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Seniors a reason to block health insurance mega-mergers: Justice Department

Seniors a reason to block health insurance mega-mergers: Justice Department

Senior citizens risk facing higher prices, lower quality care, and reduced benefits and access to wellness programs if the planned mergers of Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana are approved, the Department of Justice said Thursday in announcing an antitrust lawsuit to block the acquisitions.

South, Midwest, Northeast have best cities for seniors: site

South, Midwest, Northeast have best cities for seniors: site

Don't look to the West or Southwest if you're seeking the top 10 best cities for older adults, according to a website that helps seniors explore assisted living and other housing options.

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Caregiver says he was shot when police mistook toy for gun

Caregiver says he was shot when police mistook toy for gun

A Florida caregiver who was outdoors helping a resident of the facility where he works says he was shot by a police officer who thought the toy truck in the resident's hands was a gun, according to media reports.

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HUD expands internet access program for low-income seniors

HUD expands internet access program for low-income seniors

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced an expansion of its ConnectHome program to make high-speed internet access more readily available and affordable to senior citizens and others who live in public or HUD-assisted housing.

Editors' Columns

Some vintage advice for your married residents

Some vintage advice for your married residents

How can you help keep the married couples in your community as content as possible? One answer might be found in a surprising place.

Why healthcare may not matter in this election

Why healthcare may not matter in this election

Just in time for the Republican and Democratic national political conventions, a new poll and a new website provide insights into voter and candidate thoughts about healthcare.

Guest Columns

What's in a name? Your organization's future viability, that's what!

What's in a name? Your organization's future viability, that's what!

Just as family names were powerful in the story of Romeo and Juliet, names and labels are critical as we look to the future of the senior living sector.

How to navigate the investigative and reporting process of a HIPAA breach

How to navigate the investigative and reporting process of a HIPAA breach

A HIPAA breach or alleged breach affecting your senior living facility can have catastrophic consequences. A successful response includes several components.

Marketplace Columns

3 reasons senior living providers should test their water

3 reasons senior living providers should test their water

Investing in the health of your residents is an investment in the life of your business.

Algorithms can help address a crucial senior living issue

Algorithms can help address a crucial senior living issue

Modern data science can help providers find the right people for each role in each department at each location.

Company News

NCAL names four award winners

NCAL names four award winners

The National Center for Assisted Living announced the recipients of its 2016 awards on Tuesday.

People in the news, July 19

People in the news, July 19

Appointments involving Allegro, Benchmark Senior Living, Blue Harbor Senior Living, Christian Care Communities, Erickson Living, Kisco Senior Living, Lancaster Pollard, Lifespace Communities, MatrixCare, the National Center for Assisted Living, Terwilliger Plaza and more.

Product News

LeadingAge CAST updates telehealth selection portfolio

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies has updated its telehealth selection portfolio with an enhanced online selection tool and product matrix and two new case studies.

Dude Solutions unifying market identity

Dude Solutions is unifying its market identity under the Dude Solutions brand in a move it said will better reflect its combined product and service capabilities.

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July 20

Mr. Fix-It

Stockton, CA

Paul Pecchenino has been operating a repair shop at continuing care retirement / life plan community O'Connor Woods for 24 years. 

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