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Frightening Facts About Aging Parents in Assisted Living - Forbes

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Frightening Facts About Aging Parents in Assisted Living
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Most assisted living facilities do just fine in providing an enriched social environment for our elders.
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Twelve Things Every Designer Should Know about Today’s Senior Housing

Twelve Things Every Designer Should Know about Today’s Senior Housing | long term care housing | Scoop.it
As America’s population ages, senior lifestyles – and by extension, senior housing – will continue to transform.
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Ken Pyburn's curator insight, February 11, 2013 12:11 PM

Transform it will, if done intentionally, then it will be better for all of us.

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Costs of Long Term Elder Care and Senior Housing - Paying For Senior Care

Costs of Long Term Elder Care and Senior Housing - Paying For Senior Care | long term care housing | Scoop.it
What do the different types of long term care cost and what are their benefits and limitations. This includes home aid, adult day care, assisted living, Alzheimer’s and skilled nursing home care.
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Ken Pyburn's curator insight, February 11, 2013 12:13 PM

Good comparisons but as always beware of "averges"

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Hand Hygiene Linked To Staffing Levels | Skilled Nursing Facilities

Handwashing is an important part of infection control in nursing homes.
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Andrea W. Valdez, M.S.'s comment, January 3, 2013 11:21 PM
Makes a good deal of sense. Having been an Ombudsman, there were clearly facilities that tended to have more issues with short-staffing than others and that fact coincidently reflects in the # of complaints and survey issues.
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Managing the Assisted Living vs. Hospice Dilemma

Managing the Assisted Living vs. Hospice Dilemma | long term care housing | Scoop.it
When hospice services are brought into assistant living facilities for older residents with terminal illnesses, problems can arise.
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Design for Aging Review 11 Explores Seniors Housing's Best ...

Design for Aging Review 11 Explores Seniors Housing's Best ... | long term care housing | Scoop.it
What are the best practices and emerging ideas in senior housing design?
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Assisted Living vs. Hospice: Who's in Charge?

Assisted Living vs. Hospice: Who's in Charge? | long term care housing | Scoop.it
Arranging for hospice care in assisted living facilities can present challenges. (RT @ssmithaahpm: Assisted Living vs. Hospice: Who's in Charge?
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Senior Housing Design Takes New Cues from 20-Somethings - Senior Housing News

Senior Housing Design Takes New Cues from 20-SomethingsSenior Housing NewsThey're finding in order to stay competitive among residents in their 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond, senior housing from independent living to assisted living and memory care must...
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LA Senior Living Community Puts Alternative Funding Model To Work

The model is slightly different, reports Fast Company, in that senior housing facilities actually pay EngAGE to offer their programming via those sites. Through those fees, along with grants and corporate sponsorships, the ...
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What New Websites Can Tell Us About Nursing Homes

What New Websites Can Tell Us About Nursing Homes | long term care housing | Scoop.it
New resources raise red flags about facilities nationwide. But do they tell you what you really need to know?
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Old Age Homes That Old People Actually Want To Live In - Co.Exist

Old Age Homes That Old People Actually Want To Live In - Co.Exist | long term care housing | Scoop.it
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"Nursing homes are hierarchical, and patient's needs are at the bottom of the chain.
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Hostilities in the nursing home: Bullying tied to loss of independence and inhibition

Hostilities in the nursing home: Bullying tied to loss of independence and inhibition | long term care housing | Scoop.it
Even seniors in nursing homes are bullied, by other seniors. http://t.co/ShA41Kl1 #bullying
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Nursing Homes Pursue Profit With Tragic Outcomes: Report

Nursing Homes Pursue Profit With Tragic Outcomes: Report | long term care housing | Scoop.it
The rise of for-profit nursing homes is proving tragic for some of the nation's most vulnerable people, resulting in a spike in waste, fraud and abuse charges brought by federal authorities, according to a new report.
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Forced to Choose: Exploring Other Options - NYTimes.com

Forced to Choose: Exploring Other Options - NYTimes.com | long term care housing | Scoop.it
With so many patients having to choose between nursing homes and palliative care, the Affordable Care Act calls for a three-year experiment of "concurrent care," but no target date to begin has been set.
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The Real Cost of Long-Term Care - Bloomberg

The Real Cost of Long-Term Care - Bloomberg | long term care housing | Scoop.it
BloombergThe Real Cost of Long-Term CareBloombergNursing homes have a bad reputation for their institutional appearance and sometimes uncaring staff. Certainly, not all deserve to be knocked. The role of nursing homes is changing.
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OIG report says nursing homes overbilled Medicare by $1.5B | Healthcare Finance News

OIG report says nursing homes overbilled Medicare by $1.5B http://t.co/b1iunoke | #Healthcare Finance News...
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Hospice–Nursing Home Partnership Crucial as Boomers Age - Senior Housing News

Hospice–Nursing Home Partnership Crucial as Boomers Age - Senior Housing News | long term care housing | Scoop.it
Hospice–Nursing Home Partnership Crucial as Boomers AgeSenior Housing NewsNursing homes are increasingly the sites for end-of-life care with about a half million older adults dying in these facilities each year, says LeadingAge.
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The 10 Most Common Nursing Home Violations

The 10 Most Common Nursing Home Violations | long term care housing | Scoop.it
ProPublica today is updating our Nursing Home Inspect tool, which now includes details of more than a quarter-million deficiencies identified by government regulators at U.S. nursing homes over the past three years.
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How Do we Keep Residents Active in Dementia Care Homes ...

How Do we Keep Residents Active in Dementia Care Homes ... | long term care housing | Scoop.it
The goal of the Alzheimer's Reading Room is to Educate and Empower Alzheimer's caregivers their families, and the entire Alzheimer's community. HOME ... How Do we Keep Residents Active in Dementia Care Homes?
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Nursing Homes Continually Live In Denial Of Presence Of Violent Patients At Their Facilties

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