A new website is rating assisted living communities in San Diego County in what a consumer group says is unique effort in California and the entire country.
To remain competitive in today's marketplace, the successful senior living community will offer choice — and plenty of it.
The Missouri AFL-CIO plans to present about 300,000 petition signatures to the secretary of state's office on Friday. The move is part of an effort to delay implementation of the state's new "right to work" law.
Increasing the quantity and quality of the workforce serving the aging population is the ultimate goal of 17 grants totaling more than $385,000 that recently were awarded to rural LeadingAge Minnesota members.
Facebook can be a way to reach prospects, build a sense of community among residents and keep older adults engaged with family and friends. Two big issues can keep seniors off the social networking site, according to a new study, and one of the authors shares exclusive insights that could help senior living communities counter them.
Millions of Americans could be moving into senior living communities over the next 20 years. Will your community be able to reach this audience and their loved ones with messages that resonate?
Dementia / Alzheimer's
Interfering with the enzyme that blocks communication between brain cells may help reverse Alzheimer's-related memory loss, MIT researchers have found.
An Ohio senior living community is finding that fidget spinners and cubes seem to produce a calming effect in those with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
LTSS / HCBS / PACE
Touring residential facilities, interacting with older adults positively enhances medical residents' knowledge of issues and needs ... Radio and health appliance for people with dementia under development ... Fate of Medicaid HCBS still in the hands of Congress ... Hudson Bay Capital urges Sabra shareholders to reject Care Capital Properties acquisition
A $16 billion difference in Medicaid cuts between a July 20 version of the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act and the June 26 version is due in part to a provision in the revised bill that would fund home- and community-based services demonstration projects, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Congressional Budget Office.
CCRCs / Life Plan Communities
The Continuing Care Hall of Fame will induct four members this year at an Oct. 29 gala at the InterContinental New Orleans.
Leaders at a New York retirement community say their new smartphone app is bringing convenience to residents and enabling staff members to spend more time with them.
Argentum / ALFA
Officials with Florida Argentum have filed a legal challenge to a proposed rule that they say would financially burden assisted living operators in the Sunshine State and have several negative effects on residents and their families while not recognizing differences between assisted living and skilled nursing.
Seventy-six additional senior living professionals have earned the certified director of assisted living, or CDAL, credential, the Senior Living Certification Commission announced Monday.
A new law in New Jersey increases reporting requirements for long-term care workers who suspect abuse or exploitation in their facilities but "inexplicably" reduces the maximum fine by 90% for individuals who don't report such incidents, according to a state provider organization.
Provider groups applauded Friday's early-morning failure of the Senate's effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Some in the federal government, however, later suggested that their battle may not be over to prevent the Medicaid cuts contained in reform efforts to date.
Glen Campbell jumped into my life two times.
A universal, catastrophic insurance program sufficiently could finance the needs of those who need long-term services and supports, and a "managed cash" benefit design might best pay for service delivery, LeadingAge concluded in a report issued Wednesday.
Senior housing transaction volume in the second quarter was down 78% from the first quarter, mainly because of a decrease in institutional buyers, according to Bill Kauffman, senior principal at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.
Occupancy rates for assisted living communities reached their lowest point in eight years in the second quarter, driven down by inventory growth that outpaced healthy absorption rates, according to data released Wednesday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's MAP Data Service.