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07/30/2015
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."
07/22/2015
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."
07/16/2015
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."
07/08/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "White House Conference on Aging Offers Ways to Get Involved," "Senator Questions FDA on Fraudulent Alzheimer’s Supplements," and "Study: Baby Boomers Shift the Homeownership Landscape."
07/02/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Design Competition Call for Judges and Submissions," "Report: Status of Women in the States Reveals Long-Term Care Challenges," and "Hearthstone Airs Local Cable Show About Alzheimer’s Disease."
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."

MEMBERS in the News

07/22/2015
Legend Senior Living is proud to announce Chris Mahen has been selected as the Chief Operating Officer. In this position, Mahen will be responsible for operational and business functions at Legend Senior Living.
07/20/2015
Penrose Senior Care Auditors® new “Uber-esque” App provides a simple and easy way for families to hire certified professionals to check on their seniors in assisted living communities and report back to them real-time.
07/17/2015
Brandywine Senior Living's memory care and assisted living community in Colt's Neck, NJ announced that it has again been recognized as an Advanced Standing community.
07/16/2015
Lancaster Pollard announced today that Tom Green, CEO, and Brian Pollard, president, will transition day-to-day management of the firm and have announced a new leadership team. Nick Gesue, previously senior vice president and chief credit officer with Lancaster Pollard, has been named CEO and Kass Matt, most recently a managing director with the firm, has been named president of Lancaster Pollard Holdings Company, LLC.
07/14/2015
OnShift announced its Five Star Staffing Guide, new features that give post-acute care providers insight into their current staffing performance and guidance for achieving their Five Star staffing rating goals.

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