Seniors Housing & Care Journal Call for Papers

Seniors Housing & Care Journal is accepting submissions for its September 2012 issue. The Journal is a peer-reviewed, academic journal that disseminates empirically based research regarding the senior housing and care fields; addresses critical issues faced by senior care professionals; and is relevant to the day-to-day operation of senior communities.

The Journal accepts research papers (original reports of completed research) and brief reports (pilot studies about innovative ideas for senior housing and care with implications for future research). Occasionally, a limited number of commentaries addressing emerging issues faced by the senior housing and care industry and brief reviews of new resources available to practitioners in the field may be accepted for publication.

Research paper topics may include (but are not limited to):

• Government, Policy, and Regulatory Issues in Senior Housing

• Outcomes Data Related to Senior Housing

• Market Research

• Market Analysis and Macro Trends

• Senior Housing Affordability

• Staffing Issues within Senior Housing Communities

• Senior Housing Operations

• Risk Management

• Finance

• New Trends in Senior Housing


SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Monday, April 2, 2012

Annually, editors select up to two outstanding research papers for publication and special recognition (sponsored by GE Healthcare Financial Services).

The 2011 GE Award Recipients were:

Best Research Paper
Robert Jenkens, MSRED
Terri Sult, MBA
Newell Lessell, MBA
David Hammer, MS
Anna Ortigara, RN, MS, FAAN

New Investigator Award
Mary Byrnes, PhD

Winners received $2,500.

For more information about Seniors Housing & Care Journal, please contact:

Saher F. Selod, PhD, Associate Managing Editor
Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging
(847) 492.6791


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