CDC: Senior care challenges ahead as nearly one-half of U.S. older adults say they have arthritis
Oct 13, 2021
The number of adults with activity-limiting arthritis is growing, especially among seniors, according to a new analysis of national survey data.
LTC Properties will pay $3.25 million to close the door on Senior Care operations
Sep 01, 2021
LTC Properties announced late Tuesday it has agreed to pay Senior Care Centers and Abri Health Services $3.25 million in exchange for their help in transitioning 11 skilled nursing facilities to a new...
Clinical Briefs for Thursday, March 19
Mar 19, 2020
Coronavirus session featured today in McKnight’s Online Expo … COVID-19 and senior care will be topic of March 25 webinar … Presence of pets may protect against suicide in seniors … Fecal microbiota...
Lawmakers seek $250 million infusion for geriatric services
May 23, 2018
A bill introduced by Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) Tuesday seeks more than $50 million annually to address workforce training, clinical staffing and support service issues across the U.S., as the nation prepares...
New perspectives on aging and healthcare
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Mar 13, 2018
Three new books on aging and healthcare recently crossed my desk, each with completely different takes on our industry. Each has merit for anyone involved with senior care.
Pharmacy group wants SNF and AL beneficiaries exempted from Part D ‘lock-in’ provision
May 15, 2015
The head of a new long-term care pharmacy advocacy group urged Congress on Thursday to exempt Medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes and assisted living facilities from a plan that would require them...
Are glowing acquisition reports a cause for optimism, or concern?
Mar 13, 2015
Taken collectively, two recent reports show that last year was a great time to sell a property in this field — and this year may be even better. That may be good news for the movers and shakers. But...
Men are moving into memory care units at a 14% faster pace than women, referral service finds
Oct 10, 2014
Men have been moving into memory care units at a faster rate than women, and providers are adjusting their services to this demographic shift, according to findings released Wednesday by a large senior...
One-fifth of caregivers take 6 months or longer to choose a senior housing option for a loved one, poll...
Sep 17, 2014
A significant number of people take six months or longer to choose a senior care or housing option for a loved one, recently released survey results showed.
Is it any wonder this field has an identity crisis?
Aug 25, 2014
What’s in a name? That’s a fairly topical question, given the many differing views on how best to describe the business we’re in. Not that this field’s identity crisis is a recent...