Ironton Set to Open Their First Assisted Living Facility

In just over a week (on September 7, Ironton, Ohio, will celebrate the grand opening and have a ribbon cutting ceremony for their first ever assisted living home with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new assisted living home is actually set inside a 100 year old building, that was formerly a community center, and once [...]

Seniors for Seniors Pet Programs Gaining in Popularity

There have been a number of studies that highlight the benefits of seniors interacting with and owning pets, and one of the great initiatives that various cities are implementing is a seniors for seniors pet program. While the ages vary, seniors for seniors pet programs typically look to match senior citizens (starting at age 59-62), [...]

Alabama Senior Citizens Take Text Message Class

Alabama senior citizens recently attended a daylong aging expo hosted by AARP at Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church in Montgomery, which featured a number of AARP University classes on a variety of topics. One of the more popular classes called “Texting and Other Telephone Techniques,” was dedicated to helping seniors become better at using their [...]

New Assisted Living Home in Alabama Opening in September

A modern two-story assisted living and memory care complex in Daphne, Alabama, dubbed The Blake at Malbis, is set to open in mid-September. While most assisted living facilities are constructed in a traditional style, The Blake at Malbis wanted to set this community apart from others by having numerous windows, high ceilings, and wrought-iron balconies. [...] Revamps Ecommerce Shop

Since 1998 has been leading the way in providing a one stop shop for anyone looking to buy a gift for a senior, and over the years the design of the ecommerce store has experienced many changes. When looking at the Internet Archive Wayback Machine, you can see that the site started out very [...]

Senior Salons Founder in the Running for Nellie Cashman Award

Over the last few years, Senior Salons has been increasing in popularity in around Seattle at assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and retirement communities. Owner and operator, Barbara Bollinger, started the company back in 1998, and now operates in 35 different locations around the region. Therefore it is easy to say that business is booming. [...]

Assisted Living Occupancy Rates Increasing

Recent data from the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry shows that the average occupancy rate for assisted living properties was up to 88.3% in the second quarter of 2010. This is a slight increase over the first quarter of 2010, which only had the occupancy rate at 87.8% for assisted [...]

Prisons Having Trouble Housing Elderly Inmates

The American Civil Liberties Union recently estimated that the cost of housing an elderly inmate for one year was $72,000, which was triple the cost of a younger prisoner which only costs $24,000. As inmates continue to age, more of them are needed to be moved to prisons which are actually assisted living units. These [...]

Silver Alert Systems Becoming More Popular

Over the past decade, the use of AMBER Alert bulletins have become very common throughout the world, but over the past 5 years, a new type of bulletin for seniors called a Silver Alert has been in effect throughout many states in the nation. AMBER Alerts are used when there is a case of an [...]

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