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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.

CCRC bill would cause unintended consequences, advocacy group says

CCRC bill would cause unintended consequences, advocacy group says

A Florida senator has introduced legislation he says is intended to protect residents from fraud perpetrated by continuing care retirement communities operating in the state, but a Sunshine State advocacy group maintains that the bill will have unintended consequences if passed as written.

Life care contract most common type for Texas CCRCs: report

Life care contract most common type for Texas CCRCs: report

Ziegler and My LifeSite analyzed data from 32 providers in the Lone Star State to produce a new benchmarking report on the characteristics of continuing care retirement communities there.

An unsung benefit of CCRCs

An unsung benefit of CCRCs

Many continuing care retirement / life plan communities offer a benefit that is not mentioned explicitly on their websites but could be a source of comfort to prospective residents.

NAHB names winners for 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards

NAHB names winners for 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards

Independent living, assisted living and continuing care retirement / life plan communities were among those 55+ housing types recognized at the National Association of Home Builders' 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards.

Senior living continues to see job growth, although rate is slowing

Senior living continues to see job growth, although rate is slowing

The senior living industry has been among the top industries for post-recession job creation, and employment in the industry continues to increase, although the overall rate of growth is slowing, according to a new report from Argentum.

Ohio Living is new name for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services

Ohio Living is new name for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, the largest not-for-profit operator of continuing care retirement / life plan communities in the Buckeye State, has changed its name to Ohio Living.

Spending at CCRCs highest in eight years

Capital spending at continuing care retirement / life plan communities is at its highest level since 2008, according to a new report by Fitch Ratings.

Video monitoring in LTC facilities: How is assisted living affected?

Video monitoring in LTC facilities: How is assisted living affected?

How do state laws regarding cameras in long-term care facilities affect senior living? Effects may vary by state, but one state's experience can be instructive.

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