Assisted Living Provider Responds to Controversial Program

If you didn’t hear about the recent PBS Frontline special that put Emeritus Senior Living in the hot seat (or, as some might even say, under the bus), you can read all about it in our post, Assisted Living ...

 
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Assisted Living Under Attack

As we learned in last month’s #ElderCareChat discussion on assisted living, this still evolving care category is clouded by confusion and misinformation among consumers and the general public. A recent FRONTLINE special on PBS, titled “Life and Death in ...

 
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A Round-Up of Senior Care Payment Options

Deciding whether to access senior care (and what type of services, like home care, assisted living, or skilled nursing care) is one thing, how to pay for it is another. Both are monumental tasks, especially for caregivers who are already ...

 
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New Report Puts Dementia in the Public Eye

The biggest obstacle to dementia? People’s attitude. That’s what Dementia Without Walls, a new report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (out of the UK), says.

Changing perceptions about people with dementia was the focus of the report, along ...

 
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Assisted Living Residents Compete in Nationwide Art Contest

With ten finalists currently in the public voting phase, the Emeritus Senior Living 2012 Resident Art Contest is underway. Participants created a winter scene worthy of a holiday card cover, which is where the winner’s piece will eventually find a ...

 
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Educating Policymakers, and the Public, About Assisted Living

The assisted living industry has weathered a few storms of late, as more state regulators move towards stricter regulations, a movement spurred on by consumers, consumer advocates, and even some providers. (Read up on the controversies and conflicts here.)

A ...

 
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This Month, Communities Celebrate National Assisted Living Week

Introduced by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) in 1995 to present assisted living to the general public, NALW (National Assisted Living Week) is the perfect opportunity to get to know the communities in your area. Likewise, assisted living facilities ...

 
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