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CCRC comes to seniors’ homes

October 21, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A continuing care retirement community has launched a life care at home membership program to offer the benefits of community-dwelling for those age 55 and older who are still living at home or too young to move to campus. 

Trying a place on for size

September 30, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

One stand-alone CCRC invites prospective residents to be their guest as part of larger resident-driven marketing efforts. 

Seniors help fund employees’ education

September 1, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A Pennsylvania CCRC’s scholarship program awarded more than $90,000 to help its employees fund their post-high school education. 

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.

How living at a CCRC changed my tune

August 25, 2016  |  Haley Jenkins

Senior music major Haley Jenkins reflects on how spending her final year of college living at retirement community has taught her about life—and changed her plans for the future. 

CCRC, arts nonprofit partner to bring music to the bedside

August 24, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
A Long Island, New York-based life care retirement community and arts organization have taken music therapy to a higher octave. They’ve partnered to bring one-on-one live musical performances to the bedside of residents receiving palliative care.

Knotty knitters up to their eyes in wool

August 11, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A group of seniors at a retirement community have received an influx of donations after making an appeal for wool. Now they need more knitters to keep up. 

Study: At CCRCs, CNA wages still dragging behind other caregivers

August 9, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Certified nurse aides salaries are, on average, increasing but at a slower rate than their salaried co-workers and supervisors, according to the latest Continuing Care and Retirement Community Salary & Benefits Report.

A bike ride down memory lane

July 12, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The Cycling Without Age program has pedaled into Madison, Wis., allowing seniors to get back on the bike—and they don’t even have to pedal. 

Erickson Living hires VP for business strategy and development

July 12, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Erickson Living, a national developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities, grows its executive team ahead of anticipated facility growth.

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. 

College student will keep singing for supper at CCRC

June 1, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The artist in residence program has been such a success that an Iowa continuing care retirement community will allow a college student to spend another semester living with residents. 


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