The American National Standards Institute has set a hearing date of Feb. 18 for its Executive Standards Council to hear appeals to the organization’s approval of Argentum’s application to be an accredited developer of standards for the senior living industry.
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.
A largely unnoticed development now has more than a few operators wondering whether the Trojan Horse carrying federal rules has arrived. But in this case, the proverbial steed was always inside the gate.
A bill that raises the minimum age at which people are required to withdraw funds from their retirement accounts was signed into law in late December as part of a spending package that also increased funding for Alzheimer’s research.
Would industry-initiated national standards hasten or delay the federal regulation of senior living? Would they encourage or prevent lawsuits against operators? Major associations representing senior living providers disagree on the answers to those questions, and the questions aren’t just theoretical.
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.
Five senior living communities have been recognized by Argentum with 2019 Senior Living by Design awards. The annual awards program honors architects, design firms and senior living providers.
The American College of Health Care Administrators is discontinuing the exams for the certified assisted living administrator (CALA) and certified nursing home administrator (CNHA) credentials, the organization announced Tuesday.
The American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living, American Seniors Housing Association, Argentum and LeadingAge are among the 50 organizations signing onto two letters urging senators and congresspeople to make permanent the 7.5% threshold for the medical expense tax deduction before the end of 2019.
Despite improvements, numerous areas of senior housing still demand innovation. How will regulation help — or hurt — innovations in those areas?
When someone moves into a senior living community, the dining experience, as well as food service quality, ultimately can affect comfort levels and long-term happiness. Providing food that everyone loves can be incredibly difficult for several reasons, however.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has proposed an “excessive lobbying tax” that if put into effect could be costly to some companies and groups representing senior living providers.
The final overtime rule issued Tuesday by the Department of Labor garnered favorable comments from many industry groups representing senior living organizations and other long-term care providers, although concerns remained for those serving Medicaid beneficiaries.
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Despite a 15% reduction in units over the past year, Brentwood, TN-based Brookdale Senior Living is “still well ahead of the rest of the pack,” holding onto the No. 1 spot on Argentum’s new list of the 140 largest senior living providers, the association said Wednesday.
A “historic” group of aging services professionals concluded two days of meetings with university professionals Thursday in Chicago, and the resulting buzz left participants eager for the next steps.
Industry groups representing senior living organizations say they generally support the federal government’s proposed salary threshold of $35,308 under which executive, administrative, professional and certain other employees would be eligible for overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours in a week. They still have concerns, however.
A bill that would raise the minimum age at which people would be required to withdraw funds from their retirement accounts is giving hope to senior living advocates that, if signed into law, it would result in older adults having more money to pay for long-term services and supports.
Senior living advocates told McKnight’s Senior Living they will continue working with policymakers and others to try to ensure that middle-market adults have housing and care options as they age.
Argentum announced the Senior Living Impact initiative on Wednesday at the annual Senior Living Executive Conference. It will target federal and state officials.