Goodwin Living CEO: Why Brain Health, At-Home  Care Are Next Frontiers for Senior Living Innovation

Goodwin Living’s future lies in expanding health service offerings as the senior living provider keeps its focus on staffing and other operational efforts. The Alexandria, Virginia-based organization is a faith-based nonprofit that operates three communities in the northern Virginia area serving approximately 1,100 residents with a full continuum of care. Goodwin Living also manages a […]

UCLA, Watermark Launch New  ‘BrainCafe’ Program to Improve Memory of Residents

Watermark Retirement Communities has launched an innovative partnership with the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) on a new program to engage residents’ memory through a new learning program known as the “BrainCafe.” The partnership involves UCLA’s Longevity Center and is designed for memory care residents with mild memory challenges. That is notable given that […]

Anthem Memory Care CEO: New Growth, Once ‘Daunting’ Now Feels ‘Second Nature’

Anthem Memory Care has a clear path forward for future expansion by acquisition as the operator that doubled in size this year continues to grow, according to CEO Isaac Scott.  Anthem reached the 20-community mark earlier this year, having not expanded any new communities between 2017 and 2022, and that was by design, Scott recently […]

New Study Links Dementia Diagnosis, Older Adults Living with ADHD

A new study published in the JAMA Network Open shows that adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are nearly three times more likely to be diagnosed with dementia compared to other older adults. The study published earlier this month uses data from over 109,000 people in Israel born between 1933 and 1952, with additional data collected […]

How One Industry Innovator is Rethinking Memory Care in Senior Living ‘Capstone Project’

A longtime senior living innovator and Georgetown University adjunct faculty member is touting a new memory care design undertaken at a life plan community in Virginia as a next-generation vision for the industry. The community earlier this year unveiled a new approach involving technology and physical renovations that amounted to creating a “first-of-its-kind” memory care […]

Artificial Intelligence Programs Designed to Detect Alzheimer’s Can Detect Mild Cognitive Impairment

Artificial intelligence can be utilized to detect early signs of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and with future data, might more accurately predict the markers leading to it. That’s according to a study published in The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. The study was conducted by a team of researchers from Geisinger, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, […]

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. […]

Waltonwood Senior Living, Wayne State University Launch Intergenerational Memory Care Program

Editor’s Note: We are thrilled to launch Memory Care Business, a weekly newsletter that will inform memory care professionals about the latest clinical innovations, breakthroughs in medical research and technology, best practices in operations, deals shaping the sector, and more. Thank you to those who have already subscribed, and we invite others to click here to receive […]

Inside Bridge Senior Living’s Lilac Trace Memory Care Program Launch

Bridge Senior Living recently launched a newly revamped memory care program with the intention of creating a more person-centric experience. The program, which Bridge launched in early September to coincide with World Alzheimer’s Month, emphasizes “meeting residents where they are,” a philosophy inspired by the Mary Ann Drummond book with a similar name. Orlando-based Bridge […]

Next Generation of Memory Care: Massive Demand, Daunting Challenges Fuel Innovation

Editor’s Note: We are thrilled to launch Memory Care Business, a weekly newsletter that will inform memory care professionals about the latest clinical innovations, breakthroughs in medical research and technology, best practices in operations, deals shaping the sector, and more. Thank you to those who have already subscribed, and we invite others to click here […]