Assisted Living

Senior living can cost less than aging in place at home: analysis

Senior living can cost less than aging in place at home: analysis

A new analysis showing that older adults can save money by residing in senior living communities rather than continuing to live in their homes may not surprise those in the industry, but most older adults and their families don't calculate costs accurately, according to a former analyst who crunched some numbers.

Assisted living occupancy falls to lowest level since 2010

Occupancy for assisted living in the first quarter of 2017 averaged 87.2%, its lowest level since early 2010, according to data released Wednesday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's MAP Data Service.

Sen. Grassley demands details of community's HR, social media policies after worker arrest

Sen. Grassley demands details of community's HR, social media policies after worker arrest

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is seeking details of a Florida memory care community's human resources and social media policies after a worker there allegedly secretly recorded two residents having consensual sexual relations in a private room and then posted the video to Snapchat.

Payers 'can't ignore assisted living,' former senators say

Payers 'can't ignore assisted living,' former senators say

Former Sens. Tom Daschle and Bill Frist showed prescience at the NIC Spring Investment Forum when they said that any reform to the Affordable Care Act would need bipartisan support to be successful. They also shared their opinions on what is ahead for senior living and long-term care.

The hottest markets for senior living

The hottest markets for senior living

National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Senior Principal Lana Peck revealed the areas of the country with the most new construction for independent living, assisted living and memory care at the organization's 2017 Spring Investment Forum in San Diego.

CCRCs 'ideal candidates' for ACOs, AMDA says

CCRCs 'ideal candidates' for ACOs, AMDA says

Following the passage of resolutions at its annual conference, AMDA will advocate for continuing care retirement community participation in an accountable care organization initiative and for an integrated care model in assisted living.

'Silver tsunami' presents opportunities, report suggests

'Silver tsunami' presents opportunities, report suggests

A new report from the Administration on Aging puts some numbers behind trends related to the increasing population of U.S. older adults and suggests opportunities for providers of seniors housing and care.

AMDA delegates to ponder integrated care model for assisted living

AMDA delegates to ponder integrated care model for assisted living

A resolution calling for AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine to promote and advocate for an integrated care model in assisted living will be one of nine under consideration by the organization's delegates in Phoenix next week during AMDA's annual conference.

Washington legislators consider increasing assisted living fines

Washington legislators consider increasing assisted living fines

Assisted living community operators in the state of Washington would see increased civil penalties of up to $3,000 for violations of licensing statutes or rules, and fines would be increased to up to $10,000 for former or current providers that operate unlicensed facilities, under a bill being considered by the legislature.

PharMerica plans to 'get aggressive' about assisted living

PharMerica plans to 'get aggressive' about assisted living

Long-term care pharmacy company PharMerica Corp. intends to launch a new initiative focused on assisted living to increase its share of that market this year, CEO Greg Weishar said Friday during an earnings call.

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