Senior Housing

Challenges in Monitoring Quality of Care in Residential Care for Older Adults
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

Information to help nursing homes monitor their quality of care has been available for some time through the Online Survey Certification and Reporting System (OSCAR)…

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The State of Seniors Housing 2010
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

The 2010 report includes data unavailable anywhere else from a national sample comprised of nearly 200,000 units in almost 1,500 independent living communities, assisted living…

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2010 SH Liability Insurance, Health Benefits & Workers Compensation Report
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

Data collected from a sample of more 200,000 market-rate seniors housing units in the U.S. is summarized in this 26-page report published by the American…

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Assessing the Future of Assisted Living
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

A new book published late last year reviews the variety of factors that shape assisted living and its appeal to older consumers. The book entitled…

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The Impact of Inspection Visit Policy on Assisted Living in California
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

In 2004, California changed the annual inspection practice of its assisted living residences  (ALs) in an attempt to create a more problem-driven inspection system. A…

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Continuity of Care for Medicare Patients Declined Significantly
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

Continuity of care is an important element in the provision of quality health care. Continuity of care is defined as continuity in information, in care…

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American Society on Aging Launches New LGBT Aging Website
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The American Society on Aging (ASA) recently launched a new website devoted to issues specific to aging lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) Americans. The…

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Frontline Worker Satisfaction and the Quality of Supervision in Long-Term Care
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

New research published in the Journal of Aging and Health stresses that the job satisfaction of frontline long-term care (LTC) staff reflects the quality of…

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2009 Overview of Assisted Living
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Senior Housing

This report is a collaborative effort between the American Seniors Housing Association and the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, National Center…

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