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Senior Living Research

The following articles are designed to educate and inform the public of reports, research and facts and figures related to the senior living community.

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12/8/2016
Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Federal Agency Activity, Legislation, News, Public Policy, Research
On December 7, the Senate voted 94-5 to approve the 21st Century Cures Act bill. The bill seeks to expedite the process of getting new drugs and medi...
12/6/2016
Advocacy, Facts and Figures, Federal Agency Activity, Legislation, Long Term Care Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance Education, News, Public Policy, Regulations
A House subcommittee last week held a hearing on the federal long-term care insurance program, which recently came under fire for significantly higher...
12/6/2016
Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Medication Management, News
Staffing shortages and rising prescription drug costs are two key challenges health care executives will face in 2017, according to a new survey.
12/6/2016
Researchers found beta amyloid deposits, which are associated with Alzheimer’s disease, accumulated in cardiac tissue of people with Alzheimer’s.
12/1/2016
Elder Abuse, Facts and Figures, Federal Agency Activity, Hearings, News, Research
The Senate Aging Committee this week held a hearing focusing on the financial abuse of older Americans by guardians and others and concurrently releas...
12/1/2016
Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Facts and Figures, Falls Prevention, Federal Agency Activity, Managed Risk, News, Research, Risk Management
Falls are the leading cause of injuries among adults age 65 and older and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released the latest data,...
11/21/2016
Active & Engaged Seniors, Community Awareness and Education, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Health Care, News, Reports, Research
Showing the highest rate of 11 countries surveyed, 28 percent of American adults said they have two or more chronic illnesses such as arthritis, diabe...
11/16/2016
Federal Agency Activity, Health Care, News, Research
While the Zika virus has been in the news largely for its effect on pregnant women, older adults are also at risk, according to a new report from the ...
11/16/2016
Consumer Funding Resources, Facts and Figures, Family Relations, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, News, Research, Resident and Family Services
Educating family and other caregivers about a primary benefit of the Social Security’s Representative Payee Program may help expand its coverage, acco...
11/16/2016
Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Medicare, News
The Social Security Administration announced that the cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for Social Security benefits will be 0.3 percent for 2017 an...
11/10/2016
The Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics has launched the third wave of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers,...
11/10/2016
Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Job Seekers, Organization Development, Professional Development, Research, Staff Retention, Staffing, Staffing & Performance
Nurses are leaving the workforce more quickly than they are entering it, according to the Wall Street Journal, and that news comes with the American N...
11/10/2016
Loneliness in cognitively normal older adults may actually be an early manifestation of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research based on data f...
11/1/2016
Active & Engaged Seniors, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Medicaid, Medicaid, Medicare, News
A new study seeks to describe the characteristics and health spending of Medicare beneficiaries with physical and cognitive impairments, or PCI, and e...
11/1/2016
The population of Latino workers is expanding in the United States, but Latino-Americans face significant retirement challenges, according to a Center...
11/1/2016
As Americans export their love of burgers and fries to the rest of the world, it comes with a side order of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study ...
10/25/2016
ALFA, Career Resources, Employee Compensation, Executive Talent Management, Executive Team Development, Facts and Figures, HR Systems & Processes, Human Resources, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Job Seekers, Management, News, Organization Development, Organizational Culture, Organizational Structure, Professional Development, Recruiters, Research, Staff Performance, Staff Retention, Staffing, Staffing & Performance
Interest in a career in the senior living industry is closely and directly linked with awareness and familiarity with senior living, according to the ...
10/13/2016
ALFA Events, Community Awareness and Education, Engage, Facts and Figures, Membership, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, News, Research
Argentum, which advocates for excellence in senior living, hosted distinguished speakers and guests at a memory care symposium last week to highlight ...
10/13/2016
Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Research
Older adults are more willing than younger people to take medical risks if they perceive the benefits to be high, according to a new study published i...
10/13/2016
ALFA Events, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Research
Argentum, which advocates for excellence in senior living, hosted distinguished speakers and guests at a memory care symposium last week to highlight ...
10/13/2016
Active & Engaged Seniors, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, News, Research
People around the world are living longer than in any time in human history, but new research says we’ve hit the upper limits of longevity. Dr. Jan Vi...
10/6/2016
CEO, cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Membership, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Partnerships
A means to prevent Alzheimer’s disease is not in the near future, but a variety of diagnostic and treatment strategies can improve quality of life by ...
10/4/2016
Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, News, Research
Researchers estimate that up to 60 percent of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease also have Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Dementia.
9/28/2016
Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, News, Reports, Research
According to the report, currently only half of those in high income countries and one in 10 or less in low and middle income countries have received ...
9/20/2016
Facts and Figures, Featured Magazine Articles, News, Research, Senior Living Executive
Senior Living Executive has released its annual list of the senior living industry’s largest providers, finding few shakeups in the top 10 with growth...
9/15/2016
Facts and Figures, Human Resources, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, News, Research, Staffing & Performance
In 2012, more than 2.5 million Medicare beneficiaries had a dementia diagnosis, according to a new study published in JAMDA (Journal of American Medic...
9/7/2016
Consumer Funding Resources, Facts and Figures, Family Relations, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, News, Research, Resident and Family Services
Many older Hispanics expect to provide care for an aging family member or friend within the next five years, although few say they are prepared to do ...
9/7/2016
Consumer Funding Resources, Facts and Figures, Federal Agency Activity, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Memory Care Education, News
The National Institutes of Health has released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 outlining the optimal approach it would take to meet the resea...
9/7/2016
Active & Engaged Seniors, Community Awareness and Education, Core Principles, Disabilities, End of Life, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, News
At the 2016 South by Southwest Festival, visitors to the IBM Cognitive Studio were asked to respond to three questions. The results showed that out of...
9/1/2016
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Facts and Figures, Health Care, Medicare, News, Partnerships, Research
Accountable care organizations, or ACOs, have saved more than $1.29 billion since 2012, according to a statement from the Centers for Medicare and Med...
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