Senior Housing

Adjusting to CCRC Living: How & Why Older Adults Transition Differently
, Senior Housing

Even when entered into voluntarily, the transition to senior living can pose a number of adjustment challenges to new residents. Although Continuing Care Retirement Communities…

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Routes from Dissatisfied Resident to Successful Aging
, Senior Housing

An article in a recent special Gerontologist issue on successful aging suggests that the impact of the residential environment and the subjective experience of older…

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Sensor Monitoring: Sense of Safety or Invasion of Privacy?
, Senior Housing, Technology, Uncategorized

A growing number of technologies are being developed for older adults to assist in their efforts to live independently and to assist in the early…

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Apartments for Life—A Dutch Senior Housing Innovation
, Senior Housing

A review in Seniors Housing & Care Journal examines an innovative example of senior housing and care known as Apartments for Life. This senior housing…

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Illinois Industry Salaries Revealed
, Senior Housing

Realizing the importance of salary survey information for senior living providers to build and maintain competitive pay structures for their employees, LeadingAge Illinois recently released…

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The Middle-Market Gap in Senior Housing: Challenges & Opportunities
, Senior Housing

At its recent regional conference, the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing and Care Industries hosted a panel presentation, moderated by Bill Pettit of…

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The Uneven Playing Field of End-of-Life Care
, Senior Housing

New research indicates that people with dementia received better-quality end-of-life care when they lived in a skilled nursing home, or when they had advance directives…

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Does Culture Change Impact Quality of Care?
, Senior Housing

The focus of culture change models of care has been to improve the quality of life for residents, but the impact of culture change on…

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Concerns about Discrimination Against Individuals with AIDS and HIV in Senior Housing
, Aging & Social Factors, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The population of individuals living into older age with HIV is increasing. It is estimated that within the next year, 50 percent of those living…

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Inaugural Report Released on US Long-Term Care Services
, Senior Housing

A new report offers a comprehensive overview of long-term care providers, including their supply, organizational characteristics, staffing, and services. It also provides up-to-date statistics on…

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Using Self-Reports of Individuals with Dementia to Examine How the Experience of Dementia Affects Psychosocial Outcomes
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

Most studies of the psychological and social outcomes associated with dementia have relied on reports given by caregivers and clinicians to describe the experiences of…

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Out-of-Pocket Health Care Spending in the Last Five Years of Life
, Development & Financing, Financing, Senior Housing

Although a key objective of Medicare is protecting the elderly from financial risk, little research has examined the financial impact of out-of-pocket health care expenditures…

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