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04/09/2014
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."
04/03/2014
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."
03/26/2014
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."
03/20/2014
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."
03/12/2014
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."
03/06/2014
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."
02/25/2014
Other featured stories include "Senators Offer Bill to Encourage Retirement Savings," "Aging? Not a Problem, Say Americans," and "Closing the Digital Divide by Helping Seniors Get Online."
02/20/2014
Other featured stories include "Senior Entrepreneurs Comprise Fastest-Growing Sector," "Top Pharmacies, Retailers Join Blue Button Health Initiative," and "Social Security Administration Delays Field Office Changes."
02/13/2014
Other featured stories include "CDC Unveils New Website for Assisted Living Communities," "Government Bill Includes Funding for Falls Prevention," and "New Bill Seeks to Curb Growing Retirement Crisis."
02/05/2014
Other featured stories include "Senators Offer Bill to Encourage Retirement Savings," "Aging? Not a Problem, Say Americans," and "Closing the Digital Divide by Helping Seniors Get Online."
01/30/2014
Other featured stories include "Innovative Thinkers Craft New Products for Dementia Patients," "Choppy Financing and Service Characterize California Long-Term Care Services," "All About Alzheimer’s: Perils of a Pesticide, NFL Stars Deal with Dementia," and "A Deep Dive into Financial Market Conditions."
01/23/2014
Other feature stories include "Seniors’ Drug Plan Website Riddled with Problems," "Medicare Claims Administrators Improperly Paid Almost $30 Billion," and "HHS Offers New Suite of E-Health Record Tools."
01/15/2014
Other topics include innovations in memory care, how the ACA will affect senior living providers, and the Justice Department's battle with health care fraud.
01/08/2014
Topics include financial elder abuse prevention, new technology to aid aging, wage increases for staff members, and publi policy initiatives in the new year.
01/02/2014
Topics include the most read stories of 2013, Older Americans month, a new survey of regulated long-term care providers, and a new partnership formed for brain health.
12/18/2013
The Senate Special Committee on Aging grills the FDA, over 8 million Americans were served by long-term care in 2012, dementia crisis worsens, and ALFA Awards extended to January 10, 2014.
12/11/2013
ALFA outlines federal and state public policy initiatives, HHS awards $55 million in funding to strengthen training for health professionals, global Alzheimer's rates continue to rise, and ALFA Award nominations reach their final week.
12/04/2013
ALFA signs on to letter urging cognitive impairment screening for adults, former congressman with Alzheimer’s joins advisory council, employed family caregivers struggle with the juggle, and strut your stuff by nominating an ALFA Best of the Best.
11/26/2013
Other senior living news articles featured in this week’s ALFA Update include a government agency looking more closely at senior living, new data from memory care communities, end-of-life options, and employee healthcare plans.
11/21/2013
Other senior living news articles featured in this week’s ALFA Update address which senior living community was inspired by a tony Paris hotel, help beat scam artists with a new anti-fraud hotline for seniors, the low price tag of $140 billion fuels Congress to move on reforming physician payment schemes, some surprising findings on the smallest senior living communities, and innovative sales associate training.

MEMBERS in the News

04/14/2014
National Health Investors, Inc. announced details for the release of its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. NHI plans to issue its earnings release for the first quarter before the market opens on Monday, May 5, 2014, and will host a conference call on the same day at 10 a.m. ET.
04/14/2014
Health Care REIT, Inc. announced that Thomas J. DeRosa, 56, a Director of the company and former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of The Rouse Company, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
04/09/2014
Committed to quality care for residents, Brookdale has joined the American Assisted Living Nurses Association (AALNA).
04/02/2014
Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. announced that Tricia Conahan has joined the company in the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Conahan has responsibility for all aspects of the Company's marketing, brand, communications, digital strategy, and creative services functions. She reports to Chief Executive Officer T. Andrew Smith and is a member of the Executive Committee.
04/02/2014
Omnicare, Inc. will release its financial results for the first-quarter of fiscal 2014 before the market opens on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Omnicare will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first-quarter results on Wednesday, April 23, at 9:00 a.m. ET.

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