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08/20/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "The Big Sky State Addresses Alzheimer’s," "Why Crafting a State Alzheimer’s Plan Is Like Meeting an Elephant," and "Social Security Calls for Public Input on Its Strategic Vision for 2025."

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08/27/2014
Health Care REIT announced today that Sergio Rivera has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Rivera currently serves as President of The Americas for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Vacation Ownership, a wholly owned subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
08/25/2014
McKesson Medical-Surgical and OnShift announced an agreement to bring labor management solutions for cost control, greater efficiencies and improved quality to long-term care providers. OnShift’s SaaS and mobile-based staff scheduling and labor management software allows providers to predict overtime, staff their communities based on resident census and acuity, and gain enterprise-wide visibility into staffing.
08/25/2014
Briggs Healthcare, the leader in healthcare documentation and regulatory services, is happy to announce a partnership with ecfirst, home of the HIPAA Academy™, which specializes in providing HIPAA compliance consulting services, training and certification, resource tools and much more!
08/25/2014
Congratulations to the residents and staff of Emeritus of Vinings in Atlanta, GA, a Brookdale senior living community, who will get 100 live lobsters flown in from Maine with all the fixings for a good old-fashioned “Lobstah” Bake courtesy of Life Care Funding, a firm that converts life insurance policies into long-term health-care funds.
08/21/2014
More than three-dozen professional caregivers at assisted living communities, in-home care agencies, Alzheimer's care facilities, adult day centers, and nursing homes were nominated for the Caring Champions distinction by their clients, co-workers, and employers. Caring.com visitors cast nearly 4,400 social media votes for their favorite nomination stories, and a panel of judges chose the following top-ten caregivers to receive cash bonuses from Caring.com.

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CHEAT Sheet - ALFA's Latest Industry News
Physician turnover remains high as more physicians retire, according to a new survey from the American Medical Group Association.
Accreditation group CARF International is asking for input on its proposed new and revised standards for aging services dementia care specialty progra...
America’s seniors are becoming more proactive in improving their health and while they intend to continue living in their current home, most would tur...
Northstar Senior Living is the latest senior living provider to create a new residence welcoming to members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgen...
Residents, staff and family help make a senior living community the special place it is, but the design of a building inside and out can be just as im...