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Memory Care: Predictive Tech Makes Strides

April 26, 2022

Most resident-monitoring technologies have features that are well-suited for memory care communities, but their overall system is more appropriate for residents without cognitive impairments. Dedicated memory care monitoring systems help to bridge that gap. “The need is so big, and the needs are so different,” says George Netscher, founder and CEO of SafelyYou. SafelyYou is…

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Fitness for Every Body Becomes the New Prevention Priority

April 19, 2022

Physical fitness is a primary component of successful aging: Older adults who maintain mobility, strength, and a healthy weight can prevent or delay many health conditions and be prepared for what life brings their way. And it’s much better—and easier—to maintain health in the first place than try to regain it after the fact. Health-conscious…

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Obesity and Aging: All Science, More Treatment, No Bias

March 13, 2022

By Sara Wildberger Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, who shares thoughts and findings on obesity and aging here, is one of the first fellowship trained obesity medicine physician-scientists and educators. She is unique in the world–not only for her depth and breadth of training but for her dedication to increasing knowledge about and treating obesity. She…

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Food Safety and COVID-19—Views and Updates from Servsafe

March 13, 2022

By Sara Wildberger The National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe™ program, widely respected in the foodservice industry as the leader in training and certification, issued food safety and COVID-19 guidance and has continued to update its programs. Argentum is the only senior living industry association providing discounts to members for this required training. Through the pandemic, as…

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Argentum Statement Supporting Employer Mandates of COVID-19 Vaccinations for the Senior Living Workforce

August 9, 2021

(Alexandria, Va.) – In the spirit of continuing to prioritize the health and safety of senior living residents, staff, and visitors, Argentum released a statement today supporting employer mandates of COVID-19 vaccinations for the senior living workforce: Senior living communities have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year and…

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At Jaybird, Teamwork Makes ‘Dare to Dream’ Program Work

July 16, 2021

Shirley Cagle, a 90-year-old resident of Milestone Senior Living in Faribault, Minn., is a longtime, die-hard Minnesota Twins fan. At Milestone, which is a Jaybird Senior Living community, residents and staff know when the Twins are playing because Cagle hikes the volume on her television to make sure she can hear the broadcast. Cagle has…

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The Infection Preventionist: A Role with Increasing Importance and Impact

July 16, 2021

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is “creating a safer world through the prevention of infection.” APIC (apic.org) has approximately 16,000 members across the United States and in 70 countries. They include nurses, physicians, public health professionals, epidemiologists, microbiologists, medical technologists, and more, who daily do everything from crunching and reporting…

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New University of Chicago Study Shows Nearly Two-Thirds of Assisted Living Facilities Reported No COVID-Related Deaths

June 3, 2021

New research unveiled today by NORC at the University of Chicago found that nearly two-thirds of assisted living facilities reported no deaths from COVID-19 in 2020. The study calculates that average adjusted death rates from COVID-19 in assisted living was 19.3 per 1,000 residents.

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New Research Shows Nation’s Senior Living Facilities Facing $30 Billion in Pandemic-Related Losses

May 19, 2021

Alexandria, Va. – New data released today shows that the nation’s senior living providers have incurred an estimated $22.5 billion in uncompensated financial losses to date, due to the burdens imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and uncompensated losses are expected to grow to $29.8 billion through the first half of 2021. While the federal government…

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Burnout Is Real. Here’s How To Protect Employees and Yourself.

May 5, 2021

It has been over one year since the introduction of COVID-19 in the United States. Senior living employees have had to quickly adapt to fight the challenges of the pandemic. They have faced long hours and a constant barrage of changing directives on visitation, testing, and vaccination protocols, all while endeavoring to provide the best…

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The Pandemic Brought Home to All The Need for Continued Support

May 5, 2021

While the COVID-19 vaccines have given us all a much-needed shot of hope, the reality is that our industry, our employees, and our residents will be recovering from the pandemic’s effects for the foreseeable future. Just as we rallied to support those we serve in the early days of the pandemic, we need to find…

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Residents Take a Test Drive With Brain Health Pilot Program

May 5, 2021

Getting the first chance to try out health programs and technology is a lesser-known fringe benefit of senior living. But increasingly, developers and researchers consider senior living communities to pilot and fine-tune AI, robotics, and virtual reality as well as diet and exercise programs and memory care approaches. Inspīr Carnegie Hill, Maplewood Senior Living’s new…

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