If you're headed to a major senior living conference this year, you may find a new "best of" cities list of interest. But this is a list that no city wants to be on.
Improving access to Medicaid home- and community-based services is a critical provision of the Affordable Care Act that has bipartisan support and should remain intact even if the healthcare law is repealed and replaced, members of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations said in Jan. 10 letters to President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team.
Looking back on our coverage of the senior living industry and the issues that affected it in 2016, several common themes emerge. Five are detailed in this year-end review.
Executives at senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities are placing increasing value on the ability of dining to attract prospective residents at the same time that workforce stability challenges their ability to manage food service in-house, according to the results of a new survey.
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Organizations representing senior living providers said Tuesday that they look forward to working with President-elect Donald J. Trump's choices to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, maintaining that both understand the issues confronting older adults and those who care for and serve them.
The 2016 LeadingAge Ziegler 150 list of largest not-for-profit multi-site senior living organizations includes three companies in the top 10 that weren't even in the compilation at all last year.
Leaders of organizations representing operators and others in senior living say they look forward to working with President-elect Donald J. Trump and members of his administration to advance causes important to the industry and the people associated with it.
Our society has some work to do before it realizes the vision that LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan relayed at the organization's recent annual meeting: An America freed from ageism. Current efforts and research offer hope, however.
When it comes to social media policies in the workplace, be careful that while you're safeguarding your residents' privacy and dignity and protecting your community's reputation and finances, you don't run afoul of governmental rules meant to protect employees' rights, attorney Daniel Burke told those attending an educational session at the LeadingAge annual meeting in Indianapolis.