The American College of Health Care Administrators is discontinuing the exams for the certified assisted living administrator (CALA) and certified nursing home administrator (CNHA) credentials, the organization announced Tuesday.
Approximately three-fourths of adults aged 50 or more years said they would prefer to receive long-term care at home, but almost one-fifth said they would prefer an assisted living facility in newly released research.
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.
Charges for assisted living and skilled nursing have stabilized over the past year, whereas charges for home care rose the most quickly among categories measured by Genworth’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey, the results of which were announced Wednesday. Genworth described home care charges as “skyrocketing.”
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.”
Officials encouraged as no new cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported at Illinois senior living community … Tennessee healthcare providers see potential upsides but still have questions over governor’s proposed Medicaid waiver … Atlanta Journal-Constitution continues series on assisted living; assisted living provides ‘safe, nurturing, community environments’ for older adults, says state rep in response to series
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.
A “novel, simple and fast-acting” cure for Alzheimer’s disease would be a “medical miracle” but would result in a loss of $16.3 billion in annual revenues for the assisted living industry, according to a new analysis published in the journal Medical Hypotheses.
Recent news is enough to cause any operator, developer or investor to reach for the aspirin. A look at data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, as well as discussions with experts from NIC and elsewhere, however, give hope.