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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 downward trajectory, according to data released Friday by the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry. Seniors housing construction has been moderate, and this trend continued in the second quarter, noted Charles W. Harry Jr., NIC’s managing director and director of research and analytics. The annual inventory growth rate for the [...]

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Seven injured after pickup runs into Baltimore assisted living facility

Baltimore Sun reports that seven people were taken to hospitals after a pickup truck ran into an assisted living facility in Reisterstown Friday evening, Baltimore County fire department officials[...]

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A Booming Community–Homewood at Willow Ponds

A Booming Community–Homewood at Willow Ponds
By Christy Brudin 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.,[...]

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Art and Inspiration–Lorien Taneytown

Art and Inspiration–Lorien Taneytown
By Christy Brudin 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[...]

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Friends and Neighbors–The Fountains at Washington House

Friends and Neighbors–The Fountains at Washington House
By Christy Brudin 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[...]

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Real-Life Story–The Crossings at Falls Run

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, Va., The[...]

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Alzheimer’s: The facts and Figures

Alzheimer’s: The facts and Figures
alzheimer’s association report sheds new light on scope of disease According to the 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another[...]

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The Circle of Life–Foulkeways at Gwynedd

The Circle of Life–Foulkeways at Gwynedd
By Nancy Nolan Photography by Jim Greipp / Pau Hana Productions In early 1986, Douglas Tweddale came to Foulkeways at Gwynedd, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Montgomery County,[...]

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Making a Buzz–White Horse Village

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) in Newtown Square,[...]

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