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Chicago Pacific Founders acquires Parkrose Estates

"Chicago Pacific Founders (CPF) and its subsidiaries, CPF Living Communities and Grace Management, Inc., announce the acquisition of Parkrose Estates, a 100 unit senior living community in Liverpool, New York. "

Cognitive training helps regain a younger-working brain

"Relentless cognitive decline as we age is worrisome, and it is widely thought to be an unavoidable negative aspect of normal aging."

New research: inaccurate portrayals of older adults may be harmful

"Popular culture - and film in particular - continues to misrepresent seniors age 60 and over, inaccurately portraying the group in ways that may adversely affect how they view themselves and their health, according to new research."

Aging tests yield varying results

"Comparison of eleven tests shows they don't agree on aging"

Want a healthier population? Spend less on health care and more on social services

"Increased social spending was associated with health improvements at the population level, while health spending increases did not have the same effect, according to a large new Canadian study in cmaj"

PM commits to government-wide drive to tackle loneliness

"Theresa May will host a reception and set out the government's plans to tackle loneliness."

AARP explores utility and functionality of tech platforms designed for family caregivers

"Study focuses on smartphone apps for care coordination, emergency response systems, and online services for in-home aide selection."

LifeWell Senior Living wins four 2018 Best of Assisted Living Awards

"LifeWell Senior Living is proud to announce that four of their Legacy senior living communities have been selected as 2018 Best of Assisted Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada."

Humana announces agreement to acquire a 40 percent minority interest in Kindred's homecare

"Business for Approximately $800 Million Through a Joint Venture with an Entity Owned by TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe"

NHI announces acquisition of North Carolina assisted living/memory care community

"National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) announced today it has exercised its purchase option to acquire Spring Arbor of Durham, a 32-unit assisted living and memory care community in Durham, North Carolina. The community was part of a purchase option negotiation with NHI's tenant Navion Senior Solutions (Navion), formerly Ravn Senior Solutions, when NHI purchased two communities in North Carolina in February 2017."

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