California assisted living communities that allow guns on their premises will be required to centrally store the guns, unloaded, in a locked gun safe under a bill signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom (D).
A University of South Florida study into evacuation versus sheltering-in-place decisions at assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities in response to hurricanes won’t be complete until 2021, but some things already are becoming apparent to the researchers.
Investors eye margins, and developers explore affordable options.
Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul has until Nov. 1 to answer several questions from the chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging about what the administration is doing to protect older adults, including those with cognitive impairments, from Social Security scams.
You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. Let’s look at a typical memory care or assisted living unit and address three key operational issues.
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Charges for assisted living and skilled nursing have stabilized over the past year, whereas charges for home care rose the most quickly among categories measured by Genworth’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey, the results of which were announced Wednesday. Genworth described home care charges as “skyrocketing.”
Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released its “Housing America’s Older Adults 2019” report on Wednesday. Here are five takeaways from the report, plus commentary from LeadingAge.
A Senate report on falls prevention issued Wednesday has a to-do list for several federal agencies, “and we will be following up with those agencies,” said Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), chairman of the Special Senate Committee on Aging, which released the report.
From the CEO and the administrator — everyone is responsible for preventing falls and looking at what’s going on in the environment, what’s going on with residents, because they come in contact with them.
Hackensack Meridian Health — a system that includes senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities — and Englewood Health have signed a definitive agreement to merge, the organizations’ boards announced Tuesday. Hackensack Meridian has committed to investing $400 million in Englewood if regulators approve the deal.
The number of publicly announced senior housing and care acquisitions is trending downward, whereas the total dollar amount of those investments is increasing, according to data released Tuesday.
Positive provider stories are the antidote to the criticism that the long-term care industry continues to hear from lawmakers and others despite making great strides in measures of quality, American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living President and CEO Mark Parkinson said Monday to those attending the opening session of the organizations’ 70th Annual Convention and Expo.
Amenities and social opportunities are the No. 1 reason those interested in 55+ active adult communities want to move, according to the 2019 55places National Housing Survey, the results of which were released Monday.
Only approximately 600 of the roughly 1,500 assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities in New York had an assigned volunteer ombudsman as of January, according to an audit recently released by state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
There’s some good news associated with the divided Congress that hasn’t accomplished much this year, National Center for Assisted Living Executive Director Scott Tittle said Sunday during NCAL Day.
Capital Senior Living’s Jeremy Falke talks about ways the company is attracting and keeping talent.
Four former U.S. surgeons general are advocating for regular annual cognitive assessments as part of routine check-ups, calling dementia the No. 1 public health crisis.
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Devotion to technological innovation helped The Moments, a 32-suite memory care community care in Lakeville, MN, win the top prize in the category of Innovator of the Year in the Senior Living track of the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.