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Senior living represented on MA governor's Aging Council

Senior living represented on MA governor's Aging Council

The CEOs of Benchmark Senior Living and Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly are two of 24 people named to a new group tasked with developing a plan to improve public and private efforts to support healthy aging in Massachusetts.

California LGBT bill applies to assisted living, skilled nursing

California LGBT bill applies to assisted living, skilled nursing

Legislation under consideration in California is designed to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals from discrimination in assisted living communities and nursing homes, according to its author, state Sen. Scott Wiener.

Texas tries to get tougher on assisted living violations

Texas tries to get tougher on assisted living violations

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission would not have to provide assisted living communities with the opportunity to correct certain violations before penalizing them under a bill being considered by the Texas Senate. Nursing homes would be affected similarly.

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April 20

New Jersey newlyweds

Pompton Plains, NJ

Edie Dombal and Rich Cirelli both volunteer at Cedar Crest retirement community's TV studio, and now they have something else in common: each other.

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