Senior Environments

Social faux pas: nursing home employees fired for sharing pictures of residents to mobile app

UR Medicine Thompson Health in Canandaigua has fired employees the health system said were involved in taking and sharing photos on social media of residents of the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center without the permission of the residents.

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Couple donates $2 million for hospice center and SNF

The fundraising for the project was kick-started by a $2 million donation from Pete and Jelaine Horton who retired to Door County after Pete, a farmer, suffered respiratory damage in a farming accident.

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Independent housing, home-based services push SNF to full occupancy

Fort Hudson, which is based in Fort Edward, N.Y., in upstate Washington County,  was originally incorporated as an 80-bed nursing home in 1969, and it didn’t end up expanding into independent housing until the year 2000. 

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CCRCs expected to experience big boom with incoming baby boomers

Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) are poised to attract a wide swath of older adults over the next decade, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be challenges or changes to the business model along the way.

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Ascension expands services throughout Michigan, other states

As Ascension Michigan continues to reorganize its operations and rebrand its 15 hospitals, the Roman Catholic system has fully integrated its home health, infusion and hospice operations into Ascension at Home, a seven-state subsidiary of parent company Ascension Health.

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Skilled nursing occupancy drops to 81.6%

For the first time in six years, skilled nursing occupancy failed to increase between the fourth and first quarters as the numbers continued their grim march downward.

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NYC focused on senior living with $500 million plan

New York City has plans to build thousands of senior housing units on public land in an effort aimed at aiding the city’s low-income older adults.

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Artis to branch out with new community near Chicago

Artis is owned by the Bainum family, which got into the nursing home business in 1959. 

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New care units slowest to fill, according to new study

Despite a surprisingly high median occupancy number, the lease-up rate for nursing care units lags behind the other three key asset classes in the seniors housing and care space.

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Woman arrested for exploitation, running an unlicensed assisted living center

Hialeah Police Department officers said they found a house of horrors Thursday.

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