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Medical and safety concerns are the chief motivators for moves into senior living communities, according to the results of the latest Caregiver Journey survey by Caring.com. The survey also uncovered the most common resources family members use when looking for a community, the factors that drive their decisions and more.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would move from Dec. 1 to June 1 the effective date of a final rule set to double the salary threshold under which most salaried workers would be guaranteed overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours per week.
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The good news, public health officials said at a press conference Thursday, is that influenza vaccination is up among those working in long-term care settings. The bad news is that one-third of adults aged 65 or more years are not getting vaccinated.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will begin collecting summary employee pay data from some employers in March 2018, the commission announced Thursday.
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One top-of-mind issue kept resurfacing at the recent National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care meeting: How do we deliver more value to our customers? A helpful resource recently surfaced.
The United States probably won't be implementing one country's ideas to address challenges related to an aging population, but we need to do something, and quickly.
Assisted living community owners and managers can reduce risk and save on hiring, training and workers' compensation costs by instilling a culture of safety through respect, honesty and trust.
Prescription opioids have garnered much media attention in recent years in the United States as use and abuse of the pain medications continue to rise. But an important community of people is taking opioids, and the effects on them have not been followed as closely: seniors.
Selecting a commercial roofer isn't just about evaluating the proposals from each roofing contractor and then selecting the lowest bidder.
Multi-facility operators in the know are looking for upscale fixtures for their properties to give them a marketing edge.
Martha A. Roherty joins Center for Excellence in Assisted Living Board of Directors, James "Mac" McClelland receives Senior Service Award from Woodstock Terrace Assisted Living.
Lifespace says appointments designed to position organization for mergers and acquisitions, Norterre names chief operating officer, Lutheran Senior Services names director of clinical resources, Dominion Senior Living adds an executive director, Jewish Home Family CEO appointed to New Jersey elder abuse task force
Blue Willow Systems has begun to install its fall detection and alert system in senior care communities in the United States and Canada and has a presence at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care fall conference.
Sept. 15 is the fourth annual National Second Wind Dreams Day, during which the nonprofit organization will team with elder care communities, home health agencies and senior advisers to turn dreams into reality for many older adults.