Assisted living

Pet Therapy and Elder Care: A Winning Combination

Frequent contact with pets has been shown to improve cognitive abilities, enhance mood, and boost feelings of interest and enthusiasm. Read More >>

The sound of participation

A Boston startup is helping residents stay involved by bringing conversations up close and personal to combat hearing loss.

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Wellness coaches help seniors not only survive, but thrive

A Massachusetts retirement community uses coaches to help seniors maintain physical, emotional and spiritual health.

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Three employees fired for videotaping residents

An assisted living facility is investigating after employees shared videos on social media that made fun of residents.

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ASA, senior care sites join Gillette’s pilot of ‘assisted shaving’ razor

Care sites in the United States and the United Kingdom will test the razor, billed as the world’s first razor designed for shaving someone else.

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AHCA: A bright year ahead

Mark Parkinson, CEO of the American Health Care Association, shared his optimistic view for the senior living industry in his opening remarks of the 68th annual AHCA/NCAL Conference and Expo.

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Going places

Ride-hailing companies are expanding their on-demand services to the long-term care market.

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NV nurse charged with refusing to help resident after a fall

Co-workers at the assisted living community said they were ordered to let a memory care resident fall out of her wheelchair so the fall could be used as an excuse to remove the resident from the unit, according to police.

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Why clinical sensors make sense

Smart sensors can detect early illness and keep seniors safely independent for longer, according to new research in JAMDA.

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A new reality

Virtual reality technology gives seniors life beyond four walls.

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