Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
6 People to Question During an Assisted Living Tour
When searching for senior living, how can you tell who is really looking out for your loved one? Here are 6 people to question during your tours.
Why All-in-One Senior Living, Primary Care is a Winning Bet
Is traveling to a doctor’s appointment a thing of the past? One senior housing operator seems to think so Through an innovative partnership, the company has primary care providers – specifically trained to care for senior living residents – keeping regular office hours at its communities’ on-site clinics, cutting transportation arrangements and other hassles out of the picture entirely Bloomfield, New Jersey-based Juniper Communities operates 18 long-term care communities in New Jersey, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Florida. The provider recently partnered with Redwood Health Partners, an on-site primary care provider that solely operates within assisted and senior living residences, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, and special-purpose memory care communities. Juniper previously piloted its first on-site Redwood Health…
Why 55-Plus 'Senior Living' Needs a Rebrand
It’s time to set the record straight: “55-plus senior living communities” are a myth. These so-called “independent living communities” are advertised as appealing to a younger demographic of seniors, with lively, fit 60-year-olds often seen playing sports and socializing in their marketing materials. Yes, these Read More »
10 best exercises for senior adults
What’s the secret of longevity? Exercise, of course!
5 Tips for Choosing the Right Assisted Living Community
If you are just beginning to search for an assisted living community, it can be difficult to know what to look for. Here is some advice.
Save HUD 202
HUD’s Section 202 Housing for the Elderly program brings affordable housing to almost 400,000 very low-income older adults. A large and rapidly expanding population of low-income older adults faces the dual challenges of finding affordable, quality housing that can accommodate changing needs as we grow older. The HUD 202 provides funding for housing with service coordination so this population can age in place longer and with more positive health results. The goals for this campaign are simple: preserve every 202 home we have, and bring affordable housing to every older adult who needs it.
What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?
There are many important benefits of living in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). In order to fully understand these benefits, it’s important to understand what a CCRC is. Simply put, a CCRC is a particular type of retirement community that offers several levels of health care on one campus Independent Living for residents who don’t need personal assistance (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living”) Assisted Living for people who require a little help with the activities of daily living (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living” or “Extended Living”). Memory Care (this is sometimes referred to as “Special Care”). Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation (both short- and long-term) in…
Memory Care: Assisted Living & Long Term Care for Memory Loss
Memory care facilities provide long term care for memory loss patients. See tips for when assisted living is needed & how to pay for a residential care facility.