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Senior living development costs to increase in 2018

January 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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“All the costs certainly have been going up, and that’s a major theme of the sector,” Jeanette Rice, Americas head of multifamily research at CBRE, told Senior Housing News.

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.

Adjustable sink for sitting or standing

January 3, 2018  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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 European manufacturer Pressalit Care has devised a sink that can be raised or lowered after installation. 

Personalized doors help residents with dementia to find their way

November 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Door decals are giving a Canadian memory care facility a new look and helping residents with wayfinding and navigation.

Shopping for good

November 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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 A Virginia resale boutique pledged $125k toward a memory care retrofit at an area senior living facility.

Community through cohousing

November 8, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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The cohousing trend is gaining ground with seniors as a way to downsize and live with others but is an alternative to care facilities. 

Another involuntary discharge

November 6, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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SNF resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares her experiences on being involuntarily discharged and how she thinks the process could be avoided.

An integrated approach to memory care

October 30, 2017  |  Jaime Schwingel
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Heritage Senior Living has developed a person-centered approach for memory care that is supported by physical surroundings. 

Plugging in

October 9, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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Powering on in a nursing home means meeting fire safety codes designed to keep residents safe, but compliance isn’t always easy or cheap for residents trying to make their space a comfortable, functional home. 

Growing new life

October 9, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Eldergrow is bringing the outdoors inside and sowing joy and purpose for residents. 

Bright Ideas: Smart lighting

October 9, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Emerging lighting solutions can react to resident movements and adapt to mimic the cycle of dawn to dusk.

Update: 8 seniors dead from Hurricane Irma

September 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A power outage from Hurricane Irma left residents in sweltering heat for a prolonged period of time. 

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