Loading Please wait, logging in.
Join ALFA Member Login RSS Feed
Tagline Image
Bookmark and Share  

Senior Living Newsletter Archives

Subscribe to the ALFA Update e-Newsletter

The follow e-Newsletters are archives of the weekly ALFA Update. If you would like to receive these newsletters via email, subscribe to the ALFA Update e-newsletter.

ALFA Update Archives


06/25/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Complete the ALFA Senior Living Compensation Survey," "Senior Living by Design Awards Accepting Submissions," and "New Interactive Tool Helps Prepare for Health Disaster Readiness."
06/18/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Supports ‘21st Century Cures Act,’" "ALFA 2015 Conference Education Sessions Now Available Online," and "Senior Advocates Participate in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day."
06/11/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Senior Living by Design Awards Accepting Submissions," "Report: Dementia and Its Disproportional Effect on Women," and "Consumers Find Ads Promoting Reverse Mortgages ‘Confusing’."
06/04/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Complete the ALFA Senior Living Compensation Survey," "Judge Rules in Favor of New Labor Rule, Appeal in Process," and "Bulletin: Planning for Diminished Capacity and Illness."
05/28/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Florida ALFA Announces Streamlined Licensing Process for Assisted Living," "Survey: How America, Germany and Italy Address Aging Populations," and "Survey: Biggest Workforce Challenges in Senior Care Today."
05/21/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Applauds Texas Assisted Living Association for Successful Advocacy," "White House Conference on Aging Addresses Retirement Security Issues" and "Alzheimer’s Summit Experts Offer Research Agenda Framework."
05/14/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "HHS Branch Slams Tactics of Alzheimer’s Drug Maker," "Study: Use of Walking Aids Increases by 50% During Last Decade," and "ACL Hosts Webinar on New Rule for Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs."
05/07/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Launches Senior Living 2025 Campaign," "ALFA Names Two New Directors to Board," and "ALFA Honors Exemplary Community Leader, Heroes."
04/30/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "CFPB Director Outlines Challenges, Solutions to Baby Boomer Retirement," "White Paper: The Benefits of Standardized Quality Performance Measures," and "Senators Ask for Examination on Garnishment of Social Security Related to Student Loan Debt."
04/23/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA 2015 Conference & Expo: Enhance the Resident Experience," "Study: Assisted Living Remains Cost-Effective Option for Long-Term Care," and "Report: Understanding and Embracing Cognitive Aging."
04/16/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "White House Issues Healthy Aging Policy Brief," "Resource: Role of Senior Living Professionals in Preventing Suicide," and "NIA Offers Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources for Professionals."
04/08/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Senators Seek Answers from HHS on Antipsychotic Drug Use in Assisted Living," "OSHA Updates Guidance on Protecting Healthcare Workers from Violence," and "Bipartisan Policy Center Launches Task Force to Address Aging Population."
04/02/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Former HHS Chief Says Age in Place Model Provides Opportunity for Assisted Living," "Alzheimer’s Association: One in Three Seniors Dies of the Disease," and "CARF Revises Standards for Dementia Specialty Programs."
03/26/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Senior Living Art Showcase Open for Submissions," "Last Week for Early Discounts for ALFA’s Conference & Expo," and "Study: Baby Boomers Not Healthier Than Other Generations."
03/19/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Call for Participation in Seniors Housing Survey," "Share Your Passion for Senior Living with ALFA," and "Study: U.S. Needs to Face Implications of an Aging Society."
03/11/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Comments on Proposed Rules from Veterans Affairs," "Harvard University Honors Wisconsin Assisted Living Group," and "Public-Private Partnership Speeds Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery."
03/04/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Third-Party Providers Work With Senior Living to Improve Resident Care," "Study: Today’s Average Retirement Age Same as a Decade Ago," and "Issue Brief: How CBOs Can Adapt to Growing Aging Population."
02/25/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Lauds Senate Efforts to Combat Financial Exploitation of Older Adults," "Just Say Om. Americans Embrace Mind, Body Approaches to Health," and "New Long-Term Care State Data Available from CDC."
02/19/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Calls for Volunteers and Unveils a Chance to Win Big in Tampa," "Report: The Top 10 Most Expensive States for Assisted Living," and "Report: Alzheimer’s Disease Costs Could Soar Past $1 Trillion."
02/13/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA State Regulatory & Legislative Snapshot Now Available," "CMS Unveils New CPR Requirements for Nursing Homes," and "NCOA Partnership Brings Music to Senior Centers."

MEMBERS in the News

06/26/2015
A landmark national summit on Affordable Assisted Living was held last week in Rosemont, Illinois. The summit, which was spearheaded by assisted living provider Gardant Management Solutions, was designed to create a national conversation on models for assisted living for low and middle income seniors who cannot afford many of the assisted living options that currently are available in the United States.
06/24/2015
Wellmore officially opened a $35 million luxury healthcare and wellness community in Tega Cay, S.C., on Monday, June 22, 2015. It is the first retirement community within Tega Cay city limits offering a full continuum of care, awarding community members the opportunity to stay in the city they call home as they age and to experience the benefits of emphasized wellness.
06/23/2015
Brandywine Senior Living at Upper Providence, officially opened its doors for business on May 29. Brandywine Senior Living at Upper Providence is located at the intersection of Route 29 and Black Rock Road, adjacent to The RiverCrest Golf Club & Preserve.
06/23/2015
ealth Care REIT announced it has completed the sale of its 49% interest in seven life science buildings located at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s University Park, a mixed-use life science campus, in Cambridge, MA.
06/23/2015
In May, Lancaster Pollard closed 21 seniors housing transactions totaling over $136 million. One of the transactions was a $23.5 million FHA Sec. 232 new construction loan for an assisted living/Alzheimer's care community in Virginia.

View more member news

CHEAT Sheet - ALFA's Latest Industry News
Senior living communities search regularly for ways to cut costs in some areas and to boost resources in others in their mission to provide the best c...
ALFA executive report “ALFA Advocates for You” is now available for members, showcasing the many ways ALFA engages on the state and federal levels to ...
ALFA, through the soon-to-be launched Senior Living Certification Commission (SLCC), will be developing a certification program for assisted living ex...
The ALFA 2015 Senior Living Executive Conference & Expo offered 2,700 participants unique insight on the future of the industry and unparalleled acces...
There is a great demand for workers to provide long-term care to older adults in the United States between now and 2030, according to new reports, and...