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Aging with Dignity Builds Character

February 14, 2019

A few years ago, county music artist Toby Keith was sharing a golf cart with Clint Eastwood at Eastwood’s annual Pebble Beach, Calif., charity event. The two got to talking, and Eastwood remarked he’d be celebrating his 88th birthday in just a few days. How would the famed actor, producer and director celebrate his big…

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Untangling the Mysteries of the Brain

February 14, 2019

The Dutch centenarian Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper astonished scientific researchers both in life and in death: When they performed cognitive and psychological tests on her at the age of 113, they found that her mind performed better than most 60-75 year olds. A subsequent autopsy of her 115 year-old brain in 2005 revealed that it was…

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Arts Improving the Aging Process

February 14, 2019

Youth may fade, but creativity need not falter. On his 90th birthday, Chuck Berry announced he had a new album coming out. Last spring, The New York Times reported on Geta Bratescu, a 91-year-old Romanian artist still hard at work in her studio. More than just a creative outlet, the arts offer a path to…

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Argentum Welcomes Fox Rehabilitation as a Corporate Partner in 2019

February 13, 2019

Alexandria, Va. – Argentum, a national association advocating for quality of life for seniors, is pleased to announce FOX Rehabilitation has decided to enhance its decade-long membership commitment by becoming a new corporate partner with Argentum. Engagement in Argentum’s corporate partnership program demonstrates significant thought leadership in the senior living industry. Argentum’s collaboration with FOX,…

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Argentum Receives Certification as a Great Place to Work

February 8, 2019

(Alexandria, Va.) — Argentum, a national association dedicated to supporting senior living providers, is pleased to announce that the organization was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Argentum earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. “It is exciting to…

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Argentum Unveils Education Pipeline Connection for Senior Living Providers, Jobseekers

February 4, 2019

Alexandria, Va. – Argentum, a national association advocating for quality of life for seniors, announces a new web tool to help senior living professionals and jobseekers locate and connect with relevant college programs. The Education Pipeline addresses a problem that industry leaders identified in Argentum surveys and listening sessions: although there are thousands of education…

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Connect, Discover, and Advance at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference

January 31, 2019

Alexandria, Va. – The 2019 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference boasts an impressive lineup of speakers who will share their expertise on topics ranging from memory care and better healthcare models to a true woman pioneer whose hat, whistle, and flag are on display at the NFL Hall of Fame. Join us in San Antonio to connect…

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Senate Aging Committee Holds Hearing on Elder Fraud

January 18, 2019

Two senators Wednesday introduced bipartisan legislation designed to curb scams targeting seniors during the Senate Committee on Aging’s first hearing of the 116th Congress, “Fighting Elder Fraud: Progress Made, Work to Be Done”. The legislation, Stop Senior Scams Act introduced by Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Bob Casey (D-PA), ranking member of the aging committee, would create a federal…

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The Rise of Sophisticated Designs

December 17, 2018

As more senior living projects are built in densely populated areas, a sophisticated and more urban approach to design has emerged. This year’s five Senior Living by Design winners showcase the latest best-in-class architecture that thoughtfully makes the most efficient use of space. Many of the designs echo the vertical elements of city life while…

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Argentum Introduces the 2018 Senior Living by Design Award Recipients

December 14, 2018

(Alexandria, Va.)—Today, Argentum is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Senior Living by Design awards. The annual awards program honors architects, design firms, and senior living providers that achieve innovative architecture in senior living communities. The recipients of the 2018 awards include: Brandywine Living at Alexandria (Brandywine Living) Creekside Senior Living (Stellar Senior…

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What Your Community Needs to Know About Copyright Compliance Before You Shout, “Action!”

October 22, 2018

With all the activity within your senior living or health care community, residents and staff may not give a second thought to something as simple as showing a movie. “It’s just for residents,” some might say. “We’re not charging admission.” It seems simple enough, but maybe you remember the FBI warning at the beginning of…

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Argentum Announces List of 125 Largest Providers in Senior Living

October 16, 2018

(Alexandria, Va.)—Argentum has published its annual list of largest providers in senior living. The list is compiled from voluntary and company-provided data via survey, and rankings are determined based on total company units. This year’s list has expanded to 125 providers from 115 providers in 2017 with the additions of providers such as Charter Senior…

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