Senior living community will ‘vigorously’ defend itself in wrongful termination lawsuit
Jun 02, 2022
The owner of an Iowa assisted living and memory care community says the company will “vigorously” defend itself in a wrongful termination lawsuit from a former resident assistant who alleges she was...
New law gives funding boost to affordable assisted living program
Jun 02, 2022
An Illinois nursing home reform bill signed into law this week includes funding for a supportive living alternative that is part of the continuum of care offered by some senior living providers.
With questions about whether any further COVID-19 relief legislation will be passed this year, Argentum said Tuesday that it is focusing on a federal workplace safety rule, financial relief and workforce...
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Jun 01, 2022
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Legislators must ensure affordable housing for low-income older Americans
Marta Hill Gray
May 31, 2022
Despite a rapidly aging population, little has been done in the policy arena to ensure less wealthy older Americans can access affordable housing and receive the care they need with ease and dignity.
Proposed pilot an opportunity to spotlight assisted living’s benefits: ASHA
May 26, 2022
A proposed pilot program to expand veterans’ access to assisted living is an “economically sound and sensible approach” to demonstrating the benefits of the setting, according to the American Seniors...
Choice: senior living’s past and future
Lois A. Bowers
May 23, 2022
It was the concept of consumer choice that led to the formation of the senior living industry, and it will be choice that drives the industry’s success in the future. That was part of the message that...
Occupancy recovering more quickly in assisted living versus independent living: NIC
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
May 20, 2022
All-occupancy rates are up across senior living, but assisted living occupancy appears to be recovering more quickly than independent living, according to new data from the National Investment Center for...
Assisted living pioneer celebrates 50 years
May 18, 2022
Christian Living Communities is celebrating the 50-year anniversary of its founding this month. Read more, and find out how to submit your photos!
54 percent increase in low-care nursing home residents presents opportunity for assisted living
Lois A. Bowers
May 17, 2022
The percentage of nursing home residents who are considered “low care” increased 54% between 2019 and 2020, representing an opportunity for assisted living providers, according to a new report.