Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (Nasdaq: FVE), one of the nation's leading senior living and healthcare services providers which does business under the name "Five Star Senior Living", today announced the launch of The Five Star Senior Living Blog today. The Blog's development plays a pivotal role in the company's mission to become a thought-leader in the senior living industry. Visitors to the blog can read posts on a wide range of topics relevant to seniors, caregivers of seniors and on the aging process in general.

Topics fall under three main sections, each corresponding to one of Five Star's three Brand Pillars: Warmth & Hospitality, Health & Wellness, and Dining & Nutrition. The pillars form the foundation of Five Star's exemplary care and services they provide for their residents and families.
  • Health & Wellness posts center around keeping seniors' body and mind healthy and fit, from medication tips, to advice on dealing with common health issues among seniors, such as low-bone density, diabetes, preventing Alzheimer's disease and skin safety.
  • Dining & Nutrition focuses on healthy, flavorful options for seniors. This includes research on new diets, descriptions of how dietary needs change as we age and tips to break poor habits when it comes to nutrition.
  • Warmth & Hospitality posts focus on tips for creating a safe and comfortable environment for seniors. This includes caregiver advice, warning signs to look for in an aging loved one, and recommendations for living a happier, safer and more fulfilled life.

"We hope that our blog will offer new and informative content to both caregivers and seniors alike. Many people are completely overwhelmed when they have to start researching senior living options and very often they don't know where to start. Whether or not they become part of the Five Star Senior Living family, our blog aims to provide content that can help readers feel more informed and in turn more prepared for the senior living selection process," said Scott Herzig, Chief Operating Officer of Five Star Senior Living.

The launch of the blog marks the next step taken by Five Star to establish itself as a subject matter expert on senior living and senior care in general.

About Five Star Senior LivingFive Star Senior Living operates over 270 Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, and Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities across the country. Five Star is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

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