Assisted living communities in Minnesota would be licensed via a new multi-tiered system under a proposal that state Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm shared during a state senate hearing last week.
The 21st annual “Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report” has been published, with details about assisted living administrator pay and more.
The National Quality Forum for the first time has endorsed a set of assisted living customer satisfaction measures, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, developer of the measures, said Thursday.
There are challenges but also exciting times with numerous opportunities. It is a good time to be in senior living.
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.
Positive views of assisted living and continuing care retirement communities continue to grow as aging preferences change, suggests new research.
Most people at or near retirement age would rather stay home than move into a senior living community. But the gap between the two options is narrowing, a new survey has found.
A story appearing in Thursday’s New York Times delivers a largely unflattering assessment of the nation’s assisted living communities. The piece suggests that the sector is growing too rapidly for adequate regulatory oversight to keep pace.
Real estate investment trust Welltower has enlisted a group of senior living operators, academics, industry representatives and adult children of residents to develop care quality standards for its assisted living and memory care community operators that could be used across the industry.
The West continues to dominate as a U.S. region for assisted living communities, according to newly reported federal data.
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.
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.
Dealmaker’s Handbook 2018 Inside: Fundamentally sound? Big picture looks good, despite some recent setbacks. Insights from National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care founder and Senior Adviser Bob Kramer, American Senior Housing Association President David Schless, Capital Senior Living CEO Larry Cohen and Green Street Advisors Senior Analyst Lukas Hartwich “Here’s what I’m telling…
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.