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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. 

9/1/2016
ALFA Events, HR Systems & Processes, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Managed Risk, News, Organizational Culture, Risk Management, Senior Living Industry Events
Willis Towers Watson, in partnership with Argentum, is hosting the annual Willis Towers Watson annual Senior Living Conference in Chicago, October 19-...
9/1/2016
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Facts and Figures, Health Care, Medicare, News, Partnerships, Research
Accountable care organizations, or ACOs, have saved more than $1.29 billion since 2012, according to a statement from the Centers for Medicare and Med...
8/18/2016
Community Awareness and Education, Consumer Intelligence, Core Principles, Facts and Figures, News, Organization Development, Reports, Research, Senior Living Options
CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics has launched the third wave of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP), a biennial nationa...
8/2/2016
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Medicare, Partnerships, Strategy
Senior living firms are poised for progress with accountable care organizations, ready to engage with these groups of doctors, hospitals and other hea...
8/2/2016
Active & Engaged Seniors, Consumer Intelligence, Health and Wellness, Strategy
Intergenerational programs are taking shape around the country as more colleges and communities are experimenting with bringing the nation’s young and...
8/2/2016
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), cheatsheet, Human Resources, Partnerships, Staffing & Performance
While accountable care organizations (ACO) are still evolving, some have already defined quality measures for skilled nursing communities, and quality...
7/28/2016
Advocacy, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, News, Reports
Virginia lawmakers are asking the Office of Personnel Management just why premiums in the federal long-term care insurance program are expected to zoo...
7/13/2016
Advocacy, Affiliate/Chapter, ALFA's Public Policy Positions, All States, Brand Strategy, News, Policy in the States, Public Policy
Argentum New York recently celebrated its 10th Annual Advocacy Day in Albany, New York. Thirty two member advocates gathered to advance the Chapter’s...
7/7/2016
All States, Community Awareness and Education, Consumer Intelligence, Core Principles, Engage, Facts and Figures, Growth Strategies, Membership, News, Policy in the States, Research, Senior Living Options, Strategy
Rhode Island has released a new plan designed to enable the state’s growing population of older adults to safely remain living at home and in communit...
6/29/2016
ALFA's Public Policy Positions, Engage, Facts and Figures, Finance, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, News, Public Policy
Americans face an alarming $7.7 trillion gap between what they actually have saved for retirement and what they will need, said the head of the Senate...
6/23/2016
Engage, Land/Site Development, Policy in the States, Property Management, Real Estate, Regulations, Research
Argentum is offering a 115-page report “Building Regulation and Assisted Living: A National Analysis Report” to educate the industry about the web of ...
6/8/2016
Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance Education, Medicaid, Research
A long term services and supports catastrophic insurance program could improve the way LTSS needs are financed in the United States, according to a re...
6/6/2016
Land/Site Development, Real Estate
Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN), a leader in health care infrastructure, and partner Hines, the international real estate firm, today unveiled the first ren...
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...
5/19/2016
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...
5/4/2016
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...