The new president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners is touting her organization’s members as a partial solution to senior living’s chronic caregiver shortage.
House lawmakers Thursday passed legislation that raises the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. However, the measure faces dim prospects in the Republican-controlled Senate.
Nine people have been charged with defrauding dozens of residents across three South Carolina senior living communities.
Reported illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths of residents sickened in an infectious disease outbreak at a Virginia retirement community have inched upward since June 30, and now another, unrelated senior living community nearby also is reporting an outbreak.
Several bills under consideration in Congress aim to protect older adults and others from robocalls, the second-most reported complaint to the Senate Special Aging Committee’s Fraud Hotline last year, committee members said Wednesday during a hearing on the topic.
Activist shareholder Land & Buildings on Tuesday repeated the recommendation that Brookdale Senior Living sell assets or separate its real estate and its management company into two separate companies “to maximize the value of the company’s real estate.”
An artificial intelligence-enabled camera system helped senior living communities reduce visits from emergency medical teams by 75% and visits to emergency departments by 80% by detecting falls among residents living with dementia, according to the results of a pilot study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Managed Care.
Kentucky put at risk the health and safety of some older and disabled adults receiving home- and community-based services through section 1915(c) Medicaid waivers because its annual inspections were “insufficient,” according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Human and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
A majority of senior living and care organizations have residents serving on their corporate or community advisory boards, according to chief financial officers responding to a newly released survey by specialty investment bank Ziegler.
A Florida guardian responsible for an assisted living resident who died after she allegedly defied his wishes by filing and refusing to remove a do-not-resuscitate order has had advance directives in 98 cases revoked by a judge, according to media reports.
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A spokesman for a Springfield, VA, continuing care retirement community said the community is acting “with an abundance of caution” to ensure resident welfare after two residents have died and 53 additional residents have become ill with respiratory symptoms since June 30.
Chris Oswald made headlines last summer when he fired himself as CEO of Blue Ridge Village in Martinsville, VA, in an effort to help the organization survive. Now, almost exactly a year later, the community, which includes assisted living and rehabilitation, has been put into receivership.
Eight defendants have been charged since an Elder Abuse Task Force with industry representation was established in March, according to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.
Assisted living occupancy in the second quarter fell to 85.1%, the lowest point since the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care began collecting data in 2006, the organization said Thursday.
Dementia managers in continuing care retirement communities saw relatively healthy average salary increases of 4.19%, with pay rising from $57,553 in 2018 to $59,964 in 2019, not including bonuses, according to the “Continuing Care Retirement Community Salary & Benefits Report 201-2020,” released Thursday. The national study is published by Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service in…
Mark Schoedel, vice president of Lutheran Senior Services, and Rachel Koroknay, senior implementation specialist for Dude Solutions, will discuss how embracing technology and gathering data enable efficiency in five key areas of senior living operations on July 25 in a free webinar.
Consulting firm Holleran worked with Life Care Services to track engagement and the rate of turnover among 753 employees across 39 senior living campuses over an 18-month period. Here’s what they found.
A vocal critic of Brookdale Senior Living is being nominated for a position on the company’s board, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
LeadingAge is adding its organizational voice to other industry groups supporting the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s call for increased oversight related to hospice care.