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Virginia CCRC implements flexible design to ready for "silver tsunami"

March 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The coming “silver tsunami” is a concept that continues to inspire optimism in the skilled nursing and senior care space, but the health needs of that population are still murky.

How to judge a CCRC's financial stability

March 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Though industry members point out that financial meltdowns in their world are rare, there have been cases in which retirement homes have had to raise their monthly fees or reduce services.

Pacific northwest care provider to pilot 'micro CCRC' with no skilled nursing

February 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Family of Companies recently announced it plans to open a “micro CCRC” in St. George, Utah.

For here or to-go?: Senior living communities and fast casual dining combined

February 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

To glimpse the future of dining in senior living communities, one might only need to step inside a Chipotle.


Survey shows many residents paying full price in senior communities

January 31, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

If there’s one thing that consistently divides the senior living industry, it’s discounting.

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.

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.

The cost of continuing care retirement communities

January 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Continuing care retirement communities promise to see retirees through independent living to skilled nursing care — usually for a hefty upfront fee.

A beary good cause

June 22, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

An Oregon retirement community has made more than 10,000 teddy bears for children in crisis over the last decade.

CMS backpedals on arbitration restrictions

June 5, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is reconsidering its previous ban on pre-dispute agreements as binding arbitration.

From tree to table

May 18, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

One Northeast retirement community is going straight to the source, its grounds, to provide residents a sweet treat. 

Fla CCRC fraud bill under fire

March 10, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

A Florida proposed bill intended to protect CCRC residents from fraud may have more problems than solutions, according to LeadingAge Florida.


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