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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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2/9/2016
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Facts and Figures, Human Resources, Organization Development, Professional Development, Reports, Staffing & Performance
The senior living industry will need to recruit 1.2 million new employees by 2025 and must be poised to create working environments and career paths a...
2/9/2016
Dining, Reports, Wellness Program
The Institute of Medicine has released a brief about meeting the dietary needs of older adults, examining the need for new paradigms to meet their nee...
2/3/2016
Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Long Term Care Insurance Education, Reports
While there’s no single solution to address the growing appetite for affordable long-term services and supports that would be politically or financial...
2/3/2016
cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Health Care, Medicare, Reports
The Congressional Budget Office recently released projections showing Medicare enrollment is expected to grow by more than 30 percent within the next ...
2/3/2016
Facts and Figures, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Reports
Eating more seafood is not linked to a likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease and in fact may help in preventing cognitive decline, according to...
2/1/2016
Facts and Figures, Family Caregiver, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Need to Know
At a time when assistive technology devices are being developed to assist aging seniors, family caregivers continue to rely on people and online infor...
2/1/2016
cheatsheet, Featured Magazine Articles, Health and Wellness, Research, Wellness Program
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 t...
1/26/2016
CEO, cheatsheet, Facts and Figures, Human Resources, Organization Development, Reports, Staffing & Performance
Four years into a grant program enabling states to implement background check programs for long-term care employees, a new government study has found ...
1/20/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Reports
Only about half of full-time private sector workers, or about 49 percent, participate in a workplace retirement plan and about 58 percent have access ...
1/20/2016
End of Life, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Managed Risk, Medication Management, Reports
Senior living communities could reduce emergency department visits by implementing telemedicine, according to a new study published in Telemedicine an...
1/13/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Disabilities, End of Life, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Managed Risk, Reports
U.S. healthcare costs are disproportionately concentrated among older adults with multiple chronic conditions or functional limitations, with disparit...
12/21/2015
Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Reports
The National Institutes of Health has released its annual report 2014-2015 Alzheimer’s Disease Progress Report: Advancing Research Toward a Cure,” det...
12/14/2015
cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Reports
The pressure that the aging of America places on the nation is not evenly distributed among all states, according to a new report on healthiest states...
12/9/2015
CEO, cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Reports
The majority of residents living in residential care communities, or 53 percent, are age 85 and older, show the latest data from the 2014 National Stu...
12/2/2015
End of Life, Facts and Figures, Health Care, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Reports
Health care costs for individuals with dementia were significantly higher in the last years of life compared to those who died from other diseases suc...
11/23/2015
Federal Agency Activity, Hearings, Research
More than 100 House members sent a letter to the chamber’s Appropriations Committee to fund the National Institutes of Health at a level of at least $...
11/23/2015
Hispanic older adults face challenges including access to retirement planning, long-term services and supports, healthcare and medication benefits and...
11/4/2015
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Reports
Seven years after the Great Recession, which began with the collapse of U.S. homes prices in 2007, there are still about 7.5 million homeowners whose ...
10/6/2015
The Pan American Health Organization, which is the World Health Organization’s agency for the Americas, has adopted a regional plan of action on demen...
9/28/2015
Adult children who assist their aging parents seek help from paid caregivers, rely first on the Internet rather than in-person professional advice, an...
9/15/2015
Ageism, Reports
Following the curve of the U.S. population, the nation’s workforce is aging but older workers often face age discrimination, reports the Pew Charitabl...
9/15/2015
Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Medication Management, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Reports
A large, national clinical trial to study the effect of resveratrol long-term in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease found that a biomark...
9/9/2015
There are currently five medications approved by the FDA to treat Alzheimer’s disease but these drugs mask the symptoms rather than stop the disease f...
9/1/2015
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Need to Know, Reports
New survey data from A Place for Mom and The Mutual Fund Store reinforces popular opinion that Americans remain woefully uninformed about retirement a...
8/26/2015
Facts and Figures, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Reports
There are currently about 46.8 million people around the globe living with dementia with those figures expected to nearly double every 20 years, find...
8/26/2015
Facts and Figures, Medication Management, Reports
More than 70 percent of Americans feel that drug costs are unreasonable and that drug companies are more concerned with profits than people, according...
8/20/2015
The Dementia Action Alliance has a released a new report outlining language use related to dementia, noting that these words currently used to describ...
8/5/2015
Active & Engaged Seniors, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Marketing Strategy, Reports
Older adults are most likely of all age groups to say they never go online, according to new Pew Research analysis of Internet adoption around the cou...
7/29/2015
Policy in the States, Reports
ALFA executive report “ALFA Advocates for You” is now available for members, showcasing the many ways ALFA engages on the state and federal levels to ...
7/21/2015
Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Reports
Errors on memory and thinking tests could signal Alzheimer’s disease up to 18 years before diagnosis, according to a new study from Rush University re...
BED Bug Tool Kit
Bed Bugs in Senior Living

Learn about the causes of bed bug infestations and how to reduce the chances of one striking your community. You will also gain an understanding of new litigation threats that surround bed bug infestations and build a risk management plan for dealing with this pest.

Purchase the Bed Bug Tool Kit. Published December 1, 2012.

2015 Largest Providers
2012 Largest Assisted Living Providers

Senior Living Executive, the award-winning magazine of the Argentum, has released its much-anticipated annual list of the Largest Senior Living Providers in the assisted living, independent living, and memory care business. The list features the industry's Top 80 Largest Senior Living Providers - giving readers and industry watchers a broad view of the competitive senior living landscape.

2009 Overview of Assisted Living
Overview of Assisted Living

This data-packed research report of more than 50 pages provides senior housing providers, associations and other professionals with essential facts and figures about assisted living to help define the business to investors, media, consumers and others and is the most comprehensive effort to detail key benchmarks in the assisted living business. Free for Members | Non-Member Price: $125.00. Get the report now.

Please feel free to download the table of contents and information on the Methodology and Data Analysis Link Icon to better acquaint yourself with this publication.

ARGENTUM Store
Assisted Living Store

Take advantage of the Argentum Store, your source for quality senior living reports, tool kits and publications addressing the most challenging issues facing senior living providers and operators.

The majority of the products in the Argentum Store are free to Argentum members

Visit the online Argentum Store.