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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.
Other featured news includes: ACL Awards State Grants to Combat Elder Abuse, C-TAC Hosts Summit on Advanced Illness Care, Calling All Providers! Please Complete the Largest Senior Living Providers Survey, and Argentum New York Hosts Annual Advocacy Day.
Other features news includes: Final Rule Issued on Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs, Ohio AG Cautions About Phone Scams Targeting Older Adults, Rhode Island Unveils Plan to Support State’s Growing Older Population, and House Draft Appropriations Bill Increases Funds for Alzheimer’s Research.
Other featured news this week includes:" Senators, Innovators Urge Better Access to Retirement Plans," "Study: Health Care and Housing Systems Need Greater Integration," "Researchers Continue to Chip Away at Finding Alzheimer’s Cure," and more!
Other featured stories this week include: "Argentum Report Analyzes State Building Regulations for Assisted Living," "Study: Aging Population Will Have Profound Effects on Housing Demand," and "Babe Ruth May Bring Back Memories, But It’s the Butler BlueSox Today."
Other featured senior living news stories include: "Argentum Report: Building Regulation and Assisted Living," "Webinar: Streamlining Your Cleaning Operation 2.0," member updates, and resources from the 2016 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference.
Other featured senior living news stories include: "Poll-Misperceptions Persist About Financing Long Term Care, "Workforce Development QuickTip," "Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15," and more!
Other featured senior living news stories include: "4 Tips to Attract Millennials to Senior Living," "Vermont Ranked Healthiest State, Louisiana the Least Healthy," "Older Adult Women at Greater Risk for Falls Than Older Adult Men,"...
Other featured senior living news stories include: "US Against Alzheimer's Tells Post Office It's Time to Stamp Out Dementia," "Financial Bureau Partners with Meals on Wheels to Educate About Elder Abuse," "Mental Disorders Most Costly Condition in U.S.,"...
Other featured senior living news stories include: "Study-Chronological Age Has Little Impact on Older Adults Health, Well-Being," "Labor Department Finalizes ‘White Collar’ Rule," "New Chair, Members Elected to Argentum Board of Directors..."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Argentum Announces Community Leader, Six Hero Awardees," "Argentum Unveils Best of the Best Award Winners," and "Argentum Memory Care Peer Group Readies New Research on Innovation."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Argentum Reports Examine Senior Living Workforce, Regulatory Activity," "Victory in Tennessee as Governor Signs Medication Aide Bill," and "New CDC Report Is Health Care Data Treasure Trove."
Other featured senior living news stories include "White House Unveils Healthcare Jobs Initiative," "Study: U.S. Must Address Growing Issue of Chronic Disease," and "Study: It’s Hip to Be 100."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Study: Plants Just May Make Women Live Longer," "Doctors Find Themselves Stumped When Discussing End-of-Life Planning," and "Survey: Older Americans Concerned with High Cost of Prescriptions Drugs."
Other featured senior living news stories include "New Materials Available on Medications and the Aging Brain," "Register for the Silver PAC Golf Classic at Argentum’s Annual Conference," and "Feds’ Long Term Care Insurance Premiums Will Rise Sharply in 2016."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Survey: U.S. Women More Optimistic About Financial Future," "Study: Internists See a Spike in Pay Thanks to Boomers," and "All About Alzheimer's: A Roundup of Recent News."

MEMBERS in the News

For the second time in two years, TidePointe, a Vi Community, has earned a place on the 2016 list of Best Places to Work in South Carolina, which is compiled by the SC Biz News Group in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the Best Companies Group.
Commonwealth Assisted Living announces it is expanding its community in Front Royal, Va. The 4,308 sq./ft. expansion is expected to be completed by September 1, 2016 and will include four new assisted living suites and four new Sweet Memories™ suites.
Casa Aldea at Santauz, a new assisted living and memory care community currently under construction, anticipates opening late 2016. It is owned by Aldea Partners and professionally managed by Integral Senior Living (ISL).
While the world anticipates the opening ceremonies for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, residents of Rio Terra, a Sagora Senior Living community in New Braunfels, Texas, prepare for the opening day celebration of Sagora Senior Games beginning August 5th. The ceremony kicks off 27 days of fun, competitive activities among residents ranging in age from 55 to 106 years.
Welltower announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of properties operated by Vintage Senior Living for a purchase price of $1.15 billion. The transaction comprises 19 properties offering a combination of independent living, assisted living and memory care communities in premium locations concentrated in Southern and Northern California, including the Los Angeles and San Francisco metro markets, and in the state of Washington.

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