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Trump's tax plan could add up to trouble for affordable housing, advocates say

Affordable housing advocates are concerned by what little they can see in President Trump's one-page tax reform plan, released Wednesday. And they have ideas on how he can improve it.

Lack of quality applicants is top workforce challenge: survey

Finding enough applicants who are qualified for an open position is the biggest workforce challenge facing member organizations responding to a recent survey by the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research.

HUD programs deserve expansion, not cuts

HUD programs deserve expansion, not cuts

If we care about how our nation's seniors live their golden years, we not only must protect all of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's programs staunchly; we also must work our hardest to expand them.

Shaping up

Shaping up

Transformative technology is changing the look and feel of senior living in the United States. The real beneficiaries are residents.

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.

Provider groups pleased that ACA replacement pulled from vote

Provider groups pleased that ACA replacement pulled from vote

Organizations representing senior living providers expressed pleasure that a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act was pulled from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives late Friday afternoon when it seemed that the legislation lacked sufficient votes to pass and move on to the Senate.

Budget could cut $42 million for affordable senior housing, service coordinators

Budget could cut $42 million for affordable senior housing, service coordinators

Rental assistance for more than 23,000 older adult households and funding for 360 service coordinators in affordable senior housing would be eliminated if $42 million in budget cuts reportedly being considered by the Trump administration for fiscal year 2018 are enacted, according to LeadingAge.

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.

ACA replacement would harm providers, caregivers, elderly, groups say

ACA replacement would harm providers, caregivers, elderly, groups say

Long-term services and supports providers, Medicaid beneficiaries and professional caregivers would suffer if the bill that Republicans in the House of Representatives proposed Monday to replace the Affordable Care Act becomes law as written, according to organizations advocating for senior living operators and workers.

Proposed changes would put Medicaid recipients, providers at risk, advocates say

Congress should reject proposed "radical structural changes" to Medicaid funding that would lead to reduced services for beneficiaries and payments for providers, 100 advocacy organizations, including LeadingAge, told legislative branch leaders Friday.

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April 27

Rookie of the year

Commack, NY

Gurwin Jewish resident Rudal "Rudy" Ahlen, 101, has been cheering for the New York Mets since they began, but she's never been to a game. That may change soon, however.

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