What Experts Are Saying About Aging in Place

The MetLife Market Institute and the Stanford Center on Longevity released a new report this month, Livable Community Indicators for Sustainable Aging in Place. It’s a long title but the research boils down to this: the success of aging ...

 
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Memory Care: A Billion Dollar Business

This week, the Alzheimer’s Association released their 2013 Facts & Figures Report. The numbers are unsettling:

Someone develops Alzheimer’s every 68 seconds.
There are more than 15 million Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers, providing over 17 billion hours of unpaid care, valued ...

 
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Report Reveals Seniors Are Optimistic About Aging

The Revera Report on Happiness is out, and its foundational finding is this: “You don’t just get wiser with age...The older you get, the happier and more optimistic you are about aging.” Produced in partnership with The International ...

 
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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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Global Aging Report Highlights Challenges and Things Worth Celebrating

HelpAge International, an organization headquartered in London and committed to serving elders around the world, recently collaborated with the United Nations Population Fund to release Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: A Celebration and A Challenge. The comprehensive report includes the ...

 
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Why the Bad Economy Might Be Good for Assisted Living Business

An article from AssistedLivingFacilities.org suggests that the slowly recovering economy has helped fuel growth in assisted living.

Per the piece, a report from earlier this year showed a decrease in profits and an increase in the number of closings ...

 
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Best Cities for Senior Living

It’s not all about Florida anymore. A new USA Today article shares the results of a national survey, which points to the Midwest as the latest retirement hot spot. From Omaha, Nebraska, to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, these are ...

 
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Women’s Work Is Never Done: New Report on Alzheimer’s Caregiving

The old saying takes on new meaning in this caregiving generation; a new study cites that daughters, particularly working ones, are the the primary caregivers for parents affected by Alzheimer’s.

After conducting a survey of approximately 2,500 women, the Working ...

 
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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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New Scorecard for Assisted Living & Senior Care Raises the Bar

Long-term care providers and consumers across the nation are tuning in to a new AARP report, which includes a scorecard evaluating quality of care and services, according to a recent public policy news brief from ALFA (Assisted Living Federation of ...

 
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