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How do older adults train their brains?-5222

How do older adults train their brains?

A healthy lifestyle was at least somewhat important to 99% of 1,200 people ages 34-75 years who completed an online survey. Almost as many, 93%, felt that maintaining brain health was very or extremely

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Occupancy in age-qualified housing continues upward climb-5209

Occupancy in age-qualified housing continues upward climb

Occupancy in age-qualified housing continues upward climb

In the fourth quarter of 2014, the occupancy rate in age-qualified housing in the United States was 91.3% for independent living and

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For assisted living, online reviews are important-5167

For assisted living, online reviews are important

An online survey was conducted by a software advisory firm and responses gathered from 2,711 people in the United States who were searching for assisted living options for themselves or another.

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Occupancy in independent and assisted living on a steady climb-5134

Occupancy in independent and assisted living on a steady climb

In the third quarter (July, August, September) of 2014, the average occupancy rate for in independent living properties was 90.9%, 4.2 percentage points above its cyclical low. The average occupancy rate for assisted living properties was 89.4% in the third quarter, which is 2.9 percentage points above its cyclical low. The rates are based in data submitted by subscribers to the NIC MAP® Data Service (13,000 properties within 99 US metropolitan markets).

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Homelike atmosphere attracts people to age-qualified housing-5114

Homelike atmosphere attracts people to age-qualified housing

An independent living community in senior housing is typically composed of age-restricted rental apartments or cottages with services—such as meals, housekeeping, linen service, transportation, and social and recreational activities—available on site for an additional fee. No supportive services are provided (National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry). What encourages older adults to move into an independent living complex, as opposed to other living choices?

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Is that retirement community really age-friendly?-5103

Is that retirement community really age-friendly?

To anchor an analysis, the authors of a new paper defined an age-friendly community as one that “is engaged in a strategic and ongoing process to facilitate active aging by optimizing the community's physical and social environments and its supporting infrastructure.”

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