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Mass. VA builds park for veterans with Alzheimer’s

May 25, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new park next to a Boston-area Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a serene and secure space for veterans with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia to roam. 

Eden Alternative's Bill Thomas joins Mainstreet

January 21, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The investment firm's healthcare arm taps one of the country’s most famous senior care culture change gurus.

Designed to engage

October 14, 2015  |  Sara O. Marberry, EDAC

Create a senior living community that is resident friendly, beautiful and functional by considering how the space might be used and adapted today and tomorrow.

Study: Seniors in subsidized housing have poorer vision

July 20, 2015  |  Megan Combs, Associate Editor

Compared to the rate of visual impairment in the general older adult population, seniors living in subsidized housing have considerably worse vision.

Study links environmental characteristics to apathy in dementia residents

June 12, 2015  |  Megan Combs, Associate Editor

A new Penn State study found that the more stimulating a senior living environment was, the less apathy a resident with dementia had.

Senior housing a hot market: Report

June 3, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Senior living is expected to be the second-most active segment of the multifamily housing area over the next three years, and trends related to older adults will be shaping real estate efforts for years to come, according to a new report.

Stolen artwork was adorning assisted living resident's walls

May 11, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Residents of an assisted living community may not have recognized the artwork hanging on a fellow resident’s walls, but the three paintings had been hidden from the Allies during World War II and subsequently found their way into the United States.

Top 10 articles of 2014

December 24, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Quality improvement, staffing, regulatory and operational design issues were among the hot topics for the brand’s readers, website visitors and social media friends and followers in 2014.

SAGE announces new board members, officers

December 17, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

The Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Enironments has elected new board members and officers.

CCRCs: Navigating rough financial waters

October 29, 2014  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

So, you built it, and they haven’t come (yet). How will you parlay your continuing care retirement community (CCRC) investments? Financial experts and long-term care CEOs provide tips on how to keep your CCRC in the black.

Play to your strengths: Lessons from a CCRC expansion project

October 24, 2014  |  Kristin Zeit, Editor-in-Chief, Environments for Aging

The master planning process behind the $61 million expansion of Aldersgate in Charlotte, N.C., took an exhaustive look at all options, with many voices, before deciding to “embrace the space.”

Environments for Aging names remodel/renovation competition winners

August 27, 2014  |  Shandi Matambanadzo

This year's Environments for Aging Remodel/Renovation competition focused on resident amenities. Check out the winning project and see who was a finalist.


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