Minnesota may soon lose its status as one of the least-regulated states for assisted living, at least if a new consumer workgroup has its way. In 2017, the Minnesota Department of Health received 25,226 allegations of physical abuse, neglect, thefts and unexplained serious injuries within state-licensed homes for the elderly, and 97% of these claims […]
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.