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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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Carey Flynn was named the new director of community relations for All American Assisted Living's community in Raynham, MA in January.
Gut-checks allow a verification of the results through deeper dives into the facts. Partnerships set communities up for success by matching the community to the market's needs.
A dozen employees at PointClickCare have earned the Certification for Assisted Living Administrators (CEAL) designation. CEAL is a national certification program designed to enhance the capabilities of assisted living administrators.
Current modes of long-term care service delivery, such as assisted living, nursing home and private duty home care providers, will lose unless they begin to innovate a patient-centered, setting-agnostic platform that meets a much broader array of family needs.
The introduction of Assisted Living Residences in PA as a cheaper alternative to nursing homes that will allow seniors to delay or avoid a move to nursing facility in essence is great. However, the reality is a little less prosperous, at least presently.
It appears that a federal effort to downsize nursing homes might end up doing just the opposite.
The trend of strong merger and acquisition activity in the senior housing market has not abated, with the average price per skilled nursing unit up 7% from a year ago. This is according to the latest quarterly figures from business intelligence firm Irving Levin Associates Inc.
Four assisted living facilities in the San Francisco Bay area are facing a total of $3 million in fines for how they allegedly treated and paid workers, California authorities announced Thursday.