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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
It’s a simple story of love, but a love story for the ages.
Sensor-based technology and sophisticated data analytics will help Avamere learn more about residents’ gait, sleeping patterns, activities and other movements.
Healthcare is expected to become nearly 20 percent of total U.S. spending by 2025, says an annual government report.
A survey of Swedish nursing home staff found seniors who kept busy reported better well-being and were more engaged, highlighting the importance of staying active and retaining personhood.
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.