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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.
Other featured articles this week include: CMS Announces Modifications to Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model; CDC Launches Third Wave of Long-Term Care Providers Survey; Study Finds Steady Decline in Social Security Replacement Rates for Couples; Connecticut Senator Challenges NHL on Concussion Research.
Other featured articles this week include: Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Debate Continues, Lawmakers Propose Significant Funding Cuts for Social Security Administration, Study: Positive Attitude Leads to Resiliency in Older Adults, abd New E-book Available: ‘A Survival Guide to Aging'.
Other featured news stories include "A Smart Workforce Strategy Is Springboard to ACO Partnerships," "Intergenerational Programs Becoming More Popular Across the U.S.," and "Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Rises Slightly."
Other featured articles this week include: Lawmakers Question Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Hikes, ACL Administrator Greenlee: It’s Attitude, Dignity and Leadership, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Have Led to Significant Gene Discovery, and a last call for the Public Policy Institute & Fly-In!
Other featured articles this week include: Senior Living by Design Awards: Submit Your Nomination Today, Alzheimer’s Related Gene Variant Evident in Children, Federal Workers to See Spike in Long-Term Care Insurance Rates, CMS Predicts Health Spending Increase Through 2025.

MEMBERS in the News

The community will offer 100 independent living, 62 assisted living one and two bedroom apartment residences, and 25 memory care studio apartment homes.
Vitality Senior Living, a new Nashville-based senior living provider has completed the purchase of BrightWater of Victoria effective December 1, 2016. Vitality will rebrand the community as Vitality Court. Vitality Court features 98 apartments offering independent living, assisted living and dementia care lifestyles.
Sonata Senior Living will assume management of four assisted living and memory mare communities in South Florida. The four communities are owned by HCP Inc. (HCP), a real estate investment trust, and have been under long-term lease to another operator. This transaction will increase Sonata's total operating capacity to 425 units with one additional community in development, Sonata West, which is scheduled to open in the summer of 2017.
Brightview Senior Living's parent company The Shelter Group has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Baltimore Sun and received special honors in the area of ethics.
The Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL), given by the Senior Living Certification Commission (SLCC), establishes professionalism and sets the standard for quality in the senior living industry. According to Tim Buchanan, who chairs the SLCC Board of Commissioners, Anhar was among the first 300 assisted living executive directors across the country who qualified.

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