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Super-short-term stay model helps with therapy and laundry

August 5, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

A Maryland provider is starting a new service line for those who need some help after a hospitalization, but whose circumstances don’t justify a move-in.

5 orgs join forces in chronic care delivery

July 27, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Five foundations are launching a new collaboration to improve care delivery for those with multiple conditions and a lack of self-care resources, including the elderly.

US CareNet expands into care management

July 20, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

US CareNet will provide chronic care and transitional care management, population health management and care coordination services for healthcare providers through NavCare, its new business division.

JAMDA: New trends in LTC populations

June 27, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The AMDA—Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Population Health Workgroup has released new data on the long-term/post-acute care population and the types of care and supports needed, especially in nursing homes.

Cedars-Sinai, HomeHero partner to help patients safely transition home

June 23, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The Safe Transition Home program is designed to reduce impatient hospital readmissions, raise patient satisfaction and improve health outcomes. 

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. 

Dental program helps seniors keep those pearly whites

June 9, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new program, Serving Smiles to Seniors, informs older adults on the importance of good oral health, access to oral healthcare services and techniques for a healthy smile. 

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.

2016 Leaders of Tomorrow: Bruce Williams

April 19, 2016  |  Sharon Schnall

In our second installment of the 2016 Leaders of Tomorrow award winners, we honor Bruce Williams, senior...

Case Study: Assistive services bridging the gap

March 30, 2016  |  Rebecca Evans-Slone, CSA

Sometimes a bit of help and some occasional services are all seniors need to retain independence a little longer—and stay out of a higher level of care. Read how one senior living organization’s idea for boutique services changed its residents’ lives in...

The dental dilemma of natural teeth

March 22, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Aging poses additional health risks to keeping those pearly whites, especially for seniors with their own teeth. 

Teaching today's youth about aging

March 9, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A course at UCLA teaches first-year college students about the aging process, how to relate to seniors and exposes them to new career possibilities. 


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