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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."
01/08/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Caring.com, SeniorHomes.com Ally for Growth," "States Grapple With Flu Outbreaks," and "Experts Unite at USC for Senior Housing Institute."
12/23/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA’s Awards Program Nomination Deadline Dec. 31," "CEAL Unveils New Direction, Identifies Top Priorities," and "Senate Panel Examines Ways to Increase Generic Drug Use, Calls for Investigation."
12/19/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Report Highlights Most Common Disability Among Older Adults, Where They Live," "CFPB: Medical Debt Hurting Consumer Credit," and "2 Weeks Remaining to Enter the 2015 ALFA Awards."
12/10/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "SeniorAdvisor.com Celebrates Communities With Top Online Reviews," "New England Addresses Aging Issues," and "Meet Co-Robots – Robots That Work Cooperatively With People."
12/04/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "NIC: Assisted Living, Seniors Housing in Peak Demand and Keep an Eye on Houston," "Holiday Hints: Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips from the National Institute on Aging," and "Best of the Best: Life Gets Better at the Beach."
11/25/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Consumer Protection Bureau Proposes New Rules for Homeowners, Heirs," "New Data Highlights Rise in Senior Marriages," "Champion Your Most Innovative People and Ideas Via ALFA’s Awards Program," and "Best of the Best: Dining with Dignity."
11/19/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Ensure You’re Included in the 2015 Largest Providers List," "Tool Kit Available to Encourage Older Adult Research Participation," and "Watch Out for Scams During Health Insurance ‘Open Season’."
11/14/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Senior Living Firms Emphasize Brain Health Initiatives," "Aging Advocates Call for More ‘Sophisticated’ Dialogue About End-of-Life Care," and "Best of the Best: Going Mobile for Emergency and Response."
11/06/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Study: ICUs Could Improve Patient Information About Palliative Care," "Which Cities are Home to the Nation’s Seniors?," and "Best of the Best: The Fox Optimal Living Program."
10/30/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "New Paper from SCAN, Avalere Address Healthcare Sustainability Strategy," "Alzheimer’s Group Hosts National Memory Screening Day," and "Serving Our Seniors, Serving Our Military."
10/22/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Ebola Resources: What You Need to Know," "Administration for Community Living Reorganizes, Including Elder Rights Office," and "National Quality Forum to Craft HCBS Quality Measurement Framework."
10/16/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Ebola Scammers Target Older Americans, Others in Health Supplement Schemes," "Life Expectancy at Record High in United States," and "White House Unveils Conference on Aging Website."
10/09/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Domestic Violence Impacts Older Americans Too," "NIH Spurs Brain Study Efforts with $46M Investments," and "Emeritus ‘Smart Store’ Empowers Staff, Reduces Cost."
10/02/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Opens Nominations for 2015 Awards," "Call for Participation in National Study of Long-Term Care Providers," "Best of the Best: Why ‘Living Life on Purpose’ Is Important," and "All About Alzheimer’s: Senior Moments, Insomnia Drug Risks, Down Syndrome and Effective Tests."
09/24/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include: "Institute of Medicine Says End-of-Life Care Must Be National Priority," "Emergency Room Patients Confused by Contact Information Requests," and "Best of the Best Awards Accepting Nominations Next Week."
09/17/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "New Resources Available in Fight Against Elder Abuse," "Study: Nearly Half of Medicare Beneficiaries Have Difficulty with Daily Activities," and "Long-Term Care Communities Now Able to Collect Unwanted Prescription Drugs."
09/11/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Independent Living Communities Now Eligible for EPA Energy Star Certification," "National Health Care Expenditures Expected to Grow Due to Expanded Coverage, Stronger Economy," and "ALFA Best of the Best Awards Nominations Open October 1."
09/04/2014
Other featured senior living news stories include "Health Expert Lee Talks to NIC About Senior Housing Trends and the Future of Health Care," "FDA Releases Plan to Improve Data on Ethnic, Minority Subgroups," "All About Alzheimer’s: Mindfulness Training, Down Syndrome and Smart Sensors," and "Member Blog Roundup: Roommates, WWII Pilot, and Gypsy the Gray Parrot."

MEMBERS in the News

01/22/2015
Health Care REIT has purchased a portfolio of nine Benchmark Senior Living communities containing 691 apartments for $360 million.
01/21/2015
Seven Holiday Retirement communities were selected as “Caring Stars” of 2015 as part of an annual nationwide program honoring service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews posted on Caring.com.
01/20/2015
Chambrel at Pinecastle, a Brookdale senior living community, is expanding to meet the demand for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia-related services in the Ocala area. There will be a ribbon-cutting next week to mark the opening of the new $5 million stand-alone, purpose-built Alzheimer’s and dementia care community, which can meet the needs of 26 residents with various levels of Alzheimer’s and dementia in a home-like environment.
01/19/2015
Legend Senior Living is pleased to announce the release of its’  new 2015 calendar. The calendar, entitled “Hear a Story Share a Lifetime features 12 extraordinary residents.
01/13/2015
Today 805 assisted living and Alzheimer's care communities across the nation were named the "Caring Stars of 2015," a recognition for service excellence based on online reviews from older adults, family caregivers, and industry experts on Caring.com, a leading senior care website with 2.5 million unique visitors monthly and 70,000 consumer reviews.

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