Nicole Stempak

Nicole was Senior Editor at I Advance Senior Care and Long Term Living Magazine 2015-2017. She has a Journalism degree from Kent State University and is finalizing a master’s degree in Information Architecture and Management. She has extensive studies in the digital user experience and in branding online media. She has worked as an editor and writer for various B2B publications, including Business Finance.

Going places

Ride-hailing companies are expanding their on-demand services to the long-term care market. Read More »

Growing new life

Eldergrow is bringing the outdoors inside and sowing joy and purpose for residents.  Read More »

A new reality

Virtual reality technology gives seniors life beyond four walls. Read More »

Innovation center for aging opens in Kentucky

A new innovation focused on enhancing quality of life for seniors will open its doors in Louisville, Kentucky, the world's largest hub for aging care.  Read More »

Seniors take fashion week by storm

Trend-setters at Belmont Village in Illinois host a fundraiser in high fashion. Read More »

Technology, senior living provider partner to power a breakthrough

Spectrum Retirement Communities has partnered to offer HeartLegacy’s video technology in its facilities to bolster engagement. Read More »

A depression treatment that doesn’t require meds

Researchers have found not allowing people to get a good night’s rest can actually improve signs of depression.  Read More »

Senate committee examines disaster planning for seniors

The Senate Aging Committee will review disaster planning following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Read More »

Update: 8 seniors dead from Hurricane Irma

A power outage from Hurricane Irma left residents in sweltering heat for a prolonged period of time.  Read More »

An algorithm to determine Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have developed an algorithm to recognize early signs of dementia with impressive accuracy. Read More »

Senate votes to increase dementia research in FY2018

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved funding an additional $414 million for dementia and Alzheimer’s research in the coming fiscal year.  Read More »

South Florida pharmacy fills meds ahead of Hurricane Irma

Progressive Care Inc. has delivered more than 3,000 prescriptions this week to ensure patients have medications during the storm.  Read More »

How Holiday Retirement is bracing for Hurricane Irma

An executive at the senior living provider shares what they’ve learned about emergency preparedness and what they’re doing before Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall in Florida. Read More »

Dude Solutions, Caremerge integrate platforms

The software companies are working together to make it easier for staff, residents and their families to communicate. Read More »

New antibiotic for UTI hits market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new antibacterial drug to treat complicated urinary tract infections.  Read More »

Sea Hero Quest immerses players in new world of dementia research

The mobile game that’s helping researchers collect and better understand navigation paths with dementia is going a step further through virtual reality. Read More »

A virtual assistant to help people with Alzheimer’s disease

Canadian researchers are building a prototype of a virtual assistant that could help people with memory loss complete daily tasks. Read More »

NY nonprofit plans LGBT-friendly housing development

The LGBT Network plans to build a housing complex where seniors can be free to be themselves.  Read More »

Leadership opening at ACHCA

The American College of Health Care Administrators has announced it is searching for a new president and CEO. Read More »

Never too old for love, or a belly rub

A senior couple adopted a senior dog, and the photos give all the feels. Read More »

Slightly more people plan to get a flu shot this year

 A new survey from CVS found 61 percent of Americans plan to get the flu shot this year, a slight increase from last year.  Read More »

IASC launches new expert podcast series

I Advance Senior Care now offers candid conversations from thought leaders and experts in the field about their experiences, the changing industry and what keeps them up at night. Read More »

An eye test for Alzheimer’s

Researchers may have found a noninvasive technique that detects dementia with the same accuracy as traditional standard invasive methods.  Read More »

Woman impersonates cleaner, steals from residents, police say

A Florida woman has been charged for allegedly rummaging through resident rooms. Read More »

A fresh perspective

A British arts program is trying to change the public perception of dementia Read More »

Researcher explores new cause of Alzheimer’s

A study of the naked mole rat has led a researcher to explore the connection between bone loss and Alzheimer’s pathology. Read More »

Netsmart teams up with NY county to improve health records, data exchange

The healthcare technology provider is working with a county public health service that serves home health and long term care for easier record sharing and a more complete patient record.  Read More »

Dementia diagnosis affects outlook on life

Penn Medicine researchers have found that a dementia diagnosis can cause people with the neurodegenerative disease to report lower self-assessments on their quality of life.  Read More »

Remembering America’s pastime

A new reminiscence therapy helps take people with dementia remember to root, root, root for the home team. Read More »

House authorizes $400M for Alzheimer’s research

The House Appropriations Committee has approved a $400 million increase in dementia research at the National Institutes of Health for fiscal year 2018. Read More »