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Helping low-income seniors with disabilities age in place

September 29, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

New research suggests the key to helping dual-eligible seniors stay at home—and stay healthy—begins by speaking with, not to, seniors.

Building for medical care and amenities

August 31, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

In the eternal battle to win over move-ins, senior housing relies on design to support both quality medical care and hospitality amenities.

Doctors setting up shop at CCRC

June 14, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Novant Health family medicine clinic broke ground at a planned retirement community in Bolivia, N.C. Pine Forest Planation will have a 50-acre health and wellness community to appeal to potential residents who value close access to medical care. 

A $47M CCRC modern overhaul

June 14, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A Kansas retirement complex is building, renovating and upgrading its campus to meet changing consumer needs and stay competitive in the marketplace. That means adding more independent living, a new memory center, common area space and a rehab center. 

Welltower's new high-rise promises high life in Manhattan

June 8, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Welltower’s “Manhattan Project” is banking on the concept of high-service, high-rise senior living right in the middle of Midtown and the Upper East Side.

Luxury senior community groundbreaking in Kansas City, Mo.

May 26, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The Tiffany Springs Senior Community is scheduled to have 300 residential units across the continuum of care as well as high-end facilities and amenities. It is expected to open in summer 2017. 

Mass. VA builds park for veterans with Alzheimer’s

May 25, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new park next to a Boston-area Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a serene and secure space for veterans with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia to roam. 

Eden Alternative's Bill Thomas joins Mainstreet

January 21, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The investment firm's healthcare arm taps one of the country’s most famous senior care culture change gurus.

Designed to engage

October 14, 2015  |  Sara O. Marberry, EDAC

Create a senior living community that is resident friendly, beautiful and functional by considering how the space might be used and adapted today and tomorrow.

Study: Seniors in subsidized housing have poorer vision

July 20, 2015  |  Megan Combs, Associate Editor

Compared to the rate of visual impairment in the general older adult population, seniors living in subsidized housing have considerably worse vision.

Study links environmental characteristics to apathy in dementia residents

June 12, 2015  |  Megan Combs, Associate Editor

A new Penn State study found that the more stimulating a senior living environment was, the less apathy a resident with dementia had.


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