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Founded to Help Others

Positive Aging SourceBook was founded by Steve Gurney in 1990 to provide individuals, families, and professionals with the most comprehensive listing of every retirement community, assisted living, nursing and rehab center and home care option in the DC, Northern Virginia and Suburban Maryland.

Serving the Mid-Atlantic Like No One Else
The publication filled a huge void in the marketplace and with the encouragement of government agencies and regional non-profits quickly expanded to two more regional editions covering the State of Maryland, and the Delaware Valley Region (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware).

Positive Aging SourceBook  is a fixture in the communities we serve. Because we maintain regional offices, our staff meets regularly with local leaders in aging services, we maintain a presence at all senior expos and health fairs, and members of our team speak and lecture to thousands of consumers every year.

Comprehensive and Complete
Positive Aging SourceBook  has always been committed to serving the readers by listing every senior housing option whether they are paid advertisers or not. We understand that readers need all of the available choices to make an informed decision.

Positive Aging SourceBook  understands the complex and emotional aspects to decision-making that our reader goes through. That’s why every issue features dozens of articles written by foremost experts on aging issues and real-life stories detailing solutions that have worked for others.

The Preferred Resource for Senior-Serving Professionals
Positive Aging SourceBook  is an invaluable resource to thousands of professionals and organizations who work with seniors and their loved ones in the Mid-Atlantic. Our ProAging website serves connects thousands of senior-serving professionals with career and job opportunities, events, and the ProAging Info Network newsletter. Click here to access.

Creative and Effective Marketing
Our commitment to be a comprehensive resource has delivered a 98% satisfaction in the providers that our readers choose. For nearly 30 years we have been able to maintain our presence as a trusted resource and serve as a platform for organizations to market communities, products and services. Find information on marketing opportunities.

We Look Forward to Hearing From You
Positive Aging SourceBook  is constantly evolving and changing to meet the needs of individuals, families and professionals thank to our ongoing dialogue with our users. We encourage you to contact us with questions, comments and concerns so that we can better serve you. Contact us for more information.

Positive Aging SourceBook Events


Town Hall Kick Off Meeting - Arlington/Alexandria + Eastern Fairfax Senior Resource Groups
12/01/2021

Join us live at Sunrise of Fairfax 9207 Arlington Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22031or online for a town hall style meeting to... View More

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Continuing Care at Home
12/02/2021

Join us for a live and interactive panel discussion with leaders and providers on this innovative care model. Dee... View More

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Discussion with the author of The Family Caregiver: A Survival Guide to Navigating the Healthcare System
12/03/2021

Join us for a thought-provoking live & interactive discussion with Stephanie A. Kennan, the author of The Family... View More

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“2021 Winter Wonderland” fundraising event to support Fellowship Square
12/03/2021

Join us on Friday, December 3, 2021 from 6:30-9:00 pm at The Lake House for a festive holiday fundraiser complete... View More

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Virtual Health & Care Job Fair for Northern Virginia
12/08/2021

Do you serve seniors and/or persons with disabilities in Fairfax County?  Do you have employment vacancies?  Collaborating... View More

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Innovations in Urgent Care
12/09/2021

Join us for a live & interactive discussion led by an Emergency Medicine Physician and learn about the innovative... View More

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Lifting Technology Barriers due to disability, literacy, digital literacy or aging
12/10/2021

Learn about Morphic, a Open-Source tool designed to make personal computers easier to use. Created by an international... View More

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Fraud, Identity Theft and the AARP Fraud Watch Network
12/14/2021

CarePatrol Education Series presents a discussion on what to watch out for and how to protect yourself Presenter:... View More

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Discover Pickleball!
12/16/2021

Learn about one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, especially among older adults who want to stay... View More

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Virtual Open House - MedStar Montgomery Medical Center - Center of Successful Aging
12/17/2021

Join the team at the  Center for Successful Aging at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center for an interactive... View More

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Positive Aging SourceBook Job Listings


Sr. Director, Initiatives and Operations

The Sr. Director of Initiatives and Operations, in this newly created role, is responsible for managing multiple organization...

4125 Albemarle St NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA

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Executive Director

The Executive Director, reporting to the Board President, provides dynamic leadership, strategic vision and operational...

4125 Albemarle St NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA

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Home Care Specialist- Marketing/Sales, Personal care

Care Advantage Inc voted TOP WORKPLACE in 2019 and 2020 is seeking to hire a Home Care Specialist to join our growing...

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Director of Nursing

SYNERGY HomeCare of Arlington/Alexandria is one of the premiere non-medical home care agencies in Northern VA.  Our...

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Scheduling Assistant Needed

Cyber-Seniors is an intergenerational program that trains young people to be tech mentors for senior citizens. The ability...

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Director Of Operations

Our residential community is searching for an experienced and proven leader. Long term commitment required with handsome...

2505 Brown Farm Ct, Brookeville, MD 20833, USA

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Business Development Manager for new Older Adults Program

Job Summary:Service Coordination, Inc. (SCI) is seeking a highly motivated and results driven Business Development Manager...

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Executive Director

Our Lady of the Valley Assisted Living and Nursing Community, located in scenic Roanoke, VA, is seeking an experienced Nursing...

650 N Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA

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Profitable Home Health and Senior Care Franchise

Business Summary: Great opportunity to own an established provider of non-medical, in-home health care and assistance...

Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

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LICENSED ADMINISTRATOR

Construction of our new 8-bedroom facility is nearing completion we are looking for a manager that can help develop an exceptional...

4358 Prince William Pkwy, Woodbridge, VA 22192, USA

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

THE ORGANIZATION: Arlington Retirement Housing Corporation (ARHC) is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit owner of Culpepper Garden,...

4435 N Pershing Dr, Arlington, VA 22203, USA

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Interim Nursing Home Administrator Baltimore, MD

ABOUT THE JOBWe’re looking for a Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) for a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) in the Baltimore,...

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Remote Administrative Assistant

Healthcare Services Group, Inc is seeking for a Remote Administrative Assistant with an attractive pay. This job can be...

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Director

Director of ElderLink51429BRELDERLINKfull timeJob Description - See details and apply hereThis position is funded 100% through...

12011 Government Center Pkwy #708, Fairfax, VA 22035, USA

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Care Manager

Are you interested in taking the next step in your healthcare services career?Elder Care Consultants, Inc. is looking for...

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Coordinator of Academic Programs and Operations

Specific duties include: managing the admissions process and the scholarship process; scheduling and monitoring student...

1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA

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Vice President of Development

The Vice President of Development for Brightview Senior Living is a rare and unique opportunity to join...

218 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

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Assisted Living Sales and Marketing Director -Adelphi

Hillhaven Assisted Living, Nursing, and Rehab is a Meridian Senior Living community.Job Description:The Senior Living Sales...

3210 Powder Mill Rd, Adelphi, MD 20783, USA

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CHIEF, HEALTH INSURANCE AND MANAGED CARE

CHIEF, HEALTH INSURANCE AND MANAGED CARERecruitment #20-009646-0001DEPARTMENTMaryland Insurance AdministrationDATE OPENED1/10/2020...

200 St Paul St #2700, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA

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Owner/Operator Opportunity

Caring Transitions Baltimore MetroYour next move is simpleCaring Transitions Baltimore Metro is a thriving business that...

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Meet the Elder Law Attorneys - Monthly Discussion Series

Join us for an opportunity to meet, learn and interact with leading Elder Law Attorneys.This month features attorneys from The Elder & Disability Law Center :Robert Bullock, CELA,...


Author of Right Place, Right Time: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Home for the Second Half of Life

Wondering where to live in your later years? A discussion with the author of a strategic and thoughtful guide aimed at anyone looking to determine the best place to call home during...


"Aging is not about old people; it's about everyone." discussion on Ageism and Age Discrimination

A thought-provoking live & interactive discussion on Ageism and Age Discrimination with noted author Jeff Rubin.Author Of Wisdom Of Age and Advocate For Positive AgeingPlease support...


Retire Abroad? Discussion with Dan Prescher, Senior Editor of International Living

A live & interactive discussion with Dan Prescher Senior Editor of International Living and the Author of Retiring Overseas on a Budget a foremost authority on worldwide living...


Understanding Funeral Homes and Crematories & the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

A live & interactive discussion with the founder of the largest search tool of prices and locations of funeral homes and cremation providers in the nation! Learn about FEMA financial...


Let's Stop Scams & Protect Older Adults

Nationally 11 percent of adults—approximately 25.6 million people—were victims of scams. Join us for a discussion with Melissa Smarr with Silver Shield the Anti-Scam Campaign and...


Meet the End of Life Doulas

Live & Interactive Discussion with members of The International End of Life Doula Association End-of-Life Doulas are non-medical companions to the dying and their families. Doulas...


Connecting to People Living with Cognitive Change - Best Practices

Live and interactive discussion covering communication challenges that is common among people living with dementia. Offers best practices for empathy, connection, communication approaches...


Durable Medical Equipment Reuse Program

A live and interactive discussion to learn about the new Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Re-Use program The Maryland Department of Aging (MDoA) This first of its kind, statewide program...


Ageism Discussion - Let's Dismantle Ageism - self-paced workshop

Ageism is stereotyping and discrimination on the basis of a person’s age. Join us for an opportunity to connect with others. Join the Aging Life Care Managers from ElderTree as they...


The Legal Implications of Solo Aging

A live & interactive discussion that will dive into legal planning, challenges, and solutions for current and future solo agers! Co-hosted by Carol Marak, Author of Solo and Smart Featuring:...


Interactive discussion with Author of How to Avoid Being a Victim of the American Healthcare System

Learn “what to do if you have to go to a hospital, how to handle an insurance company’s claim denial, how to find an alternative to high-priced prescriptions and why the current...


Advancing The Science: The Latest in Alzheimer's and Dementia Research

Alzheimer's is a global health problem with over 6 million living with the disease in the US. Tremendous gains have been made in the understanding of the science and basic biology...


Prepare for Medicare 2022 Open Enrollment

Starting on October 15th, current Medicare beneficiaries can make changes for the 2022 plan year. Learn about changes in Medicare, how to review your options, and how to have a successful...


Building a Regional Age-Friendly Community Network

The George Washington (GW) Center for Aging, Health and Humanities has been named a recipient of a 2021 AARP Community Challenge grant to establish an Age-Friendly Regional Network...


Live and interactive discussion with the author of Your Caregiver Relationship Contract

 A thought-provoking discussion that will explore working through expectations, how to set caregiver boundaries, the need to structure hard conversations with mom and dad, and...


How to Pay for Care discussion with Elder Law, Aging Life Care, Lifecare Affordability Plan

A live and interactive discussion with three important professions that will focus on how to pay for longterm care and managing a crisis. Learn about innovative techniques and solutions...


Meet the Moving , Downsizing and Organizing Solutions

A live and interactive discussion co-hosted with JK Moving Services featuring a panel of professionals dedicated to assisting older adults and their loved ones with moving and downsizing...


Spotlight on: MedStar Health - Center for Successful Aging

A live and interactive discussion that will explore the innovative programs and services offered in the MedStar Health System. Learn about the NEWEST Center for Successful Aging at...


What's the Deal with the Delta Variant? Implications for Older Adults

The new strain of COVID-19 has caused concern, especially for older adults and vulnerable populations. A live & interactive discussion to better understand medical and pharmaceutical...


Understanding End-of-Life Options, including Medical Aid in Dying

An interactive panel discussion to learn more about end-of-life options in Md., D.C. and Virginia, with a focus on medical aid in dying, the medical practice that allows a mentally...


Technology Review: Integrated Care - Bringing Together Your Circle of Care - Thriving.ai

A live discussion on Thriving.ai, a digital platform that brings everyone involved in caring together on one platform underpinned by machine learning and Ai. Shain Khoja - Founder...


Innovative Support for Aging in Place

Learn about a life-enriching program based on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT’s) Hierarchy of Needs for Older Adults model.  Featuring Hugh Reese, CEO of...


Talking "Aging" and "Death" with Children

A thought-provoking discussion featuring two authors of children's books with a focus on difficult topics related to aging and death. Dr. Marianne Matzo Author of Everyone Dies: And...


Solo Aging - Live and Interactive Discussion with Carol Marak - Author, Solo and Smart

Studies show that 22 percent of Americans age 65+ are at risk for becoming “solo agers” or "elder orphans". Carol Marak - Author, Solo and Smart A noted speaker on topics...


Older Adults Helping At-Risk Children with The Oasis Institute

Learn about The Oasis Institute, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to enriching the lives of adults ages 50+ and the largest intergenerational tutoring program in the...


Meet the Certified Caregiving Consultants™

Learn about a profession that was designed to help former family caregivers launch a business to help current family caregivers Panel Members: Denise Brown Denise launched...


Meet the Patient Advocates

Learn about a profession that helps patients communicate with their healthcare providers so they get the information they need to make decisions about their health care Lea Milgraum...


Technology to Manage a Care Team

A live and interactive discussion with the founder of CareTree https://caretree.me/, an innovative platform designed to manage care with an entire care team. This platform can be used...


Spotlight on Payment Options in Senior Living

A live and interactive discussion where we will learn about:-Bridge Loans-Home Sale Solutions-Veterans Benefits-Life SettlementsElias P. Papasavvas, Founder & CEO, Second Act FinancialBefore...


The VICES of Mobility DEVICES

Millions of People Are Misusing Their Walkers and Canes, Harming ThemselvesJoin us for a live and interactive discussion with a holistic health practitioner and certified massage therapist,...


Estate Planning - Protecting the Retirement Dream - CarePatrol Education Series

Health care is expected to remain one of the biggest expenses in retirement. That's why it is important to include potential long-term care costs as part of your retirement strategy,...


Sex & Aging: Everybody is doing it

A thought-provoking live and interactive discussion in partnership with the Senior Service Alliance. Featured speaker is Ada Horsfall Director of Care Management at Lifematters Chat...


Spotlight on POWER BRAINing™

A live and interactive discussion where we will learn about POWER BRAINing, science-based programs that train your brain and body, at the same time. The science is clear; integrated...


Essential Tremor & Movement Disorders in Older Adults

Essential tremor affects an estimated 10 million Americans and classically starts anytime between age 40-90, sometimes earlier. Join us for a live and interactive discussion with a...


Pamela Andrews, VP of Enterprise, Case Management for INOVA Health Systems - WFAHA

WFAHA Presents at live and virtual event: Pamela Andrews, VP of Enterprise, Case Management for INOVA Health Systems. Pamela will give an update on the INOVA hospitals – their services,...


Live and interactive discussion with the CEO of the Aging Life Care Association®

A live and interactive discussion with the CEO of the Aging Life Care Association®, a 2,000+ member organization Inspiring excellence and setting the highest standards in the field...


Spotlight on the National Association of Senior and Specialty Move Managers (NASMM)

Meet  the leadership team of the leading membership organization for Move Managers whose hallmark is recognizing and managing the stress of relocating older adults, individuals...


Live & Interactive Discussion on the Expectations & Realities of Caregiving

Discussion with Barbara Matthews and Barbara Tranin-Blank, co-authors of: What To Do About Mama? Offers guidance to present and future caregivers—based on the pragmatic and emotional...


Affordable Housing for Older Adults Discussion

A live & interactive discussion that will explore the challenges & solutions for providing affordable living options for older adults. Christy Zeitz of Fellowship Square...


Live & interactive discussion with the author of: Proven Strategies for the Care of Aging Loved Ones

A discussion with Amy Cameron O’Rourke, a veteran care management professional who will discuss strategies for making informed decisions, financially and compassionately, when caring...


Spotlight on Center for Aging Services Technologies

Learn how the LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation, and adoption of emerging technologies that can...


Medical Equipment One Size DOESN'T Fit All!

A live an interactive discussion that explore sizing, medicare/medicaid reimbursement, online ordering and much more! Featuring Saleem Shah and Tanya Chianese of New Hampshire Medical...


Spotlight on the Assistance Now Wearable

Live & interactive discussion to learn about the new innovative new Medical Wearable that is simple to use and monitors Fall Detection, offers Medical Reminders, Phone Calls, Caregiver...


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Older Adults

According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey, 25 percent of Americans over age 65 have some kind of disability, and nearly 50 percent of those over age 75....


Meet the Aging Life Care Managers - Margi Helsel-Arnold, Jen Rynbrandt, Erin Kershaw

A  live and interactive conversation with a panel of Aging Life Care Managers. Each month we will get to know these professionals and learn how they help clients find solutions....


Intergenerational Programs featuring Empowering the Ages & Encore

A discussion about two innovative and pioneering intergenerational programs led by those who see the benefits of connecting the generations every day! Featuring Leah Bradley,...


Discussion with the author, Marni Jameson, What to Do with Everything You Own to Leave the Legacy You Want & Downsizing Series

Marni Jameson is America’s most beloved home-and-lifestyle columnist. Besides writing a weekly nationally syndicated column, Jameson is the author of five bestselling books, including...


Assistive Technology Showcase for Older Adults

live and interactive discussion that will explore innovative and affordable technology that can help you, your loved ones or your clients communicate and engage better! This session...


SPECIAL EVENT Homes that Make Life Easier & Support Aging in Place with Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D.

Take a behind-the-scenes virtual tour of the top-rated universal design home in North America, the Universal Design Living Laboratory. www.udll.com This home received universal design...


The Value of Music for Older Adults + Tour of The Seneca

A live and interactive discussion that will explore innovative approaches to music therapy at home and in senior living communities. Panel Members Meghan Roche, MT-BC of...


Denise Sobel - Director of Case Management for HCA Northern Virginia Market - WFAHA June

Live WFAHA event at Hunters Woods at Trails Edge featuring Denise Sobel - Director of Case Management for HCA Northern Virginia Market (Reston Hospital, Stone Springs) ...


Understanding the Reverse Mortgage

a live and interactive discussion designed to help you understand Reverse Mortgages: How to use the program to pay for healthcare in the homeHow clients can use home equity to...


Understand Virginia Medicaid and Waivers

a live and interactive discussion designed to help you better understand how Medicaid works in Virginia. Learn about the Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus (CCC Plus) program and how...


WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE A HEALTH CRISIS

An interactive opportunity to learn more about healthcare services, and provider types to plan for a better health outcome in the event of a crisis. The following service providers...


Meet the Elder Law Attorneys - PK Law

Opportunity to meet, learn and interact with leading Elder Law Attorneys. This month features attorneys: Kim Battaglia and Cheryl Jones of Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) Chat...


Innovative Medical Device for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

a live and interactive discussion to learn about a non-invasive Computerized Olfactory Training medical device for home-based treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. Evon Medics has received...


Meet the Daily Money Managers - Amanda DesBarres of Help Unlimited and Kay Bransford of MemoryBanc

Join us for the first in our monthly series of discussions with members of the American Association of Daily Money Managers AADMM. A Daily Money Manager (DMM) is a financial professional...


Elder Law + Aging Life Care - Live and interactive discussion with two important professions

A live and interactive discussion with two important professions Featuring: Elder Law Attorney - Elena Sallitto of Stavely & Sallitto Aging Life Care Manager - Jennifer...


Meet the Residents of Maplewood Park Place - Live & Interactive Discussion

A live and interactive discussion with residents of Maplewood Park Place. Learn about their backgrounds, how they chose Maplewood and discuss their lifestyle at this community.Maplewood...


Spotlight on the StrongerMemory program at Goodwin House

Learn how a senior living community, Goodwin House launched the StrongerMemory program, a curriculum designed to stimulate the brain’s prefrontal cortex, which governs our ability...


Assistive Technology Showcase

An interactive look at some cutting edge assistive technology with Maryland Relay and Maryland Accessible Telecommunications Pixel 4 cell phone is like a toolkit for people with...


Meet the Elder Law Attorneys - Kandace Scherr and Morris Klein

Join us for an opportunity to meet, learn and interact with leading Elder Law Attorneys. This month features attorneys: Kandace Scherr of Frank, Frank & Scherr, LLC Morris...


Homesharing: Growing Trend for Older Adults

Affordable housing for our nation's aging population is a pressing priority, and homesharing is emerging as a viable solution to address this mounting challenge. Through partnerships...


Spotlight on Second Wind Dreams - nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the perception of aging

Learn about an internationally known, nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams and the offering of educational programs...


A Clinically Proven Brain Fitness Program

Dakim founder and CEO Dan Michel, shares Dakim's unique, patented brain training program which is based on a proprietary and innovative brain training protocol developed with guidance...


Meet the Aging Life Care Managers - Allyson Stanton, Megan Descutner, Sharon Dickol

Join us for a live and interactive conversation with a panel of Aging Life Care Managers. Each month we will get to know these professionals and learn how they help clients find solutions. This...


Live and Interactive Discussion with Experts in Aging

The Villages of Kensington present a live and interactive discussion with local experts! Aging Life Care Managers from Debra Levy Eldercare Associates Susy Elder Murphy,...


Meet the Moving , Downsizing and Organizing Solutions - Monthly Discussion Series

Join us for an interactive and live discussion with the leaders in moving, downsizing and organizing. Each discussion is anchored by a member of the National Association of Senior...


Homecare, Home Health, Personal Care & Private Duty - Care Patrol Education Series

CarePatrol is hosting a series of free educational webinars to provide seniors and their caregivers expert advice and resources to be better prepared for their eldercare journey. Whats...


Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Connect Caregivers

Learn about an innovative platform, called Meadows, using Artificial Intelligence (AI) calls your loved one every day and asks all the right questions about their conditions. The answers...


Meet the Daily Money Managers

Join us for the first in our monthly series of discussions with members of the American Association of Daily Money Managers AADMM. A Daily Money Manager (DMM) is a financial professional...


How Can Art Help Eliminate Ageism" - Live & Interactive Discussion

Artistic Activism is a dynamic practice combining the creative power of the arts to move us emotionally with the strategic planning of activism necessary to bring about social change....


Solutions to Organize Paperwork - Downsizing & Moving Solutions Monthly Discussion Series

Lisa Woodruff, Founder/CEO, Organize 365 and author of The Mindset of Organization and The Paper Solution will share tips, techniques and solutions to help our loved ones and clients...


Meet the Elder Law Attorneys - Richard Abraham and Elizabeth Gray

An opportunity to meet, learn and interact with leading Elder Law Attorneys. This month features attorneys: Richard Abraham of The Law Firm of Abraham & Bauer, LLC Elizabeth...


Ask an Audiologist - Live and Interactive Discussion

A live and interactive discussion with Steve DeMari, Staff Audiologist with CaptionCall. Steve will provide an overview of helping tips and information related to hearing health and...


Home Care Support Using Technology

Learn about the INF Care platform, a remote client monitoring system to help caregivers check on their clients, and seniors to live in their homes more independently. Chat Transcript12:07:13...


Content Marketing 101 for Senior Serving Organizations

Learn how digital content marketing — blogs, articles, videos, podcasts, etc. — can be a strategic way to connect with your ideal customer and drive real business results. You'll...


Meet the Aging Life Care Managers - Robin Mansfield - Mary Ann Buckley - Karen McPhail

A live and interactive conversation with a panel of Aging Life Care Managers. Each month we will get to know these professionals and learn how they help clients find solutions. This...


Learn About Senior Resources Serving Arlington, VA - Virtual Presentation and Expo

First-of-its-kind interactive presentation and expo brought to you by Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington County Area Agency on Aging, Arlington County Parks and Recreation and Positive...


Safe & Accessible Home Solutions - First-of-its-Kind Live & Interactive Discussion

Our panel of universal design experts share their insights, thoughts and solutions as we apply the AARP HomeFit Checklist to an actual home in Kensington, MD! This is event is a partnership...


Connect with Aging Studies Students and Programs - UMBC, Georgetown University, Virginia Tech

Our monthly discussions centered around Careers and Workplace topics in Senior Living.   This months discussion spotlights some innovative university-based aging studies programs,...


Overview of Veterans Aid and Attendance - CarePatrol Education Series

CarePatrol is hosting a series of free educational webinars to provide seniors and their caregivers expert advice and resources to be better prepared for their eldercare journey. John...


Spotlight on Masterpiece: An Innovative Solution Enabling Senior Living Residents to Maximize Healthy Longevity & Vitality

Learn how Masterpiece provides community residents with a pathway to holistic health andlongevity through their data-driven and research-backed content solution.Roger Landry, MD, MPHAuthor...


Live & Interactive Discussion with Dr. Bill Thomas

A discussion with Dr. Bill Thomas, author, entrepreneur, musician, teacher, farmer and physician whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging. Founder of The Eden Alternative,...


Let's Get Organized! Featuring Lisa Woodruff Author of The Mindset of Organization

A roundtable discussion on a variety of workplace topics for senior-serving professionals. Ample time to make announcements if you have a position in your organization or if you are...


Learn About the Maryland Relay Partner Program - Grow Your Business

Maryland Relay Partner is a free program that is designed to connect Maryland businesses and organizations with Relay users. Maryland Relay Partner gives businesses and organizations...


Meet the Moving , Downsizing and Organizing Solutions - Monthly Discussion Series

An interactive and live discussion with the leaders in moving, downsizing and organizing. Each discussion is anchored by a member of the National Association of Senior & Specialty...


Spotlight on Mytonomy: "Netflix for Healthcare"

Launched with a mission to transform healthcare by offering asynchronous virtual care to educate patients on treatments and procedures using entertaining, engaging, and informative...


Meet the Aging Life Care Managers - Monthly Series

A live and interactive conversation with a panel of Aging Life Care Managers. Each month we will get to know these professionals and learn how they help clients find solutions. This...


A technology-enabled Human Platform - LyfLynks

An interactive discussion with LyfLynks: a platform using virtual consolidation to provide a single point-of-access for services needed by family caregivers. Lyflynks combines mobile...


Amazon CareHub and Voice Tech for Older Adults with Dr. Galina Reitz

Amazon has rolled out the Care Hub, a set of FREE Alexa features you can use to remotely check in on older relatives in their homes. Join us for a discussion on this platform and other...


Medicare 101 + Q&A

An interactive discussion to help reduce the confusion and how it can help cover the costs of healthcare for you, your loved ones or your clients. John Norce has provided assistance...


Spotlight on STACKCARE Innovative smart monitoring technology

Whether for StackCare @home or with our retirement community product for professional managers and caregivers, we use the same high quality sensors made by NYCE Sensors Inc in Canada....


Meet the Elder Law Attorneys - Monthly Discussion Series

An opportunity to meet, learn and interact with leading Elder Law Attorneys. This month features: Evan Farr with the Farr Law Firm Elena Sallitto with Stavely & SallittoClick...


Workforce Wednesday in Senior Living Jobs, Careers and More

a roundtable discussion on a variety of workplace topics in senior living. This discussion will kick off our monthly Workplace Wednesday Series designed to be gathering place and resource...


5 Trends for Senior Living in 2021 - Live & Interactive Expert Panel Discussion

Discuss the future-proof trends from the recent Council on Active Aging Forum with thought leaders in the field of senior living. Colin Milner CEO/Founder International Council...


Meet the Moving , Downsizing and Organizing Solutions - Monthly Discussion Series

An interactive and live discussion with the leaders in moving, downsizing and organizing. Each discussion is anchored by a member of the National Association of Senior & Specialty...


Aging Policy and the Biden Administration with Howard Gleckman

The pandemic has amplified the flaws of the nation’s long-term care system just as a new Administration takes power in Washington, DC. Urban Institute senior fellow Howard Gleckman...


Meet the Aging Life Care Managers - Heather Suri, Christine Bitzer, and Ellen Platt

A live and interactive conversation with a panel of Aging Life Care Managers. Each month we will get to know these professionals and learn how they help clients find solutions. This...


CarePatrol Education Series - Preventing Social Isolation and Loneliness During the Pandemic: Important Holistic Approaches

The COVID-19 Pandemic has significantly impacted many people's mental state due to eliminating their ability to gather and socially connect with others. As a result, social isolation...


Who Will Speak for You If You Can’t Speak for Yourself?

Only about 30% of people have planned ahead in case they can’t speak for themselves during a serious illness or emergency. Val Walker of Voice Your Choice, an innovative community-based...


Virtual Support Groups, Engagement Programs in the Age of COVID with the Alzheimer's Association

Yolanda Wright, MSW, LMSW, Early Stage and Support Group Coordinator how the Alzheimer's Association developed innovative and creative virtual programming to keep families engaged...


Conversation with Dr. Henry Mahncke, PhD of Posit Science/BrainHQ - Braintraining

A conversation with Henry Mahncke, PhD , CEO of Posit Science. Posit Science is a pioneer in the area of brain-training and helps people be at their best throughout their lives by...


The Option Group Virtual Open House & Networking Celebration

The Option Group Virtual Open House & Networking CelebrationChat Transcript2021-01-22 12:06:32 PM Steve Gurney : welcome everyone we will get started in a few minutes2021-01-22...


GaitBetter - an innovative solution to improve mobility & reduce falls risk

By adding virtual reality experience to common treadmills, GaitBetter enables an effective, personalized, enjoyable, easy-to-use and low cost motor-cognitive training service.Our panelProfessor...


Spotlight on Independa - turning your aging loved one’s TV into an engagement window on the world

A discussion with KIAN SANEII, FOUNDER & CEO of Independa. Independa allows seniors at home to easily switch between watching their favorite TV shows and engaging with family and...


A Conversation with Christina M. Puchalski, MD - Director, The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality and Health

Christina Puchalski, MD, MS, FACP, FAAHPM, is a pioneer and international leader in the movement to integrate spirituality into healthcare in clinical settings and medical education....


Easy-to-use picture cell phone for people with dementia/Alzheimer’s or intellectual disabilities.

A live and interactive discussion with the team from RAZ Mobility who have created an innovative one-touch dial picture cell phone that is designed specifically for individuals with...


Caregiver Story: Author of "Being My Mom's Mom"

An interactive discussion with Loretta Woodward Veney. Loretta shares insights from her personal 14 year journey since her Mom's dementia diagnosis and inspired her book, Being My...


Daily Stress and its Effect on the Brain with Dr. Asante Dickson

CarePatrol is excited to be hosting its second series of free educational webinars designed to provide seniors and their caregivers expert advice and community resources in order to...


A View From The Frontlines with Dr. William Mansbach

A live and interactive discussion with the co-author of the award-winning book, Brain Health as You Age. A pioneer in the development of memory clinics and is the creator of the BCAT®...


GetSetUp: Learning to Stay Connected with Loved Ones During COVID Through Technology

Us for an interactive conversation and demo with the team who created GetSetUp, a mission-driven education technology company dedicated to teaching older adults today's technology.GetSetUp,...


A View from the Frontlines with Eric De Jonge, M.D. Chief of Geriatrics at Capital Caring Health

Chat Transcript12:09:18     From  Catherine Narro   to   All panelists : Catherine Narro - Wishing everyone a happy holiday from SenCura Home Care - Caring...


Spotlight on Lotsa Helping Hands - A central place to coordinate meals and help for friends & family.

An interactive discussion and demo with the team who created Lotsa Helping Hands which is an innovative platform dedicated to helping family, friends and communities support individuals...


5 steps for senior living marketing campaign success in 2021

Join the marketing experts from Van Eperen Communications as they walk you through 5 steps to set up your organization for marketing campaign success in 2021. They’ll share their...


Adaptive Fashion with Alexandra Herold Founder of Patti + Ricky

Shopping does not typically include or embrace differences and individuals with disabilities. Patti + Ricky changes this with an inclusive shopping experience for all.Just in time...


Make An Impact in the NEW Virtual World with Kim Foley

A conversation with Kim Foley, author of Virtual Meetings With Power and Presence. Kim will share the best practices and guidelines for putting forth your personal best visually, verbally,...


Spotlight on the Kanega Watch: All-in-one medical alert smart watch - no pendant required

Research shows that medical alert devices save lives and help keep seniors living independently longer, yet fewer than 1 in 10 seniors wear such a device. Why? While seniors want to...


Remote Patient Monitoring Best Practices

How can a Remote Patient Monitoring Platform help you manage your patients during these Covid times and what are the keys to success. Featuring Greg Eoyang, CTO of everbeat, Remote...


How the Beauty Industry Targets Women Over 50 with Martha Laham

Martha Laham peels back the mask on the beauty industry—and it’s not pretty. Anti-aging creams, serums and “pots of promise” that claim to turn back that clock are among its...


Ageism Discussion with Old School - Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse

Join us for an interactive and thought provoking discussion on ageism with Ryan Backer and Kyrié Carpenter of https://oldschool.info/ Old School is a clearinghouse of free...


34th Annual Caregivers Conference

The 34th Annual Caregivers Conference went virtual this year and you can access all the sessions even if you couldnt be there! Click here for a full playlist of recordingsSchedule,...


Empathy vs. IMpathy ™ with National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners®

effectively communicating and caring for others versus caring for ourselves. What are the differences, who needs to know and why do we need to know? Empathy is essentially meeting...


Spotlight on GoGoGrandparent - Innovative Service to Help Older Adults Remain Independent

A conversation with Justin Boogaard Founder/CEO of GoGoGrandparentGoGo helps older adults live independently in their home for as long as possible. By working directly with on demand...


Big and Mini - Bridging Generations to Create Meaningful Connections

A conversation with the founders and participants of the innovative 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Big & Mini, https://bigandmini.org/.A community working together to spread wisdom, end...


How has COVID-19 changed Senior Services? A Panel Discussion

Leaders from Northern Virginia senior living providers will discussion challenges, solutions and the future of services in the COVID-19 world. Panel members representing: - Assisted...


Who Gets What and How to Divide?… Help Avoid Family Conflicts After We Are Gone with FairSplit

An interactive discussion with David MacMahan of FairSplit.com where we will dive into this topic and learn about the Fairsplit.com technology platform which helps with listing, sharing...


A COVID-19 Crisis Playbook

We have never experienced a crisis with the spread and impact we have seen from COVID-19. This novel coronavirus has revealed that the world did not have a fully developed playbook...


Hospital Case Management in COVID-19 and Beyond

A discussion with James Meenan is the Director of Case Management at Virginia Hospital Center. Get an overview on the inner workings of a case management department during the COVID...


Conversation with Lucy Rose Fischer: Author of "I’m New at Being Old" and "Grow Old With Me"

A conversation with Lucy Rose Fischer, author of "I’m New at Being Old", artist, and honoree by the Gerontological Society of America “outstanding achievement and exemplary contributions...


Opening Beauty Salons in Senior Living in COVID-19 and Beyond

A conversation with Rachel Elizabeth Maness, CEO and founder of Southern Luxe Community Salons. Rachel's company works with dozens of senior living communities, she shares challenges,...


Planning for a Crisis Since COVID-19: How You Can Help!!

Although planning for a crisis has always been important, it has become even more so in light of COVID-19. As someone who works with seniors, you are critical in the role of assisting...


Family/Employee Caregiver Crisis with Larry Nisenson

A new Centers for Disease Control study reveals that Baby Boomer caregivers more often have chronic health conditions and frequent mental distress than non-caregivers - a situation...


Spotlight on the Virginia Tech Center for Gerontology - NEW Online Graduate Certificate

A discussion with Dr. Pamela Teaster, director of the Center for Gerontology and Bob Blacato, an instructor in the new Graduate Certificate in Leadership for an Aging Society program.Bob...


Older Adults Technology Services and Senior Planet

An interactive discussion with Breana Clark of Older Adults Technology Services and Senior Planet and Rita Dhawan a participant in the program. Learn about this innovative platform...


Equity, Inclusion and Diversity in Senior Living Discussion (2nd Discussion)

Recent events in which Americans have called for respect, tolerance, inclusion and equity have been the catalyst for change, reflection and empathy. This topic effects those of us...


A View from the Frontlines - Hospice Physician Dr. Richmond

Dr. Sonja Richmond was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She attended the University of Virginia earning a Bachelor in Biology. She then went on to George Washington University medical...


Discussion with a Medical Fashion Designer - Joni Graham of Havanue

A conversation with the pioneering founder of Havanue, Joni Graham. Joni is an award-winning designer focusing on creating fashionable designs that don't look sterile or medical Chat...


Adult Day Services in COVID-19 and Beyond

A panel explores the challenges, opportunities and future of Adult Day Services.Mark Bumgarner, M.S., B.A., Q.P. , National Adult Day Services Association NADSA Board MemberAnita Irvin...


"Who me, ageist?" Ageism Discussion and Awareness Initiative

A thought-provoking and interactive discussion on the topic of ageism and age discrimination from a variety of perspectives. This conversation will follow the framework and concepts...


Vaccines in the COVID-19 Era

Interactive and informative discussion lead by Dr. Emily Shewmaker founder of the Vaccine Valet a new organization that is making immunizations even easier to receive by bringing this...


Virtual Tour and Discussion - Maryland's Newest Nursing and Rehab Center

A first look live virtual tour of Maryland's newest Nursing & Rehab Center on the campus of Stella Maris. This session will also feature an interactive discussion with team members...


ProAging Online Community for Senior-Serving Professionals

ProAging Online Community is designed to unite and empower professionals who serve older adults and their families in the Mid-Atlantic. Together, we can redefine the best practices...


What Senior Serving Professionals Need to Know about Remote Patient Monitoring

ProAging and Sourcebook present Alex Mohseni, MD, FACEP, is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician who has helped lead and develop multiple large telemedicine programs across...


ProAging Online Town Hall Style Meeting - Resources in Maryland

Our guest moderators will be Kevin D. Heffner, MAGS, CEO of LifeSpan Network and Arnold Eppel and Grace Fielhauer of the Maryland Department of Aging. Kevin and Arnold will share some...


ProAging - Roundtable/Brainstorming - Let's Imagine the Future

Eldercare pioneer Dr. Bill Thomas shared on a podcast on some inspiring thoughts about our profession, COVID-19, and the opportunities for a better future in our field. Listen...


Meet the Home-Based Medical Care Providers: Deanna Cho, LICSW, LCSW-C & Christine Gardella MMS, PA-C

Join us for our weekly interactive discussion with the pioneering home-based medical practitioners in our region. Learn about their delivery models and practices, gain their valuable...


Meet the Home-Based Medical Care Provider: Dr. Vivek Sinha

Our weekly interactive discussion with the pioneering home-based medical practitioners in our region. Learn about their delivery models and practices, gain their valuable insights...


ProAging What's Next - Discussing The Future - Linked Senior & INF Care

Weekly brainstorming and discussion centered around exploring and re-defining the world of senior living. This session features moderators:- Charles de Vilmorin: CEO and co-founder...


ProAging What's Next - Grandpad

This session features moderators: Isacc and Scott Lien, co-founders of GrandPad; Dr. Kerry Burnight, chief gerontologist at GrandPad....


The Value of Wrinkles: A Young Perspective on How Loving the Old Will Change Your Life

DC Senior Resource Group DCSRG - Featuring Author of The Value of Wrinkles: A Young Perspective on How Loving the Old Will Change Your Life Description.Unfortunately we can't visit...


Marketing and Community Outreach Roundtable - COVID-19 and Beyond

Senior-serving professionals engage in an open dialogue session on challenges, solutions and opportunities marketing/outreach senior living options and services under COVID-19 restrictions...


Meet the Medical Practioner: Dr. Eric De Jonge

Eric De Jonge, M.D., is one of the nation’s most renowned physicians specializing in geriatrics. As Chief of Geriatrics at Capital Caring Health, he is leading efforts to build an...


Moving, Downsizing, Decluttering, Rightsizing - COVID-19 & Beyond - Plus Virtual Tour of JK Moving

VIRTUAL tour of one of the most innovative moving and storage training facilities in the world! This event will feature a panel with representatives from the leading trade associations...


What's Next Discussion - Birdsong Tablet and Voice Technology

Weekly discussion on innovations and technology to help us better serve our clients through COVID-19 and into the future and inspire us through conversations with thought leaders,...


Digital Marketing 101 for Senior Living Providers

Now more than ever having an understanding of digital marketing options and a clear digital strategy is essential. We will review aspects of email marketing, your website, SEO, the...


Marketing Masterminds: Defining Your Client & Referral Source Profiles

The secret to effective marketing strategy has always been knowing who your client and referral sources are and getting more just like them. However, in COVID-19 & Beyond, this...


ProAging What's Next Discussion - Rezicare & MD/VA/DC Relay

Weekly discussion on innovations and technology to help us better serve our clients through COVID-19 and into the future and inspire us through conversations with thought leaders,...


Marketing Masterminds in Senior Living Email Systems and Communication

COVID-19 has put most marketing and community outreach in senior living on PAUSE! Join together to discuss and explore approaches for marketing in a rapidly changing world. Now more...


A New Perspective on Senior Living Options - Steve Gurney

Sourcebook founder, Steve Gurney presents "A New Perspective on Senior Living Options" to Oasis Discussion of resources for Aging in Place, how to gauge quality, Home Sharing, Walkable/Maintenance...


Dr. Alex Mohseni - Virtual Urgent Care and Remote Monitoring

Dr. Alex Mohseni is going to present his new virtual Urgent Care and Remote Monitoring solution, helping seniors get medical care without needing to leave their home. He will...


Marketing Masterminds - Responding to "I'm not Ready Yet"

COVID-19 has put most marketing and community outreach on PAUSE! Join together to discuss and explore approaches for marketing in a rapidly changing world. Every senior living marketer...


What Will Life Be Like For Seniors After COVID-19? with Forbes Contributor, Bart Astor

Author and Forbes contributor recently wrote an article"What Will Life Be Like For Seniors After COVID-19?" The article poses some thought provoking questions that we will use as talking...


Marketing Masterminds - How Can We Collaborate on Marketing and Outreach Opportunities

Join other senior-serving providers for an interactive discussion about the potential for us to unite as providers to create universal statements of practice. In other words, standard...


Discussion with TV Show Host Matt Paxton - Hoarders and Legacy List

Interactive discussion with Matt Paxton host of Hoarders and the new PBS Series "Legacy List with Matt Paxton".   Matt will share stories, tips and insights to help you, your...


"What's Next" Discussion - How Oura Ring & Health Tracking Devices Can Help Us in COVID-19 & Beyond

Join an interactive discussion with the Jeff Collins from Oura Ring, a discrete wearable health tracking device. You will also meet and learn how Brian O'Keefe and Genice Tan have...


Marketing Masterminds - Roundtable Discussion

COVID-19 has put most marketing and community outreach on PAUSE! Join together to discuss and explore approaches for marketing in a rapidly changing world. Join other senior-serving...


"What's Next" Discussion - Can the Small House Approach Improve Senior Housing?

This session explores the origin and philosophy of the small house movement with first hand insights from an architect, David Hoglund of Perkins Eastman, and operator, Joshua Bagley...


Meet the Healthcare Practitioner: Dr. Drew Falconer

Dr. Drew Falconer, Co-Director of our Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center...


COVID-19 Testing Overview at Knollwood at Life Plan/CCRC/ Senior Living Community

Knollwood Life Plan Community’s leadership discusses how it proactively found a way to conduct universal testing to fight COVID-19. The team at the Washington, D.C. community began...


What's Next Discussion: Safe & Clean Senior Living Communities

According to data presented to the Senate Special Committee on Aging, senior living and nursing home residents account for one-third of all COVID-19 deaths, and seniors in general...


Everything You've Wanted to Know About COVID-19 . . . but Didn't Know Who to Ask

An Interactive discussion, live from National Institutes of Health (NIH) with Matthew J. Memoli, M.D., M.S. Director, LID Clinical Studies Unit National Institutes of Health.Dr. Memoli...


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Senior Living Discussion

Recent events in which Americans have called for respect, tolerance, inclusion and equity have been the catalyst for change, reflection and empathy. This topic effects those of us...


What's Next Discussion with Aging Expert and Author Lisa M. Cini

Thought provoking conversation with Lisa M. Cini, regarded as a leading Alzheimer's and senior living design expert with a focus on technology and intergenerational connections. Lisa...


What's Next Discussion: CarePredict - health prediction and contact tracing

Using CarePredict’s Contact Tracing, facility staff can identify, within seconds, all the residents, staff, and visitors who were exposed to a suspected carrier. Further, this investigative...


Re-Opening Senior Living Dining Rooms in a Pandemic with Chef Robert

Food safety chef, Robert McKeon CDM, CFPP leads us in a discussion on the steps, planning, challenges and systems to consider reopening dining areas to residents in senior living communities....


What's Next Discussion: Virtual Reality Technology in Senior Living

thought-provoking discussion on ways we can use virtual reality technology to improve and enhance engagement of older adults in senior living communities and aging in place settings....


Private Patient Advocacy in a Pandemic

a panel discussion with Mid-Atlantic private patient advocates, Myra Katz, Dr. Nicole T. Rochester, and Dana Hutson. What participants can expect to take away from the program: 1....


A Digital Family Centric Approach to Keeping Seniors, Families, and Providers Connected with ICmed

A thought-provoking discussion on using technology to better connect seniors, families and providers. Our panel members include the leadership team and users of the ICmed platform...


What You Need to Know about Remote Patient Monitoring

Alex Mohseni, MD, FACEP, is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician who has helped lead and develop multiple large telemedicine programs across the country, provides Revenue...


Meet the Home-Based Medical Care Provider: Dr. Dappen

Interactive discussion with the pioneering home-based medical practitioner Dr. Alan Dappen is the founder of DocTalker Family Medicine and doctokr Inc. Dappen runs a practice called...



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Capital Caring Health’s Virtual Passion for Caring Gala to Honor and Highlight Local Unsung Heroes Among Us

Capital Caring Health’s annual Passion for Caring Gala will be heldSaturday, Oct. 3. The 2020 Passion for Caring Gala: Honoring the Heroes Among Us will be a virtual eventthat recognizes...

Posted 08/21/2020

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National Community Care Corps Grant will help Arlington, VA older adults and family caregivers

Arlington Neighborhood Village (ANV) announces its selection by the Community Care Corps to receive funds in support of its  mission to help older adults in Arlington age in place...

Posted 09/28/2021

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Top Ten ProAging Digital Discussions in 2021

Positive Aging Network hosts live and interactive digital discussions each week or a variety of topics featuring thought leaders in the field of aging services.1) Amazon CareHub...

Posted 08/31/2021

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National Directory Simplifies the Search for Home Care Providers

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) today released its searchable National Home Care Medicine Practice Directory in partnership with the National Home-Based...

Posted 08/18/2021

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Digital Money for Seniors - A guide on adjusting to the digital future of banking

by Anelda KnoesenIn the last year or so, we’ve all benefited from being able to go online. The internet has kept us entertained and connected. During the times we couldn’t get...

Posted 08/02/2021

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Retirees needed to tutor in local school districts to bridge COVID-19 knowledge gaps

The Oasis Institute, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to enriching the lives of adults ages 50+, has announced growth in the largest intergenerational tutoring program...

Posted 06/30/2021

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The Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI) is the first-ever nationwide assessment of LGBTQ inclusivity and inclusion at long-term care communities in the U.S

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, and SAGE,...

Posted 06/29/2021

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Aging, Disability, and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Though not everyone will become disabled with age, we are more likely to experience impairments and disabilities as we get older. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American...

Posted 05/19/2021

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Senior Citizens Face Homeless Crisis as Incomes Fall and Rent Skyrockets

Failing health, crumbling incomes and rising home costs have forced thousands of senior citizens into the streets. In California, for example, more than 30,000 Los Angeles area seniors...

Posted 05/17/2021

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Dogs and Seniors See Eye to Eye: The Top Benefits of Dog Ownership for Seniors

A new study was released on the 95 benefits of having a dog + dog and human relationship facts.One of the dog-human relationships examined was that of dogs and seniors. Dogs make seniors...

Posted 05/11/2021

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New Poll of U.S. Adults Reveals Widespread Inaction on Hearing Loss

With hearing loss ranking as one of the most common chronic health conditions that U.S. adults experience, affecting an estimated 48 million people nationwide, the American Speech-Language-Hearing...

Posted 05/09/2021

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Survey: 23% of Americans are leaving funeral costs up to their families to figure out

 Choice Mutual’s report on America’s End-of-Life Preparedness.  The survey studied how well American's are prepared for death—from prepping their wills to leaving instructions...

Posted 05/08/2021

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More COVID-19 cases, deaths in nursing homes with more Black residents

Nursing homes (NHs) with Black residents had higher rates of COVID-19 infection and deaths during the first wave of the pandemic compared to those with no Black residents, according...

Posted 05/05/2021

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New Multi-generational Communities Unveiled as Future Model for Seniors

Recently Dr. William Thomas, founder of Eden Alternative®, Green Houses® and ChangingAging.org, spent five years traveling the country talking with elders and people who care about...

Posted 05/05/2021

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Retirees Spent Less on Healthcare Costs in 2020 According to New Survey

Although older Americans have been the most at risk of dying from COVID-19, the pandemic has resulted in a rare drop in healthcare spending for this group in 2020, according to a new...

Posted 04/13/2021

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Dementia Interpreters Program Launched in the United States

Second Wind Dreams® is proud to join UK partner, Training2Care Group, as they launch the Dementia Interpreters™ program created by Glenn Knight. Beginning April 1, 2021 this innovative...

Posted 03/30/2021

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Alzheimer's Association Launches New Training and Certification Program to Enhance Dementia Care

The Alzheimer's Association® has launched a new training program with certification exam aimed at educating care professionals in long-term and community-based care settings — such...

Posted 03/24/2021

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62% Have Apprehensions About Life "Returning To Normal" Post COVID-19 Pandemic

One-year into the COVID-19 pandemic and even with the light of the vaccine on the horizon, a majority of Americans are still fearful, according to a new healthinsurance.com national survey...

Posted 03/19/2021

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Vaccine sentiment among seniors 65+ from CVS Health

From the originally published in a whitepaper: Shifting Trends in Vaccine Hesitancy.Notably, three-in-four (74%) seniors age 65+, one of the groups most at-risk for serious complications...

Posted 03/16/2021

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Brookdale Pikesville acquired and renamed as Charter Senior Living of Woodholme Crossing.

“We are thrilled to add Woodholme Crossing to the Charter family,” says Keven Bennema, President and Chief Executive Officer at Charter Senior Living. “It means lifting up the...

Posted 02/05/2021

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Study Seeking Daily Reflections of Dementia Caregivers

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the day-to-day experiences of dementia caregivers, including how often certain behaviors may happen, situations which you may find...

Posted 11/15/2020

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New Survey Finds Pandemic Major Contributor to Half of Older Adults Giving Up Hope

Independa, innovators of the award winning TV-based social engagement, education and care platform, today announced the results of a commissioned U.S. consumer survey, finding COVID-19...

Posted 11/15/2020

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Telehealth Claim Lines Increase 3,552 Percent Nationally from August 2019 to August 2020

The staying power of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic was evident in the August 2020 results of FAIR Health's Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker. Telehealth claim lines1 increased...

Posted 10/29/2020

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People on the Move - ElderTree - Erin Keefe and Deanna Rocco

ElderTree Care Management is pleased to announce two new team members: Deanna Rocco has joined our growing team as an Associate Care Manager (a care manager in training).  Deanna...

Posted 10/29/2020

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2020 List of 150 Largest Providers in Senior Living

Argentum’s 2020 Largest Providers Report has grown this year to include data on 150 senior living providers, up from 140 in 2019.One of Argentum’s most popular publications, the...

Posted 08/14/2020

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Collington and MedStar Health to form the MedStar Center for Successful Aging,

Collington CEO Ann Gillespie announced that the Continuing Care Retirement Community has joined forces with MedStar Health to form the MedStar Center for Successful Aging, a non-profit...

Posted 08/04/2020

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Maryland Department of Aging Launches Community for Life Program in Four New Jurisdictions

The Maryland Department of Aging, in conjunction with Partners in Care Maryland, is pleased to announce the expansion of the Maryland Community for LifeSM Program to Anne Arundel,...

Posted 07/26/2020

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Virginia Tech launches Graduate Certificate in Leadership for an Aging Society

Remember when people could easily, or at least safely, visit their loved ones and friends at home and in care facilities, without fear of exposing them to the coronavirus? Now...

Posted 07/24/2020

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48% of Older Americans Have Gone Without Essentials During Pandemic

A new survey seeking to learn the financial impact of the coronavirus on older Americans indicates that almost half of retirees say they have gone without essential items.  According...

Posted 07/21/2020

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People on the Move - Tamara Fye

A Family tie is very pleased to announce that Tamara Fye has joined our growing team of senior living consultants. Tamara will be taking the lead in Arlington, Alexandria, Fauquier,...

Posted 07/13/2020

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Research: Support teams key to reducing hospitalizations from nursing homes

Nursing home residents are often cared for by a variety of health care professionals, including licensed nursing staff. Transfers to a hospital can result from multiple factors, such...

Posted 04/29/2020

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Helpline Available to Answer Coronavirus Questions in Over 90 Languages for Families Affected by Alzheimer’s

With the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continuing to dramatically change and disrupt life for families living with Alzheimer’s disease, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of...

Posted 04/17/2020

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How public health failed nursing homes

The unfolding tragedy in American nursing homes, where patients are dying in clusters, is another consequence of the coronavirus testing debacle.While America wasn’t looking, family...

Posted 04/07/2020

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Governor Hogan issues new directives to address coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes

Effective immediately, the new directives require facilities to direct all staff who interact with residents to wear personal protective equipment (PPE), create separate observation...

Posted 04/07/2020

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Professor suggests moving some nursing home residents out and increasing surveillance

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights...

Posted 04/07/2020

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National COVID-Ready Caregiver Certificate Offers Expert Training for CNAs and Caregivers

 NextStep , a mobile-based training and job placement startup aiming to expand the supply of qualified Certified Nursing Assistants to address the nation's caregiver shortage...

Posted 04/01/2020

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Social Security Benefits Will be Paid On Time and Other Updates Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, reminds the public that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments will continue to be paid on time during...

Posted 03/31/2020

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AARP launches Community Connections platform to find or give help

AARP Community Connections, a new, online platform launched by AARP Innovation Labs, allows users to organize and find local volunteer groups to help pick up groceries, provide financial...

Posted 03/26/2020

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New Study Reveals Devastating Social and Health Impact of Hearing Loss

New study conducted by Clear Living with over 3,700 users from 2019-2020●        89% of participants cited social and personal problems as key impact of hearing...

Posted 03/25/2020

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Social Security Offices Will Only Offer Phone Service - Online Services Remain Available

Effective March 17, 2020, Social Security Offices Will Only Offer Phone Service** Online Services Remain Available **All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public...

Posted 03/24/2020

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Staying Engaged During Coronavirus Isolation: Home Therapeutic Activities for Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

As the Coronavirus outbreak forces many families to stay confined at home, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing families affected by Alzheimer’s disease with...

Posted 03/23/2020

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Capital Caring Health needs medical personal protective equipment (disposable face masks, gloves, gowns)

Capital Caring Health needs medical personal protective equipment (disposable face masks, gloves, gowns). While we wait for national emergency stockpiled supplies to be released and...

Posted 03/21/2020

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Resources to deliver life-enriching activities from National Certification Council for Activity Professionals

Activity Departments are being affected by the COVID-19 virus by having to limit group programming. NCCAP would like to share the following resources for in-room activity programming. Click...

Posted 03/16/2020

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Maryland Nursing and Rehab Uses ipads to Facilitate Communition

FutureCare is rolling out a robust new telecommunication system this week. It will enable each of our patients to have remote face to face communications with their loved ones. This...

Posted 03/15/2020

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New Report: Half Say Medical Profession Not Prepared to Meet Expected Increase in Demands

Report provides latest Alzheimer's prevalence, incidence, mortality and costs of care data -Barring medical breakthroughs, the number of people age 65+ with Alzheimer's dementia may...

Posted 03/11/2020

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National Cannabis Festival spotlights age 65 and over

While cannabis is often thought to be used only by young people, according to a University of Colorado study, the use by senior citizens has dramatically increased in recent years....

Posted 03/09/2020

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People on the Move - Sister Kathy Weber to be Honored on May 14

Seabury Resources for Aging is pleased to announce the honoree for the 2020 Leadership in Aging Awards Celebration. Sister Kathleen Weber (Sr. Kathy) has been with the Holy Cross...

Posted 03/06/2020

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People on the Move - Ella Thomas to Beverly Assisted Living

In addition to opening a second location, Beverly Assisted Living welcomes a new nursing and activities director!  Ms. Ella Thomas brings her experience from larger facilities...

Posted 03/03/2020

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The Aging Life Care Association® Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary

Thirty-five years ago a group of visionary women in eldercare created a profession and a professional association. Originally the National Association of Private Geriatric Care Managers...

Posted 02/24/2020

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Two New Aging in Place Education Programs and the Preferred Industry Partner Program

The Living In Place Institute (LIPI) is pleased to announce two companion education programs to their widely recognized Certified Living In Place Professional (CLIPP) certification...

Posted 02/24/2020

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New study: Robocalls cost seniors $298 million in 2019 - MD and VA Top Ten

Robocalls are on the rise across the US. Nearly half the calls made from US cell phones in 2019 were spam according to a report from the Federal Communications Commission and seniors...

Posted 02/19/2020

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McDaniel College in Westminster, MD Ranked in Best Online Master's Degrees in Gerontology for 2020

Online Schools Report has released their ranking of the Best Online Master's Degrees in Gerontology. OSR, the new student resource site, based their ranking strictly on data, prioritizing...

Posted 02/18/2020

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People on the Move - Allison Ciborowski LeadingAge Maryland

The LeadingAge Maryland Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Allison Ciborowski has been named the next President and CEO of LeadingAge Maryland. Please join us in congratulating...

Posted 02/14/2020

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People on the Move - Janet Carter, Lynne Haddon, Larmax Homes

Larmax Homes is pleased to announce that Janet Carter has moved into a new position as the Senior Vice President of Operations. Janet has over 15 years of social work, marketing and...

Posted 02/11/2020

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Washington Post Article/Comments Explore Aging Decision-Making Challenges

Contributing columnist wrote an interesting perspective in the health section of the Washington Post titled, Even in midlife, it’s smart to start thinking about where you’ll...

Posted 02/11/2020

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New Alzheimer’s Helpline Chat System Can Provide Care and Support in 90 Languages

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has launched a new chat feature through its Alzheimer’s Helpline that allows licensed social workers to provide assistance and support...

Posted 02/10/2020

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Controversy arises over adding cameras in nursing home rooms

WNDU in Lansing Michigan reports Michigan lawmakers are proposing a bill that would add video cameras in the rooms of nursing home patients.“Every person I talk to says this...

Posted 02/09/2020

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Introducing Senior Call Check Program as a Free Service to MD Residents 65+

Maryland Secretary of Aging Rona E. Kramer and Senator Benjamin Kramer worked cooperatively to legislate and implement a new program called Maryland Senior Call Check. This program...

Posted 02/04/2020

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People on the Move - Valoria Walker Joins National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) End of Life Doula Advisory Council

Valoria Walker, of Doula By Destiny,  joins the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) End of Life Doula Advisory Council.  The End-of-Life Doula Council...

Posted 02/04/2020

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Washington Post and the American Nurses Association (ANA) are proud to partner to present Star Nurses, a new nurse-recognition event that will honor patient, consumer, and peer-nominated RNs

2020 is the Year of the Nurse and as part of this global initiative, ANA is working to advance nurses’ vital position in transforming healthcare. In that spirit, The Washington Post...

Posted 02/03/2020

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Relationships Between Occupancy and Rent Growth in Assisted Living Properties

When evaluating the attractiveness of a market for seniors housing investment or development, supply and demand metrics are crucial data to examine, and layering on an assessment of...

Posted 01/30/2020

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The Village at Augsburg (formerly Augsburg Lutheran Home & Village) Joins Roster of National Lutheran Communities & Services Communities

National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) has added Baltimore-based Augsburg Lutheran Home & Village to its roster of senior living communities. Augsburg Lutheran...

Posted 01/28/2020

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Nursing home evictions, affordable housing crisis for seniors explored in ABA e-journal

The American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging has released its January-February 2020 issue of BIFOCAL e-journal, which features stories about a disturbing trend involving...

Posted 01/28/2020

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CMS plans to improve online comparison tools to inform health care decisions

Making it Easier to Compare Providers and Care Settings on Medicare.govCMS plans to improve online comparison tools to inform health care decisionsCMS has been a driving force behind...

Posted 01/24/2020

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People on the Move - Kate Chutuape to Senior Health Department at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC)

Senior Health Department at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is pleased to welcome Kate Chutuape as Manager of Senior Health. With a public health background, Kate previously worked...

Posted 01/24/2020

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New Senior Apartment Community Opens in Silver Spring, MD

Pennrose celebrated the grand opening of Pointe View at Aspen Hill in Silver Spring, Maryland. Located at 3136 Bel Pre Road, the new high-quality, mixed-income community...

Posted 01/18/2020

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Research Finds 50 Million Adults Age 50+ Are Monthly Gamers, Up From 40 Million in 2016

New research from AARP finds a 14% increase in the number of adults age 50-plus who play online or video games on a monthly basis. Over the past three years, the 50-plus gamer population...

Posted 01/17/2020

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Report: New findings on Life Plan Community resident health

What factors contribute to the health and well-being of Life Plan Community residents? Answers are explored in a new report on our landmark, five-year Age Well Study being conducted...

Posted 01/16/2020

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People on the Move - Edie Empirio to Capitol Seniors Housing

Capitol Seniors Housing (CSH), a leading senior living investment and development firm, has appointed Edie Empirio as Principal – Operations, a newly created role within the firm....

Posted 01/15/2020

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Intergenerational Programs Selected as Programs of Distinction

Generations United announced six intergenerational programs selected to receive the prestigious 2019 Programs of Distinctiondesignation. The six programs are: Gaithersburg...

Posted 01/15/2020

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New Leadership Development Program Launched to Support Career Growth and Prepare for Industry Changes

Argentum is pleased to announce the launch and opening ofnominations for its new leadership development initiative for senior living industry emerging stars: the Leadership Advancement...

Posted 01/15/2020

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Senior Living Community Reputations Succeed or Fail Based on Quality of Their Staff, J.D. Power Finds

The key to winning the hearts and minds of senior living community residents and their families is ensuring the facility has a great staff that communicates clearly, knows personal...

Posted 01/13/2020

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Innovative Aging Care Virtual Reality Platform Receives Seed Funding

EMBODIED LABS RAISES $3.2 MILLION IN SEED FUNDING WITH DIVERSE INVESTORS ACROSS AGING, TECH AND IMPACT FUNDSCompany’s Unique Immersive Platform Will be Showcased at Health 2.0 VentureConnect...

Posted 01/13/2020

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Skilled Nursing Increases Reliance on Medicaid

Two-thirds (67.6%) of all skilled nursing facility patient days are now reimbursed by Medicaid, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care’s (NIC)...

Posted 01/10/2020

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Seniors housing occupancy averaged 88.0% during the fourth quarter of 2019, up 10 basis points from the prior quarter.

4Q19 NIC MAP Market Fundamentals data has been released and is now available. Download a snapshot of fourth quarter, 2019 data, which includes occupancy rates, annual rent growth,...

Posted 01/10/2020

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People on the Move - Matt Paxton of Hoarders Launches PBS Show on Downsizing

Matt Paxton, nine-season veteran of Hoarders - premieres his new PBS show, Legacy List, helping families discover the truth behind some of their most prized and long-lost possessions....

Posted 01/06/2020

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OBESITY, BUT NOT POOR DIET AND INACTIVITY, LINKED TO HIGHER RISK OF DEMENTIA

A large study that followed more than one million women for nearly two decades has found that obesity in midlife is linked to a greater risk of dementia later in life; however, poor...

Posted 01/03/2020

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2020 Changes to Social Security, Medicare and Retirement Savings

CNBC reports in the article Retirement savings, Social Security and Medicare: These are the changes coming in 2020In 2020, you will be able to save more towards retirement, thanks...

Posted 01/03/2020

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REPORT - Hospital Aquisitions Lead to Worse Patient Experience

The New England Journal of Medicine reports in their report titled Changes in Quality of Care after Hospital Mergers and AcquisitionsHospital acquisition by another hospital or...

Posted 01/03/2020

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Arlington County, VA Board Approves Senior Housing Zoning

From JD Supra - On Dec. 17, 2019, the Arlington County Board unanimously approved a set of zoning ordinance amendments designed to increase the supply of senior housing in Arlington,...

Posted 01/03/2020

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Kaiser Permanente Thriving After 60 University Videos

Videos from the Kaiser Permanente Thriving After 60 University Event held at Northern VA Community College on October 12Selected Clips (5 Minute Summary Video)Emily Guy Birken - Full...

Posted 10/13/2019

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Options for Senior America Wins 2019 Best of In Home Care National Award

Options for Senior America is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2019 Best of In Home Care Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews...

Posted 02/25/2019

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Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Bill to Fight Alzheimer’s

The Senate Health Committee unanimously passed the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, legislation authored by U.S. Senators Susan Collins...

Posted 11/29/2018

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Retiree Tax Map Reveals Most, Least Tax-Friendly States for Retirees

Kiplinger.com has unveiled its annual list of the most and least tax-friendly states for retirees. Kiplinger’s 2018 Retiree Tax Map—available at Kiplinger.com/links/retireetaxmap...

Posted 11/29/2018

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Survey finds US Adults Say There Are Too Many Unknowns about Old Age to Make it Worth Living to 100

People are not willing to make positive lifestyle changes now, such as quitting smoking, to live well in later years University of Phoenix announced that 59 percent of U.S. adults...

Posted 11/12/2018

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Argentum Launches Senior Living Works Expansion Focused on the Future Workforce

Argentum is pleased to announce a new resource available from Senior Living Works. Careers in Caring, found on the Senior Living Works website, aims to share information with...

Posted 01/24/2020

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“Communal” living is a growing trend for Baby Boomer Women

Women are Choosing to Age with the Support of FriendsSome say the ‘60s hippies are going back to the commune. Others call the growing number of female Baby Boomers rooming together...

Posted 08/13/2018

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Entrepreneur Intends To Cure America's Home Healthcare

Forbes Magazine reports on Ron Gold who founded LeanonWe, one of several companies striving to re-invent the home health care market.According to the article, "Beyond an agency...

Posted 05/05/2017

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In Home Healthcare, Providers That Do Not Communicate in Patients’ Native Language Negatively Affect Care Outcomes

Research from NYU and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York examines language barriers’ impact on patient outcomes; notes a vulnerability gap for patients with limited English...

Posted 05/05/2017

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Report: Views and Experiences with End-of-Life Medical Care in Japan, Italy, the US, and Brazil

In partnership with The Economist, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a cross-country survey of adults in Japan, Italy, the United States, and Brazil about people’s views...

Posted 05/05/2017

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People on the Move - The Kursban Family Honored by The Jewish Council for the Aging

 The Kursban Family Honored by The Jewish Council for the Aging as 2017 Humanitarian Awardees The Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) announced the Kursban Family as their...

Posted 05/01/2017

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Personal Finance Expert Reveals Solution to the Social Security Crisis

Personal Finance Expert Ric Edelman Reveals Solution to the Social Security CrisisT.R.U.S.T. Fund for America Turns Powerful Investing Concept Into Self-Funding SolutionWASHINGTON,...

Posted 04/19/2017

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Demand for Elder Law on the Rise

The Bulletin reports the Oregon State Bar has reporting a rapid trend in requests and referrals related to Elder Law and Estate Planning.  According to the article "The...

Posted 03/29/2017

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IntegraCare Developing New Community in Reston, VA

RestonNow reports that ground is scheduled to be broken on the IntegraCare facility at 2222 Colts Neck Road on March 30. The project, expected to be completed by 2020, will...

Posted 03/29/2017

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Legend Senior Living Expands to Pennsylvania

Mcknights Senior Living reports that the "Wichita, KS-based Legend Senior Living has entered the Pennsylvania market, and Wall Township, NJ-based Springpoint Senior Living will...

Posted 03/29/2017

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People on the Move - Dr. Bill Thomas joins Holiday Retirement

Holiday Retirement today announced that Dr. Bill Thomas joins the company as its first ever chief wellness officer. Dr. Thomas will combine his unparalleled expertise in human aging...

Posted 03/29/2017

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Jack Hanna at Age 70 Breaks Aging Stereotypes

At age 70 Jack Hanna spends about 200 days a year traveling with his production company and recently has begun cutting back a bit on speaking engagements to spend more time with his...

Posted 03/29/2017

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People on the Move - Kevin Heffner to CEO of LifeSpan Network

From Baltimore Sun - LifeSpan Network, a Columbia-based association of senior care providers in the Mid-Atlantic, has named Kevin Heffner to succeed Isabella Firth as its president...

Posted 03/23/2017

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People on the Move - Oak Crest Appoints Kevin Goedke Associate Executive Director

 Oak Crest, a CCRC located in Parkville, Maryland, appointed Kevin Goedke as associate executive director.  Goedke previously spent seven years as an administrator and executive...

Posted 03/23/2017

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Report: The State of Senior Living: An Industry in Transition

Perkins Eastman, an architecture firm with specialty in senior living communities conducted a survey of leaders from 200 largely not-for-profit life plan communities (formerly known...

Posted 03/23/2017

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Call for Offers - 84-Unit Senior Housing Opportunity

Ocean Pines Senior Living Community1135 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, MDOpportunity to acquire Ocean Pines Senior Living Community, a three building, 84-unit, licensed Assisted Living...

Posted 03/16/2017

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People on the Move - Peggy Donohue Receives Leadership Award

Peggy Donohue, manager of home health operations at Seabrook Retirement Community, was honored this March as Seabrook’s nominee for Erickson Living’s 2016 leadership award...

Posted 03/16/2017

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Senior Citizens League Warns Older and Poorest Americans Would Pay Most Under Obamacare Replacement Plan

The House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) would substantially increase the health insurance premiums of older Americans...

Posted 03/13/2017

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Alexandria Commission on Aging (COA) is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Aging Awards Reception

Deadline for Nominations is April 3The Alexandria Commission on Aging (COA) is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Aging Awards Reception, held on Tuesday, May 9 at 6...

Posted 03/09/2017

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Families Spend More on Elders Than Raising Kids

Howard Gleckman reports in a article for Forbes Magazine, titled, Families Spend More To Care For Their Aging Parents Than To Raise Their KidsThe average out-of-pocket cost of raising...

Posted 03/08/2017

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Uber for Seniors! GoGo Grandparent Enters Marketplace

Transportation is clearly one of the biggest challenges for elders to maintain a purposeful lifestyle.  However, utilizing public transportation is not always ideal.  Rideshare...

Posted 03/08/2017

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Senior Living Options & Connecting the Generations - Video

SourceBook publisher, Steve Gurney featured on the Aging Right at Home TV show hosted by Mark Turner This program features Matrona Busch, Certified Senior Advisor at Oasis...


OPTIONS FOR SENIOR AMERICA WINS NATIONAL 2017 BEST OF IN-HOME CARE AWARD

Options for Senior America is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2017 Best of In-Home Care Award winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews...


Jimmy Buffett Develops Retirement Community - What Will Be Next?

Latitude Margaritaville, will be an "active adult community," a.k.a. a retirement community for those 55 and older, is being developed in Daytona Beach.  We area huge...

Posted 03/03/2017

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Positive Aging SourceBook Member Articles


Walking Strong

Bruce Swanson has always been a walker. He walked all over the farm he grew up on near Rochester, NY. He spent decades hiking with his wife. And during his leisure time, he was often...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 05/11/2018

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Assisted Living - Understand Options, Costs and More

Assisted living communities offer a vital option for older adults who need some assistance with daily living. While the specific amenities will vary, all assisted living communities...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/13/2020

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Conversations About Money and Cost of Services

Tips for planning for the futureTalking about money is often the third rail of family relationships. Touching on the subject can be extremely dangerous. For too many families,...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Homesharing - Homeowners and renters can share, save and socialize

“Sharing is caring.” The phrase that is common in preschools also applies to many other situations. With the sharing economy now in full swing, sharing is not just caring;...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Elder Law - What is elder or special needs law?

Legal issues that affect people as they age and people with special needs are growing in number. Our laws and regulations are becoming more complex, and each state has different laws....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Creating Safe and Accessible Homes

According to 2018 Home and Community Preferences: A National Survey of Adults Age 18-Plus by AARP, 3 out of 4 adults age 50 and older want to stay in their homes and communities as...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Life Plan Communities - Understand Options, Entry Fees & Contracts

Life Plan Communities are properties offering a combination of living options for older adults. These communities offer an active lifestyle for residents, as well as a wide array of...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Understand Aging Life Care™ - Guides and advocates for families

Aging Life Care / geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges.What is an Aging Life Care...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Home Care - Receive assistance at home

Home care can include a wide variety of healthcare and supportive services from professional nursing and home health aide services to physical, occupational, respiratory and speech...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Moving and Downsizing - Professional help can make moving easy

Moving can be a daunting task—no matter what your age—but it can be even more overwhelming for older adults who may be leaving a home they have lived in for decades. Luckily, the...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Transportation Options

Getting from point A to point B does not have to be challenging for older adults. Even after giving up the car keys or limiting driving, older adults can still maintain their independence....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/28/2020

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More than Sustenance

After surgery to remove a kidney, Howie Hallock needed to maintain a strict diet. His longtime partner Jean Eckert, an accomplished artist with a studio in Georgetown, is far more...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/28/2020

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Horse Power

Pets have special powers. Reams of evidence-based research has shown that pet interactions are beneficial for both children and adults struggling with a range of emotional and physical...


Passing the Test

2020 has been a test. We can all agree on that.The test that COVID-19 has presented has been particularly challenging for the senior living industry. But some shining stars in the...


Smart Lifestyle Communities

Smart Lifestyle Communities SMART Lifestyle Communities are not senior living properties. They are unique housing options that offer excellent locations, lots of amenities and...


Hearing is Believing

"He wants to hear my voice. He wants to hear me laugh,” explained Kathi Mestayer, who uses a captioned telephone provided by Virginia Relay to communicate with her 93-year old father....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/23/2020

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Inclusive Senior Living

The generation that fought for the rights of people of color and lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals is aging. While the world has undoubtedly become...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 11/23/2020

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Positive Aging v. Ageism

Our society is aging. The United States is in the midst of a significant demographic shift. Unfortunately, the occurrence of ageism is growing just as rapidly as the older...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 11/18/2020

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Full Circle

It’s not often that life truly comes full circle, unless of course, you’re Joyce Trebing.Joyce’s parents came to Washington, D.C. in 1925, and moved into an apartment on New...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/20/2018

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A Genuine Kinship

You do not have to be kin to form a genuine kinship. Such is certainly the case for in-home caregivers. Although they are paid to work in a family’s home, the nature of their work...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/20/2018

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Beaumont at Bryn Mawr, Discovering the "Difference"

Finding the right retirement community can be a process. Usually prospective residents start with a checklist, visit a number of communities, and try to discover the essential, defining...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/03/2018

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Discover the Benefits of a Life Plan Community

At the “Hill of Life,” we want you to not just live but thrive! Today’s seniors are self-directed planners who are looking fora future filled with possibilities and purpose.As...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/03/2018

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Taking the Wheel in Retirement

Red convertibles are conventionally seen as a symbol of freedom—and maybe even success in retirement. However, the senior years are often more complicated than simply downshifting....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/03/2018

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A Welcome Home

Katherine Dawkins is back on her feet—and back in her home of 48 years. Just a few months ago, that simple accomplishment seemed impossible. Katherine was facing multiple medical...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 09/06/2018

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Rocking Retirement

“We’re not sitting around here in our rocking chairs,” said BK Roberts of the lifestyle at Riddle Village, a lifecare community in Media, Pennsylvania. “We never have to wonder...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/15/2018

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Best Design Practices for Dementia Care Facilities

Perkins Eastman Research Collaborative and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America(AFA) recently published a white paper, “Excellence in Design: Optimal Living Space for People With...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Moving On

Sometimes it is time to move on.When Judith Stout moved to FutureCare Homewood, she was barely moving. Today, she is running a volunteer program and working out three days a week....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 07/05/2018

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Just What They Needed

Finding exactly what you need exactly when—and where—you need it can be a rare occurrence. But it does happen. And it did happen for both Beatrice Bobotek and Shirley Sheffey.Beatrice...


The Gift that Keeps Giving

William (Bill) Cassel and Dr. Lillian (Boots) Cassel received a treasured gift decades ago. They recently passed that gift on to their three sons.This gift is not a family heirloom,...


Friends You Can Only Find Here

On tours of Dunwoody Village, visitors often remark that it just “feels different” from other communities. That’s because our residents are warm and welcoming, and our employees...


Embrace “Interdependent Living”

One of America’s core values is independence. We pride ourselves on our ability to drive anywhere we like, build a business, and define our own destinies.As you age, your desire...


The Best of Cousins

Your first best friends are often your cousins. For Mary Ann (May) Collins and Kathleen (Kay) Cullen, that was certainly true. And it still is.Now residents at The Villa at Florham...


Thriving in Retirement

Margaret Brubaker could calculate the toll that time was taking on her well-trained body in miles not walked and repetitions not completed during her daily workouts.“I went to the...


A Researcher Discovers New Things at The Landing at Willow Grove

In her days as a market research professional, mother and wife, Patt Wuchter’s life was busy – and she always appreciated any precious “free time.” While she never had much...


Engineering Opportunities

Customized bikes. Mechanical hands. Bone lengthening devices. Or maybe just a special board to butter your bread with one hand. From high-tech inventions to practical innovations,...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 03/07/2018

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Making Meals and Memories

In a time when food is fast and connections are made through social media instead of socializing, an unhurried, unpackaged, uninterrupted meal is often a special—and rare—occasion....


Healing and Growing

Stronger. Healthier. More resilient. Everyone wants to be these things as they age. Achieving these goals often requires a little help though, especially when facing difficult or complex...


A Century of Dreams

When Anne Revis Grosvenor was a little girl growing up in India, she dreamed of a life back in her native United States. She also dreamed of some day working for the magazine that...


A Life to Love

Love is a force that is forever on the side of those willing to open their hearts, overcome fear and climb in the proverbial convertible for a spirited ride together. Linda and Joe...


Beaumont at Bryn Mawr: Music to Their Ears

When Marvin Weisbord and his wife Dorothy moved to Beaumont at Bryn Mawr in 2014, he brought with him his passion for music. With it came the weekly jam sessions with the 10 or so...


A Place to Belong

Pat retired her snow shovel. Susan and Chuck left behind their home in California to be closer to family. Nancy quit worrying about home maintenance. Peggy and Jim gave up the snowbird...


Helping Hands

It all started with a fall.Sylvia Hays was on the front porch of her home in Reston, Va., when a simple fall changed everything. She had shared the home with her husband, Dr. Walter...


A Home Run for Ozzie and Everett Stewart

Oswald, Jr. (Ozzie) and Everett (‘Lil Stewie) Stewart grew up playing baseball. Their love for the game has lasted almost 80 years—and is only surpassed by their love for each...


On the Ball

The intensity in the eyes. The roar of the crowd. The joy after a score.This is not NFL Sunday, or even the high school soccer league. It’s the Bocce court at White Horse Village,...


A Career Ends & Retirement Life Begins

Married and raising five children, Lois Whittemore figured she knew how to take care of people, so she chose to work at Foulkeways at Gwynedd, a retirement community 25 miles northwest...


Senior Fitness - Stay Active in Your Golden Years

Each new day is an opportunity to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Staying active is one of the keys to leading a long, happy life. This holds true for everyone from young children to...


Friends You Can Only Find Here

On tours of Dunwoody Village, visitors often remark that it just “feels different” from other communities. That’s because our residents are warm and welcoming, and our employees...


Best Job Ever

Honora Jackson has an amazing job. She spends her day going to lunch, attending concerts and visiting with dear friends. Honora is a Social Companion for Surrey Home Care Services.As...


Breaking New Ground

Every successful construction project begins with a strong foundation. The same could be said for every healthy relationship and flourishing community. You have to start from the ground...


Seeking a Solution

Annette Huddleston needed help. Her mother had dementia. Her mother’s home had to be sold. Before it could be sold, it needed to be remodeled. And caring for her mother had become...


Positive Aging in the Age of Coronavirus

COVID-19 changed everything. The impact on the senior living industry has been profound, and it will be felt for decades—if not forever. While trying to protect a vulnerable population,...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 07/08/2020

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Don't Walk The Road Alone - Senior Living Resources

No matter what your age—or your stage in life—there is a professional who can help. There is never any reason to face life’s changes and challenges alone. Enlist the help of...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Understanding Aging in Place Options

Never want to move? Want to receive the care and support you need in the home you love? Whether you are committed to remaining in your long-time family home or an amenity rich apartment...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Understanding Housing Options - Accommodating a variety of needs, tastes and budgets

The senior living industry can seem overwhelming, but the important thing to keep in mind is that there is a housing option perfect for every person and every situation. Start here...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/10/2020

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Fit For Life: Pine Run Retirement Community's Innovative Health & Wellness Program

“Fit For Life” is the slogan that was created to embody the innovative and successful Health and Wellness Program supported by so many Pine Run Villagers. “Fit For Life” stands...


The Power of Pets

Combine wet noses and fuzzy paws with lonely adults or nervous children, and you have a recipe for real pleasure. Pets can often connect with people who are too ill or frail to engage...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 03/22/2019

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Senior Living Licensure Versus Accreditation

The explosive growth of the retirement living market has left consumers with many challenging choices to make from among countless providers. Increasingly, overwhelmed consumers are...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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College Campus for Seniors

When George Bernard Shaw quipped that youth is wasted on the young, he probably didn’t expect anyone to do anything about it. But that’s exactly what Gerard Badler is planning.Badler,...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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How To Live With Parkinson’s Disease

The first thing that I noticed was a tremble in my right hand – not often but every once in a while” says Tom Bruyere. “I wasn’t concerned until other symptoms started. When...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Counseling and Life Coaching Help For Elders

Laurie always looks forward to her trips to the deli with Beth. Laurie and Beth are not long-time friends or close relatives, but their relationship is a vital part of both of their...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Grandparents University expanding to colleges around the country

A friend recently shared an innovative program launching at her alma mater Westchester University, this summer called Grandparents University. Grandparents and grandchildren aged 8-14...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Kathy Lee Gifford's Biggest Fan: A Continuing Care Community Story

With a breathtaking view of the Chesapeake Bay behind her, Joan Epstein sits at her window paging through Kathie Lee Gifford’s latest book. There is no question Joan is Kathie’s...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Definitions of Personal Care Homes and Assisted Living in Pennsylvania

Recently, the State of Pennsylvania instituted changes in legislation regarding the usage of the term “assisted living” in Pennsylvania.  Guide to Retirement Living is committed...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Research study, “Aging in Place in America,”

SENIORS FEAR LOSS OF INDEPENDENCE, MOVING INTO NURSING HOME MORE THAN DEATHChattanooga, Tennessee — Senior citizens fear moving into a nursing home and losing their independence...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Steve Gurney Speaking Engagements

Steve Gurney is a regular speaker on a variety of aging, community development and aging related business topics. He serves as a moderator and facilitator at many events and conferences....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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The Top 5 Questions to Ask Retirement Community Residency Counselors

Your family has been encouraging you to consider to a retirement community; your neighbors recently moved; and now, you’ve received an invitation in the mail from that beautiful...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Assisted Living RV Park?

Ironically, I just returned from a week of traveling throughout New England in an RV with my family to find this article in the New York Times.Many of the people that we met in the...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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How To Get Help Managing Money for Seniors

*What is Daily Money Management?*Daily Money Management is a relatively new service, which addresses an issue facing many senior citizens: handling paperwork that seems to expand endlessly....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Study Reveals How Retirees Spend Their Time

Americans between ages 65 and 74 only spend about 1.7 hours more per day on leisure activities than the population as a whole, according to the most recent American Time Use Survey,...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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How To Find an Elder Law Attorney

Since living decisions are becoming increasingly complex, seniors often find themselves searching for someone who can cater to their specific legal needs. An elder law attorney is...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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How to Find a Mall Walking Program

Forget the annual sales or that pair of shoes you noticed in the window. There are individuals making frequent trips to the mall for a purpose that does not involve lugging around...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Understand Entrance Fees with CCRC

Most CCRCs require payment of a one-time fee, usually called theentrance fee, before moving to the community. The entrance feeamount often depends on the level of care at the time...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/13/2018

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Gift ideas for nursing home residents

As the holidays approach, people will be spending hours at their local stores to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones, young and old. If you have an elderly relative or friend...


A Family Commitment

Entering a Harrison Senior Living facility brings an immediate feeling of warmth and comfort. The staff, many of whom have been with the company for decades, greet each resident and...


Time to Enjoy

Time to exercise. Time to hike. Time to dine. Time to relax. Everyone wants more time. The residents of Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury, a continuing care retirement community...


Help to Heal

Bob Bolle swam a mile on Thursday. The next day, his wife, Mary Jane, found him lying on their bed unable to move. This terrifying experience was the beginning of a long journey to...


Seismic Shifts

A crisis—whether it is a natural disaster or a medical emergency—can change everything in a matter of minutes. Dr. Walter Hays has experienced this in both his professional and...


Pioneering Care

A pioneer paves the way for those who follow them. The paths they carve may not always be literal, but their work is always groundbreaking—and their influence is expansive. This...


Innovative Remodeling Enhances Independence

Glickman Design Build of Rockville, Maryland knows that the most successful remodeling projects are the ones that not only look great, but also add functionality to the homeowners’...


A Net Gain

I’ll tell you what I gave up when I moved here—cutting the grass and shoveling the snow,” said Waverly Heights resident Brant Rudisill. His wife, Ellen Anderson, added, “Well...


Beaumont and the Wellness Equation

People don’t move to Beaumont at Bryn Mawr just to retire in their comfy chairs.  They move to Beaumont because they want to be socially, mentally and physically engaged. Residents...


Coming Home

Martin and Margaret “Margy” Trueblood’s roots run deep with Foulkeways at Gwynedd, a Quaker Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) situated on 130 acres in Montgomery County....


A New Home in an Established Community

Dunwoody Village offers a wide variety of exceptional living options in a picturesque, wooded setting close to the cultural attractions of Philadelphia. Fourteen acres of our established...


See the World, Live at Pine Run

Like many Americans Lois Wilson and Irv Thompson had busy, lifelong careers without the time to travel as much as they would have liked. As it turned out, the couple - who met at Pine...


A Band of Sisters

Sylvia, Nancy, Joann and Susan are neighbors, friends and confidantes. They are also sisters. The four sisters are all residents of Carroll Lutheran Village, a continuing care...


All in the Family

What’s a family? It depends on who is defining the term. Family may refer to biological relatives, close friends or a combination of the two. Ultimately, a family is a group of people...


Moving On

Moving can be difficult. But like most things, it gets easier with practice. And if practice makes perfect, then Joan Johnson and Sue and John Mouser are nearing the expert level.All...


An American Love Story

Fred Pfifferling has a lot of love. He loves opera. He loves learning. He loves his family. He loves his community. He loves his country. And, above all else, he loves his wife.Now...


A Simple Formula

Chuck Ladner has been doing the math for decades. He spent the bulk of his career serving as a Chief Financial Officer. It was not surprising that when it came time to plan his own...


Coming Home

Henry and Marlene Kalankiewicz have been married for more than 40 years. Together, they raised a beautiful family and have many memories of traveling and enjoying their hometown of...


Living Green

Going green has never been more in. Living green, on the other hand, is not a fashion statement. It is about making genuine and pervasive lifestyle changes to protect and preserve...


No Comparison

From expansive cottages to apartment living, Tel Hai Retirement Community offers a vast array of living accommodations. For Bitsy and Art Schravesande—who joined the community in...


Five Moves: One Team

With the right team, anything is possible. Challenges that at first seem insurmountable can quickly become easy— and even enjoyable. Teams work.It’s no surprise, then, that one...


Walking Strong

Minas Balaskas is strong. Following a battery of surgeries for various health issues, Minas was violently attacked and mugged. His leg was broken during the attack, and doctors told...


A Lifestyle Legacy

Some families pass down fine jewels, collectible coins or rare antiques. These treasures may hold both sentimental and financial value, but they are never truly priceless. Other families...


A Place Like Home

Loving care. A welcoming environment. Engaging activities. Adult Day Care offers all the comforts of home—including the companionship of familiar faces. For many participants, adult...


A Location for Living

A place to receive the care you need—whenever you need it. A spot that is close to everything. A community with engaging activities and new friends. This is what most retirees want....


Constructing Community

They are not studying blueprints. They are not surveying lots. And they are certainly not pouring concrete. But they are constructing a community—one friendship at a time.They are...


Retiring in Style

At the corner of scenic Ferry and Iron Hill roads, in one of the loveliest parts of Doylestown, is a haven for residents seeking an enriching lifestyle of safety, convenience and culture...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 11/12/2015

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Don’t Just Retire… Start Living

Residents don’t move to Beaumont at Bryn Mawr to simply curl up in a cozy corner – they expect to remain fully engaged while enjoying a luxurious retirement lifestyle....

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 11/12/2015

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Not a Moment Too Soon

Living in the moment can be difficult. It might mean taking a chance, leaping before looking, or even leaving it all behind. And, like most other challenging tasks, it often takes...


From Seashore to Summit

They have climbed Mt. Rainier. They have sailed the Chesapeake Bay. They have driven crosscountry six times, logging more than 47,000 miles. Dick and Harriet Burkhart have been very...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 11/10/2015

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Blazing the Trail

A trail blazer is defined as a person who makes, does, or discovers something new and makes it acceptable or popular. It is a term used to describe Virginia Norton and Hal Bean. Not...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/28/2015

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Forever Dancing

When family and friends reflect on Ava Marie Kennedy’s life, one word comes to mind: dance. “She loved dancing,” said her daughter, Lynne Kennedy. “She taught my father how...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/28/2015

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Knowing When to Ask for Help

It is not always easy to ask for help. For some, this stems from a desire to maintain an independent lifestyle or a hesitancy at the thought of burdening others. Linda and Chuck Holliman...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 08/28/2015

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Their Place in the World

Carolyn and Richard Egan took off for parts unknown and full of adventure once their children were grown. Tiger safaris in Nepal, orangutans in Borneo, lemurs in Madagascar and polar...


A Natural Inheritance

In 1681, William Penn specified that settlers coming to the lands granted to him by English King Charles II (Charles called it “Pennsylvania”) must preserve one acre of trees for...


A New Home in an Established Community

Dunwoody Village offers a wide variety of exceptional living options in a picturesque, wooded setting close to the cultural attractions of Philadelphia. Fourteen acres of our established...


An Inspiring Collaboration

By Lauren SearsonIt is often said that it only takes one person to make a difference. So what happens when four proactive women at the Quadrangle, a continuing care community (CCRC)...


Active Senior Living: How to Find a Mall Walking Program

Forget the annual sales or that pair of shoes you noticed in the window. There are individuals making frequent trips to the mall for a purpose that does not involve lugging around...

Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 06/04/2015

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Senior Bullying

The word bullying usually conjures images of mean-spirited adolescents cornering another child in the school corridor, but bullying is not limited to children. It can be a concern...


Always a Teacher

Teaching is not just a job, or even a profession. For the great practitioners of the trade, teaching is a calling— a calling to learn, to educate, and above all, to inspire.Charles...


This Ones for the Boys

They visit world-class museums. They attend sporting events. They hold discussion groups. They dine. They enjoy a few drinks. Most importantly, they bond. They are the members of...


Helping Hands

Living with purpose takes work—but it also bears enormous rewards. Whether the purpose is welcoming home returning soldiers or providing a much-needed hot meal, helping others often...


A Lifetime of Love

Martin (Marty) and Jeannette Fedder have spent most of their lives together. The couple has been married for an impressive 72 years. Now in their 90s, they are happy to still be living...


Solve Long-Term Care Issues

An Ombudsman Can Help The word “Ombudsman” is a Swedish term for a person who acts as a third party in resolving problems. A Long-Term Care Ombudsman can assist consumers...


GeriatriCare Management, Inc. - Real-Life Story

Rescuers don’t always wear uniforms and use sirens. For Richard Johnson, rescue arrived in the form of geriatric care manager Stephanie Thomopoulos. Stephanie is the founder and...


The Many Benefits of Adult Family Mediation

Families facing disagreements on issues such as caring for aging parents, encouraging an older adult to stop driving, or equitably distributing trust proceeds are increasingly...


Real-Life Story - BGA Insurance Group

As anyone who has faced a gap in insurance coverage knows, the prospect of being uninsured—or underinsured—can be both scary and overwhelming. Such was certainly the case for Margaret...


Understand Estate Planning and Probate Elder Law Attorneys Can Help

Estate planning means much more than preparing a Last Will and Testament or tax planning for the disposition of your assets upon your death. Estate planning is the process of...


Caregiver Tips in Helping with Medicare

1. Manage Timelines Effectively:Medicare eligibility begins for U.S. citizens and legal residents when they turn 65. A person has a seven-month initial enrollment period that begins...


Protect Your Assets - Elect Non-Crisis Planning for You or Your Loved One

Are you getting older? Are your parents? Do you and/or they have a plan?Consider Joe and Helen. They met just after he was discharged from the Army. They married, raised two boys and...


Prepare Legal Documents - Advance Directives that Put Your Affairs in Order

Advance directives (living wills, powers of attorneys, and health care proxies) are legal documents that express an individual’s wishes with regard to medical decisions. They are...


Don't Let the Taxman Crash your Retirement

Nobody loves the taxman, and yet people pay him more than they have to. Instead of maximizing annual contributions to a traditional IRA or a 401(k) account, they pay the taxes now...


Elder Law Changes

Know the laws and the numbersBeginning in 2014, there were some changes to a variety of laws that may interest elders and their loved ones. The following updated laws are particularly...


Shocking Mail Fraud and the Elderly

Britain’s police revealed some shocking photos of the extend of mail fraud that was uncovered investigating an 87 year old lost £90,000 after criminal gangs sent her endless...


Two Words that Cost Thousands in Medicare Bills - NBC News

Great coverage on the topic of “under observation” and the impact it can have on our clients.It’s not something they teach doctors in medical school. And it’s probably not...


Generosity Runs Deep in Boomers

During the last five years, three out of five Americans age 50 and older have provided financial assistance to members of their family, including adult children, parents, grandchildren,...


Maximize Social Security Benefits

Too many people end up getting less than what’s due to them from Social Security when they retire because they don’t know the rules and the real financial impacts, says independent...


Power of Attorney - An Important Document for You

While your will lets you appoint the person, your executor, who will be responsible for the disposition of your assets after death, a durable power of attorney lets you appoint the...


To Trust or Not to Trust?

In discussing estate planning with my clients, I am regularly asked about living trusts or more precisely, “revocable living trusts.” Many people have heard of them but readily...


National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Manager Announce Benchmarking Study

In a collaborative effort, Home Care Pulse will conduct this independent Benchmarking Study for the Geriatric Care Industry with input from the  National Association of Professional...


AARP launches video series to mark Medicare’s 48th anniversary

AARP is launching a three-part video series to mark Medicare’s 48th anniversary. The goal of the videos is to shift the Washington dialogue toward commonsense solutions and away...


Study Reveals Research on Aging and Decision Making

Contrary to conventional wisdom that cognitive function declines beginning in the mid-forties, aging does not correlate with deteriorating ability to think for ourselves. These are...


FILIAL SUPPORT ACT

The Pennsylvania Filial Support Act permits an indigent person or any agency involved in the care of the indigent person, such as a nursing home, to make a claim against you for their...


Research – Debt of the Elderly Increases

American families headed by individuals age 75 or older had increases in the incidence of debt, the average amount of debt held, and debt as a percentage of assets in 2010, according...


New Study: Simple and Low Costways for Communities to Assess Their Livability and “Aging

Communities in the U.S. can follow a relatively simple and low cost initial set of indicators to determine if their services meet the needs of an aging population.  These indicators...


Debt Levels Spike for Oldest Americans

American families headed by individuals age 75 or older had increases in the incidence of debt, the average amount of debt held, and the percentage with debt payments greater than...


Study Reveals Most Expect to Outlive Retirement Savings

On average, people across the world expect retirement to last 18 years — but they expect savings to run out after 10.The findings are based on a survey of 15,000 working and retired...


Report Drop in Hospitalizations and Rehospitalizations among Medicare Beneficiaries

A new report suggests that communities where hospitals, other health care providers,and community services work together to coordinate evidence-based hospitaldischarges and provide...


Aging Family Dynamic May Lead to Tax Relief

Members of the sandwich generation — caught between supporting elderly parents whose assets are nearly exhausted and adult children without jobs — might find some relief come tax...


Real-Life Story - Strategies for Independent Living, LLC.

Aging in place can be easy if you choose the right place and plan ahead for future needs. Robert (Bob) and Fran Randolph have done both.The Randolphs live in a spacious condo...


Sensors to Monitor Older Adults' Health

Technological advances have provided medical professionals with many devices and systems to collect and analyze patients’ health information, but many of these technologies do not...


There's No Place Like Home

According to the AARP, 80 percent of American seniors desire to stay in their homes for the remainder of their lives. This process is known as “aging in place.” Seniors choose...


The Neighborhood You Dream About

The Village Movement is Prompting Communities to Think about Creative Solutions for Aging in PlaceImagine you are living in a community where you know your neighbors. Imagine that...


Real-Life Story - Buckingham's Choice

When Edith Duff and her dining companion head to the dining room to enjoy lunch at Buckingham’s Choice, a continuing care retirement community in Frederick County, Md., the...


A Place to Belong - The Senior Day Center at Stella Maris

Everyone needs a place to belong—a place where they are safe and comfortable. This is true no matter how old you are, and regardless of your medical conditions or needs.Evelyn Brouse...


Age in Place Village - Washington Post Article

Through a growing number of senior villages in the D.C. area, aging in place becomes easierNationally, the number of villages registered with the network has increased from 50 in 2010...


Study Breaks Down Aging Population's Health Issues By Community

When it comes to health and aging, where you live matters.The study, conducted for the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, looked at nearly 100 factors that impact healthy aging for...


Grantmakers In Aging receives $1.3 million grant to help communities become more "age-friendly"

Grant will support five communities in second year of Community AGEnda: Great Places to Grow Up and Grow OldWashington, DC/New York, NY (October 16, 2013) ? Grantmakers In Aging...


Hybrid Cars Are a Status Symbol of Sorts for Seniors

Paying extra bucks to “go green” in a hybrid car may pay off in self-esteem and image for older drivers, as well as give a healthy boost to the environment, according to a Baylor...


Revenues for Aging in Place Market to Surpass $30 Billion by 2017

Aging in Place is the concept and practice of allowing the elderly to live in their own homes and reduce the amount of time spent in hospitals and nursing homes, or spent with an in-home...


Blind Spot Warning Systems Rated Top Tech Pick By Mature Drivers

New technologies influence older driver confidence, according to surveyMature drivers rank Blind Spot Warning systems highest from a list of 10 new vehicle features, saying this technology...


The Impact of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is an ever-growing problem that robs people of their quality of life. Because it takes away the capacity to communicate and reduces social interaction between people,...


Theater Unites Generations

The newly formed Sykesville Little Theatre held its maiden production to four sold-out performances in September at the Neiswender Theater, which is on the campus of Fairhaven, a continuing...


Virtual home tour shows how to remodel and "age in place"

Do you dream of staying in the home you love long into your retirement years?Many of us share that dream but don’t think to make important changes early on so that our home...


Time to Connect - Seabury Resources for Aging

Whether you are forging a friendship or building a business, creating strong bonds is hard work. In a world filled with quick solutions and easy fixes, the act of building relationships...


Senior Communities Partners with "Aging in Place Village"

Methodist Home Opens Its Doors to Northwest Neighbors Village Northwest Neighbors Village (NNV), a network of support services empowering residents of northwest DC to remain independent...


Survey Results - Mobility & Transportation Options for Older Adults - Fairfax County

Key FindingsTwenty-seven percent of respondents were unable to get to a destination in the past month.The majority were unaware of the free travel training programs.Those with the...


People on the Move - Cleveland Park Village

Veteran health and education activist Susan Hester takes office as founding Executive Director of Cleveland Park Village. “For the first year, my vision for Cleveland Park Village...


MIT AgeLab Reveal Benefits of Exercise on Mature Drivers

The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence and MIT AgeLab released a  new study findings on the benefits of exercise for mature drivers. The study, involving drivers ages...


Tools for Communities to Assess Their Livability and "Aging in Place" Status

Communities in the U.S. can follow a relatively simple and low cost initial set of indicators to determine if their services meet the needs of an aging population.  These indicators...


Working Into Retirement

Retiring…and Keeping Your Day JobWhen we think of a “retirement community,” we tend to picture seniors at leisure, playing games and polishing their golf clubs. But that picture...


Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit Program

Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit Program.  This program is designed to improve accessibility and universal visitability in Virginia’s residential units.  It provides state...


Remodeling to "Age in Place" Research

Boomers.  One word says it all.  They’re numerous — representing 44  percent of the U.S. population*) — they like to be heard, and they’re  redefining society’s...


More Room to Care

The most essential element of caregiving is caring. To truly serve seniors and their families, an organization has to care—about individuals and their unique needs, about families...


Teacher for Life - Roland Park Place

Teachers don’t retire. ­ Their pupils just change. ­ The desires to educate, provoke thought and inspire curiosity never go away. Such has certainly been the case for Gerritt...


A Balanced Life - Ingleside at King Farm

He spends his time reading and writing. She loves gliding around the ice rink. Together, they enjoy a custom lifestyle that meets both of their needs.An introverted academic and former...


Memorable Moments - Arbor Place

Love. Laughter. Joy. These are singularly human experiences—and they are essential to a good life, regardless of age or ability. In fact, individuals who are coping with cognitive...


Rosner Healthcare Navigation–Real Life Profile

When Betsy Kremer went to visit her parents, Howie and Billie Palmer, in their assisted living community in upstate New York, she quickly realized that her father was not flourishing...


All Inclusive - Forest Hills of D.C.

Consumers often associate the words “all inclusive” with resort hotels and cruise ships. However, some local innovators are applying the term inclusive more broadly and offering...


Best Design Practices for Dementia Care Facilities

Perkins Eastman Research Collaborative and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America(AFA) recently published a white paper, “Excellence in Design: Optimal Living Space for People...


Laughing Matters - Pine Run Retirement Community

Comedy only resonates if it contains a kernel of truth. That’s why comedians have to know their audiences—and their lives—well.Such is certainly the case with The Curtain...


Friends and Neighbors - White Horse Village

Good friends are hard to find. Great friends who are also neighbors are even rarer. The residents of White Horse Village have found both—hundreds of them—at their full service...


Learning and Connecting - Cathedral Village

Forget the old rhyme, “No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks.” At VillageCollege, the continuing education program at Cathedral Village, the pencils...


Assisted Living Inventory Growth - Nursing Home Continues to Slide

McKnights Long Term Care reports that assisted living inventory growth reached a historic high in the second quarter of 2014, while nursing home inventory continued its slight...


A Booming Community - Homewood at Willow Ponds

Friends prepare for a museum outing. A woman heads off ­ to work. Students file into the fitness center.Homewood at Willow Ponds, an active adult community in Frederick, Md., is booming—primarily...


Art and Inspiration - Lorien Taneytown

Art has always been a big part of Millicent “Millie” Bassett’s life. From theaters in New York City to classrooms in Connecticut, Millie has been inspired by countless artists—and...


Friends and Neighbors - The Fountains at Washington House

Good friends and great neighbors are always there to lend a hand. That’s exactly what Carmen Callan was doing—helping a friend—when she found her ideal retirement community.As...


Real-Life Story - The Crossings at Falls Run

When Ralph and Patti Myers went to an open house at The Crossings at Falls Run, they enjoyed great company and a delicious meal—and they decided to stay. Located in Fredericksburg,...


Alzheimer's: The Facts and Figures

alzheimer’s association report sheds new light on scope of diseaseAccording to the 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s...


The Circle of Life - Foulkeways at Gwynedd

In early 1986, Douglas Tweddale came to Foulkeways at Gwynedd, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania,to fill an opening for an Administrator,...


Making a Buzz - White Horse Village

The saws hum. The drills purr. The hammers bang. The woodworkers are making a buzz again.In the Woodshop at White Horse Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC)...


A Living Legacy - Dunwoody Village

Everyone wants to leave a legacy. Whether it’s a family business, an accomplished offspring or a collection of worldly goods, most people strive to leave an impression on the world....


Blood Test for Alzhemier's Still Years Away

Boston Globe reports that the headlines last week touted the promise of a new blood test for Alzheimer’s disease — a simple, non-invasive way to detect the condition...


U.S. News & World Report Releases Best Nursing Homes 2014

U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals, today released its Best Nursing Homes 2014, highlighting the top nursing homes...


Smooth Sailing - Baywoods of Annapolis

A first ascent of a mountain with two kids in tow. Three days anchored off a reef after los­ing a mast. An epic sail across the Atlantic. Herb and Ruth Weiss have shared quite a few...


Puppy Love at Morningside House of Friendship

Alice Heiderman has always been a dog person. Throughout her life, she’s been the proud owner of many wonderful dogs. However, when she met Lily, the therapy dog at Morningside House...


Baltimore Sun Reports Developers of Bel Air retirement community won't change plans

Developers of a continuing care retirement community and surrounding single-family homes east of Bel Air changed their plans once, based on community opposition, but they do not plan...


Study Highlights Differences Among Residents in the Nation's Largest and Smallest Assisted Living Communities

In the first of its kind, researchers at George Mason University have documented distinct differences among residents of the largest and smallest assisted living communities in the...


Veterans’ Journeys Overlap

Two residents of a memory care facility in Yardley, Pa., probably have crossed paths numerous times over the course of their lives, unbeknownst to them or their families until recently,...


Time to Enjoy

Few things are more reliable than time. Time, they say, stops for no man. But some people are certainly better at making the most of their time—at seizing life’s opportunities...


Where to Get Well

Following a surgery or illness, patients often hear, “Get Well Soon.” While the expression is meant to be encouraging, the reality is that many people need extra help to...



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