Self-Reporting Tool Found to Track Alzheimer’s Progression

A patient self-reporting tool for tracking symptoms of multiple chronic conditions, including dementia and Alzheimer’s, has been found to be both reliable and valid, according to a new Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research study. Caregivers can also use this tool to report patient symptoms.  The patient self-reporting version of the Healthy Aging Brain […]

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for December, Part IV

Maryland CCRC Names Director of Philanthropy Patricia Santoni has been named director of philanthropy for Charlestown, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Catonsville, Md., that has more than 2,000 residents.  She will be responsible for establishing, planning, directing, and coordinating all fundraising activities for Charlestown. Santoni will also provide leadership for the creation of strategic fund […]

New Year, New Senior Housing News

Dear Senior Housing News subscribers, Here at SHN, we would like to thank you for your support during the past year and wish you, your families and businesses a happy holiday season and new year. The entire team at Senior Housing News is proud to announce a redesigned website and email, launching Wednesday, December 31. […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Love Funding, Capital One Bank

Love Funding Refinances $11.6M for Mich. AL Love Funding, a provider of FHA multifamily, affordable and healthcare financing, closed a $11.6 million refinancing for Grand Pines Assisted Living Center, a 104-bed assisted living facility in Grand Haven, Mich. Love Funding Midwest Regional Director Bruce Gerhart secured the loan through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban […]

WSJ: How to Talk with Aging Parents About Finances

A move to assisted living or another senior living community often involves a topic most families avoid: finances.  In fact, many shy away from the topic at all costs whether it’s a simple discussion about money or a more involved conversation about estate planning. The Wall Street Journal consulted several experts on the topic to […]