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Special Memory Care Issue: Designing homelike dementia care spaces, using life history in care plans, dementia bathing and more.
The latest in memory care design gives the look, feel and comfort of home.
Respecting end-of-life wishes is the ultimate goal in a person-centered care environment. So, how can caregivers help residents have "the conversation" and understand their choices?
By Marty Butler, Senior Vice President, Practice Leader, Assurance
Read how one assisted living community used a four-step risk management approach to lower its workers’ compensation costs
A new report has found the use of cannabis has nearly tripled since 2000, but little research has been conducted to show reliable, representative information about usage and attitudes among older adults.
Surging numbers of seniors—and their lengthening life spans—are keeping emergency rooms busy with visits attributed to falling.
Researchers have designed a new tool to assess how elder-friendly a dining space is. Turns out, healthy dining for older adults is about a lot more than food. How would your dining venues rate?
The Pacific Coast university is testing the legs of a new bachelor’s degree focusing on nursing home and assisted living administration.
The national care chain designed the cross-departmental program specifically to support residents with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.
Researchers observed seniors who pick up mentally stimulating activities, even later in life, can help protect themselves against mild cognitive impairment.
A granddaughter brings her birthday party to the nursing home so grandma could join in the celebration.
The California State Legislature will consider a bill to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) seniors living in long-term care from gender-based discrimination.
The service puts the management of information technology systems into the cloud and can handle anything from telephone services to data analytics.