Senior living organizations’ successes in addressing the industry’s top challenge — recruiting and retaining employees — were the center of attention Thursday as Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine released their lists of Best Workplaces for Aging Services for 2019.
Almost two-thirds (64%) of respondents to a recent survey who were aged 60 or more years said they would rather live in an assisted living community than be cared for by their adult children should their day-to-day lives “become too difficult.”
Brightview Senior Living and Embrace Living Communities top Fortune’s list of Best Workplaces for Aging Services for 2019, Fortune and Great Place to Work announced this morning. Brightview tops the list for large organizations, and Embrace tops the list for small and medium-sized organizations. A list of the top 10 at-home care providers also was released.
Results of a new study suggest possible health and quality-of-life benefits when older adults use on-demand ride-hailing services such as the ones that have been tested and used by senior living operators. Cost is a potential barrier, however, the researchers found.
As retirement approaches for senior living organization CEOs, some boards of directors will look into affiliation if an obvious internal successor doesn’t exist, according to a recent white paper from Ziegler.
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Adults in their 70s and 80s are able to improve their ability to multitask cognitively as well as people in their 20s and 30s by playing online video games, according to a newly published study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The former owner of a now-closed assisted living facility in Pennsylvania faces up to five years in prison and a fine of $10,000 if he is found guilty of not paying employment taxes to the IRS. The case is the latest in his legal woes.
Yes, simply stated, the independent living service offerings of many retirement communities are not totally responsive to today’s complex operating strategies and unmet needs of the resident.
Four questions can guide discussion to help leaders of a not-for-profit senior living organization decide whether to go through a sponsorship transition — an affiliation / merger, acquisition, disposition or closure — according to specialty bank Ziegler.
Five attorneys general filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a new federal rule they say targets working immigrants and their families by creating unnecessary new barriers to lawful admission to the United States. The rule potentially affects older adults and their caregivers, according to one advocacy group.
A former employee of a Virginia retirement community has been sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling $465,000 from her employer.
Sunrise Senior Living has filed a $30 million lawsuit against the town council of Vienna, VA, alleging that the body discriminated against older adults and people with disabilities in rejecting a rezoning application and conditional use permit for an assisted living and memory care community proposed for a downtown redevelopment area.
The death of 11 children in a New Jersey long-term care facility last year prompted a new law requiring assisted living and memory care communities and other long-term care providers to submit outbreak response plans for review by the state Department of Health.
A Tennessee independent living community will pay $92,000 to settle a religious bias lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that alleges that the community required two employees to work on their Sabbath in violation of their religious beliefs.
Invesque is moving 13 Greenfield Senior Living communities to other operators, company executives announced Thursday on the healthcare real estate company’s second-quarter earnings call.
Assisted living providers who serve Medicaid beneficiaries will be the focus of a report released by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General in fiscal year 2020, the office said Thursday.
Two operators of an Arizona assisted living facility have been indicted on felony abuse charges after the facility’s air conditioning failed and a resident died, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday.
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Employers can mandate arbitration agreements for employees who opt in to a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act or state wage-and-hour laws, and they can tell workers that they can be fired for not signing such agreements, the National Labor Relations Board said Wednesday.