Twenty employees at five Florida senior living facilities were wrongly classified as contractors, the Department of Labor announced. Paradise Villa Retirement Home Inc. has agreed to give the workers $103,389 in back pay.
Many married couples receiving care through home- and community-based options might lose their Medicaid coverage by the end of the month. That’s because a three-month extension of the program’s “spousal impoverishment” protection is set to expire.
The latest tool in the fight against Alzheimer’s might be a cup of tea and a slice of carrot cake. Researchers at the University of California recently found that compounds in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice.
Less than a third of older adults have ever been assessed for cognitive problems, and only 16% undergo routine cognitive assessments during normal health checkups. So how do we go about the difficult task of getting more people checked out?
“Build it and they will come” may be the mantra in “Field of Dreams.” But it appears to be advice senior living executives are less willing to embrace these days, if a recent annual survey is accurate.