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.
A shortage of nurses and the increasing care needs of residents drove up assisted living costs more than costs for nursing homes, adult day centers or home healthcare over the past year, according to Genworth Financial.
The top five spots on Argentum’s list of largest senior living operators in 2018 remain unchanged from 2017, but the list contains some additions from last year.
Argentum has announced new initiatives to cultivate the next generation of women leaders in senior living and develop and maintain voluntary standards for senior living.
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If the response of attendees at a Tuesday session at the AHCA / NCAL annual meeting is any indication, bullying is prevalent in senior living.
A recent survey identifies the top motivators for older adults’ moves to assisted living, and the most common themes behind them.
Times may be challenging for long-term care providers right now, but opportunities exist to help determine the future of the industry, leaders of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living told annual meeting attendees Monday.
Senior living operators and association officials discussed major trends facing operators Monday at the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living convention, and it didn’t take long for clear themes to emerge.
The outcome of the midterm elections Nov. 6 will determine whether assisted living operators will have another fight for Medicaid on their hands, National Center for Assisted Living Executive Director Scott Tittle said Sunday during the opening session of NCAL Day.
Twenty-nine states made changes to regulations, statutes and policies affecting assisted living from June 2017 and June 2018, according to a report issued Tuesday by the National Center for Assisted Living. That’s an increase over the two previous years.
Twenty-two of the 40 senior living and care operators named to Fortune’s first-ever “Best Workplaces for Aging Services” list, released Thursday, are especially active in senior living as evidenced by their membership in either Argentum or the National Center for Assisted Living.
As sea changes go, this is an important one – especially for those who make their living in the senior living sector.
Twenty-eight percent of affluent adults aged 50 or more years participating in a recent survey said they believe they are likely to receive long-term care at an assisted living community when they need it, although only 15% identified assisted living as their preferred location.
Assisted living operators are continuing to offer rent discounts to entice prospective residents, whereas in-place rate growth is picking up, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care.
Eighty-five percent of adults think it is important to have active adult communities, assisted living communities and communities with shared facilities and outdoor spaces where they live, according to a recent national poll.
Sixteen assisted living operators across 12 states and the nation’s capital have signed on to help test an Alzheimer’s Association program that could enhance the care of residents with dementia.
Although the presence of assisted living communities may create competitive pressures that affect the nursing home finances, it does not have a significant negative effect on nursing home occupancy, according to a recent study.
Occupancy in assisted living will continue to trend downward this year, but the good news for operators is that the construction that contributed to occupancy woes will decrease, and average rents will trend upward, according to a new report.
The District of Columbia and Missouri represent the ends of the spectrum for average annual charges for private-pay assisted living in a new report released by the AARP.