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Dining and Memory Care: Best Practices

Senior Living Dining and Memory Care Identifying best practices when it comes to providing the best dining environments for dementia residents is increasingly becoming a hot topic within the senior living industry. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s is 5.7 million and by 2050, this number is projected to … Continued

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» Events, News

Care Purchasing Services (CPS) at AHCA/NCAL 2018 | Oct 7-10 | San Diego

AHCA/NCAL 2018 Conference and Expo Care Purchasing Services (CPS), the leading national group purchasing organization dedicated to the senior living market, will be exhibiting at the AHCA/NCAL 2018 Convention and Expo in San Diego. Expo hours are on Monday, October 8 from 11:30AM to 3:00PM and Tuesday, October 9 from 11:00AM to 2:00PM. CPS connects senior living … Continued

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CPS Helps Boca Helping Hands Replace Dining and Kitchen Flooring

Boca Helping Hands (BHH), a community-based 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1998 by a group of local religious congregations, provides food, medical, and financial assistance to meet basic human needs as well as education, job training, and guidance to create self-sufficiency. At Care Purchasing Services (CPS), corporate social responsibility is an important initiative, and CPS has … Continued

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» Fall Prevention, News

CPS Recognizes Falls Prevention Awareness Day | September 22, 2018

Falls are the Leading Cause of Injuries for Older Americans September 22, 2018 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day, sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Care Purchasing Services (CPS) is committed to helping senior living communities and organizations implement fall prevention programs to help protect its residents and members. Every 18 seconds an older adult … Continued

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» News

CPS Adds Value for The Council for Health & Human Service Ministries

CHHSM Store Means Added Value in Vendor Selection for CHHSM Members September 7, 2018  |  By CHHSM Staff At UCC-related Carmel Valley Manor, a CHHSM ministry in Carmel, Calif., one of the many items on Brian Rasmussen’s plate is appliances. As director of capital planning, he always has a watchful eye on expenses in order to make sure the … Continued

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» Dining, News, Senior Living Design

Dining Design: Adapting to the Needs of a New Generation

          Senior Living Dining Design In senior living, designing spaces to fit the lifestyle of residents is a big motivator for communities looking to increase occupancy. When it comes to dining venues, the next generation of seniors wants more choices, modern kitchens, and casual dining spaces. As communities begin to embrace … Continued

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» News, Telemedicine

Telemedicine in Skilled Nursing is not the Future, it’s the Now

“Indeed, telemedicine is expanding across the country, changing from something providers and patients consider cool to something they consider essential.” (Source: Modern Healthcare) Facilities committed to the delivery of quality care are using virtual physician-supported services to bring care to patients at their bedsides in real time, after hours and on weekends when staff physicians … Continued

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» Fall Prevention, News

Take Four Steps to Help Prevent Falls and Improve Quality of Care and Patient Safety

More than 1/3 of people over the age of 65 fall each year* Common causes and risk factors for falls include eyesight, hearing, reflexes, medical conditions, medicines, and safety hazards* 1 out of 5 falls causes a serious injury (e.g., broken bones, head injury)** Each Year, 3 million older adults are treated in emergency departments … Continued

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» Emergency Preparedness, News

Proactive Preparedness Plan: Do You Have What You Need?

Flooding, power outage, severe weather—your residents are counting on you to be prepared. Wherever your senior living community is located—The South, West, East, or Midwest—preparing for natural disasters is an organizational must. Summer brings the threat of tornadoes and hurricanes. Fires and earthquakes can happen at any time. The threat of blizzards is a few … Continued

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» News, Press Release, Technology

Care Purchasing Services (CPS) partners with Rendever to bring Virtual Reality (VR) to Senior Living Communities

Senior living communities using Rendever’s platform have shown a 40% increase in resident happiness CPS, the leading national group purchasing organization dedicated to the senior living market, announces an agreement with Rendever to provide its full virtual reality (VR) platform to CPS members. Specifically designed for the 65+ population, Rendever’s platform lets residents explore the … Continued

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