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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.

Researching memory care design

June 5, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A university lecturer has been awarded a grant to continue her research on how spatial configuration and design in long-term care facilities influences residents with dementia. 

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. 

Sabra, Care Capital merge in $7B REIT

May 11, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The combined REIT portfolio could contain more than 550 investments across the United States and Canada.

A new market for seniors

April 5, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Episcopal Senior Communities is growing its produce markets, which offer fresh and affordable produce for California seniors. 

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.

Clorox to help LTC facilities pass the sniff test

March 8, 2017  |  newswire
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Clorox Professional Products Company has launched a spray to identify and capture odors, so potential residents and loved ones can first see long-term care facilities, not what they smell like.

‘It’s five o’clock’ anytime at one retirement community

March 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville lifestyle brand plans to extend the vacation through a $1 billion planned retirement community in south Florida.

Welltower, Johns Hopkins partner for quality outcomes

March 3, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Welltower is moving beyond real estate investments and investing in clinical care through its new collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Senior living community kitchen closed following health inspection

February 28, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Florida state food safety inspectors shut down a Brookdale facility’s kitchen after finding roaches, flies and improper food storage techniques.