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Palliative Care Eases Suffering for Seniors at End of Life: Study - MedicineNet

Palliative Care Eases Suffering for Seniors at End of Life: Study - MedicineNet | Senior Housing | Scoop.it

Palliative care improved the quality of life for seniors in long-term care, according to a new study.

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Nursing homes to host trick-or-treat events - Enid News & Eagle

Nursing homes to host trick-or-treat events - Enid News & Eagle | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
Greenbrier Village and Highland Park slate events.
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Seniors Housing Occupancy Rate Cracks 90% in Q3 - National Real Estate Investor

Seniors Housing Occupancy Rate Cracks 90% in Q3 - National Real Estate Investor | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
Seniors housing finally cracked the 90 percent occupied mark in the third quarter 2014, and record-high acquisition numbers just continue to grow, according to reports from the industry.
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Senior Housing & Technology: Industry Disrupted or Transformed? | Disruptive Demographics | Big Think

Senior Housing & Technology: Industry Disrupted or Transformed?  | Disruptive Demographics | Big Think | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
The disruptive demographics of an aging society offers a growth opportunity for the senior housing industry.
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Is Ageism the next stupid, politically correct cause? | Senior Housing ...

Is Ageism the next stupid, politically correct cause? | Senior Housing ... | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
Over the past few months I have posted a few items (mostly videos) that poked fun at what happens to us as we grow older. In virtually every case someone has...
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MITOD News: Challenges Facing the Surging Demand for Affordable Senior Housing - Senior Housing News

Challenges Facing the Surging Demand for Affordable Senior Housing - Senior Housing News http://t.co/rs20p7Ga...
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Slips in nursing homes not biggest cause of falls, videos show ...

Videotapes of residents at two B.C. nursing homes suggest their falls are more likely to be caused by incorrect weight shifting or tripping, and not slipping as commonly thought. It's important to lock the wheels of devices like wheelchairs so ...
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Get Your Staff to Work Harder . . . . for free | Senior Housing Forum

Get Your Staff to Work Harder . . . . for free | Senior Housing Forum | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
I run Senior Housing Forum. I am passionately curious about lots of things. I thrive on stories. Particularly stories about senior housing providers and vendors who are innovating to better serve seniors.
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Geriatric Care | Skilled Nursing Facilities

Geriatric Care | Skilled Nursing Facilities | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
MedPAC study recommends improving outpatient and home care for elderly patients to reduce ED visits and hospital admissions. Curaspan report considers the emerging role of SNF-ists.
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Senior Living Today - Senior Housing - Multifamily Executive Magazine

Senior Living Today - Senior Housing - Multifamily Executive Magazine | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
The active 55+ crowd, growing by the day, isn’t looking for assisted living just yet. This group wants convenient, well-located housing. It just needs more developers to provide it. (2 days left until #MFEC!
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Admit It: Medicare Errs In Crackdown On Hospital Quality - NPR (blog)

Admit It: Medicare Errs In Crackdown On Hospital Quality - NPR (blog) | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
GPBAdmit It: Medicare Errs In Crackdown On Hospital QualityNPR (blog)A computer programming error led the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to miscalculate financial penalties against hospitals that have high rates of patients returning...
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Tweet from @davidsirota

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RT @davidsirota: 21% of seniors in America -- the richest country on earth -- now live in relative poverty https://t.co/MPvmziqwNi

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It is hard to know what this means.  Are they being taken care of or not?  What is their responsibility in all of this?

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Panasonic tries tablet service for assisted living homes - PCWorld

Panasonic tries tablet service for assisted living homes - PCWorld | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
Tablets that issue reminders could help elderly patients in nursing homes
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Op-Ed: Protecting nursing home residents with spy cameras

Op-Ed: Protecting nursing home residents with spy cameras | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
Families who cannot devote the required attention a loved one deserves may decide that an assisted living facility is the best way to provide supervision, medical care, and social interactions for the beloved individual.
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Metuchen non-profit turning empty convents into low-cost senior housing - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Metuchen non-profit turning empty convents into low-cost senior housing - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comMetuchen non-profit turning empty convents into low-cost senior housingThe Star-Ledger - NJ.com"There's a number of vacant older convents throughout New Jersey that are underutilized real estate." st.
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Today's seniors not keen on retirement housing - CBS News

Today's seniors not keen on retirement housing - CBS News | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
Today's seniors not keen on retirement housingCBS NewsThe fact that baby boomers as a whole -- people born between 1946 and 1964 -- are quickly entering into their senior years and living longer seems to indicate that senior housing should be on...
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How the AARP Made $2.8 Billion By Supporting Obamacare's Cuts to Medicare - Forbes

How the AARP Made $2.8 Billion By Supporting Obamacare's Cuts to Medicare - Forbes | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
As you know if you’ve been reading this blog, Obamacare cuts $716 billion from Medicare in order to pay for its $1.9 trillion expansion of coverage to low-income Americans.
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Study: Under a Romney-like Medicare plan, seniors face higher costs - Washington Post (blog)

Study: Under a Romney-like Medicare plan, seniors face higher costs - Washington Post (blog) | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
The EconomistStudy: Under a Romney-like Medicare plan, seniors face higher costsWashington Post (blog)The Kaiser Family Foundation has taken a deep dive into world of premium support, modeling a plan pretty similar to Mitt Romney's proposed...
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Health Sense: Private Medicare, Medigap explained - 77Square.com

Health Sense: Private Medicare, Medigap explained - 77Square.com | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
PR WebHealth Sense: Private Medicare, Medigap explained77Square.comFollow @davidkwahlberg.
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Extend Health Survey: 3 out of 4 Seniors on Medicare Describe Medicare as ... - DailyFinance

Extend Health Survey: 3 out of 4 Seniors on Medicare Describe Medicare as ... - DailyFinance | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
Jweekly.comExtend Health Survey: 3 out of 4 Seniors on Medicare Describe Medicare as ...DailyFinanceThe survey asked seniors on Medicare about their personal experiences when signing up for Medicare for the first time - and any advice they might...
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Election could impact South Carolina's $6-billion Medicaid program - Kansas City Star

Election could impact South Carolina's $6-billion Medicaid program - Kansas City Star | Senior Housing | Scoop.it
The StateElection could impact South Carolina's $6-billion Medicaid programKansas City StarPresident Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney both want to spend less on the program – but in different ways, ways that will have a big impact...
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