Quite a few skilled care operators tend to look at assisted living as being not quite equal. Many on the skilled side tend to see themselves as being a bit, ahem, more qualified.
You can gain real insights about your future by examining what the competition is up to. Remarkably, there are still some skilled care operators who don't see assisted living as the competition. For them I have only two words: dementia care.
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Topanga Park Assisted Living has been acquired by DiNapoli Capital Partners for $23.4 million.
Zenith Capital and Village Concepts will oversee development and financing for an 100-unit assisted living and memory care community in Seattle.
The Kansas woman who authorities say worked with her husband to steal more than $1.2 million from an assisted living company has pleaded guilty to one federal count of mail fraud.
A Parker House Assisted Living will be built in Quincy Village, PA, a Presbyterian Senior Living Community.
LCB Senior Living broke ground last week in New Hampshire on The Residence at Salem Woods. The 84-apartment is scheduled to open in spring 2016.
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.
Convicted nursing home killer says evidence destroyed .... Rhode Island zeroing in on Medicaid reimbursements ... AHCA lends support for Veterans Access bill ... Assisted living caregiver charged with raping resident
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.
Maintenance worker accused of stealing $17,000 from assisted living resident ... Medicare beneficiaries should sign end-of-life directives, Jeb Bush says ... Tylenol may hamper emotions, study finds
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.
Bed bugs suspected to be reason behind Virginia assisted living closure ... CNA says she was told to lie about resident fall ... Medicare spent $4.5B on new hepatitis C medications
Granite Investment Group has acquired a 48-unit assisted living facility in the Kansas City suburb of Shawnee, KS.
Five days until McKnight's Online Expo ... Senate GOP budget cuts less than House version ... Houston condo owners sue over proposed assisted living development ... New diet may reduce Alzheimer's risk
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.