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Local performers put on memory care play

November 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Arthur Monsetin is a fictional character, but the story of his fading memory and declining comprehension is one that will ring true to the millions of Americans suffering from dementia, and the family members who struggle along with them.

New Jersey retirement community improves lives with smart technology

September 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The decision to incorporate progressive technology into an already robust wellness program is the result of an ongoing commitment to make physical health a priority of community life.

Active Aging Week expected to have record participation numbers

August 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

What began as an incentive for older adults to lead healthier, more active lives has become a tradition involving hundreds of thousands of individuals in neighborhood groups, health and fitness clubs, parks and recreation sites, seniors centers and senior...

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

July 31, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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