News

Senior living developer misused millions in investor funds, SEC alleges

Senior living developer misused millions in investor funds, SEC alleges

The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a Chicago-based senior living community developer, accusing him of improperly commingling and misusing some of the $88.7 he raised from foreign investors to finance the construction of assisted living and memory care communities in Illinois and Florida.

Operator enhances security after intruder rapes resident

Operator enhances security after intruder rapes resident

A senior living operator says it has enhanced security measures at one of its communities in Texas after an 88-year-old resident was raped by an intruder.

Healthcare costs in retirement expected to increase

Healthcare costs in retirement expected to increase

Healthcare costs are expected to continue rising faster than inflation and Social Security, according to a recent report.

Senate healthcare bill would 'ruin Medicaid as we know it'

Senate healthcare bill would 'ruin Medicaid as we know it'

As Senate Republicans released a "discussion draft" of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, advocacy organizations in senior living expressed concerns about the legislation's Medicaid-related components, and former President Barack Obama said the bill would "ruin Medicaid as we know it."

State News

Report calls for regulatory changes to address acuity, staffing challenges

Many challenges faced by assisted living communities in a populous state can be attributed to staffing requirements that have not kept pace with resident needs that are increasing in acuity, according to a new report.

Healthiest states for seniors: Minnesota can celebrate; Mississippi? Not so much

Minnesota is the healthiest state for older adults, and Mississippi is the least healthy, according to a new report from the United Health Foundation.

Camera-loaning program expansion concerns New Jersey provider groups

The expansion of a camera-loaning program in New Jersey means that families of senior living residents now may be equipped to secretly record the care of their loved ones, but organizations representing operators are concerned that the families may not be equipped to address privacy and other concerns.

In Focus

A flash mob to remember

A flash mob to remember

Indianapolis International Airport visitors recently were surprised by a flash mob organized by American Senior Communities to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association. Find out more, and see how you can submit your photos!

'Senior prom'

'Senior prom'

More than 100 residents of Seabrook Retirement Community in Tinton Falls, NJ, and students from local high schools and colleges enjoyed an evening of fun and dancing June 6 at the community's annual "senior prom." Find out more, and learn how to submit your activities photos!

BFFs in the CCRC

BFFs in the CCRC

On National Best Friends Day, two residents of Edgewood Summit senior living community in Charleston, WV, will be marking a friendship of more than 80 years.

Product News

MatrixCare acquires SigmaCare

MatrixCare acquires SigmaCare

MatrixCare has acquired SigmaCare, a Manhattan-based electronic health record vendor serving the senior living and long-term and post-acute care markets, the companies announced Tuesday.

Conference expo hall showcases variety of products and services

Conference expo hall showcases variety of products and services

Companies introduced and showcased a variety of new products and services relevant to the senior living industry at the 2017 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference and Expo.

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In Focus

June 21

A flash mob to remember

Indianapolis

Indianapolis International Airport visitors recently were surprised by a flash mob organized by American Senior Communities to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association during June, which is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month.