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Assisted Living

ASHA to induct 4 into Senior Living Hall of Fame for 2020

Juniper Communities founder and CEO Lynne Katzmann, Ph.D.; the late founders of Koelsch Communities, Emmett and Alice Koelsch; and ProMatura Group founder Margaret Wylde, Ph.D., will be inducted into the American Seniors Housing Association Senior Living Hall of Fame later this month at the association’s 2020 annual meeting.

Staffing

Marketing

Dementia / Alzheimer's

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Legislators scramble to clarify new dementia training requirements

Legislators in New Hampshire have been scrambling to clarify new minimum training requirements for workers in assisted living and other settings caring for residents with dementia after a bill with the requirements was tucked into the state budget and passed even though it “wasn’t ready for prime time.”
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Senior living braces for changes in 2020 as top challenges remain

As 2020 begins, the senior living industry is preparing for the changing needs and wants of current and future residents as workforce and occupancy issues continue to challenge operators, according to leaders of several organizations serving providers, who shared their thoughts with McKnight’s Senior Living.

LTSS / HCBS / PACE

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HCBS, caregivers focus of presidential hopeful Cory Booker’s long-term care plan

Changing eligibility for long-term services and supports, expanding access to home- and community-based services, increasing compensation for paid caregivers and finding a way to compensate family caregivers — all are elements of a plan for long-term care unveiled by Sen. Cory Booker, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president in the 2020 election.

CCRCs / Life Plan Communities

Argentum

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Argentum launches new leadership development initiative

Argentum has launched a new senior living leadership development initiative and is accepting nominations for participants from upper-level executives who are among the organization’s owner/operator members.

NCAL

LeadingAge

NIC

‘Replace denial with proposal’ on long-term care, House committee told

Congress must “replace denial with a detailed, bipartisan legislative proposal on long-term care” to address the needs of a growing older population facing high costs for healthcare and housing, Robert Blancato, national coordinator of the Elder Justice Coalition, told the House Ways and Means Committee at a hearing Thursday.
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