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Older Hispanics worry about cultural barriers when it comes to long-term care

July 31, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Those who were born outside the United States are more likely than others to experience communication challenges due to a language barrier (65 percent vs. 40 percent).

Retirement community celebrates 14 centenarians

June 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Sunset Retirement Communities and Services in Jenison held a Centenarian celebration as 14 of its residents are turning 100-years-old, or older, in 2018.

Decline expected in CCRC skilled nursing presence

May 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The median number of skilled nursing units in continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) has remained steady over the last five years, but a decline is coming as developers continue cut SNFs out of the equation.

New TV show highlights CCRC in attempt to change perceptions on aging

May 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The show’s plot follows a retired music industry executive trying to stay positive in his twilight years.

White patients in senior health center chose caregivers by race, according to lawsuit

April 17, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Five black workers at a senior-health center in Zeeland say their employer granted requests by some white clients that only white workers provide their care.

AARP survey shows LGBT seniors have harder time finding room for them in assisted living

April 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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For LGBT seniors who don’t have family or children to care for them in their golden years, finding assisted-living housing can be hard. Finding senior housing that is welcoming to same-sex couples who want to continue to co-habitate is even harder.

Group promotes awareness, solutions for LGBT seniors

March 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Older adults in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community face unique challenges as they become more vulnerable and are forced to depend on outside services for care and assistance.

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

February 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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To glimpse the future of dining in senior living communities, one might only need to step inside a Chipotle.

 

All-female 24-bed memory care campus opens in Texas

February 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Williamsburg Village Healthcare, a Texas skilled nursing and rehab community, this week opened a 24-bed memory care wing with a twist: It will serve women only.

The impact of corporate webs on nursing home finances

January 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In what has become an increasingly common business arrangement, owners of nursing homes outsource a wide variety of goods and services to companies in which they have a financial interest or that they control.

Mourning before death

January 3, 2018  |  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
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Families may be grieving how cognition or illness have diminished the capacity of a loved one, stirring up emotions that aren’t usually acknowledged until after death. Caregivers have an opportunity to ease the anticipatory loss or long goodbye to help...

Setting an example

December 28, 2017  |  Bruce Williams
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2016 Leader of Tomorrow award recipient Bruce William thanks a former boss turned mentor for showing him how to serve and move the long-term care industry forward. 

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