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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."
03/11/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Comments on Proposed Rules from Veterans Affairs," "Harvard University Honors Wisconsin Assisted Living Group," and "Public-Private Partnership Speeds Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery."
03/04/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Third-Party Providers Work With Senior Living to Improve Resident Care," "Study: Today’s Average Retirement Age Same as a Decade Ago," and "Issue Brief: How CBOs Can Adapt to Growing Aging Population."
02/25/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Lauds Senate Efforts to Combat Financial Exploitation of Older Adults," "Just Say Om. Americans Embrace Mind, Body Approaches to Health," and "New Long-Term Care State Data Available from CDC."
02/19/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Calls for Volunteers and Unveils a Chance to Win Big in Tampa," "Report: The Top 10 Most Expensive States for Assisted Living," and "Report: Alzheimer’s Disease Costs Could Soar Past $1 Trillion."
02/13/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA State Regulatory & Legislative Snapshot Now Available," "CMS Unveils New CPR Requirements for Nursing Homes," and "NCOA Partnership Brings Music to Senior Centers."
02/05/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Veterans Affairs Proposed Rule Change to Affect Senior Living," "Administration on Community Living Explores Alternatives to Guardianship," "Social Security Announces New Online Service," and "Movie ‘Still Alice’ Puts New Focus on Early Onset Alzheimer’s."
01/28/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Join ALFA in Sharing Senior Living Stories With the White House," "Study: Declining Cognition Associated with Decline in Financial Literacy," and "Study Suggests Increase of Falls Among Older Adults."
01/22/2015
Other featured senior living news stories featured include "ALFA 2015: Relevance Like Never Before," "Retirement Planning Is About Family Collaboration, Conversation," and "Hospice Care Medicare Payments Skyrocket in Assisted Living."
01/15/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "New ALFA Resource: Regulatory Assessment Report," "Call for Inclusion in 2015 Largest Provider List," and "HUD Revises Reporting Guidelines for Senior Living Insurance."

MEMBERS in the News

05/28/2015
Watercrest Senior Living Group and development partner, Starling Senior Living celebrated the official groundbreaking of Watercrest of San Jose Assisted Living and Memory Care Community in Jacksonville, Florida. The 79,000 square foot, 90 unit senior living community, designed by PQH Group, will offer luxury residences, premium amenities, and tranquil settings along the picturesque banks of Goodby’s Creek.
05/27/2015
Direct Supply Inc. carrying Medical Protection Technologies’ next-generation Fall-Safe Hip Protectors. Hip fractures, which occur in the U.S. about every two minutes, have led to an increased interest in the use of hip protectors: specialized undergarments containing pads that absorb or transfer energy associated with a fall onto the hip.
05/22/2015
The LaSalle Group, a national leader in residential memory care, opens Autumn Leaves of Arlington Heights this month at 1625 South Arlington Heights Road. The new location is the company's 10th community in the Chicago area.
05/21/2015
CVS Health will pay more than $10 billion for pharmaceutical distributor Omnicare in a deal primed to feed its fast-growing specialty drug business and tap a lucrative and growing market: care for seniors.
05/19/2015
Autumn Leaves, a leading residential memory care provider with more than 40 assisted living communities across the country, has launched its new "chair chi" exercise program for residents in all its communities as part of its unique resident engagement program called "So Much More."

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