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75% of 40+ adults do not know how much assisted living costs

75% of 40+ adults do not know how much assisted living costs

Three-fourths of adults aged 40 or more years do not know how much it costs to live in an assisted living community, according to the results of a new survey. Education also appears to be needed regarding the potential of some income sources and programs to pay for long-term care and services.

Home gaining on LTC as final residence for those with Alzheimer's

Home gaining on LTC as final residence for those with Alzheimer's

The majority of people with Alzheimer's disease die in long-term care facilities, although the percentage is decreasing, whereas the number of people with the disease who die at home is increasing, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Former CNA gets prison time, probation for abusing resident

Former CNA gets prison time, probation for abusing resident

A former certified nursing assistant in Virginia was sentenced to a year in prison and a year of probation after pleading guilty Thursday to abusing a 94-year-old resident at the senior living community where he worked.

ACA replacement would cut Medicaid by $834 billion: CBO

ACA replacement would cut Medicaid by $834 billion: CBO

The American Health Care Act would reduce Medicaid spending by $834 billion from 2017 to 2026 if signed into law as is, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday.

Editors' Columns

A spending plan that just might put you out of business

A spending plan that just might put you out of business

With the Trump administration's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, it's guns versus butter, and guns are now in the lead, right? Not exactly.

Gird your loins for Tuesday and Wednesday

Gird your loins for Tuesday and Wednesday

On the heels of the release of the White House's proposed budget for 2018 on Tuesday, the CBO's release of a score for the revised American Health Care Act is expected Wednesday.

Guest Columns

Unlikely volunteers give hope for those with dementia

Unlikely volunteers give hope for those with dementia

By taking time out of their work days to train for and lead SAIDO Learning sessions, employees in various departments are gaining an understanding of dementia and memory care while helping residents increase engagement with their family members and caregivers.

Proven ways to successfully navigate the RFP process

Proven ways to successfully navigate the RFP process

A well-executed request for proposal process increases the likelihood of making the best choices that can bring the greatest benefit to your organization.

Marketplace Columns

Cleanup operations when norovirus is suspected

Cleanup operations when norovirus is suspected

A norovirus outbreak can have very serious ramifications in a senior living or long-term care facility. Here's how to minimize the effects.

Driving smart decisions with self-service business intelligence

Driving smart decisions with self-service business intelligence

In senior living, the real technology stars are behind the scenes, in the form of data analytics and business intelligence.

Company News

Harbor plans for all executive directors to earn CDAL credential

Harbor plans for all executive directors to earn CDAL credential

Harbor Retirement Associates plans for all its executive directors to earn the certified director of assisted living credential by the end of this year, the company announced Thursday.

LTSS will be focus of new LeadingAge - UMass Boston center

LTSS will be focus of new LeadingAge - UMass Boston center

LeadingAge and the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston are partnering to create the first-of-its-kind LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, LeadingAge announced Tuesday.

Product News

Conference expo hall showcases variety of products and services

Conference expo hall showcases variety of products and services

Companies introduced and showcased a variety of new products and services relevant to the senior living industry at the 2017 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference and Expo.

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May 25

1,100+ years of living

Commack, NY

Eleven women residing at the Gurwin Jewish - Fay J. Lindner Residences recently were honored as the inaugural class of the Gurwin Centenarians Society.

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