Assessment reference date (ARD)

The last day of the observation or look-back period facilities use when filling out the MDS. Several possible days can be chosen; the date that best reflects the treatment given to a resident should be used.

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Feb. 14

Winter wish

Massachusetts

Brookdale Senior Living resident Eleanor "Ellie" Ross recently got to ski again thanks to a Brookdale partnership with two-time Olympic skier Jeremy Bloom.