Independent living

Best Buy tests the senior monitoring market

The electronic giant is betting baby boomers will spend plenty to keep an eye on grandma.

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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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One-on-one with…Annette Gunnerson

Annette Gunnerson, the National Association of Activity Professional’s 2017 Activity Professional of the year, reflects on her nearly 30 years in long-term care and the increasing attention being paid to activities planning to improve the quality of life for residents, especially those with dementia.

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Assisted Living occupancy dips to lowest level since 2010

But not all senior living sectors are having a sluggish start to 2017, according to Q1 data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC).

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Veyo to double its transportation market in 2017

The California startup has its wheels in motion to transform non-medical transportation for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.

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Senior living facility introduces new assisted living model

A Florida provider is introducing an intermediary housing to offer assisted living services while allowing residents to maintain their independence and age in place. 

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CarePatrol top senior placement franchise in nation

CarePatrol Franchise System has been natmed the No. 1 senior placement franchise in the nation for the seventh consecutive year. CarePatrol helps families find assisted living, independent living, memory care and nursing homes. 

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Renowned chef preps for senior living gig

A chef who's spent years in France and a career in fine dining will now be dishing up meals at a Tennessee independent living facility.  

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Seniors steal the spotlight

It’s lights, camera, action at one Florida senior living community, the set for the upcoming feature-length comedy “Salted Christmas: One Family, One Day, One Purpose.”
 
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Useful Apps Club evaluates senior tech and services

Got apps? One non-profit group is using tech-loving seniors to test and evaluate the best apps for seniors and providing lessons in how to use them.

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