Management & Operations

ICAA and NuStep announce Beacon Award for ‘best in wellness’ senior living communities, invite applications

VANCOUVER, BC–As separate entities, the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) and NuStep, LLC have long championed active aging and wellness. Now, the two organizations have teamed up to recognize and honor senior living communities that have excelled at adopting wellness-based lifestyles. ICAA, an association that leads, connects and defines …

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Acts Retirement-Life Communities Announces Affiliation Agreement with Integrace

WEST POINT, PA–Acts Retirement-Life Communities, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit senior living organizations, has entered into an agreement to affiliate with Integrace and assume management and operation of its four senior living communities located throughout Maryland. The affiliation is expected to close on May 1, 2019, at which time Integrace and its current …

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Genesis HealthCare Raises Over $165,000 as a National Team for Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®

KENNETT SQUARE, PA–More than 140 teams from Genesis HealthCare joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. Participants for the National Team raised more than $165,000 to fund Alzheimer’s Association care, support and research programs. “I was inspired by Genesis HealthCare participants joining in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease at the Walk to …

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Laurel Brook Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Expands Specialty Programming, Announces Partnerships with Leading Healthcare Networks

LAUREL, NJ–Change is well underway at Laurel Brook Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, according to Norman Rokeach, CEO of Marquis Health Services. The Brick, N.J.-based skilled nursing provider, which assumed operation of the 220-bed Mt. Laurel facility in 2017, has incorporated advanced specialty programming to further enhance care and services, and …

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Groundbreaking Patient Transfer & Mobility Technology Comes to Market, Taking Patients from Bed to Chair Without Injury in Under Two Minutes

NORWALK, CT–The first of its kind “No Lift” patient transfer technology, AgileLife R2.0 Transfer and Mobility System (TMS) is here.  An enhanced version of the initial device, the updated TMS uses sophisticated software and engineering, allowing for a single caregiver to safely and effortlessly move an individual from bed to wheelchair …

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Innovative Programming Engages Alzheimer’s and Dementia Residents

RAMSEY, NJ–Fox Trail Memory Care Living, a specialized Alzheimer’s and dementia subsidiary of Fox Trail Senior Living, has launched a pioneer “Living Life Well” program. This exclusive, unique and innovative program encompasses a whole-body approach towards wellness; introducing purpose-driven and ability-appropriate activities for Alzheimer’s and dementia residents as a pathway …

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OZ Architecture to Renovate Towers at Golden West

BOULDER, CO–Award-winning architecture and design firm OZ Architecture will design the renovations of the Towers at Golden West, three independent living and assisted living buildings in Boulder. The renovations will refresh the three buildings, each constructed between 1965 and 1989, with updated finishes and brand-new appliances throughout. Combined, the three buildings include 254 …

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