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.
This might be a good time to ask whether the sector actually is growing up or if it remains mired in a purgatorial state between accountability and immaturity.
The first-ever national apprenticeship for nursing assistants and other caregivers in senior living and a new data service to help operators with their staffing plans were among the announcements Tuesday at Argentum’s 2019 Senior Living Executive Conference.
Argentum is making women a focal point of its 2019 Senior Living Executive Conference, which began Monday. The organization also announced new board members.
An expanding economy and tight labor market will lead to increased labor costs for senior living operators this year, predict the authors of a new white paper from Argentum.
The Labor Department’s new proposal to increase the salary threshold for employee overtime pay, announced Thursday, might have been expected, but it’s still of concern to some organizations representing senior living operators.
Argentum, the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living and LeadingAge for the first time are participating in Careers in Aging Week, taking place March 3 to 9.
Music and the brain, brand-building, leadership, memory care, and senior living and healthcare policy will be the topics of featured speakers during presentations at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference, April 15 to 17 at the Henry B. González Convention Center Convention Center in San Antonio.
Argentum has unveiled a new web tool, the Education Pipeline, to help senior living professionals and job-seekers locate and connect with relevant college programs.
Assisted living communities can breathe a sigh of relief now that Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler has signed the agency’s final rule regarding the disposal of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals.
Workforce issues will continue to be a dominant challenge in the senior living industry in 2019, according to leaders of several organizations representing providers. But they are entering the new year with plans to address these and other issues.
Here’s a look at some of the news that occupied many minds in senior living over the past year.
A bipartisan bill that authorizes $100 million in funding over five years to create a new public health infrastructure to combat Alzheimer’s disease is headed to the president’s desk after being passed Wednesday night by the House of Representatives.
The Senate has unanimously approved the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act.
A bipartisan bill that would authorize $100 million in funding over five years to create a public health infrastructure to combat Alzheimer’s disease was passed unanimously by the Senate Health Committee on Thursday.
The Long Term Care Community Coalition released recommendations for best practices for the assisted living industry on Wednesday, citing an “urgent need” given the findings contained in a February report from the federal Government Accountability Office.
Senior living professionals seeking to earn the certified director of assisted living, or CDAL, credential will be able to take the exam on demand effective in January.