Senior Living Executive Magazine
Argentum's bi-monthly publication, Senior Living Executive covers the latest news in assisted living aimed at improving operational excellence in senior living care. The digital edition allows readers to “flip” through each page, click through to e-mails and web sites, share content with colleagues, and much more. Visit alfapublications.org to check out current and archived editions of the magazine.
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Recent Senior Living Executive Articles:
At a time when assistive technology devices are being developed to assist aging seniors, family caregivers continue to rely on people and online information, not devices. In a Caring.com survey on caregiving technology devices, respondents eschew in-home technology in favor of hands-on care. Thirty percent of families surveyed pay professionals, such as home care agencies, to care for their loved ones in their homes, often to supplement care provided by a family member.
As 2016 dawns on the community of senior living executives, Argentum continues to take a leading role in policy-making at the state and national levels. An ever-changing landscape of governance demands ongoing attention, with renewed efforts to ensure the pendulum swings in favor of the senior housing enterprise.
Caring for residents in the 21st century requires monitoring the latest research on the science of aging and keeping up with trends in what it means to be an older adult today.
Geriatrician and memory care expert Dr. G. Allen Power on how senior living can support a much-needed focus on well-being and engagement.
As nutritional science continues to show connections between successful aging and specific foods, senior living dining executives upgrade and expand menus.
Tools for prolonging and improving cognitive ability help many senior living residents stay sharp.
Sales, developments, appointments, promotions, and other news from Argentum members.
In the United States, one in three seniors fall each year and about 75 percent of health-care costs are spent on chronic diseases. In a study conducted by the parent company of Philips Lifeline, data showed seniors with chronic conditions fell and required emergency transport up to 54 percent more often than their peers with no chronic conditions.
Both state and federal legislative and regulatory activity impact the senior living industry, and a top priority of Argentum is to ensure meaningful and appropriate rules governing association members and the residents and families they serve. Recently, Argentum offered comments on two pressing federal issues affecting the industry stemming from separate proposals out of the U.S. Department of Labor and the Veterans Benefits Administration.
The old adage “home is where the heart is” appears in full bloom throughout senior living design. Communities are increasingly embracing nurturing environments highlighting the need to rest, play, and socialize in creative, accessible, and functional settings. Aesthetics are important but providers are keenly aware of the need for structures to support resident engagement to promote health and well-being.
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