General and professional liability claims costs for long-term care operators are projected to increase by 6% in 2019, according to the findings of an analysis recently released by professional services firm Aon.
The proposed merger of Catholic Health Initiatives, parent of CHI Living Communities, and Dignity Health to form the country’s largest nonprofit hospital system by revenue is on track to close by the end of the year, with a recent letter from the Vatican indicating that local bishops could decide the matter.
Imposing term limits on elected officials would help solve funding issues for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, Gary D. Cohn, former director of the National Economic Council in the Trump administration, told those attending Thursday’s opening general session of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Fall Conference.
The staffing challenges facing senior living communities are not just human resources headaches. They also represent the biggest operational risk in the industry, according to experts participating in a recent panel discussion.
Most senior living community CEOs will tell you they do an outstanding job of listening to their residents, and yet many residents still don’t believe they have a sufficient amount of input in decisions that affect their everyday lives. These steps will help bridge the disconnect.
The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies on Thursday introduced its first-ever toolkit devoted to safety technology — specifically, technology to detect or prevent falls — for use in senior living and care environments.