Sandra Hoban

Sandra Hoban
Sandra Hoban was on I Advance Senior Care / Long-Term Living’s editorial staff for 17 years. She is one of the country’s longest-serving senior care journalists. Before joining Long-Term Living, she was a member of the promotions department at Advanstar Communications. In addition to her editorial experience, Sandi has served past roles in print and broadcast advertising as a traffic and talent coordinator.

Brookdale appoints new COO, CFO

Executive leadership changes continue to be made at Brookdale Senior Living, the nation's largest senior living provider.

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Robotic pets are beneficial to people with dementia

They don’t shed. make you sneeze or scratch, but robotic pets provide ongoing benefits to individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

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Parkinson’s research: Summer Student Fellowships announced

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation and the American Parkinson's Disease Association announce new fellowships that provide opportunities for medical students to participate in Parkinson’s research.

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Blue light benefits people with Alzheimer’s disease

Low flat lighting in nursing homes and assisted living communities reduces the brain’s ability to process light in people suffering with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Snoring, sleep apnea linked to symptoms of diabetes

Sleeping disorders become more common as people age with many older adults exhibiting the symptoms of diabetes, study finds.

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The case for carotenoids

Every child is told to eat their carrots and green, leafy vegetables because they are good for your eyes. Guess what? New study agrees.

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Family to sue Illinois nursing home over morphine incident

An incident involving six residents rushed to the hospital resulted in one death. Family accuses the facility and a nurse of negligence.

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New online Alzheimer’s course for direct care staff

The National Certification Board for Alzheimer Care (NCBAC) is an allied healthcare board certification organization for professional caregivers who care for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

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Health Care REIT become Welltower

Toledo-based Health Care REIT rebrands itself to reflect its evolving mission and synchronize with changing business models. Name change becomes official on September 30.

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Celebrate National Gerontological Nursing Week

Hats off to these compassionate nursing professionals who care for our nation’s elders.  It’s time to recognize and appreciate the selfless work they do.

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