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It's no secret that recruiting and retaining employees is the biggest challenge facing senior living and long-term care operators. Sometimes it takes some creativity to stand out to current and prospective workers.
Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show a steady increase in the number of adults of the age when many start moving into senior living communities.
Cases of financial exploitation of older adults by their legal guardians, including cases indirectly involving assisted living communities, "highlight shocking breaches of trust by people who obtained positions of power or influence over vulnerable seniors," Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday at a hearing on the topic.
A group of related assisted living communities in New York City as well as the state's governor, health commissioner and Department of Health are defendants in a lawsuit alleging they discriminate against people with disabilities who use wheelchairs.
CMS has issued revised guidance related to the penalty start date for asset transfers of Medicaid beneficiaries applying to receive home- and community-based services delivered through 1915(c) waivers, which includes some HCBS offered in assisted living communities.