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ABHOW Commits to Culture Change »

7/25/2013 4:27 pm

When construction is completed later this summer on The Village at The Terraces at Los Altos, residents of the new skilled nursing center in Los Altos, Calif., will see physical evidence of ABHOW’s commitment to person-directed health care.

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The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens Earns Deficiency-Free Rating »

4/22/2013 9:00 am

The staff at The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens had an opportunity to shine, earning their first deficiency-free rating from the California Department of Public Health Service.

 

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Company Designs with Purpose »

11/22/2010 2:48 pm CST

Design awards have been accumulating at ABHOW in recent years. The lodge-style Kelly Ridge and Tahoe Senior Plaza affordable communities in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., each received honors for exceptional design and compatibility with their surroundings.

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Partnerships Pair Medical and Nursing Students with Resident Volunteers »

11/22/2010 2:41 pm CST

Medical and nursing students are learning about and caring for older adults in their entirety ó body and mind ó through unique partnerships at Piedmont Gardens in Oakland, Calif.

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Enhancing Care ... By Design »

4/16/2010 1:00 pm CDT

A great room, a large country kitchen and an inviting dining room  stand at the heart of the home. The bedrooms open into this central  common area. The design may not sound radical, but then it is not for a  family home. It is actually a skilled nursing center. ABHOW expects to  open the first of these cottage-model centers within the next few years,  and we plan to integrate aspects of the concept into our new and  redeveloped continuing care retirement communities in the future.

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ABHOW Leads the Way with New Skilled Nursing Center Design »

12/13/2009 3:42 pm CST

The stereotype of skilled nursing care for seniors is a pervasive one ó Spartan rooms reminiscent of those in a hospital, opening onto nursing stations, with activity rooms often remote and underused.

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Advocating for Long-Term Care Insurance »

10/1/2009 8:30 am CDT

As our nation debates healthcare reform, ABHOW is paying close attention because the outcome will affect those we serve -- older adults and their families. Seniors use healthcare services more than any other age group, and surveys show they are particularly concerned about possible changes to the present system