Assisted Living Providers Spending Capital on Old, Not New

New construction is not what’s hitting the senior living industry headlines this week. Alyssa Gerace of Senior Housing News reports that major providers like Brookdale Senior Living and Emeritus Senior Living “seem to be focusing more on repositioning, renovating, ...

 
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Medicare Cuts a Catalyst for Development of Alzheimer’s Care

Over the past decade, the increasing popularity and presence of assisted living homes, active adult communities, and other senior living alternatives have impacted nursing home industry growth. Though there has still been a demand for skilled care, SeniorHousingNews.com reports ...

 
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Alzheimer’s Care During the Holidays

With added emphasis on spending time with loved ones during the holidays, the presence of Alzheimer’s becomes even more unwelcome. This year, the families of the 5.4 million living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia will do their best ...

 
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Q & A: Alzheimer’s Care in Assisted Living

Moments of full clarity and total function are interspersed among moments of extreme confusion and absolute inability to complete even the simplest task: indeed, Alzheimer’s is a complex disease.

Many can live with Alzheimer’s/dementia for years and ...

 
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Aegis Senior Living Discusses Sundowning in Alzheimer’s Care

An educational piece from Aegis Senior Living informs inquiring minds about sundowner’s syndrome, a frequent occurrence among residents receiving Alzheimer’s care.

The article offers a comprehensive definition, common symptoms, behavioral and environmental triggers, and other pertinent information about ...

 
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Spotlight on Senior Living & Care in the Country’s “Best Cities”

Released in September, a new survey from The Bankers Life and Casualty Company’s Center for Secure Retirement & Sperling’s Best Places mapped out the best cities for seniors. You may be surprised by the results: not a single ...

 
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Spotlight on Assisted Living: New York City & Vicinity

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Empire State Building. The Statue of Liberty. Ellis Island, Broadway, Times Square, Central Park: choose assisted living in New York City and you have access to the Big Apple’s endless number of options ...

 
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Study Finds Alzheimer’s Care Best in Small Assisted Living Homes

For the 80 million people affected by dementia around the globe, specialized care in smaller, more intimate settings is best, says a new study published in September’s Journal of Clinical Nursing.

Residents of two “group living units” (which were part ...

 
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Spotlight on Assisted Living in the Midwest

The Midwest is comprised of 12 states which mark the geographic center of the US. From plains and prairies, to the Mississippi River and Great Lakes Basin, to the Ozark and Appalachian Mountains – these and many other stunning natural features characterize ...

 
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Living with Dementia: UK’s Design Council Challenge Underway

The UK-based Alzheimer’s Society recently shared guidelines for a new challenge set by the Design Council: Living Well with Dementia. Partnering with the Department of Health, the Council looks forward to innovative submissions that “will help improve the lives ...

 
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