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Featured senior living news stories include: "HHS Offers New Guidance on Person-Centered Planning, Self-Direction," "Study: Building Design Principles Key to Supportive Environment," and "Government Health Agencies Host Alzheimer’s Webinars."
Other featured senior living news stories include "A Look at the Care Continuum of 55-Plus and Independent Living," "California Begins Dementia Initiative for Cal MediConnect Beneficiaries," and "Minnesota Houses Top Hospital with Best Geriatric Care."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Changes on Horizon for Homebound Medicare Beneficiaries," "Elder Abuse Prevention Advocates Release Framework to Move Dialogue Forward," and "Smokers at Higher Risk for Developing Dementia."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Supreme Court Finds Home-Health Workers Do Not Have to Join Certain Public Sector Unions," "New Toolkit Offers Questionnaires to Improve Care by Highlighting Person-Centered Practices," and "Long-Term Care Provider Survey Efforts Needs Your Participation."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Senior Medicare Patrol Helps Recoup $9M in Medicare, Medicaid Recoveries," "ALFA Offers Toolkit to Help Navigate HIPAA," "Make Your Industry Smarter! Complete the ALFA Senior Living Compensation Survey," and "All About Alzheimer’s: Misconceptions, New Study Gets Underway, Rite Aid Reactions."
Other featured senior living news stories include: "Highlights from the ALFA 2014 Conference & Expo; Get a Taste of What to Expect Next Year," "High-Tech from the Ground Up," and "California’s Long-Term Care Concerns Diverge Among Ethnicities."
Other featured senior living news stories include: "HHS Encourages Older Americans to Participate in Alzheimer’s Trials," "FDA Tips Highlight How Medicines Affect Us as We Age," "Minnesota Revises Criminal Background Check System," and "Senior Living’s Role in Preventing and Identifying Financial Elder Abuse."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Minnesota Ranks Healthiest for Seniors; Southern State Comes in Last," "Experts: U.S. Should Reexamine Advance Care Planning," "Senior Living Internet Shoppers Are a New Breed," and "HUD Issues New Handbook for Senior Housing Loans."
Other featured stories include "FGI Issues New Construction Guidelines for Assisted Living," "NIA Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers," and "Bed Handles Inc. Recalls Product After Three Women Die of Entrapment."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Lawmaker Calls for Investigation into Veterans’ Health Care Delays," "AARP Pushes for Change to Age Discrimination Law," and "Study: Active Aging Industry Ready to Meet Older Consumer Expectations."
Other featured senior living news stories include "HHS Releases Updates, Revisions to National Alzheimer’s Plan," "Medical Licensing Boards OK Telemedicine Policy," and "Senate Panel Examines Metals Scams Targeting Older Americans."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Executive Directors Innovate at ALFA Leadership Program," "Enter the 2014 ALFA Senior Living by Design Competition," and "CMS Expected to Expand 5-Star Rating System to Home Health Firms."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Senate Panel Investigates Publishers Clearing House for Deceptive Marketing Practices," "Proposed CMS Life Safety Codes Would Affect Senior Living Communities," "Rethinking the Value of Your Community’s Landscapes," and "Maximize Your 2014 Conference & Expo Experience."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Bipartisan Think Tank to Examine Long-Term Care Issues," "ALFA Urges NRLB to Keep Current Union Election Rules," "Webinar: Helping Future Residents Find the Right Community," and "Voting Open for Senior Art Showcase Competition."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Celebrate Seniors in May - Older Americans Month," "Hospice Organizations Invited to Try New Medicare Model," "Mature Media Awards Accepting Nominations," and "Learn More About ALFAPAC via Webinar This Week."
Other featured senior living news stories include "House Panel Chairman Kline Outlines Key Issues for ALFA Roundtable," "New Tools Curb Medicare Fraud, But Problems Persist," and "ALFA Urges Members to Ask Senators to Sign Alzheimer's Funding Letter."
Other featured senior living stories include "Doumas Named CEAL Interim Executive Director," "Entrepreneurs Flock to Innovate Technology for Older Americans," and "Federal Agencies Encourage People Over 50 to Become Organ Donors."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Study: Alzheimer’s Heads Toward Trillion Dollar Price Tag," "Lawmakers Call for CMS to Improve Access to Medicines," and "Dudek Wins Florida ALFA Public Service Award."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Study: Program Encouraging Transition from Institutions to the Community Progressing, but Challenges Remain," "Alzheimer’s-Related Deaths Much Higher Than Previously Thought," and "ALFA Senior Living Art Showcase Welcomes Submissions."
Other featured stories include "Experts Press for More Minority Participation in Clinical Trials," "Government Sees Success Combating Health-Care Fraud, "All About Alzheimer’s: News from the National Institute on Aging, an Educational Buddy Program & More," and "The $100,000 Lesson: Business Lessons from the World of Blackjack."

MEMBERS in the News

Health Care REIT announced that it has closed an approximate $3.23 billion unsecured credit facility consisting of a $2.5 billion revolver, a $500 million term loan and a CAD 250 million ($232.9 million at exchange rates as of July 18, 2014) term loan. The facility replaces the company’s existing credit facilities of approximately $2.98 billion
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. has purchased the building where it operates the senior-living community Heritage Club of Denver for $20 million.
Members from all 9 Senior Living Communities' properties were featured on USA Today and the Today Show for their 18-Month Pop Culture Calendar.
Dr. Patrick Doyle has joined Brightview Senior Living as Director of Memory Care Services at Brightview’s Home Office in Baltimore, Maryland.
Ventas, Inc. said today it has appointed Edmund M. Brady III to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective immediately. In his new position, he will be a member of Ventas’s senior leadership team and will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Debra A. Cafaro.

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