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Providers tell CMS to explore telehealth, care coordination, long-term care financing

Providers tell CMS to explore telehealth, care coordination, long-term care financing

Chronic care management via telehealth and remote monitoring, service coordination in affordable housing, and long-term care financing are some of the new directions that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should explore through its Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, according to feedback from providers and associations.

Admissions moratorium issued after staff allegedly do not administer CPR to resident

Admissions moratorium issued after staff allegedly do not administer CPR to resident

The affected assisted living community is related to the rehabilitation center where a Hurricane Irma-related air conditioner outage led to the deaths of a dozen residents in September.

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Three sentenced for scheme that defrauded elderly of $16.6M

Three sentenced for scheme that defrauded elderly of $16.6M

Three people who made more than $16 million after falsely telling older adults and others that the light-emitting medical devices they sold could safety and effectively treat diabetes, heart disease, emphysema, cancer and dozens of other medical conditions in their residences were sentenced on Friday, the Justice Department announced Monday.

AARP: Antipsychotic drug use increasing in assisted living

AARP: Antipsychotic drug use increasing in assisted living

Although the off-label use of antipsychotic medications has decreased in nursing home residents who have dementia, it has increased in those with dementia who live in assisted living communities or at home, according to an analysis of insurance claims data released today by the AARP Public Policy Institute.

Editors' Columns

Seeing is believing when it comes to Alzheimer's effects

Seeing is believing when it comes to Alzheimer's effects

It's quite something to see the 10-year progression of Alzheimer's disease in one person collapsed into a 13-minute TV segment.

Pay no attention to senior living's identity crisis

Pay no attention to senior living's identity crisis

The latest occupancy numbers for assisted living point to absorption issues. But they may reveal another issue as well.

Guest Columns

Watch for potential life plan community liabilities

Watch for potential life plan community liabilities

When you understand the evolution of generally accepted accounting principles to identify and record all potential liabilities, you should feel more confident in your contract and fee decisions.

A legacy of preparedness is a lesson for others

A legacy of preparedness is a lesson for others

It all started with an urgent phone call from the governor's office in the middle of the night in late August 2005.

Marketplace Columns

Thought leaders explore the difference between a place to live and a lifestyle in senior living

Thought leaders explore the difference between a place to live and a lifestyle in senior living

Recently, a sizable group of senior living thought leaders convened at an inaugural event to explore the current trends driving the business of senior living.

Pharmacists can play key roles in improving health outcomes for at-risk seniors

Pharmacists can play key roles in improving health outcomes for at-risk seniors

Pharmacists have three evolving roles as a result of the drive toward value-based care.

Company News

People in the news, April 24

People in the news, April 24

Appointments at AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, Benchmark Senior Living, Elder Care Alliance, Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition, Spring Cypress Assisted Living and Memory Care, Watercrest Senior Living Group and more.

People in the news, April 17

People in the news, April 17

Appointments and promotions at Aegis Living, Always Best Care, Arbor Co., CBRE, Centers Health Care, Charter Senior Living, Danish Home of Chicago, Desert Willow at Sagewood, Envoy America, Front Porch, Heritage Senior Living, Judson Services, Juniper Communities, LifeSpire of Virginia, Noble's Pond, Northbridge Companies, SantaFe Senior Living, Watercrest Senior Living Group and WESTliving.

Product News

Yardi introduces mobile app for senior living customer relationship management

Yardi Senior CRM has tools designed specifically to enable senior living operators to securely view and edit CRM information via iOS and Android devices.

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April 18

Spreading thanks

Houston and North Greenbush, NY 

Residents of Brazos Towers at Bayou Manor, a senior living community in Houston, recently held a virtual "gratitude party" for residents of Eastwyck Village of North Greenbush, NY, to thank them for their assistance after Hurricane Harvey.