May 9, 2013
Most people prefer to age in place in their own homes, studies show — but reality proves that’s not always possible. This clash often brings family members to an awkward juncture. They need to broach the possibility of alternative living arrangements wit
April 30, 2013
A new study has found that psychologically vulnerable older adults, those with higher depression scores and lower socioeconomic status, are significantly more likely to experience financial elder abuse than their peers.
April 24, 2013
Negative age-based stereotypes have become a major issue in the United States, and ageism will become and even bigger issue as the number of older adults is expected to double over of the next two decades. Researchers have discovered the three main issues
April 3, 2013
Each year since 1963, May has been a month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions to our communities. The theme for 2013 is “Unleash the Power,” signifying that older Americans are productive, acti
March 12, 2013
Seniors face negative age-based stereotypes in a variety of settings, and the workplace is an area where ageist views can negatively impact older adults both emotionally and financially. A new study analyzed approximately 400 studies of workplace performa
February 20, 2013
Results from a new study on seniors’ use of social networking sites suggest that older adults who use Facebook may experience an improvement in cognitive abilities.
February 20, 2013
Art can be a powerful activity for older adults. For many seniors art is a lifelong passion, for others, art is a hobby that they never had the time to pursue. No matter the situation, having an art program in your community can contribute substantially t
January 23, 2013
A defining factor for residents of senior living communities can be the separation from past family and friends. But the online tools made available by communities are changing that by allowing them to stay connected with the outside world using e-mail or
January 3, 2013
As you begin the new year, ensure you didn’t miss the biggest senior living stories of 2012. Last year’s most widely read topics include public policy updates on laws and regulations affecting senior living providers, marketing strategies for optimizing o
December 21, 2012
Senior Lifestyle Corporation’s Best of the Best winning program, Brain Health University, offers a fun, engaging, and social way for residents to improve memory, intellect, and overall cognitive functioning.
December 18, 2012
Even adjusting for factors like age, socioeconomic factors, and initial cognitive functioning, researchers found that feelings of loneliness increased the odds of an older adult developing dementia by 64 percent.
November 28, 2012
New research finds that seniors who view aging positively are much more likely to recover from disabilities that limit their ability to perform activities of daily living than older adults who buy into negative age stereotypes.
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