Senior Housing

The Shift to Private Administration of Long-Term Care
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There has been a well-documented shift in publicly funded long-term care (LTC) from a predominance of nursing homes to a more balanced array of options…

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Clean, Spacious Work Environments Enhance Assisted Living Staff Productivity
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Numerous studies have documented the impact that assisted living environments can have on residents, but what impact do these environments have on staff? A recent…

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Stay in Senior Living Residence & Stay Out of the Hospital
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Many people begin to develop multiple health conditions as they age, making hospitalization more likely. Researchers have investigated various factors that increase one’s chances of…

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TRENDING NOW: The Ruff Side of Pet Therapy Programs
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Pet therapy programs are becoming more common in senior living and health care facilities, but a surprising number of facilities have safety concerns related to…

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TRENDING NOW: Empty Convents Converted into Housing for Older Adults
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A number of projects are underway to convert underutilized convents around Chicago into housing for older adults. These buildings once offered living spaces for nuns,…

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TRENDING NOW: Skilled Nursing Homes Striving for a Comeback
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A recent McKnight’s column titled “The Evolution of Nursing Homes” examines the changing world of skilled nursing homes and how many are convinced that this…

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Can’t Get No Satisfaction: How Do Respondents’ Personal Characteristics Impact Resident Satisfaction Ratings?
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Resident and customer satisfaction surveys are an important way for aging services organizations to gauge how well they meet the needs and preferences of the…

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TRENDING NOW: How Aging Baby Boomers, Diversity Are Changing Assisted Living
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Recently, Bankrate published an online article titled Latest Trends in Assisted Living Facilities. The article examines how the senior living industry is changing to accommodate…

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All by Myself: Life Plan Community Residents Experience Social Isolation
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While research on isolation in community-dwelling older adults (e.g., older adults still living in their own homes) is prevalent, less attention has been focused on…

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TRENDING NOW: Senior Living Administrators Seek Solutions for Staffing Shortages
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Recently Senior Housing News published an article that examines the continuation of staffing shortages within the senior housing community, and how administrators within the industry…

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Stigma & Separation: Social Issues Surrounding Multiple Levels of Care in Senior Housing
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Although Life Plan Communities and other multilevel senior living residences offer older adults the ability to age in place as care needs change, transitions from…

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TRENDING NOW: Aging in Place with Access to Continuing Care
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With the aging of thousands of baby boomers , the demand for new home- and community-based care models is increasing. An overwhelming number of older…

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