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Other featured articles include: ‘Brain Speed’ Aids in Preventing Senior Falls, CMS Clarifies Some Sprinkler System Requirements, PBS To Air Special on Alzheimer’s Disease
Other featured articles include: CMS Unveils Consumer Websites for Comparing Rehab Facilities, LTC Hospitals, Older Kidney Transplant Patients At Risk of Developing Dementia, Study: Lowest Educated Retirees Face Highest Income Gaps, Hawaii Is Healthiest State, Mississippi Has Most Room for Improvement...
Other featured stories include: Senate Report Asks Congress to Rein In Prescription Drug Costs, Health Care Leaders Face Significant Organizational Changes, National Academy Seeks to Address Health Care Worker ‘Burnout’, Argentum Encourages Participation in National Study of Long-Term Care Providers
Other featured articles include: Health and Human Services Department Says Hospitals Becoming Safer, FDA Offers Guidance on Side Effects of Medical Devices Already on the Market, ACL Says 2017 Is the Year to ‘Age Out Loud'...
Other featured articles include: Senate Approves 21st Century Cures Act, Health Care Executives See Staffing, Drug Costs as 2017 Challenges, Dementia Is Leading Cause of Death in England, Wales, Researchers Find Link Between Alzheimer’s and Heart Disease...
Other featured articles include: Argentum Commends New York Partner for Successful Advocacy, CDC: Nearly 30 Percent of Older Adults Report Falling, ACL Updates Information Sheet on Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program...
Other featured articles include: Argentum Members to Receive Movie Licensing Discount through Dec. 31; Lab Grown Mini Brains Aid Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers; Survey: Americans Sicker Than People in Other High Income Countries; Voters Continue to Approve Aid-in-Dying Measures
Other featured articles include: Few Caregivers of Retirees with Dementia Use Social Security Payee Program, Report: Transforming Advanced Illness Care in the United States, CMS Announces 2017 Medicare Premiums and Deductibles, and NIH: Older Adults Also at Risk from Zika Virus...
Other featured stories include: Loneliness Linked to Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease, CMS Puts Temporary Halt on Medicare ‘Seamless Conversion’, SSA Partners with Veterans Administration for E-Record Exchange, and Healthcare Industry Turns to New Incentives to Employ Nurses.
Other featured articles include: As Western Diets Gain Popularity Around the World, So Does Alzheimer’s; Study: Most Medicare Beneficiaries Have Two or More Impairments; Latino-Americans Face Significant Retirement Challenges; California Rule Toughens Violence Prevention Protocols in Health Care Settings
Other featured articles include: Careers in Senior Living Closely Linked to Awareness and Familiarity, Registration Deadline Nears for Assisted Living Certification for Executive Directors...
Other featured articles include: Experts Forecast the Next Decade in Senior Living, New Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Halting Alzheimer’s, FDA Evaluating Software Functioning as a Medical Device, and Join Argentum in Becoming a Senior Living Innovator, Educator and Advocate.
Other featured stories include: Just How Many Candles on Your Birthday Cake? One Aging Researcher Says 115; Study: Older Adults Are Bigger Medical Risk Takers; Public Survey: New Skills, Training Hold Key to Future Job Success...
Other featured stories include: New Research Could Explain Some Alzheimer's Drug Trial, Call for Argentum 2017 Conference Sessions and Award Nominations, Assisted Living Executive Director Certification Registration Open, and Join Us at the Willis Towers Watson Senior Living Conference.
Other featured stories include: Improv Theater Awakens New Expression for Residents and Staff, Report: Most People With Dementia Are Not Yet Diagnosed, Medicare Advantage Premiums Expected to Remain Stable in 2017, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care Partners with Gundersen Health Program.
Other featured stories include: News about a new government funded center on law and elder rights, proactive strategies to offset wage pressures, and a reminder to submit your nominations for 2017 Argentum awards and Conference sessions.
Other featured stories include: Study Identifies Health Care Providers Who Care for Those With Dementia, Strategies for Hiring Right Staff for Memory Care, and a Call for Argentum 2017 Conference Sessions and Award Nominations.
Other featured stories this week include: Assisted Living Executive Director Certification Launches, Study: Hispanics Say They Are Unprepared to Care for Aging Family Members, NIH Seeks Additional $414M for Fiscal 2018 to Address Alzheimer’s, and IBM Survey: Dementia, Smart Homes and End-of-Life Discussions Are Consumer Priorities.
Other featured stories include an analysis on how the health care system can better address high need and high cost individuals, a request from HHS for input on how to more easily transfer consumer health records, and an invitation to the Willis Towers Watson Senior Living Conference in Chicago.
Other feature stories include: Study: Florida Remains State with Most People 65 and Over, Medical Device Firms to Pay About $1B in Fees to FDA, Prescription Drug Spending Rises by 17 Percent, and Argentum Signs Agreement With Motion Picture Licensing Corporation.

MEMBERS in the News

Integral Senior Living is pleased to announce it has been chosen to manage Revel, a refined senior community located in Henderson, Nevada.
Watercrest Senior Living Group opens Market Street Memory Care Residence in Viera, Florida, providing 60 memory care community residences.
175 soldiers serving overseas this Christmas will receive a box of holiday cheer, courtesy of the residents and staff at Affinity Living Group. Affinity has created care packages for Armed Forces members for the past five years.
In her new position, Motal will strengthen policies and procedures of Civitas communities, providing a formalized structure for company benefits, compensation, employee relations, compliance, policy interpretation, recruiting and retention.
Sonata Senior Living announced that Shelley Esden has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective immediately. As Chief Operating Officer, Shelley will oversee the company's operational and care initiatives, and employee development. She will also advance innovative strategies, consistent with Sonata's vision of best-in-class care and hospitality services for our residents.

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