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Spotlight on Engagement: The Arts

Leveraging the arts as a form of resident engagement in senior living communities is not new. But last May, graduate art therapy student Carina Fuller at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. argued in her capstone theses “Engagement with the Non-Traditional: Exploring Unique Art Making Processes with Residents of an Assisted …

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Brookdale Reports September 2021 Occupancy

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) reported today its consolidated occupancy for September 2021. Seven consecutive months of occupancy growth. Strong month-end move-ins progress helped the Company to close the month with a 50 basis point increase on a sequential weighted average occupancy percentage basis. Improved quarterly weighted average occupancy …

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Vi at Bentley Village to Launch Redevelopment of Care Venues

Bentley Village-Center for Living Well

Naples, Fla. – Vi at Bentley Village is pleased to announce plans for a large-scale revitalization project to refurbish the community’s Skilled Nursing Facility (Bentley Care Center) and Assisted Living Residences. These two care areas are part of the Vi at Bentley Village campus which also includes independent living apartments and …

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How Brookdale Senior Living Changed Because of COVID-19

Brookdale Senior Living has taken innovative steps in an effort to try to protect residents from COVID-19.

NASHVILLE, Tenn.,– Brookdale Senior Living has published a new article examining changes the company made during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article, A Matter of Life: How the Nation’s Largest Senior Living Provider Adapted to COVID-19, takes a look at protocols and programs Brookdale developed in its work to help keep …

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United Church Homes announces new directors to expand mission

MARION, Ohio–United Church Homes has announced two new director roles as it launches in-house service coordination at its senior living and affordable housing communities and prepares to develop market-rate, independent living and affordable housing communities for older adults. Dan Fagan, MPA, LSW, and Nathan Bollinger joined the organization as director …

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Atlas Senior Living to Begin COVID-19 Testing

BIRMINGHAM, AL–Atlas Senior Living and Assurance Scientific Laboratories (Assurance Labs) are partnering together for all Atlas communities to receive coronavirus (COVID-19) test kits. Assurance Labs was one of the first labs in the country approved by the FDA for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) testing. Senior Living News spoke with Scott Goldberg, President …

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