Transitional Care Centers: The Future of Senior Healthcare Services?

First of all, you may be wondering: what is a transitional care center?

A transitional care center (called “sub-acute inpatient care” by those in the medical field) is a place where patients receive therapy and other rehabilitation services before transitioning ...

 
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“Village” Services: Supplementing or Supporting Senior Living?

When was the last time you heard someone say, “I can’t wait to get to an assisted living community?”

Sure, some seniors might be enthusiastic about moving to a retirement community with a state-of-the-art fitness center, three meals a ...

 
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Assisted Living Gap in Canada Offers Opportunities for Growth

They share a border with us, but the long term care scene in Canada is quite different from ours. A new article on ALFA.org (the Assisted Living Federation of America’s site) details the distinctions; perhaps the most striking ...

 
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Assisted Living Federation of America Sponsors Short Film Contest

If you didn’t see “Mind the Gap”, the winner from last year’s ALFA short film contest, take a few minutes to watch it now:

The 4-minute piece skillfully portrays how ageism works both ways; both young and old ...

 
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Retirement Communities Do Ultimate Chef Competition

I would LOVE to get a ticket to this event. On Thursday, September 23rd, Chambrel Roswell, a Brookdale Senior Living community in Georgia, will sponsor an Ultimate Chef competition, pitting dining services staff from area communities against one another in a 2-hour event open to the public.

A panel of judges includes celebrity Leeza Gibbons (whose book on caregiving, "Take Your Oxygen First" is a top seller), Brookdale Senior Living's ...

 
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