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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.

A virtual reality facility tour

January 3, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

concept3D, a location-based software developer, has partnered with a continuing care retirement community in Florida to offer current and future residents as well as loved ones 3D maps and virtual reality panoramic images of the facility. 

Assisted living's struggle with drug prices

December 29, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The rising cost of drugs may be forcing assisted living residents to make some unhealthy choices, warns a new report. Someone could pay dearly for that later, especially at CCRCs.

CCRC comes to seniors’ homes

October 21, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A continuing care retirement community has launched a life care at home membership program to offer the benefits of community-dwelling for those age 55 and older who are still living at home or too young to move to campus. 

Trying a place on for size

September 30, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

One stand-alone CCRC invites prospective residents to be their guest as part of larger resident-driven marketing efforts. 

Seniors help fund employees’ education

September 1, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A Pennsylvania CCRC’s scholarship program awarded more than $90,000 to help its employees fund their post-high school education. 

Building for medical care and amenities

August 31, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

In the eternal battle to win over move-ins, senior housing relies on design to support both quality medical care and hospitality amenities.

How living at a CCRC changed my tune

August 25, 2016  |  Haley Jenkins

Senior music major Haley Jenkins reflects on how spending her final year of college living at retirement community has taught her about life—and changed her plans for the future. 

CCRC, arts nonprofit partner to bring music to the bedside

August 24, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
A Long Island, New York-based life care retirement community and arts organization have taken music therapy to a higher octave. They’ve partnered to bring one-on-one live musical performances to the bedside of residents receiving palliative care.


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