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Brightview to begin construction on $64 million assisted living complex

May 17, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Developer and property operator Brightview Senior Living plans to build 154 units of senior and assisted living housing in Sayville on the corner of Broadway and Route 27.

New TV show highlights CCRC in attempt to change perceptions on aging

May 16, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

The show’s plot follows a retired music industry executive trying to stay positive in his twilight years.

Genome variation that may point to increased Alzheimer's risk discovered

May 16, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

A new article shows that the inheritance of small changes in DNA alters the expression of the PM20D1 gene and is associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

New Jersey refocuses on oversight and care in nursing homes

May 15, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Legislators were focused on improving oversight and care in nursing homes and of dementia and Alzheimer’s patients Thursday as a string of health care bills got approval in committees this past week.

UCLA receives $13.6 million to study dementia

May 15, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Researchers will recruit 1,534 participants with dementia at four U.S. sites who will receive 18 months of care in either a health system-based or community-based dementia care system. 

Montana's booming senior population must be met with an increase in skilled care nursing homes

May 14, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Care facilities for the elderly, staffed with skilled medical technicians and trained nurses, will be in increasing demand in Montana as more and more Baby Boomers enter their golden years.

Minnesota senior living facility's quick closure sends residents in search of a new home

May 14, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

With the sale of Earle Brown Terrace — a senior living facility — residents were notified May 1 that they had to be out by June 15.

The Many Benefits of Strategic Rounds

May 11, 2018     Amy Stewart, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT

By following the practical approaches to rounding described in this article, you can maximize what you learn about care delivery and achieve the greatest results. 

North Carolina lawmaker pushes for legislation to protect seniors in assisted living facilities

May 10, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

A state legislator told Channel 9 Tuesday there are loopholes in North Carolina that let assisted living facilities take advantage of seniors by hiking prices or even kicking them out.

Memory care facility faces multi-million dollar lawsuit

May 10, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

A multi-million dollar lawsuit has been filed against a Eugene memory care facility by a former patient’s son, related to a severe scabies outbreak in 2016 that state authorities allege contributed to at least three patient deaths.

Medicaid loss could cause 30,000 residents to be evicted in Louisiana

May 9, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Gov. John Bel Edwards' staff has planned a press conference Wednesday for more details, a day before the notices are set to be mailed to 37,000 Medicaid recipients in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.

OnShift hires senior lifestyle COO into new position

May 9, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Workforce management software firm OnShift has hired Lisa Fordyce to the newly created role of executive vice president of enterprise development for senior living.

How skilled nursing facilities and their landlords can reconnect

May 8, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

As multiple skilled nursing tenants struggle to pay their real estate investment trust (REIT) landlords, a Chicago-based real estate management company is looking to change the model of skilled nursing leases by getting its operators to see it as a partner.

A virtual reality: Alzheimer's cure turned from work into an online game

May 8, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Want to cure Alzheimer’s? Get in line. Researchers have long been puzzled by the disease and vexed by how long it’s taking to unravel its mysteries.

Three nursing home employees charged in Ohio nursing home death

May 7, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

A Putnam County grand jury indicted three people in connection with the January death of a Pandora nursing home resident.

Top provider CEOs optimistic about new CMS payment rules

May 7, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Industry experts are still sorting out the long-term effects of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) new payment system for skilled nursing facilities, but early reviews from the CEOs of some top providers have been positive.

Ohio's commercial PACE program energizing SNF updates

May 2, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

In an era of tight financial constraints for skilled nursing facilities, one owner-operator turned to a unique funding source to offset construction costs — and set up savings for the future.

One in five direct caregiver positions unfilled in Wisconsin

May 1, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

A coalition of Wisconsin health care organizations is warning that the state's shortage of long-term care providers continues to grow.

HMP successfully auctions off nine senior care facilities

May 1, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

HMP, acting as receiver, partnered with Waller to execute simultaneous successful auctions of Southeast-based senior living facilities, resulting in nearly $27 million recouped for bondholders.

NHI acquires assisted living and memory care communities for nearly $70M

May 1, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

National Health Investors Inc has acquired five assisted living/memory care communities for $69.75 million. The properties, which will be leased to a Bickford Senior Living affiliate, are based in Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio and Erie, Pennsylvania.