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Assisted Living

CMS promises improved investigation and reporting of elder abuse in long-term care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is working to address numerous recommendations from federal agencies to improve reporting, investigation and law enforcement notification of elder abuse, the Government Accountability Office said in report released Wednesday. The report highlights the differences in requirements for assisted living communities versus nursing homes.

Staffing

Marketing

ASHA: 6 areas where senior living must improve

The senior living industry must focus on innovation and “much-needed change” if it is to attract more residents and cultivate new revenue streams, according to a new issue brief from the American Seniors Housing Association.

Dementia / Alzheimer's

LTSS / HCBS / PACE

Bipartisan effort probes federal oversight of Medicaid managed LTSS programs

Sept. 13 is the deadline Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Bob Casey (D-PA) on Friday gave to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma and the directors of the eight external quality review organizations that audit Medicaid managed care organizations to answer questions about access and quality of states’ long-term services and supports programs.

Executive order favors HCBS over nursing homes

A new executive order from Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf calls for state agencies to find ways to transition older adults from nursing homes to home- and community-based settings. Such settings can include assisted living communities and personal care homes.

CCRCs / Life Plan Communities

Opportunities await beyond near-term challenges

Recent news is enough to cause any operator, developer or investor to reach for the aspirin. A look at data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, as well as discussions with experts from NIC and elsewhere, however, give hope.

Argentum

Dealmaker’s Handbook 2019

Download: Dealmaker’s Handbook 2019 Inside: Opportunities ahead Here’s what I’m telling my members: Insights from the leaders of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living, LeadingAge and Argentum SNFs and PDPM, ready … or not? Yellen to be heard at NIC Middle…

NCAL

People in the news, Aug. 20

Promotions, appointments and other news at Asbury, Caddis, The Ensign Group, The Glen at Scripps Ranch, Heritage Senior Living, LandSouth, Legacy Senior Living, Maplewood Senior Living, the National Center for Assisted Living and Summit Healthcare REIT.

People in the news, Aug. 13

Appointments at Beazer Homes USA, Brookdale Senior Living, Caruth Haven Court, Conservatory at Plano, Discovery Senior Living, Five Star Senior Living, Integral Senior Living, LeadingAge Florida, LeadingAge PA, Maplewood Senior Living, Marcus & Millichap, Perkins Eastman, the National Center for Assisted Living, Veltex Corp. and Waltonwood Lake Boone.

LeadingAge

NIC

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