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NIC: Industry growth, absorption rise but occupancy dips

July 12, 2017  |  The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care
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 Senior living housing occupancy rates decreased slightly even though absorption and overall growth increased, according to Q2 2017 NIC Map data.

Researching memory care design

June 5, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A university lecturer has been awarded a grant to continue her research on how spatial configuration and design in long-term care facilities influences residents with dementia. 

Setting the lighting mood

May 15, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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Lighting can have a big impact on a resident’s day-to-day routine, comforts and well-being, resident blogger Kathleen Mears explains. 

Spring Arbor communities to expand K4Connect chainwide

April 20, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Automation software and smart technology will give personalized control over environmental objects and personal connectivity to residents at Spring Arbor communities.

Pa. to provide training, support for family caregivers

April 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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New legislation will help family members who care for senior loved ones at home following hospital discharge. 

A new market for seniors

April 5, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Episcopal Senior Communities is growing its produce markets, which offer fresh and affordable produce for California seniors. 

Loud, proud and aging

April 4, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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New research shows how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors are stronger but also more vulnerable to health risks as they age, highlighting the importance of community and understanding.

Flooring company wants patients to step in line

March 22, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Ecore flooring is expanding its research project to see if flooring can reduce falls risk in healthcare environments.

NIC reports lowest SNF occupancy rates ever

March 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The quarterly Skilled Nursing Data Report from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care saw increases in Medicaid patients and decline in Medicare revenue.

Clorox to help LTC facilities pass the sniff test

March 8, 2017  |  newswire
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Clorox Professional Products Company has launched a spray to identify and capture odors, so potential residents and loved ones can first see long-term care facilities, not what they smell like.

‘It’s five o’clock’ anytime at one retirement community

March 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville lifestyle brand plans to extend the vacation through a $1 billion planned retirement community in south Florida.

Age-friendly dining

February 22, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Researchers have designed a new tool to assess how elder-friendly a dining space is. Turns out, healthy dining for older adults is about a lot more than food. How would your dining venues rate?

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