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Senate healthcare bill would 'ruin Medicaid as we know it'

Senate healthcare bill would 'ruin Medicaid as we know it'

As Senate Republicans released a "discussion draft" of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, advocacy organizations in senior living expressed concerns about the legislation's Medicaid-related components, and former President Barack Obama said the bill would "ruin Medicaid as we know it."

Name changes bloom in senior living

Name changes bloom in senior living

For a variety of reasons, many senior living organizations are changing their names. A common idea underlies many of the moves, however.

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.

Proposed budget's cuts to Medicaid, affordable housing elicit concerns

Proposed budget's cuts to Medicaid, affordable housing elicit concerns

"Drastic" and "devastating" are two of the words used by advocacy organizations representing seniors housing or care providers and those they serve to describe President Trump's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, released Tuesday.

Labor Department begins rescission of 'persuader rule'

Labor Department begins rescission of 'persuader rule'

The Trump administration formally has indicated its intent to rescind the Obama-era "persuader rule" that would have required employers to publicly report all union-related communication with attorneys.

Camera-loaning program expansion concerns New Jersey provider groups

Camera-loaning program expansion concerns New Jersey provider groups

The expansion of a camera-loaning program in New Jersey means that families of senior living residents now may be equipped to secretly record the care of their loved ones, but organizations representing operators are concerned that the families may not be equipped to address privacy and other concerns.

CMS gives states 3 more years to comply with HCBS final rule

States will have until 2022 to comply with a final rule regarding the provision of home- and community-based services to Medicaid beneficiaries, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Tuesday.

9 tips for effective arbitration agreements

9 tips for effective arbitration agreements

Attorneys working in senior living discuss the benefits of pre-dispute arbitration agreements and share tips for operators creating or reworking theirs.

Innovation, customer experience and the 'yuck factor'

Innovation, customer experience and the 'yuck factor'

Two general session speakers at Argentum's Senior Living Executive Conference shared a message that creative thinking is necessary to address customer needs and realize long-term business success.

Institute named in memory of Granger Cobb

Institute named in memory of Granger Cobb

Washington State University is creating the Granger Cobb Institute for Senior Living in honor of the late industry veteran, it was announced Wednesday at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference.

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June 21

A flash mob to remember

Indianapolis

Indianapolis International Airport visitors recently were surprised by a flash mob organized by American Senior Communities to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association during June, which is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month.