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Joint effort aims to educate senior living executive directors about financial fraud

Joint effort aims to educate senior living executive directors about financial fraud

Four senior housing and care provider organizations have teamed up with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation to educate senior living executive directors about financial fraud and share resources that those leaders, in turn, can pass along to colleagues, residents and families.

Florida scraps proposed assisted living changes, to reboot effort

Florida scraps proposed assisted living changes, to reboot effort

Florida's Department of Elder Affairs has withdrawn a proposed rule that was challenged by Florida Argentum, which said the changes would have financially burdened assisted living operators and would have had several negative effects on residents and their families while not recognizing differences between assisted living and skilled nursing.

Proposed rule burdens operators, hurts residents, Florida Argentum says

Proposed rule burdens operators, hurts residents, Florida Argentum says

Officials with Florida Argentum have filed a legal challenge to a proposed rule that they say would financially burden assisted living operators in the Sunshine State and have several negative effects on residents and their families while not recognizing differences between assisted living and skilled nursing.

76 more assisted living directors obtain credential

76 more assisted living directors obtain credential

Seventy-six additional senior living professionals have earned the certified director of assisted living, or CDAL, credential, the Senior Living Certification Commission announced Monday.

Aug. 11 is deadline to comment on rescission of 'persuader' rule

Aug. 11 is deadline to comment on rescission of 'persuader' rule

Aug. 11 is the deadline for interested parties to comment on a proposed rule that would rescind the Obama-era "persuader rule" that required employers to publicly report all union-related communication with attorneys.

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.

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In Focus

Aug. 23

Enjoying the eclipse

United States

Staff, residents and families at senior living communities and companies across the country enjoyed watching the eclipse on Monday.