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TRENDING NOW: The Ruff Side of Pet Therapy Programs
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Pet therapy programs are becoming more common in senior living and health care facilities, but a surprising number of facilities have safety concerns related to…

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TRENDING NOW: Common Technology Use within Senior Living
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The most widely used resident care technologies in the senior living industry, according to the recent ASHA Senior Living Technology Report, are emergency response systems…

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TRENDING NOW: Empty Convents Converted into Housing for Older Adults
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A number of projects are underway to convert underutilized convents around Chicago into housing for older adults. These buildings once offered living spaces for nuns,…

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TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Living Apart Together
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The nature of committed relationships is changing for many older adults. “Living Apart Together” is an increasingly common type of relationship in which couples do…

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TRENDING NOW: Hearing Aids Getting Smaller, Smarter, and—Soon—Cheaper
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Hearing aid technology has undergone dramatic improvements to make the devices smaller and smarter than they used to be. These devices can now connect to…

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TRENDING NOW: Number of Family Caregivers to Drop as Need Rises
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A recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine found that the number of potential family caregivers is shrinking at a time…

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TRENDING NOW: Adult Playgrounds
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Adult playgrounds have long been popular in China, Japan, and parts of Europe and South America, and now the concept is increasingly being adopted in…

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TRENDING NOW: Senior Living Hails Ride-Sharing Apps for Residents
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An increasing number of senior living and aging services organizations are turning to ride hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft as an option for…

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TRENDING NOW: Skilled Nursing Homes Striving for a Comeback
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A recent McKnight’s column titled “The Evolution of Nursing Homes” examines the changing world of skilled nursing homes and how many are convinced that this…

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TRENDING NOW: How Aging Baby Boomers, Diversity Are Changing Assisted Living
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Recently, Bankrate published an online article titled Latest Trends in Assisted Living Facilities. The article examines how the senior living industry is changing to accommodate…

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TRENDING NOW: Health Technology & Overall Technology Use for Older Adults 2011–2014
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A recent study in JAMA examined trends in older adults’ technology use from 2011 to 2014, with a particular focus on the use of health…

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TRENDING NOW: Close-up on Cameras in Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Residents’ Rooms
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A recent survey of assisted living and skilled nursing providers examined the use of cameras in residents’ rooms. While the issue of cameras is getting…

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