Washington state lawmakers have passed a bill, modeled on 2015 legislation in Connecticut, that they say will increase transparency and oversight of continuing care retirement / life plan communities.
Three continuing care retirement / life plan communities owned or managed by American Baptist Homes of the West have been certified as centers for successful aging by Masterpiece Living.
The government’s apparent lack of understanding about the differing characteristics among senior living settings could put some providers “perpetually in noncompliance” with a proposed federal rule regarding the disposal of unused medications, several industry groups contend.
The Continuing Care Hall of Fame inducted its first two honorees in 2015.
The chance to learn secrets to success drew McKnight’s Senior Living website visitors, newsletter readers and social media followers and friends to columns posted on the site in 2015, reveals an examination of analytics. Here’s a chance to revisit those columns or read them for the first time.
U.S. nonprofit continuing care retirement / life plan communities will see an uptick in occupancy and a focus on expense control in 2016, according to the latest Fitch Ratings outlook report for the category.
LeadingAge is not requiring its continuing care retirement community members to start calling themselves life plan communities, but the organization says its research shows that those that do might have more success in attracting a new generation of residents. That’s one message shared with operators during a Dec. 2 Q&A webinar.