The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Friday issued new guidance meant to clarify where Medicaid beneficiaries can receive home- and community-based services as defined in a 2014 regulation, but provider advocates said they still have questions.
May 21 is the deadline to submit comments about the Labor Department’s proposed overtime pay rule, the department announced Friday, the same day National Labor Relations Board Chairman John Ring released an update on the joint-employer standard decision process.
A majority of Americans believe that the government should be primarily responsible for paying for the long-term care needs of older adults in the future but that the responsibility mainly will fall to the older adults themselves or to their families, according to the results of a poll by the Pew Research Center.
Paradise Valley Estates, a continuing care retirement community in Fairfield, CA, will help Boston-based Optimus Ride test its self-driving vehicle technology beginning this summer, the company has announced.
Two late-stage clinical trials of a drug for Alzheimer’s disease have been stopped because they aren’t likely to produce promising results, two companies involved with the research announced Thursday.
The founder, president and CEO of Juniper Communities is being recognized for her approach to combining research and innovation during a career that has spanned more than three decades.
Expanding an existing campus is the most common way that continuing care retirement communities plan to grow for now, according to a new survey.
The spring Online Expo of our sister brand, McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, will be Wednesday, March 27, and Thursday, March 28. Attendees can earn up to five continuing education credits.
The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request by Brookdale Senior Living to review a case, first brought in 2012, that alleges fraudulent Medicare billing of approximately $35 million by the country’s largest senior living company.
Elmcroft Senior Living is helping researchers determine whether a robot-guided video game can help slow dementia progression by encouraging older adults to exercise and socialize. The technology also may provide an answer to caregiver shortages.
Older baby boomers’ top choice of where to live if they were to have dementia is a senior living community, according to the results of a new LeadingAge–NORC poll revealed Monday at the LeadingAge Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. The finding, according to LeadingAge, was one of several from the research that challenge commonly held views of baby boomer preferences related to aging.
Several senior living operators and groups serving them are among the 3,574 organizations that sent a letter to Senate and House of Representatives Appropriations Committee leaders urging them to “ensure affordable housing, community development and transportation programs receive the highest allocation of discretionary funds possible in fiscal year 2020.”
Virtual reality could be an effective form of rehabilitation for long-term dizziness caused by vision changes, which can affect balance and mobility, according to the results of a new study.
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.
“If all four dementia causes were counted together, dementia would have been the third leading cause of death in the United States in 2017,” according to the authors of a new report.
An expanding economy and tight labor market will lead to increased labor costs for senior living operators this year, predict the authors of a new white paper from Argentum.
A shortage of seven million affordable and available rental homes for extremely low-income renters exists in the United States, and many of those in need are older adults, according to a report released Thursday by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
The inaugural class of Hall of Honor inductees includes executive-level women who have made significant contributions to the senior housing and care field.