Assisted Living

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.

Where assisted living is the most and least expensive: survey

Average monthly assisted living costs range from $3,051 for a studio apartment in Louisiana to $6,936 for a two-bedroom apartment in Delaware, according to the state results of Lincoln Financial Group's annual What Care Costs study, released Wednesday.

Assisted living sees record-setting unit prices

Average per-unit prices in the assisted living market reached $193,650 in 2016, topping the previous record set in 2015 by 2%, according to a new report.

Construction, renovation plans outweigh buying, selling in 2017: survey

Construction, renovation plans outweigh buying, selling in 2017: survey

Senior living construction and renovation projects, especially in assisted living and memory care, are on the rise, whereas efforts to buy or sell existing properties have waned, according to the findings of a new survey by Lancaster Pollard released Tuesday.

Where turnover is highest, lowest in assisted living

Where turnover is highest, lowest in assisted living

A new report reveals which positions in assisted living communities saw the greatest and least turnover last year and whether the rate increased, decreased or stayed the same over the past 12 months.

How baby boomers are changing senior living community design

How baby boomers are changing senior living community design

As evolving consumer preferences and payment models lead some developers and operators of nonprofit and for-profit senior living communities to reduce the number of skilled nursing beds in their offerings, they are looking for ways to repurpose and update space and build new communities to cater to a different type of resident. Baby boomer preferences are influencing their design decisions, according to three: living architecture.

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