Caregiver Face Sheets: Must-Have Information for Emergencies

Your mother is having a stroke. Your husband is having a heart attack. Your grandmother fell and fractured her leg. The last thing you want to be doing in any of these crisis situations is fumbling through wallets, desk drawers ...

 
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Hot Topics in Senior Healthcare for 2013

This new article from MedCity News highlights the seven “mega-trends” that will change healthcare as we know it in 2013. Here, we’ll take a closer look at a few that will have an impact on the senior population -- whether ...

 
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National Study to Cover Adult Day Services

Though adult day services is still not the most popular senior care option, it is nonetheless an important one, and one that may gain wider recognition in the coming months.

This year, for the first time ever, the National Study ...

 
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Senior Care Around the World: Home Care Survey in the UK

In an effort to be more transparent, the United Kingdom is now requiring home care providers (and those who operate care homes, equivalent to our assisted living and nursing facilities) to “publish data on staff turnover and number of complaints ...

 
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Coming Soon: Data from National Survey on Senior Care Communities

Brand new data – collected via an inaugural national survey on senior care communities – will soon be released, says a news release from the Assisted Living Federation of America. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) partnered with ALFA, Leading Age, ...

 
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New Senior Housing Report Offers Insight to Investors

Still a rather new investment class, senior housing data on deals and transactions has been largely difficult to obtain for those outside of the major commercial real estate industry.

But last week, that changed, per this article from National Real ...

 
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Health Information Ranks as Third Most Popular Online Search

Checking the scores after the game, watching the latest viral YouTube video, booking a family vacation…people surf the web for any number of reasons. But 80% of searches are for health information, according to data from the Pew Research Center’...

 
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Census Data: Snapshot of Today’s Baby Boomers

The baby boomers represent a large segment of today’s population, and their numbers (along with seniors) will continue to dominate in the years to come.

As of 2006, there were 77,980,296 baby boomers; in 2030, Census data indicates that 57,793,195 U.S. citizens ...

 
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Statistics Snapshot: Who Resides in Assisted Living?

Data posted at The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) website gives insight regarding the population who resides in assisted living communities throughout the US. The information was originally published in the “2009 Overview of Assisted Living”; the report was a ...

 
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Assisted Living Occupancy Rates Hold Steady in 2011

A piece in ALFA's July/August 2011 issue of Senior Living Executive highlights data regarding assisted living occupancy in the past two quarters.

As per the article, the overall occupancy rate in assisted living has remained the same, holding at 88.4 percent, ...

 
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