Part six of our series on challenges facing those serving older adults looks at technology trends that are increasing connectivity, easing the delivery of person-centered care and preserving resident dignity.
Part five of our series on challenges facing those serving older adults examines ways in which providers are authenticating their professionalism to help them communicate quality and differentiate themselves among those seeking services.
In the second installment of our multi-part series examining challenges facing providers, Long-Term Living takes a look at how those in senior housing and services are adapting their offerings in response to the desire of older adults to “age in place,” wherever they are.
In the first installment of a multi-part series examining challenges in the new year, Long-Term Living explores whysome government initiatives under testing or development give pause to many providers serving older adults.
Spending on care in nursing facilities and continuing care retirement communities totaled $155.8 billion in 2013, according to new data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This amount represents growth of 2.4 percent, compared with 2.0 percent in 2012.
Leaders in organizations representing seniors housing and services providers share with Long-Term Living their wish lists for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging. Do you agree with their picks?
Keeping the bedsores at bay is about much more than body-turning protocols. Helping residents and their families understand the importance of skin health can make fighting unnecessary skin breakdown a group effort.
What's in store for those who serve older Americans now that the political landscape will be changing? Several leaders of associations representing providers share their thoughts with Long-Term Living.