McKnight’s Senior Living and sister media brand McKnight’s Long-Term Care News have launched the Women of Distinction awards to recognize women who have made significant contributions to the senior housing and care field, as well as those who are rising stars.
Katie Potter will take over as the new president and CEO at Five Star Senior Living in January, the company announced.
The National Labor Relations Board will extend the amount of time operators can comment on a proposed joint employer rule by 30 days, to January 22.
Minnesota lawmakers are expected to promote legislation that targets senior living abuses, in the wake of negative newspaper reports.
The owner of an Arkansas senior living community has been sentenced to 75 days in jail and 12 years of probation after being convicted of sexually assaulting two residents.
Residents who receive kidney dialysis may experience short-term “cerebral stunning.” They could also be more susceptible to progressive brain injury if they receive treatment for more than a year, a new study finds.
The outlook for the not-for-profit continuing care retirement community sector remains stable for 2019, Fitch Ratings says.
Assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities in Florida may get more time to meet state requirements to have backup generators and on-site fuel for them after Ron DeSantis becomes governor Jan. 8.
The fate of minimum wage and sick leave changes passed by the Michigan legislature Dec. 4 is uncertain, as it remains to be seen whether outgoing Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) will sign them into law, and the changes also may face legal challenges.
NCAL’s Scott Tittle talks about the legislative challenges and opportunities that await in the new year.
Sabra Health Care REIT has entered into an agreement to sell the Senior Care Centers communities in its portfolio — two senior living communities and 36 skilled nursing communities — for $385 million, the real estate investment trust announced Thursday.
A former security guard at a Florida senior living community has been sentenced to life in prison for beating two residents so badly that they died from their injuries.
A lawsuit filed Wednesday in California accuses Brookdale Senior Living of “dumping their poorest, neediest and most vulnerable residents” at 10 continuing care retirement communities in the state for “purely monetary” reasons.
A businessman accused of participating in a bond scheme alleged to have defrauded seniors housing investors will pay almost half a million dollars to resolve his case if a proposed settlement is approved by a judge.
Almost 20% of adults aged at least 85 years need help with activities of daily living, according to the latest data from the National Health Interview Survey, released Wednesday.
Dallas-based Senior Care Centers LLC has filed for bankruptcy, the company announced Tuesday, citing cuts in reimbursement and payments from private insurers, “burdensome” debt and “ballooning” rent payments.
Toledo, OH-based real estate investment trust Welltower will spend $725 million in four off-market seniors housing transactions, the REIT announced Tuesday, one of several pieces of news shared on its Investor Day in New York City, where Welltower maintains an office. The company also revealed a $300 million investment from an affiliate of the Qatar Investment Authority, two new board members, and a lawsuit related to its merger with Quality Care Properties.
Massachusetts is the state with the best overall protections against elder abuse, according to new rankings released by WalletHub. The website also compared states in the three dimensions that factored into the overall ranking.
A state budget for 2019-2021 proposed by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) includes $22.2 million to increase rates paid to senior living communities and other aging services providers as well as funds to eliminate an existing backlog of assisted living community inspections.
If you want to encourage fitness among residents, one particular type of exercise holds much appeal, according to a new study.