Advancements in lighting are among the most recent and most promising innovations to assure a better quality of life in assisted living and nursing facilities for seniors.
An assisted living facility was willing to look the other way whenever one of its residents would return from a "booze run" to pander liquor to other residents, but not when its staff discovered a prostitute under the man's bed, authorities said.
Assisted living quality initiatives will focus on increasing satisfaction while reducing turnover, re-admissions and antipsychotics use, the National Center for Assisted Living announced on Tuesday.
AOD Software said it had enhanced the Answers cloud-based assisted living solution.
A former Kansas couple facing up to 20 years in federal prison and $1 million in fines are expected to plead guilty to at least some of the charges alleging they submitted fraudulent invoices to his former employer, Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.
The Assisted Living Federation of America has unveiled plans to implement credentialing and new standards, as well as a six-month "listening tour" nationwide, as part of its Senior Living 2025 campaign.
The focus of aging services over the next decade should be redefining age, improving practices, innovating solutions and transforming policy, the leader of a top senior care association declared Wednesday.
An assisted living aide said the looming threat of becoming homeless was what prompted her to steal a resident's wallet and checkbook before eventually being arrested for forging $10,000 in checks.
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Police said Monday that the death of a 93-year-old woman in a Winston-Salem, NC, assisted living facility is now being investigated as a homicide.
The Ensign Group has bought Heritage Assisted living of Boise, Heritage Assisted Living of Twin Falls and Woodstone Assisted Living.
Dove Healthcare and Affiliates have announced plans to create a 36-bed assisted living facility in Chippewa Falls, WI.
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There's a lot that's unclear in an attempt to cook peppers in Everclear in an assisted living residence last week.
Nearly four months into the year, a 2015 calendar sporting nude photographs of the residents of Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living in Akron, OH, are still flying out the door — so much so that a second printing was ordered.
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Granite Investment Group has acquired a 48-unit assisted living facility in the Kansas City suburb of Shawnee, KS.
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Ken Gould is the new director of community operations for East Ridge at Cutler Bay in Florida.
Vivian Pasternak is the new Director of Clinical Services for The Ambassador, the new assisted living and memory care community opening in Scarsdale, NY. She will oversee the community's policies and procedures and establish nursing care standards.
A 98-year-old woman's death in a south suburban Chicago assisted living facility has been ruled a homicide. She and five others were hospitalized in early February after suffering breathing difficulties. The Cook County Medical Examiner's made the announcement Monday.
Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City will welcome its first resident in April, the assisted living and memory care community announced.
Average per-unit prices in the assisted living market soared 25% in 2014 in the midst of a record-setting favorable combination of vigorous investment activity, abundant capital and low interest rates, a leading market intelligence firm announced Monday.
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The government recognizes the progress made in nursing homes with reduction of antipsychotics for residents with dementia, but also notes many who live in assisted living are receiving the drugs. It's part of a continuing narrative where the government is not super interested in paying for inappropriate medications that can harm seniors.
Government investigators are calling for greater scrutiny of antipsychotics use among dementia patients in post-acute settings beyond nursing homes.
Handrails or grab bars are the most common modification made for seniors, closely followed by rugs to prevent tripping, according to a new analysis. Fewer are saying they are installing sensors.
Induction cooktops, which operate with a different technology than either gas or electric stoves, offer features that make them safer and easier for seniors to use.
California may allow some form of videotaping in assisted living facilities, following mounting pressures from concerned families and positive outcomes from an Orange County facility that installed the devices years ago.
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