsustainable, health care providers throughout the continuum of care, from physicians and hospitals to…

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The Aging Prison Population
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The aging of the US population will have significant effects on health care and social services. Between 1990 and 2009 the population of older adults…

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Turn, Turn, Turn: A Circular Model for Culture Change Education
, Culture Transformation, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Senior Housing

The group circle has not been a particularly fashionable structure for holding meetings between adults. In the U.S., sitting in a circle is chiefly reserved…

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