Study Targets For-Profit Nursing Homes Over Higher Risk of Neglect

New research from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests that residents in for-profit nursing homes have the highest risk of receiving neglect-related diagnoses, and its authors claim the industry needs stronger oversight across all facility types. The team, led by Lee Friedman of UIC’s School of Public Health, looked at the records of about […]

Providers, Residents Must Be Partners with Technology — Not Just Users

With the aging population and the expansion of all kinds of senior living settings, smart technology has frequently been identified as a way to make residents’ and providers’ lives easier. But all too often, commercially available tech isn’t designed with seniors’ needs in mind, one researcher noted — and it’s high time that both residents […]