A judge rules physicians are no longer able to make end-of-life decisions for nursing home residents, citing the 1992 state law violates residents' constitutional rights.
The senior living sector could need more than a million new workers between now and 2025, especially in five key areas, says a new report from Argentum.
Connecticut has launched a new background check portal to allow employers to screen potential employees, contractors and volunteers who have direct contact with residents.
Life Enriching Communities wants to help seniors plan for a possible transition of care while they're still healthy and independent.
Genworth Financial Inc. announced plans to restructure as the company continues to report losses.
Succession planning and employee incentives will become even more important over the next few years, as more than 40 percent of senior living’s top-level executives near their own retirement ages.
State health officials confirmed a case of scabies at a Massachusetts nursing home, prompting an investigation and safety precautions.
Nursing home workers are more likely to be fired within six months of being injured, a new study finds. Workers are more likely to quit within six months of being injured multiple times.
Ontario’s long-term care communities ask for the government’s help as aggression and violent deaths among nursing home residents continue to rise.
Job finder SimplyHired created a list of top jobs without college degrees. Topping the list is licensed practical nurse, with nearly 56,000 jobs available and room for growth.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears talks about a fellow resident with memory loss who is reliving her younger days as a nurse by trying to care for other residents.
2015 may have been the buzz year for "The Internet of Things," but 2016 could be about the "Internet of Meaningful Senior Tech Things."
Upcoming code compliance regs are about to take a fresh look at fire doors, says Long-Term Living's fire safety experty Stan Szpytek. Here's what your facility ops and risk management teams need to know.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears describes how setting a standing appointment made her more receptive and comfortable to counseling.
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