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08/27/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Registration Now Open for ALFA Senior Living Executive Forum," "ALFA Encourages Members to Participate in National Memory Screening Week," and "World Alzheimer’s Report: Someone Develops Alzheimer’s Every 3 Seconds."
08/20/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "CFPB Unveils New State Guide for Managing Someone Else’s Money," "Report: Words Matter When Living Fully with Dementia," and "Alzheimer’s Association Partners with Shutterfly."
08/13/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Learn More About Falls Prevention Awareness Day," "Award Aims to Create Dementia Research Network," "Volunteers Needed throughout the States for Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials," and "Change Leaders Program Accepting Applications."
08/06/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ACL Offers Host of Resources on Brain Health," "Older Adults Most Likely to Never Go Online," "CDC Unveils Clinical Care Falls Prevention Initiative," and "Social Security Disability Fund to See Depletion in 2016."
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."

MEMBERS in the News

08/31/2015
National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) announced today it has acquired senior living communities in Oregon and Michigan through two separate transactions for a combined purchase price of $12.7 million. These acquisitions expand the NHI-Chancellor Health Care relationship to five communities and establishes a new partner relationship with The Brook Retirement Communities.
08/31/2015
Lancaster Pollard's proprietary private equity program, Propero Seniors Housing Equity Fund, recently partnered with a joint venture mainly consisting of Paradigm Senior Living, the land owners and passive individual investors for the development of a new seniors housing and care facility to be called Woodhaven Village. Located in Conroe, Texas, Woodhaven Village will be a 140-unit community consisting of 60 independent living units, 60 assisted living units and 24 memory care beds.
08/31/2015
Sagora Senior Living’s community, Briarview, will be located at 2699 E. Trinity Mills Road in Carrollton, a suburb of Dallas. The 70,521 sq. ft. location’s amenities will include spacious cottage homes, and assisted living and memory care apartments, offering restaurant-style dining with individualized choices and specialized fitness classes. Full-time nursing and care associates, transportation, and medication management will be available to residents in assisted living.
08/31/2015
Watercrest Senior Living Principal and CEO, Marc Vorkapich proudly announces Mariola Rodriguez as Memory Care Director of the premier Watercrest of Lake Nona Assisted Living and Memory Care Community, a 76,000 square foot, 80-unit, luxury senior living residence in the 7,000 acre, master-designed community of Lake Nona, Florida.
08/27/2015
Commonwealth Assisted Living at Front Royal announced today that it hired two new members of its senior leadership team at the community. Amber Printz is the new Executive Director and Doris (Dee) Grimmett, RN was appointed the Resident Care Director. These new team members bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to Commonwealth Assisted Living at Front Royal, which will help enhance the community's commitment to its residents and loved ones.

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