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Trump pushes for repeal, replacement of ACA; CBO says repeal-only effort would cut Medicaid by $842B

Trump pushes for repeal, replacement of ACA; CBO says repeal-only effort would cut Medicaid by $842B

Senators should stay in Washington until they pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Trump said on Wednesday. His comment came hours before the Congressional Budget Office released an analysis finding that a Senate bill to repeal the ACA without replacing it would lead to $842 billion in Medicaid cuts through 2026.

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OSHA to launch web-based injury reporting form Aug. 1

OSHA to launch web-based injury reporting form Aug. 1

Employers will be able to electronically submit required injury and illness data from their completed 2016 Occupational Safety and Health Administration Form 300A via a new form on the OSHA website beginning Aug. 1, the agency has announced.

New instrument can assess assisted living residents' ADL skills

New instrument can assess assisted living residents' ADL skills

Healthcare professionals and researchers who work in assisted living settings may have another instrument to assess residents' physical and cognitive skills if the early results of a recent study hold up in future research.

Editors' Columns

For many operators, an old adversary may soon be a good friend

For many operators, an old adversary may soon be a good friend

If you run a senior living organization and are beset by labor-related challenges, Wednesday was a good day.

Six questions to solidify employee engagement

Six questions to solidify employee engagement

The single most important thing a supervisor can do to firm up employee engagement, according to one expert, is to ask direct reports six kinds of questions once a month.

Guest Columns

How dining services can differentiate your AL community

How dining services can differentiate your AL community

Two steps can help you meet the demand for innovative dining services in assisted living.

Overcoming communication barriers due to dementia

Overcoming communication barriers due to dementia

Thankfully, we are learning that many effective ways exist to improve communication with residents who have Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, so that we can better understand their wants and needs.

Marketplace Columns

Enhancing senior care and services with analytics

Enhancing senior care and services with analytics

Gathering and using data is becoming a crucial process to predict future needs in a multitude of industries. One of these industries is senior living.

Should senior living communities offer legacy management services?

Should senior living communities offer legacy management services?

Most people think of legacy management as wills and testaments or estate plans and taxes, but a growing set of tools and services go beyond these components and can benefit residents and their families.

Company News

Five Star plans to offer rehab services at other operators' communities

Five Star plans to offer rehab services at other operators' communities

Five Star Senior Living has announced plans to expand its rehabilitation and wellness services to communities that it does not operate. The division formerly known as Five Star Rehabilitation & Wellness has been renamed Ageility Physical Therapy Solutions.

People in the news, July 11

People in the news, July 11

Appointments, promotions and awards involving Always Best Care, Capital Senior Living, Covenant Retirement Communities, The Goodman Group, Newmark Knight Frank, Perkins Eastman and Watercrest Senior Living Group.

Product News

K4 Connect integrates Garmin wearable devices into its platform

K4 Connect integrates Garmin wearable devices into its platform

Technology company K4 Connect and Garmin International have partnered to encourage activity among senior living residents.

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July 19

Serving up scholarships

Multiple U.S. locations

Residents, staff and community partners at 17 Erickson Living communities have donated more than $2.3 million via local Student Scholarship Fund campaigns, and 1,400 student-workers will benefit.