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Need to Know

The following articles are from the Need to Know column of the Senior Living Executive magazine, which features industry updates and ALFA news.
Consumer Intelligence, Facts and Figures, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Need to Know, Reports
New survey data from A Place for Mom and The Mutual Fund Store reinforces popular opinion that Americans remain woefully uninformed about retirement a...
Consumer Intelligence, Need to Know
Vermont ranks as the healthiest state for seniors, according to United Health Foundation’s “America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action ...
More Partnerships with Health-Care Providers Ahead; Medication Errors Among Most-Cited State Deficiencies; Sniff Test: Odors Matter More Than You Thin...
Older Adults Struggle with Too-Heavy Lifting; Slip and Tell? Not always; Hot Stories for 2015; Tax-Exempt Senior Living Market to Surge in 2015; The C...
A long-time association executive has been hired to lead the “new ALFA.” James Balda, who has nearly two decades of association experience, joined ALF...
Boomers Moving Out; Assisted Living Rates Grow at Lower Rate Than Nursing Homes Year Over Year; Improved Care Coordination Supports Decreased Hospital...
New Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer’s Onset Three Years Before Symptoms Develop; Invest More in Sales Staff, Study Suggests; Fannie Mae Reports Increase...
Senior Housing May Ride Coattails of Multifamily Boom, Senior Mobility, Freddie Mac Launches First Financing Product for Senior Housing, Resident-Cent...
Six Tips to Avert a Long-Term Care Crisis, Big Trends Driving Senior Living Future, The New Era of Search: Social SEO, Happy Staff Happy Residents
Want to Live Longer? Move to Hawaii, Volunteerism Improves Senior Health, Longevity, U.S., European Experts Disagree Over Alzheimer’s Rates, ALFA Memb...
More Support for Brain Training Programs, “Undercover Boss” Features ALFA Member, Words May Make or Break a Move-In, More States Approve Life Insuranc...
"Alzheimer’s Early Detection Test Found; New Statistics Highlight Critical Need", "Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures", "Depression and Loneliness Am...
Featured articles include, "Brain Games Continue to Expand", "Emergency Response and Senior Living's Symbiotic Relationship, "Stroke Guidelines Emphas...
Featured articles include: "A Taste for Locally Grown Food", "Why Google+ Matters", "Alzheimer’s Tool Kit Addresses Care for Both Resident and Caregiv...
ALFA Conference & Expo, ALFA Events, ALFA for You, Need to Know, Senior Living Executive
Here’s your first look at the exhibitors participating in the 2013 ALFA Conference and Expo, May 6-9 in Charlotte, NC.
Articles include: Money Matters: Medicaid Reimbursement Can Pay Off for Providers. “Respectful” Assisted Living Staff Pleased With Workplace Environme...
Senior living comments, data, and questions heard on the web.
Articles include: Robots? Licensed Assisted Living Still Increasing, says AARP. Building Resident-Staff Connections One Ornament at a Time. Mom Doesn’...
Featured articles include, "Web Surfing With Grandma", "Funds to Curb Hospital Admissions Flow to Senior Living", "Community-based and Socially Engage...
Featured articles include: "Single White Female Remains Typical Resident", "Don't Knock HUD" and "Assisted Living on a Roll".
Need To Know News articles include, "Alzheimer’s Care Costs Skyrocket; Feds Address Costs and Cure", "Play That Funky Music", "New Tools Help Consumer...
Facts and Figures, Need to Know
Need to Know news includes "HUD Lean 232 Approval Eases", "Indian Senior Living Providers Launch Association, Partner with ALFA", "Medicaid Benefits",...


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