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Refreshing interiors—in rooms and seniors

April 18, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

An online show aims to keep quality of life high for seniors by improving the function and look of their living spaces.

Memory care building boom in the heart of Texas

April 14, 2014  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

When it comes to memory care facility construction, this Texas metro area is among the busiest in the country.

One-on-one with…Addie Abushousheh, PhD

April 2, 2014  |  Ron Rajecki

In our latest Q&A, Long-Term Living talks with Addie Abushousheh, PhD, about the shifting changes in today's living spaces designed for older adults.

Partnerships@Work: A room with a view

March 20, 2014  |  Gina LaVecchia Ragone

For all its beauty, New England can get cold and dark. But two New Hampshire senior living communities have found a way to provide residents with sunny “skies” year-round.

Flooring trends: Carpet's new options

March 4, 2014  |  Joe Versluis

Is your long-term or post-acute care facility ready for a remodel? Carpeting choices may deserve a fresh look in your flooring decisions.

The weight of first impressions

February 27, 2014  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

More seniors are skipping the quickie day-tour and researching possible CCRCs through longer-stay visits. What kind of impression would your facility make if the "guest tour" lasted for four days and nights?

NAHB presents awards for 50+ housing

February 13, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

The National Association of Home Builders 50+ Housing Council has announced the winners of its 2014 Best of 50+ Housing Awards, which to aim honor excellence and innovation in design, development, lifestyle and marketing.

Effects of Quebec fire extend south and across an ocean

February 7, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

In the wake of a Quebec senior home fire, Tennessee officials give thanks for their sprinklers and U.K. fire safety experts call for more protections for the elderly in housing facilities there.

Is a liquor license key to attracting boomers?

January 23, 2014  |  Sandra Hoban, Managing Editor

Many of today’s seniors enjoy a daily cocktail. It’s their way of relaxing and putting the day’s worries behind them, to toast an achievement or cap off a celebration. Does senior living mark an end to that social outlet?

Geriatric emergency departments at hospitals have implications for long-term care

January 21, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Infrastructure/structural redesign efforts as well as new protocols and care processes are addressing senior needs and affecting hospital readmissions and the use of LTC facilities.

Senior housing occupancy up from cyclical low

January 16, 2014  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

The National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry's MAP Data and Analysis Service has released its latest figures on occupancy, rent growth and construction for nursing care, assisted living and independent living properties.

Merwick wins senior living landscape architecture award

January 10, 2014  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Rehabilitation for the real world inspired this award-winning design for a  therapy garden that brings long-term and short-term residents together in year-round outdoor therapy spaces.


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