Talking About Assisted Living

Today's Caregiver

Suggesting assisted living to your loved ones can be a very difficult conversation. It may take time for older adults to come around to the idea of assisted living, so avoid pushing them too hard and make a strong effort to ensure they feel safe

Assisted Living Communities: Podcast with Sheryl Zimmerman, Kenny Lam, and Ken Covinsky


Assisted Living Communities (no longer preferable to call them Assisted Living Facilities, as we learned on the podcast) are…what, exactly? If you’ve seen one Assisted Living Community you’ve seen one Assisted Living Community. .


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Celebrating Our Assisted Living Partners

Interim HealthCare Inc.

This National Assisted Living Week, we’re celebrating all of the long-term care providers and assisted living facilities that partner with Interim HealthCare. It takes special people to work in this unique healthcare setting, and National Assisted Living Week is the perfect time to celebrate those who work selflessly around the clock to care for people when they need it most

Steps to Consider if Your Parent Needs Assisted Living

Caregiver Support Services

It can feel difficult trying to figure out the needs of an elderly parent, so seeking help with assisted living can be an option. Find Senior Living. For long-term care, there are government programs that are available if you need assistance.

Senior Home Care Services Vs. Assisted Living

Executive Care

If you’re a senior, nearing your senior years, or the loved one of a senior, it might behoove you to compare senior home care services and assisted living. Senior Home Care Services Vs. Assisted Living: What Are They? Senior Home Care Services Vs. Assisted Living: Cost.

The Pros of Home Health Care Over Assisted Living

Freedom Home Care and Medical Staffing

When considering care the two most highly considered options are home health care and assisted living. It is easier for family and friends to visit elderly loved ones at home than at a hospital or assisted living. When it’s Time to Address Greater Care for Loved Ones.

Supporting Assisted Living Facilities During COVID-19

Hearts for Hospice & Home Health

Happy National Assisted Living Week! As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change our daily lives, assisted living facilities continue to take the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of their residents and employees. While keeping your loved ones safe might mean you cannot connect in person, here are some ways to support facility residents and […]. COVID-19

Quality of Life – What Really Matters

Aging Life Care Association

Helen is 93 years old and has lived at an assisted living community since she was 90. Aging in Place Aging Life Care Professionals Aging Parents Aging Well Assisted Living Care Managers Care Recipients Caregiving Guest Writer Jennifer Beach Mental Health

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Senior Living Options

Home With Help

As we age, it is important to consider where we will live and who will take care of us. There are quite a few senior living options. Here is a list of senior living options that we often hear about. Independent Living Community. Assisted Living.

Home Care Vs. Other Senior Living Options

Bayshore Care Home

The post Home Care Vs. Other Senior Living Options first appeared on Bayshore Home Care. Home Care Home Care Assistance Long Term Care Long-Distance Caregiving Senior Placement Issues Assisted living vs. Home Care

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Poem for Older Adult Senior Communities

Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog

Thoughts of limited time increase survival of those determined to live. Assisted Living Facilities Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic Death Fear Dying Patients End-of-Life Care Nursing Home Residents Poem Retirement Communities Senior CitizensThey know you, a bold executioner roaming their halls seeking humans to complete your pandemic purpose. Nights follow days in a quarantined existence of food, TV and hobbies.

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Pumpkin Squash Pudding: Antidote for Holiday Sweet Tooth

Daily Nurse

Holidays are all about delicious treats, and Nancy Mitchell, a registered nurse at the Assisted Living Center, shares her go-to holiday recipe for Pumpkin Squash Pudding.

CTS Safe at Home Phone™ Service

Today's Caregiver

The CTS Safe at Home Phone™ helps family caregivers and their loved ones stay connected safely™ at home and when transitioning to new living situations such as senior living, assisted living, rehab, or sharing a family member's home

M&A, Referral Uptick to Bolster Pennant Amid Labor, Census Headwinds

Hospice News

The Pennant Group (NASDAQ: PNTG) expects emerging rebounds in skilled nursing and assisting living — and its pipeline of forthcoming acquisitions — to offset the impact of continuing labor headwinds.

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U.S. Senate Takes Up Supporting Our Seniors Act

Hospice News

While private residences are the most frequently occurring location of care for hospice patients, long-term care facilities come in second, followed by assisted living facilities, according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). Jackey Rosen (D-N.V.)

Excel Hospice Owner Sentenced to 18 Years for Fraud, Kickbacks

Hospice News

The couple allegedly paid $2 million in kickbacks to multiple parties in exchange for Medicare beneficiary referrals, including payments to employees of hospitals, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, as well as spouses of those individuals, according to Acting U.S.

CMS to Sunset Look-Alike Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plans in 2023

Hospice News

This can include payment for long-term care or some services provided in assisted living facilities. “In The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2023 will phase out dual-eligibility special needs look-alike plans within Medicare Advantage.

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Sanford Health, Good Samaritan Society’s Mobile Clinic Offers Support to Hospice Patients

Hospice News

At the time of the merger, the nonprofit system’s combined footprint spanned more than 20 states, including 44 medical centers, nearly 500 clinics, and more than 200 senior living facilities — with annual revenues in excess of $5 billion.

Does Medicare and Supplemental Insurance Pay for Long-Term Care?

Elder Care Matters

When referring to Long Term Care, I’m addressing care in the following: Independent Living Assisted Living Memory Care (Dementia) Skilled Nursing CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Communities) Let me address the confusion.

When is it time to hire in-home care?

Euro-American Connections & Homecare

A change in functioning doesn’t necessarily mean a move to assisted living or a nursing home, but it does indicate a need for extra help to support one’s desire to age in place. Most people over the age of 65 are happy, healthy, and fully independent.

What is Memory Care?


I had to move her from assisted living into memory care when she exhibited increased agitation, dangerous behaviors and exiting. It is a “subset of assisted living and nursing home care” that provides “intensive, specialized care” for people with memory issues.

EdenHill Senior Living Communities Starts In-House Hospice Business

Hospice News

Texas-based senior living provider EdenHill Communities recently expanded to offer hospice services. The senior living operator launched the new business line to ease care transitions and improve care collaboration, according to Rachel Clark, hospice director of EdenHospice.

CommuniCare Health Services Acquires Transitional Care Company Stonerise

Hospice News

Founded in 1984, CommuniCare Health Services is a family-owned company that provides post-acute services including skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, behavioral health and long-term care.

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U.S. Senators Call on CMS to Boost Palliative Care Resources

Hospice News

A bipartisan group of nine U.S. Senators have written to U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, calling for a payment model demonstration designed to support greater access to palliative care.

VITAS Community Access Program Spurs Upward Trend, but Staffing, COVID Headwinds Still Sting

Hospice News

They also saw a 7% decline in assisted-living facility admissions. VITAS Healthcare, a subsidiary of Chemed (NYSE: CHE), is seeing the benefits of ongoing community access initiatives as it continues to battle headwinds that started with the COVID-19 pandemic.

First Docs to Expand Nationally With Private Equity Backing

Hospice News

In addition to its own physician offices and hospitals, the company provides care in clinics, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, and long-term care acute hospitals.

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The Benefits of In-Home Care Services

Community Home Health Care

Moving to an assisted living facility can be difficult. Research on the topic of aging in place has shown that older adults who live at home enjoy various benefits that would otherwise be inaccessible to them if they would transfer to a facility.

Trinity Health at Home to Shut Down Massachusetts Hospice, Home Health Agency

Hospice News

Headquartered in Michigan, Trinity is a nonprofit Catholic health system that operates 92 hospitals in 22 states as well as 120 additional care locations that included home care, hospice, PACE, and senior living facilities.

Mrs. Flowers Takes the Helm at Comfort Home Care, Rockville, MD

Comfort Home Care

Comfort Home Care provides in-home care services for seniors living at home and in assisted living communities. Comfort Home Care provides license Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Geriatric Nursing Assistants (GNAs) and Home Health Aides (HHAs).

Frontline Honors: Richard Honzel, Angels Grace Hospice, LCC

Hospice News

Honzel: Back when I was working as a social worker in an assisted living program I was able to witness the comfort and compassion a hospice nurse provided to one of our residents and her family.

CareConnectMD Building Hospice Network as Footprint Grows

Hospice News

About 20% of their patients receive care in their private residence or assisted living facilities. The company also employs social workers to assist patients with psychosocial needs and offers services to address social determinants of health.

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New York’s Oswego County to Shut Down Hospice Agency

Hospice News

The organization will continue to provide care in patient homes, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. The legislature of Oswego County in New York state has voted to close its hospice agency within a year.

Local Healthcare Executive Answers Senior Care Needs With Opening of Always Best Care of Seattle Metro

Always Best Care Senior Services

The new business will provide award-winning in-home care and assisted living referral services throughout the Seattle Metro area. “There are a growing number of seniors in the Seattle market who want to age at home, where they’re comfortable living in familiar surroundings.

Ohio’s Hospice Expands with New Morrow County Affiliate

Hospice News

Morrow County expects the new affiliation to enable expansion “in every care setting,” including assisted living and extended care facilities, along with hospice centers and in-patient hospital settings, the company stated in the announcement.

Care Synergy Becomes National Center for Johns Hopkins’ CAPABLE Program

Hospice News

The hospice, palliative care, and home health network Care Synergy has become the national center for the Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) program, developed by Johns Hopkins University.

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Gilchrist and Luminis Health Form Joint Venture, Find ‘Sweet Spot’ in Health Care Delivery

Hospice News

The organization provides services at its three inpatient hospice centers, in patient homes, and in facilities like assisted living, skilled nursing and other residential community care centers.

M&A Buyers Scour Hospice Financials for Compliance Risks

Hospice News

Regulators] are looking at which hospice services are being provided in assisted living facilities, and hospice services that were not provided at all four levels of care,” said Uebel.

Hospices Pursue Home-Base Primary Care Via HCCI Project

Hospice News

Patients in assisted living facilities, group homes, and other facilities received 3.2 A group of 17 Illinois health care organizations is collaborating to expand access to home-based primary care, including a number of hospice and palliative care providers.

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Why Home Healthcare Providers Are In Demand

Executive Care

But nobody lives in a hospital. For seniors, these are often nursing homes or assisted living communities. But this style of living isn’t for everybody. First, not everybody enjoys the communal style of living offered in these communities.

What Elderly Home Care Services Are Available?

Executive Care

Some are nursing homes, some are assisted living communities , some specialize in treating people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease , and memory loss, and there are many other care homes as well. Personal care helps seniors accomplish the activities of daily living.

Local Always Best Care Owner Expands Territory in Central North Carolina

Always Best Care Senior Services

Always Best Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care and assisted living referral services, with skilled home health care in limited markets.

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Specialized Care

Chicago Caregiving

Activities of daily living. Memory care staff, such as nurses and certified nursing assistants, typically assist with activities of daily living, including helping with mealtime, medicine, and personal care. Community Senior Living Memory Care

Smooth Moves

Chicago Caregiving

But her mother was living alone in a large house in Libertyville, and Havens was living in New York City — 850 miles away. She very quickly had to come to terms with the fact that her mother was no longer capable of living alone. .