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AHCA/NCAL announce new quality goals

March 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

​Quality improvement continues to gain speed in long term and post-acute care, and providers are working together to identify measurable targets that are appropriate for this care setting.

Assisted living price per unit grows by 14%

March 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The average price per assisted living unit in the U.S. has hit a new high-water mark despite some industry pressures.

Differentiating assisted living from nursing homes

February 6, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

There are nearly twice as many assisted living (ALF) and other residential care facilities (more than 30,000 in 2014) in the U.S. than nursing homes (about 15,000). 

Huge gaps in assisted living facility regulation, according to government

February 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The federal government lacks even basic information about the quality of assisted living services provided to low-income people on Medicaid, the Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan investigative arm of Congress, says in a report to be issued on...

Nursing home salaries trending lower than assisted living, continuing care retirement community employees

January 29, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The discrepancy does not carry into leadership roles such as CEO, director of nursing and activity director — all of which receive higher salaries in nursing homes on average than they do in assisted living facilities.

Colorado senior residents losing options as assisted living center closes

January 26, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

It's been a week since Evie Vigil learned she had to find a new home. Her current one, Golden Manor assisted living, is closing in April.

Senior living boosted by community support

January 23, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Finding a place to live is normally not the problem for senior citizens, according to Dr. Mark Grunwald, who is a local retired geriatric medicine doctor and current member of the board of directors for Community Health Services Corporation.

How people can better select an assisted living facility

January 17, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

If you are considering assisted living for you or a loved one, the decision can be overwhelming.

Hasbro, Brown University to add artificial intelligence to robotic cat

January 3, 2018  |  Brown University newsroom

Brown University researchers are teaming up with Hasbro to add artificial intelligence technology to Hasbro's popular robotic cat.

The sound of participation

December 18, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

A Boston startup is helping residents stay involved by bringing conversations up close and personal to combat hearing loss.

Wellness coaches help seniors not only survive, but thrive

December 13, 2017  |  Melissa Bailey, KHN

A Massachusetts retirement community uses coaches to help seniors maintain physical, emotional and spiritual health.

Three employees fired for videotaping residents

November 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

An assisted living facility is investigating after employees shared videos on social media that made fun of residents.


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