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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.
7/1/2015
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 ...
5/1/2015
More Partnerships with Health-Care Providers Ahead; Medication Errors Among Most-Cited State Deficiencies; Sniff Test: Odors Matter More Than You Thin...
3/1/2015
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...
1/1/2015
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...
7/1/2014
Boomers Moving Out; Assisted Living Rates Grow at Lower Rate Than Nursing Homes Year Over Year; Improved Care Coordination Supports Decreased Hospital...
5/1/2014
New Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer’s Onset Three Years Before Symptoms Develop; Invest More in Sales Staff, Study Suggests; Fannie Mae Reports Increase...
3/1/2014
Senior Housing May Ride Coattails of Multifamily Boom, Senior Mobility, Freddie Mac Launches First Financing Product for Senior Housing, Resident-Cent...
1/1/2014
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
11/1/2013
Want to Live Longer? Move to Hawaii, Volunteerism Improves Senior Health, Longevity, U.S., European Experts Disagree Over Alzheimer’s Rates, ALFA Memb...
10/1/2013
More Support for Brain Training Programs, “Undercover Boss” Features ALFA Member, Words May Make or Break a Move-In, More States Approve Life Insuranc...
7/4/2013
"Alzheimer’s Early Detection Test Found; New Statistics Highlight Critical Need", "Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures", "Depression and Loneliness Am...
4/29/2013
Featured articles include, "Brain Games Continue to Expand", "Emergency Response and Senior Living's Symbiotic Relationship, "Stroke Guidelines Emphas...
3/27/2013
Featured articles include: "A Taste for Locally Grown Food", "Why Google+ Matters", "Alzheimer’s Tool Kit Addresses Care for Both Resident and Caregiv...
3/27/2013
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.
2/1/2013
Articles include: Money Matters: Medicaid Reimbursement Can Pay Off for Providers. “Respectful” Assisted Living Staff Pleased With Workplace Environme...
2/1/2013
Senior living comments, data, and questions heard on the web.
11/1/2012
Articles include: Robots? Licensed Assisted Living Still Increasing, says AARP. Building Resident-Staff Connections One Ornament at a Time. Mom Doesn’...
9/1/2012
Featured articles include, "Web Surfing With Grandma", "Funds to Curb Hospital Admissions Flow to Senior Living", "Community-based and Socially Engage...
7/16/2012
Featured articles include: "Single White Female Remains Typical Resident", "Don't Knock HUD" and "Assisted Living on a Roll".
5/8/2012
Need To Know News articles include, "Alzheimer’s Care Costs Skyrocket; Feds Address Costs and Cure", "Play That Funky Music", "New Tools Help Consumer...
3/21/2012
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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