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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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The Impact of Home Health Compare on Home Health Care Quality
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

New research indicates that significant quality improvements have resulted from the reporting initiative in the Medicare program, Home Health Compare (HHC). Researchers at Penn State…

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The Workforce Development Role of Community Colleges for Home and Community Based Services
, Operational Resources, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

The growth of the older adult population is placing pressure on a number of professions. The magnitude of this pressure will be immense for home…

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Congressional Budget Office’s Report on Health Care Reform Bill
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued their report on the budgetary impact of the major health care form bills recently passed by the House of…

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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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