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Assisted Living

Staffing

Marketing

Modest senior living cost growth presents marketing opportunity, experts say

Modest rate increases necessitated by imbalances in supply and demand offer senior living operators in some U.S. markets a marketing opportunity if they’re willing to change their thinking, according to executives with Seattle-based A Place for Mom. The senior living referral service has released its latest National Senior Living Cost Index.

Dementia / Alzheimer's

Poll: Those with family history have more dementia concerns

Participants in a recent poll who had a family history of dementia or who had been a caregiver to someone with dementia were less likely to rate their memories as good, were more likely to worry about developing dementia and were more likely to think they would develop dementia.

LTSS / HCBS / PACE

Boomer poll: Senior living tops home for dementia care

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.

CCRCs / Life Plan Communities

Argentum

NCAL

HHS says new rule allows healthcare workers, organizations to honor religious and moral principles in care provision

Individual healthcare workers as well as healthcare organizations can decline to provide care that conflicts with their religious and moral beliefs or mission under a final rule issued Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. Some fear the rule could lead to discrimination against LGBT individuals.

LeadingAge

More than 1,000 rally for affordable senior housing

More than 1,000 elected officials, policymakers and affordable housing providers and residents showed their support for housing assistance for older adults by attending LeadingAge’s Senior Housing NOW Rally on Wednesday afternoon.

NIC

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