Senior Housing

What Happens When Residents Design Their Community’s Social Programming
, Senior Housing

A recent study investigated how to implement resident-led social programs in low-income senior housing. The researchers started a program in 10 low-income 55+ communities in…

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At Your Service: The Impact of Services in Senior Living on Resident Well-Being
, Senior Housing

A study in Seniors Housing & Care Journal investigated how the availability and use of various services in their senior living community impacted residents’ well-being.…

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Who’s Who in Today’s Assisted Living/Nursing Home Workforce
, Senior Housing

The assisted living and direct care workforce is evolving. A recent study identifies important demographic shifts that may help guide recruitment efforts. Using data from…

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Space Exploration: How Nursing Homes Utilize Space to Improve Person-Centered Care
, Senior Housing

Newly constructed buildings often incorporate the latest design trends to better support resident wellness, leaving older buildings apparently limited in their ability to do this.…

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Which Care Setting Has the Best Record for Hospitalizations? You Might Be Surprised
, Senior Housing

Falls, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits are important indicators of care in residential care communities. A recent study investigated how dementia special care units compare…

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Exploring Inner Space: Assisted Living Residents’ Perceptions of Shrinking Space
, Senior Housing

The transition to assisted living is accompanied by many changes for residents. One study investigated residents’ positive and negative perceptions of shrinking space as they…

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Bringing the Outdoors In: How Indoor Nature Benefits Senior Living Residents
, Senior Housing

Experiencing and interacting with nature can have profound effects on well-being, but what are the best ways for senior living providers to offer nature interventions…

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Totally Motivated: Employee Engagement & Resident Satisfaction in Senior Living
, Senior Housing

A survey of over 600 employees and almost 2,000 independent living residents from 29 senior living communities revealed important insights into the relationship between employee…

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What Does Quality of Life Mean to Life Plan Community Residents?
, Senior Housing

Researchers conducted an in-depth case study to investigate what quality of life means to residents of a Life Plan Community. With the help of a…

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TRENDING NOW: Intergenerational Senior Living
, Senior Housing

Intergenerational senior living has been shaping the aging experience for quite a while, but developers today are thinking of new ways to increase the benefits…

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The Loyal Treatment: Resident Loyalty in Life Plan Communities
, Senior Housing

Researchers recently investigated Life Plan Community resident loyalty outcomes from a hospitality perspective. They proposed that a focus on residents’ needs would make the community…

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TRENDING NOW: A Social Cycling Experience for Older Adults
, Senior Housing

A small but growing international trend within the older adult population has been reported by McKnight’s Senior Living and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. A new…

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