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Provider group concerns with House, Senate tax bills continue

Provider group concerns with House, Senate tax bills continue

Provider groups continued to express concerns over provisions in the $1.5 trillion tax reform legislation that passed 227-205 Thursday in the House of Representatives and in the tax reform bill under consideration in the Senate.

NYC initiative to invest more than $150 million in seniors housing

NYC initiative to invest more than $150 million in seniors housing

New York City plans to invest more than $150 million over the next 11 years to help meet the housing needs of seniors under a slate of new affordable housing programs, Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced.

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Pay and benefit information sought for assisted living report

Pay and benefit information sought for assisted living report

Assisted living communities have until Dec. 4 to submit management salary, nonmanagement wage and fringe benefit information to the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service for its Assisted Living/Personal Care Salary & Benefits Report.

Governor, state senator promise greater scrutiny of senior living abuse allegations

Governor, state senator promise greater scrutiny of senior living abuse allegations

Minnesota's governor and a legislator who leads the state Senate's Aging and Long-Term Care Policy Committee promised increased scrutiny of senior living communities and the state health department Wednesday after the Star Tribune newspaper published a five-part series about elder abuse.

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Pill's approval could be a senior living game-changer

Pill's approval could be a senior living game-changer

Something happened Monday that could greatly improve medication adherence among senior living residents and others.

Thanking veterans for their service

Thanking veterans for their service

As senior living and care communities observe Veterans Day, members of the federal government took the opportunity to share related news.

Guest Columns

Why design matters in memory care communities

Why design matters in memory care communities

Here are four areas of community design that can help improve the quality of life for memory care residents.

Residents serve as ultimate focus group for next-generation tech

Residents serve as ultimate focus group for next-generation tech

Although companies seemingly introduce new tools and technology every day, some of the most promising ideas are springing from the minds of enterprising young college students. Our residents recently discovered this firsthand.

Marketplace Columns

Leveraging advances in tech is key to enhancing senior living

Leveraging advances in tech is key to enhancing senior living

For the millions of older adults in our country, it's an exciting time to embrace the tech solutions that are creating affordable and necessary resources that haven't been previously available.

IP video cameras in assisted living communities

IP video cameras in assisted living communities

Cameras are one way to keep residents, patients and staff safe from theft, violence or, in the case of memory care units, the dangerous wandering of residents off facility grounds. Here are a few features you'll want to know about.

Company News

People in the news, Nov. 14

People in the news, Nov. 14

Promotions and appointments at Cadence Senior Living, Church Mutual Insurance Co., Covenant Retirement Communities, Erickson Living, LifeSpire of Virginia and New Perspective Senior Living.

Assisted living administrator named new ACHCA president

Assisted living administrator named new ACHCA president

Bill McGinley, who received the American College of Health Care Administrators' Distinguished Assisted Living Administrator Award earlier this year, has been named president and CEO of the organization, ACHCA announced Thursday.

Product News

Vikus acquired by HealthcareSource

Chattanooga, TN-based Vikus Corp. has been acquired by HealthcareSource, a Woburn, MA-based provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, the companies announced Tuesday.

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Nov. 15

Flags, pins, certificates

Pennsylvania and Texas

Senior living communities across the country observed Veterans Day this past week.