Washington state legislators are considering a regulation that would make workers who earn less than approximately $49,000 at companies with more than 50 employees eligible for overtime pay.
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A bill that will make Connecticut the seventh state with a paid family and medical leave program is on the way to the desk of Gov. Ned Lamont, who has said he will sign it.
A new “master plan for aging,” which will be created following the signing of an executive order by California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday, is a big step forward for the state, according to one provider group.
Hawaii is the healthiest state for older adults, and Mississippi is the least healthy, according to United Health Foundation’s 2019 “America’s Health Rankings Senior Report.” Where does your state rank?
Justin Brown, CEO of Choice Capital Partners, the ownership entity for Villagio Senior Living, has been named director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, which has approximately 7,000 employees and oversees older adult-related and other programs.
As legislators in her home state of Minnesota passed a landmark bill related to assisted living and memory care, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, seeking to win the Democratic nomination in the race for president, discussed her family’s experience with the settings at a campaign event in New Hampshire.
Senior living organizations, regulators and consumer advocates on Tuesday finalized an agreement about licensing assisted living facilities for the first time in Minnesota, completing a two-year process.
Florida law regarding continuing care retirement community contracts is poised to change after the Friday passage of HB 1033 by the state legislature. The bill now heads to the governor’s desk, where he is expected to sign it into law.
Washington may become the first state to offer workers a long-term care insurance program into which they would pay to help offset assisted living and other costs.
Staffing and Medicaid reimbursement were two pressing issues for operators that emerged from a recent survey commissioned by the Florida Assisted Living Association, the organization’s CEO, Shaddrick A. Haston, Esq., told McKnight’s Senior Living.
Minnesota consumer advocates on Tuesday told state legislators to put their money where their mouths are and provide “substantial funding increases” for elder care in addition to bringing their plans for legislative reforms and assisted living community licensure to fruition.
Utah’s Silver Alert program, designed to help locate older adults with dementia who are missing, was signed into law by Gov. Gary Herbert on March 21 and is expected to go into effect later this year.
Assisted living communities in North Carolina would be required to have generators for use during power outages under a bill being considered by state legislators.
North Dakota inched closer last week to becoming the next state with a law requiring assisted living communities and nursing homes to honor resident requests to use electronic monitoring equipment in their rooms.
The Florida Health Care Association, LeadingAge Florida and AARP have formed the Coalition for Silver Solutions with state legislators in an effort to develop short- and long-term strategies to meet the needs of Florida’s aging population across the continuum of care and services, the groups announced last week.
Sprinklers, safety and staffing levels are the focuses of legislation that a Pennsylvania senator plans to introduce in response to the deaths of four residents after a five-alarm fire at a continuing care retirement community in his district in November 2017.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said he plans to sign into law a bill enabling terminally ill people to seek medical assistance to end their lives, reportedly making the Garden State the eighth jurisdiction to have such a law.
As a bill designed to expand access to medical cannabis heads for potential signing, associations representing assisted living operators are looking for guidance on whether it applies to assisted living residents and their caregivers.
A bill requiring assisted living operators to inform prospective residents of a community’s emergency power preparations is headed to a governor’s office for signing after it passed in both houses of a state General Assembly.