CMS is going to put troubled nursing homes on a fast-track to improve with a ‘retooled’ Special Focus Facility program as reported by Bloomberg Law.
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Cohousing for seniors is an intriguing alternative to aging-in-place, especially for those willing to make a housing change before they are forced to and who want a setting that reinforces the values and activities that are important (or meaningful) to them.
Ageism is not only painful for those it disadvantages, it’s also costly – an estimated $63 billion per year. Furthermore, it contributes to mental health issues and is the leading cause of suicide in older adults.
LeadingAge, the country’s second-largest long-term care association, has called upon President Biden to boost worker pay by $5 an hour.
In December, Jacquelyn Kung, Bob Kramer, and Ed Frauenheim published a column in McKnight’s Senior Living discussing the 5 critical CEO skills needed for the future of aging services. These […]
Right Place Right Time by Ryan Frederick has been named one of Next Avenue’s 13 Great Money Books Worth Reading. The list was selected by Richard Eisenberg and “Friends Talk […]
Dr. David Grabowski, Nexus Fellow and professor of health care policy at Harvard Medical School, stated last month in The Guardian that staff shortages in nursing homes and post-acute settings–mostly […]
Many senior living communities are preparing to get back to business as usual after the pandemic. This, however, is a mistake and a missed opportunity. Engagement Disruption: Start Engaging The […]
In a Forbes.com article written by solo aging expert and Nexus Fellow Sara Zeff Geber, we learn that childlessness has nearly doubled since the silent generation–and it’s compounding some existing […]
The emergence of the delta variant of the covid-19 virus has raised new concerns about nursing home staff as a vector of infection among residents. This is especially true in […]