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Operational challenges, opportunities identified in survey

A new survey of senior living executives reveals top issues they are facing as well as their concerns and expectations related to their investment portfolios. Read More »

Credentialing organization seeks dementia caregivers for survey

The National Certification Board for Alzheimer Care will use responses to set benchmarks, inform its certification exams and assist policymakers. Read More »

NIC, NREI partner on new housing market survey

The National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC) has partnered with a national commercial real estate resource to launch a new annual outlook survey on the senior housing market. Read More »

2014 Buyers Guide reader survey: Technology

Long-Term Living's readers weigh in on how technology is enhancing business processes and improving clinical care. Read More »

2014 Buyers Guide reader survey: Resident Care

Long-Term Living's readers reveal trends in clincial concerns, caregiver workflow, infection prevention and staffing. Read More »

2014 Buyers Guide reader survey: Facility operations

Long-Term Living's readers are expanding their service lines, evaluating outsourcing partnerships, renovating their spaces and focusing on memory care. Read More »

Long-term care planning, funding examined in survey

As those working in long-term care and policymakers grapple with how such care should be planned for and financed in the United States, a new survey reveals the attitudes and expectations of residents of one large, diverse state. Read More »

Survey reveals senior living wishes of prospective residents

A new survey provides some insights into how Americans select senior living communities for themselves or their loved ones. Read More »

2014 reader survey

Did you add a new memory care center this year? Remodel the dining room? Add a nurse training program? Tell us about it by taking this year's Long-Term Living reader survey!  Read More »

Survey details SNF, ALF rates

Results of a new survey provide daily, monthly or annual rates for care provided by nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home healthcare and adult day care providers. How does your state compare? Read More »

Staffing levels seldom cited by state surveyors

Sufficient staffing is an important, yet overlooked, component in providing quality care to nursing home residents, according to a new analysis. Read More »

Website offers state survey reports on LTC facilities to consumers

A California-based website that provides information about long-term care facilities has now added state inspection reports for consumers to peruse.  Read More »

Challenging surveys

Deficiencies and enforcement actions don't always have to be accepted without a challenge. Long-Term Living's legal expert, Alan Horowitz, explains the steps to appealing state survey deficiency reports. Read More »

Survey reveals physician dissatisfaction with EHRs

The majority of physicians are dissatisfied with their EHRs, a new survey finds.  Read More »

Survey shows how coupled seniors use technology

A new survey is providing insights into seniors’ use of the Internet, social media and cell phones and how these technologies affect their marriages or committed relationships. Read More »

OIG to CMS: Add hospitalization rates to nursing home quality ratings and surveys

The Office of Inspector General wants hospitalization rates to be added to CMS's nursing home quality rankings. But will the numbers tell the real story or just muddy the waters? Read More »

Information sharing, integration needed in LTC: survey

A survey of the 100 largest not-for-profit providers of senior care identifies strengths and weaknesses in the industry's use of technology. Read More »

Seniors lacking in communication of end-of-life wishes: survey

Many older Americans have not thought of or shared their wishes regarding how they want to be treated medically at the end of their lives, according to a new survey. Read More »

National survey reveals gaps in opioid PCA pump practices

The first national survey of patient-controlled pain medication pumps has revealed red flags in how patient vitals are monitored and how risk factors are calculated. Read More »

Survey survival: Fall scene investigation

Plenty of attention is given to reducing the risk of falls. But after a fall happens, do your nurses know how to gather the information your surveyors will want to know? Read More »

3-day hospital stays, hospice surveys under scrutiny

Industry leadership weighs in on proposed “observation stays” legislation and increasing the frequency of hospice recertification surveys. Read More »

Private SNF care tops $94K per year, insurance survey says

Costs for assisted living, nursing home, adult day care and home healthcare continue to increase for consumers, according to a new survey. Read More »

Safety ranks #1 on assisted living satisfaction survey

Seniors are feeling happy and secure in assisted living communities, a new poll shows. Read More »

Survey: Nursing home costs approach $84,000 a year

Long-term care costs are on a steep upward trajectory while home healthcare services are rising at a much more gradual pace, according to The Genworth 2013 Cost of Care Survey. Read More »

Texas SNF survey: Funding cuts portend staff layoffs, deferred tech investment, facility closures

A new survey of Texas nursing homes finds the series of state and federal funding cuts to seniors’ skilled nursing facility care is creating a dangerous strain on facilities’ ability to care for growing numbers of older, more medically complex residents. Read More »

SNF surveys: Do they tell the whole story?

Nursing home consumers—residents and their families—say the survey process has flaws that need to be addressed, according to a new report from the Coalition for Quality Care. Read More »

Survey: Voters want nursing homes off the ‘cliff’

Legislators may have a bitter pill to swallow at election time if Medicare cuts become part of the fiscal cliff deal. Read More »

Nursing home customer satisfaction improves, employee satisfaction stays level, according to survey

Resident and family satisfaction rates in nursing homes show improvement from when the National Research Corporation began assessing satisfaction levels in 2006. Employees’ responses allow managers and administrators to address areas in need of improvement. Read More »

Seniors’ #1 reason for life insurance is life, not death, survey shows

Most people view life insurance as financial protection in the event of their death. But seniors are buying life insurance in case they live too long, an interesting twist to seniors’ views on retirement planning. Read More »

Surveys show AL providers dedicated to providing high-quality care

The results are in. Two surveys measuring resident and staff satisfaction show that participating assisted living providers are focused on not only resident satisfaction, but staff satisfaction as well. Read More »