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Robert Wood Johnson Publication Outlines the Impact of Chronic Conditions
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

A newly published chart book released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health provides updated data on chronic…

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Few Consumers Do Use the Nursing Home Report Card
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

New research from the University of Pittsburgh indicates that only 12% of consumers remember factoring in the Nursing Home Report card in their decisions to…

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Challenges in Monitoring Quality of Care in Residential Care for Older Adults
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

Information to help nursing homes monitor their quality of care has been available for some time through the Online Survey Certification and Reporting System (OSCAR)…

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Report from the MetLIfe Emerging Retirement Model Study
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

MetLife recently published a report detailing the results of their survey of employers’ concerns regarding the issues they face related to the retirement of a…

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CARE Coaching Online Now Available: Communicate, Advocate, Relate, Encourage
, Health & Wellness, Intergenerational Programs, Long-term Care, Spotlight on Mather LifeWays

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging has announced a new online educational opportunity for caregivers: CARE Coaching Online. Developed by the Institute with the support of…

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The State of Seniors Housing 2010
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

The 2010 report includes data unavailable anywhere else from a national sample comprised of nearly 200,000 units in almost 1,500 independent living communities, assisted living…

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2010 SH Liability Insurance, Health Benefits & Workers Compensation Report
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

Data collected from a sample of more 200,000 market-rate seniors housing units in the U.S. is summarized in this 26-page report published by the American…

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Assessing the Future of Assisted Living
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

A new book published late last year reviews the variety of factors that shape assisted living and its appeal to older consumers. The book entitled…

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Examining the Social Environment’s Impact on Food Intake By Older Adults
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Social/Environmental/Economic Determinants of Health

Recent research indicates that the social environment plays an important role in the amount of food we eat. Although a number of similar studies have…

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Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Social/Environmental/Economic Determinants of Health

A forward-looking, well-reasoned report entitled “Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging: With a Closer look at Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Diseases” recently was issued jointly by the…

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Managing Age Discrimination When Seeking Employment
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

A new qualitative study examines the age-management techniques used to combat potential age discrimination by older job seekers. The fact that the workforce is aging…

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The Impact of Inspection Visit Policy on Assisted Living in California
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

In 2004, California changed the annual inspection practice of its assisted living residences  (ALs) in an attempt to create a more problem-driven inspection system. A…

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