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Other featured senior living news stories include "Lawmakers, Others Press for More Funding That Would Boost Research, Aid Older Adults," "PACE Innovation Act Becomes Law," and "Study: U.S. Spending on Healthcare Continues on Slow Growth Trajectory."
Argentum Update: Study - Rethinking Long-Term Care Financing Necessary to Create More Attractive Options
Other featured senior living news stories include "About 10 Percent of Older Adults Experience Elder Abuse," "CFPB Offers Social Security Retirement Planning Tool," and "CDC Offers Flu Tracking App."
Other featured senior living news stories include "November Is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month," "Medicare Open Enrollment Spurs Scammers to Target Older Adults," and "Research Brief: Social Security’s Effect on Poverty Among Older Adults."
Other featured senior living news stories include "University Begins Research on Use of Antipsychotic Drugs in Assisted Living," "Report: Nation Experiencing Uneven Housing Recovery," and "EPA Accepting Applications for Energy Star Certification."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Study: Dementia Care Costlier Than Heart Disease, Cancer," "Senate Hearing: Healthcare Fraud a ‘Pervasive Problem’," and "Policy Brief: Quality Measure for Person-Centered Outcomes Lacking."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Study: Medicare Drug Plan Participants Will See Premium Increases," "ACL Awards Grants to Improve Adult Protective Services," and "Study: Even More Adults Are Social Media Savvy."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Compendium Compares State Assisted Living Regulations and Policy," "10 Tips to Become Prepared for an Emergency," "Justice Department Announces New Grant Program to Aid Victims of Elder Abuse," and "SafetyWorx Program Decreases Workplace Injuries."
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Names Chief Operating Officer, Reorganizes," "CFPB Concerned About Burden of Student Loan Debt on Older Consumers," and "Study: Low Cognitive Ability Leads to Lapsed Long-Term Care Insurance Policies."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Neal Cohen Joins ALFA as PAC Administrator," "Digital Photography Program Honored by Best of the Best Awards; Nominations Open Oct. 7," and "Dangerous Bed Handles Recalled Again for Entrapment Hazards."
Other featured senior living news stories include "FDA Panel Recommends Flu Vaccine for Older Adults; CDC Preps for Flu Season," "HHS Releases Updated Health IT Strategic Plan," and "Best of the Best Awards Accepting Nominations Oct. 7."
Other featured senior living news stories include "New Executive Member Report: ALFA Advocates for You," "Aging Workforce Faces Age Discrimination," and "Register Now for the ALFA Senior Living Executive Forum."
Other featured senior living news stories include "OKALA Executive Director Tells Lawmakers of Difficulties With Conflicting Regulations," "ISC 2 Foundation Educates Older Adults on Importance of Cyber Security," and "ALFA Senior Living Executive Forum Registration Now Open."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Court Ruling Allows Home Care Workers to Receive Minimum Wage, Overtime," "Falls Prevention Action Plan Full of Tips for Senior Living Executives," "CMS: Accountable Care Organizations Generate Savings."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Registration Now Open for ALFA Senior Living Executive Forum," "ALFA Encourages Members to Participate in National Memory Screening Week," and "World Alzheimer’s Report: Someone Develops Alzheimer’s Every 3 Seconds."
Other featured senior living news stories include "CFPB Unveils New State Guide for Managing Someone Else’s Money," "Report: Words Matter When Living Fully with Dementia," and "Alzheimer’s Association Partners with Shutterfly."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Learn More About Falls Prevention Awareness Day," "Award Aims to Create Dementia Research Network," "Volunteers Needed throughout the States for Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials," and "Change Leaders Program Accepting Applications."
Other featured senior living news stories include "ACL Offers Host of Resources on Brain Health," "Older Adults Most Likely to Never Go Online," "CDC Unveils Clinical Care Falls Prevention Initiative," and "Social Security Disability Fund to See Depletion in 2016."
Other featured senior living news stories include "NIH Asks for $323M More to Find Alzheimer’s Cure," "Medicare Solvent Until 2030, But Part B Premiums to Increase," and "Administration on Aging Unveils New Grants for Falls Prevention."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Justice Department Offers New Guidance on Service Animals," "Uber Rolls Out Pilot Programs to Engage Older Adults," and "White House Launches Aging.gov."
Other featured senior living news stories include "State of the Industry 2016: An ALFA Provider Member Survey," "Poll: Most Americans 40-Plus Do Not Feel Prepared for Long-Term Care," and "Senators Ask GAO for Assisted Living Medicaid Investigation."
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MEMBERS in the News
On Tuesday, November 17, Southlake, Texas and surrounding communities were officially introduced to Silverado and our innovative approach to memory care. This introduction allows the public to see the Southlake Memory Care Community, which has been a part of the Silverado family since last June, providing life-enriching care firsthand.
OnShift Ranked Number 240 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500
OnShift today announced it ranked No. 240 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. OnShift grew 312 percent during this period.
Every year the Colorado Assisted Living Association recognizes the most outstanding caregivers and administrators. The association values this as one of the most important things it does to recognize those who work in the assisted living industry and the sacrifices they make in the care of elderly residents.
Elder Care Alliance® (ECA), a non-profit integrated system of assisted living and memory care communities, today announced Ken Claire has been hired as vice president of sales and marketing. Claire brings over 20 years of experience in operations and sales management, analytical expertise and financial management.
Collain Healthcare, an LG CNS Company, and Briggs Healthcare announced a partnership to facilitate compliance and create efficiencies for clinical teams. With this partnership, patient assessment documentation from Briggs Healthcare will be available in the LG CNS post-acute software solution suite.
CHEAT Sheet - ALFA's Latest Industry News
Argentum is seeking nominations for its 2016 awards program, including awards celebrating senior living heroes, community leaders, and innovative serv...
Busy physicians caring for older adults are likely to encounter a victim of some type of elder abuse on a frequent basis, regardless of whether the ph...
Approximately two-thirds of registered nurses over age 54 are considering retirement with 62 percent planning to retire within the next three years, a...
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is asking for feedback on a proposal to revise the discharge planning requirements that hospitals, incl...
Nearly 200 senior living executives gathered in Rancho Mirage, California to network and attend educational sessions at the 2015 Argentum Senior Livin...