One family with a history of a single genetic mutation traced back to the early 1900s in Colombia may give the rest of the world some answers about the neurodegenerative condition Alzheimer’s disease. Any cure or treatment breakthrough for Alzheimer’s would have major implications for senior living providers, which commonly provide memory care support to those […]
After a decade of whispers, trials, pilots and promise, virtual reality now seems on the precipice of a boom in senior housing and senior care settings.
The impending wave of baby boomers into the senior population will bring more than just massive numbers of potential residents. This isn’t merely a question of bulk. It’s a question of breadth, with a wider range of seniors becoming inherently trickier to serve.
Health care costs for seniors are soaring, health levels are plateauing and experts across the care continuum are searching for fixes to both. The answer could be found by going back to the basics in medical care.