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Shopping for good

November 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

 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
news

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
blog

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
article

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
blog

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
article

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
article

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
news

A power outage from Hurricane Irma left residents in sweltering heat for a prolonged period of time. 

NY nonprofit plans LGBT-friendly housing development

August 31, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

The LGBT Network plans to build a housing complex where seniors can be free to be themselves. 

The impacts of scenting in senior care

August 29, 2017  |  Roel Ventura, ambient designer for Ambius
article

By Roel Ventura, ambient designer for Ambius

Providing pleasant scents through your facility—from cinnamon to fresh bread—can improve mood among residents and staff and make a...

VA to ease grant process for rural veteran nursing homes

August 23, 2017  |  U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs
news

New regulations could make it easier for rural communities to compete for grant funding to build state-run veteran homes.

Silverado invests in Chicagoland for memory care

August 2, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

The national memory care provider is building its fifth site in the Chicago area—this time, a 47,000 sq. ft. community that will serve up to 90 residents with dementia.

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