Nursing Home Dementia Care Not Necessarily Elevated by Just Boosting Staff 

by Zahida Siddiqi Increasing nursing home staffing alone will not necessarily improve care quality for nursing home residents who have dementia. This is the finding of a recently published study in the journal, Health Services Research, which combines the efforts of experts at UC-Irvine, UCLA, and the University of Chicago. Researchers recommend looking beyond just […]

How Architecture and Design is Elevating Memory Care, and Where Innovators Are Focused Next

By Sloane Airey Architects and designers are increasingly exploring how their work can improve outcomes and quality of life for older adults with dementia. “Because people are living longer, we are seeing more people who are living with some kind of mild cognitive or even more severe cognitive impairment,” Cynthia Shonaiya, a principal with Baltimore-based […]

Memory Care Experts Hopeful CMS GUIDE Model Will Aid Residents, Caregivers

By Sloane Airey Memory care experts are watching a new memory care model from the federal government in hopes it could help caregivers providing in-home help as well as existing communities and their residents. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)’s new GUIDE model, announced earlier this year, aims to help dementia patients stay […]

Memory Care Operators Embrace Managed Care Amid Wider Shift to Value-Based Payments

By Jesse Floyd Memory care providers are shifting to a managed care model, seeking to forestall expensive medical crises in favor of working to keep residents as healthy as possible for longer. Residents living with dementia go to the emergency room more than 1.4 million times per year, but such visits are potentially confusing or […]

Inside the Treatments, Tech and Tools Pushing Memory Care Into the Future

By Sloane Airey The future of memory care lies in technology, treatments and training. As the incoming baby boomer generation looms large over the industry, memory care operators and experts are in 2023 employing tools that include AI-powered tech, new Alzheimer’s-fighting drugs, and tried-and-true methods to move the sector forward for residents across the country. […]

WTWH Media Acquires HME Business and Mobility Management, Growing its Healthcare and Life Sciences Offerings

WTWH Media, LLC has announced the acquisition of HME Business and Mobility Management from 1105 Media, Inc. The two digital B2B media properties are focused on the home medical equipment industry and mobility professionals and rehabilitation suppliers and clinicians. These two additions build upon WTWH’s presence in the healthcare sector and further enhance its ability […]

A Place for Mom Enters Nursing Home Market with New Online Platform

By: Zahida Siddiqi Senior living referral giant A Place for Mom is launching a new website meant to serve as a “one-stop-shop” for families in search of nursing homes. The new website,, also marks the debut of the online referral giant in the nursing home sector. It puts vital information at prospective residents’ fingertips […]

ProMedica Selling Hospice, Home Care Business to Gentiva in $710M Deal

By Zahida Siddiqi ProMedica is selling its Heartland hospice and home care service line to hospice giant Gentiva for $710 million. The deal, announced Monday, comes on the heels of nonprofit health system ProMedica divesting of nearly 150 skilled nursing facilities in a deal involving Welltower (NYSE: WELL) and Integra Health. ProMedica still operates about […]