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People on the Move – JSSA EARNS TOP RATING FOR SOUND FISCAL MANAGEMENT

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For the sixth year in a row, the Jewish Social Service Agency has earned a top four-star rating from Charity Navigator. Only 3 percent of the organizations rated by Charity Navigator have received six consecutive four-star ratings, according to Ken Berger, president and chief executive officer of the independent Charity Navigator. “It’s a valuable accomplishment,” said Todd Schenk, JSSA’s CEO. “We are thrilled to receive this mark of quality.” Charity Navigator evaluates organizations’ fiscal health and accountability and places on […]

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Study: Positive stereotypes about aging improve physical functioning in older adults

Researchers from Yale University found that exposure to positive age stereotypes could weaken negative age stereotypes and their effects over time, and lead to healthier outcomes. This strengthens[...]

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Aging Index Ranks Metropolitan Areas

America is getting older, as medical science prolongs life expectancy and the fertility rate hovers at or even below the replacement rate. One metric for gauging the nation's aging is the median age -[...]

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Panasonic’s Launches Telehealth to Assisted Living Facilities

The market for telehealth solutions is growing rapidly as technologies and networks improve. Users across the globe - from patients to healthcare providers - are looking for an efficient, cost[...]

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125 YEAR OLD METHODIST HOME OF DC RENAMED FOREST HILLS OF DC

The nonprofit Methodist Home of DC has been renamed Forest Hills of DC. The organization has been serving seniors since 1889 and since 1926 in its present location at 4901 Connecticut Avenue,[...]

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Indian senior community part of growing niche

Florida's ShantiNiketan, the first retirement community in the United States catering to people born in India. ShantiNiketan — Hindi for "House of Peace" — is one of a number of growing niche[...]

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People on the Move – Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)

The Assisted Living Federation of America welcomes five new directors who have been elected to Board of Directors at a crucial time in the association’s efforts to advance excellence in senior[...]

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“Letter” to Geriatric Patients from a Medical Student

Megan Rau posted the following letter on GeriPal (Geriatrics and Palliative care) a forum for discourse, recent news and research, and freethinking commentary on geriatrics or palliative care. A[...]

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Bill Aims to Make Online Information About Assisted Living More Accessible

The California Report reported on a dozen states in the U.S. — including North Carolina, Florida and Ohio — make details about facility violations readily available online. California lawmakers[...]

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