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People in the news, April 10

People in the news, April 10

Appointments at Argentum, Charter Senior Living, Friendship Village, Kendal Corp. and Mission Senior Living.

Argentum works on Plan B as weather thwarts fly-in

Argentum works on Plan B as weather thwarts fly-in

Argentum is planning to find additional ways to discuss the Government Accountability Office's assisted living-related report, home- and community-based services and other issues after the second day of its Public Policy Institute & Fly-In was canceled due to inclement weather.

42 are in first class of senior living sales counselor certificate recipients

42 are in first class of senior living sales counselor certificate recipients

Forty-two individuals from 16 senior living companies make up the first class of senior living sales counselor certificate recipients, Argentum announced Monday.

Argentum conference recognized for increased growth, participation

Argentum conference recognized for increased growth, participation

The 2017 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference & Expo has been recognized among the most recent class of "Fastest 50" and "Next 50" events by Trade Show Executive magazine for its significant expansion and continued growth, Argentum said Tuesday.

People in the news, March 6

People in the news, March 6

Appointments at Aegis Living, Argentum, Epoch Senior Living, Erickson Living, Presby's Inspired Life and Watercrest Senior Living Group.

Don't overlook this booming group of prospective employees

Don't overlook this booming group of prospective employees

It only makes sense to turn to not-yet-retired baby boomers to meet some of the employment needs of senior living organizations. And at least four such organizations have committed in writing to doing just that through one national program.

100 more professionals earn CDAL credential

100 more professionals earn CDAL credential

A new class of 100 senior living professionals has earned the Senior Living Certification Commission's certified director of assisted living credential, the group has announced.

'Everything is different' at this year's Argentum conference

'Everything is different' at this year's Argentum conference

"Everything is different," Nathan Nickens, Argentum's vice president of programming and innovation, told McKnight's Senior Living about the organization's 2018 Senior Living Executive Conference May 14-16 in San Diego.

Senior living could benefit from big price drops for fresh fruits, vegetables

Senior living could benefit from big price drops for fresh fruits, vegetables

Wholesale food price drops are forecast for several categories in 2018, but the biggest decreases are expected for fresh fruits and vegetables, according to a senior living industry report.

New GAO report focuses on CMS but could have direct effects on assisted living

New GAO report focuses on CMS but could have direct effects on assisted living

A report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office contains a to-do list for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services related to state reporting of deficiencies in care and services provided to Medicaid beneficiaries in assisted living communities. Some federal lawmakers and consumer advocates, however, say they will push for changes in assisted living because of the report's findings.

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Spreading thanks

Houston and North Greenbush, NY 

Residents of Brazos Towers at Bayou Manor, a senior living community in Houston, recently held a virtual "gratitude party" for residents of Eastwyck Village of North Greenbush, NY, to thank them for their assistance after Hurricane Harvey.