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Business Planning and Finance

Articles on senior living

The following articles are from the ALFA Update, case studies from Senior Living Executive, and audio files from ALFA's conference sessions. Business planning articles focus on ideas, best practices and solutions to problems related to finance, risk management planning, business continuity and growth and change management. 

5/19/2016
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Growth Strategies, Research
While the costs of long-term care continue to rise, assisted living continues on a slower growth trajectory than other types of long term care, accord...
5/19/2016
Advocacy, CEO, cheatsheet, Employee Compensation, Facts and Figures, Finance, Legislation, Medicaid, Medicaid, Public Policy, Staffing, Staffing & Performance
The Department of Labor this week finalized the “white collar” rule, which increases the salary threshold for workers who qualify for overtime pay. Th...
5/4/2016
Core Principles, Health Care, Organization Development, Partnerships
HCP and Argentum will collaborate on developing research related to senior housing, healthcare investment and other aspects of the senior living indus...
5/4/2016
Business Planning, Engage, Human Resources, Organization Development, Staffing, Staffing & Performance
One of Argentum’s key imperatives is to assist the industry in navigating the challenges and embracing the opportunities in workforce development. The...
4/27/2016
Consumer Intelligence, End of Life, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Reports
Over the next 15 years, adopting healthy behaviors, developing better treatments and improving access to high quality care for chronic disease would r...
4/27/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Reports
Centenarians make up a small but growing share of the world’s older population. Since 1990, the number of people 80 and older has grown more rapidly t...
4/20/2016
Business, Career Resources, CEO, cheatsheet, Community Leadership, Continuing Education, Executive Team Development, Professional Development, Provider Member
Senior living community executive directors are invited to attend Argentum’s Executive Director Leadership Institute (EDLI), an intensive four-day edu...
4/6/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Reports
American women are a bit more optimistic about their financial futures compared to a year ago, according to a new survey from investment management fi...
3/29/2016
Aggregating valuable metrics to better understand the senior living industry is key to its success. Argentum once again has partnered with the America...
3/29/2016
ALFA Conference & Expo, ALFA Events, Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Engage, Finance, Property Management
It’s the last week to register for the early bird rate for Argentum’s upcoming Senior Living Executive Conference. Staying abreast of industry chan...
3/29/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Reports
A fear of thinking about death is a key reason that more than half of American households won’t have enough retirement income to maintain their standa...
3/29/2016
Business Planning, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Growth Strategies, Reports
The world’s population is aging but the pace of aging has not been uniform, according to a new government report examining aging patterns across the g...
3/22/2016
Consumer Intelligence, End of Life, Health and Wellness, Reports
The increasing burden of chronic disease is the single most important threat to the health of American families and a drain on the U.S. economy, accor...
3/21/2016
Consumer Intelligence
Caucasian Americans are much more likely than African Americans and Hispanics to consider senior living communities when they and their parents get ol...
3/9/2016
Advocacy, CEO, cheatsheet, Compliance, Life Safety, Membership, Physical Plant, Policy in the States
Argentum, which advocates for excellence in senior living, applauds its state partner in Florida for successfully advocating for legislation enabling ...
3/9/2016
The potential for long-term care cost can have a negative impact on retirement readiness, especially for low and middle-income households, according t...
3/1/2016
CEO, Engage, Human Resources, Organization Development, Partnerships, Staffing & Performance
Argentum and OnShift have unveiled a three-year corporate partnership focused on driving excellence in the senior living workforce. OnShift and Arg...
3/1/2016
Finance, Science and Technology
A new survey predicts health information technology departments will spend less in 2016, but it’s because more have met federal requirements under the...
3/1/2016
Featured Magazine Articles, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education, Physical Plant, Space Planning and Design
Senior living advocates have a new option to help residents experiencing dementia. This initiative educates the general population about how to help m...
3/1/2016
The senior living industry is on a growth trajectory in a climate enabling stakeholders to embrace economic, demographic and other opportunities. Desp...
2/24/2016
cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Reports
The number of older Americans who live alone has dropped since 1990, generally because women ages 65 to 84 are increasingly likely to live with their ...
2/24/2016
Long Term Care Insurance, Risk Management
The nation needs a universal catastrophic insurance program, clear private and public roles for long-term care financing while policymakers redefine M...
2/17/2016
Family Caregiver, Investment To Grow, Technology Infrastructure
Memory care caregivers are interested in using emerging new technologies to help them with offering excellent care, but awareness of technologies curr...
2/17/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Family Caregiver, Reports
Most family caregivers provide unpaid medical aid and other services to loved ones while compromising their own financial, physical and mental health,...
2/9/2016
Business Planning, CEO, cheatsheet, Facts and Figures, Human Resources, Organization Development, Professional Development, Reports, Staffing & Performance
The senior living industry will need to recruit 1.2 million new employees by 2025 and must be poised to create working environments and career paths a...
2/3/2016
cheatsheet, Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Health Care, Medicare, Reports
The Congressional Budget Office recently released projections showing Medicare enrollment is expected to grow by more than 30 percent within the next ...
2/3/2016
Argentum has announced a key first step in defining a model for quality and accountability in senior living by introducing a first generation of quali...
1/20/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Reports
Only about half of full-time private sector workers, or about 49 percent, participate in a workplace retirement plan and about 58 percent have access ...
1/13/2016
Business Planning, cheatsheet, Organization Development, Staffing & Performance
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lacks comprehensive planning and oversight to ensure that its 72 health care workforce agency program...
1/13/2016
Consumer Intelligence, Disabilities, End of Life, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Managed Risk, Reports
U.S. healthcare costs are disproportionately concentrated among older adults with multiple chronic conditions or functional limitations, with disparit...