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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. 

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. 

NY nonprofit plans LGBT-friendly housing development

August 31, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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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
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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...

Silverado invests in Chicagoland for memory care

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

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.

A look through their eyes

June 5, 2017  |  Beth Thomas Hertz
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What does your facility's interior space look like to a person with dementia? Two senior living design experts discuss common pitfalls that can can confuse residents with cognitive challenges and jeopardize their safety.

Crossing the border for senior care

May 31, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Seniors hunting for value in skilled nursing care, assisted living and memory care are turning to a new venue—but they’ll need a passport.

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. 

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. 

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.

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