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?
A new campaign by AARP and Getty Images certainly fits nicely with LeadingAge’s important vision to “permanently change the image of aging in our society,” but it was another organization that came to my mind when I heard about this new effort.
Helen Crunk of Nebraska was elected chair of the NCAL Board of Directors, and Debbie Meade of Georgia was elected chair of the AHCA Board of Governors, both for 2019-2020 terms, on Wednesday during the organizations’ 70th Annual Convention and Expo.
From the CEO and the administrator — everyone is responsible for preventing falls and looking at what’s going on in the environment, what’s going on with residents, because they come in contact with them.
Positive provider stories are the antidote to the criticism that the long-term care industry continues to hear from lawmakers and others despite making great strides in measures of quality, American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living President and CEO Mark Parkinson said Monday to those attending the opening session of the organizations’ 70th Annual Convention and Expo.
“How many of you still believe you only provide hospitality?” When Juniper Communities founder and CEO Lynne Katzmann posed that question to the approximately 260 people attending NCAL Day on Sunday, nobody raised a hand.
For the second year in a row, more than half of the states have changed their assisted living requirements, indicating a potential trend that the National Center for Assisted Living expects to continue, executives said Thursday in releasing the group’s annual “Assisted Living State Regulatory Review.”
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.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is working to address numerous recommendations from federal agencies to improve reporting, investigation and law enforcement notification of elder abuse, the Government Accountability Office said in report released Wednesday. The report highlights the differences in requirements for assisted living communities versus nursing homes.
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Promotions, appointments and other news at Asbury, Caddis, The Ensign Group, The Glen at Scripps Ranch, Heritage Senior Living, LandSouth, Legacy Senior Living, Maplewood Senior Living, the National Center for Assisted Living and Summit Healthcare REIT.
Appointments at Beazer Homes USA, Brookdale Senior Living, Caruth Haven Court, Conservatory at Plano, Discovery Senior Living, Five Star Senior Living, Integral Senior Living, LeadingAge Florida, LeadingAge PA, Maplewood Senior Living, Marcus & Millichap, Perkins Eastman, the National Center for Assisted Living, Veltex Corp. and Waltonwood Lake Boone.
Assisted living was represented in two of the five 2019 Gold – Excellence in Quality Awards announced Friday by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.
Forty-five assisted living operators have earned 2019 Silver – Achievement in Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, AHCA / NCAL announced Thursday.
Aging services providers’ ability to serve low-income older adults will be hindered if the federal government proceeds with proposed changes to how it measures poverty, according to advocacy organizations representing the industry.
Appointments, promotions and honors at the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living, CiminoCare, Florida Assisted Living Association, Greystone, Heron’s Key, Legend Senior Living, Life Care Services, New Senior Investment Group, Senior Living Communities, Timber Ridge at Talus, Vi, Watercrest Senior Living Group, Zanthion and more.
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.
The lead author of a new study on suicides related to long-term care says the research is a call for operators to examine how they are supporting mental health among residents, especially those just moving in.