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Deciding Not to Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance
, Development & Financing, Financing, Senior Housing

A new qualitative study conducted by researchers at Yale University outlines the reasons why many people opt not to purchase long-term care insurance. Many states…

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Evaluating Employee Turnover in Home and Hospice Care
, Operational Resources, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

The number of home and community based services for older adults have grown tremendously over the past 20 years. This has occurred because of a…

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Quality of Work Life and Intention to Retire among Older Employees
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

New research has found an association between an individual’s quality of work life and the age they retire. A European based study examined 6836 participants,…

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The Landscape of Retirement Continues to Change
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

A new research brief published by the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire, adds to mounting evidence that retirement patterns are shifting dramatically.…

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New Research Examines Health Literacy and Computer Usage of Low-Income Adults
, Health & Wellness

Internet use and access has increased immensely over the past 15 years. In 1995, 15% of households had internet access. In 2008 this number rose…

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Will Moving Later in Life Impact Your Health? It Depends…
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Demographic Influences

Researchers at Syracuse University recently published a report outlining the diverse impact that moving has on older adults. This study builds on previous research that…

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Study Finds Early Retirees At Greater Mortality Risk
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Retirement & Workforce Aging

A United States based study sought out to assess whether the age at which a person retires impacts the length of their life. The current…

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The Factors Driving Staff Burnout in Long Term Care
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

Researchers in Virginia recently conducted a study of assisted living facilities in their area in order to understand worker burnout. Despite a lot of research…

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Long Term Care Providers Should Pay Attention to Link between Sleep Disorder and Activities
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

Sleep disorders often signal underlying diseases in older adults. Because of this, sleep disorders are very common in long term care residences. Research suggests that…

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Research in China Demonstrates Link Between Socioeconomic Conditions and Health in Older Adults
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness

Researchers in the United States have commented for some time on the link between social and economic status and health. New research has found this…

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Predicting Happiness in Our Oldest Years
, Cognitive Health

Happiness is believed to partly stem from comparison of one’s current situation relative to past achievements. Very little is known about happiness and its impact…

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Polling Research Indicates Uncertain Retirement Policy Future
, Development & Financing, Financing, Senior Housing

Interesting policy debates are starting to take place against the backdrop of the newly emerging retirement crunch. These debates are going to be largely grounded…

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