Senior Environments

Spring Arbor communities to expand K4Connect chainwide

Automation software and smart technology will give personalized control over environmental objects and personal connectivity to residents at Spring Arbor communities.

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Pa. to provide training, support for family caregivers

New legislation will help family members who care for senior loved ones at home following hospital discharge. 

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A new market for seniors

Episcopal Senior Communities is growing its produce markets, which offer fresh and affordable produce for California seniors. 

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Loud, proud and aging

New research shows how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors are stronger but also more vulnerable to health risks as they age, highlighting the importance of community and understanding.

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Flooring company wants patients to step in line

Ecore flooring is expanding its research project to see if flooring can reduce falls risk in healthcare environments.

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NIC reports lowest SNF occupancy rates ever

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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Clorox to help LTC facilities pass the sniff test

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.

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

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville lifestyle brand plans to extend the vacation through a $1 billion planned retirement community in south Florida.

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Age-friendly dining

Researchers have designed a new tool to assess how elder-friendly a dining space is. Turns out, healthy dining for older adults is about a lot more than food. How would your dining venues rate?

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Memories of home: Bathroom

The latest in memory care design gives the look, feel and comfort of home.

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