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Other featured articles include: Careers in Senior Living Closely Linked to Awareness and Familiarity, Registration Deadline Nears for Assisted Living Certification for Executive Directors...
Other featured articles include: Experts Forecast the Next Decade in Senior Living, New Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Halting Alzheimer’s, FDA Evaluating Software Functioning as a Medical Device, and Join Argentum in Becoming a Senior Living Innovator, Educator and Advocate.
Other featured stories include: Just How Many Candles on Your Birthday Cake? One Aging Researcher Says 115; Study: Older Adults Are Bigger Medical Risk Takers; Public Survey: New Skills, Training Hold Key to Future Job Success...
Other featured stories include: New Research Could Explain Some Alzheimer's Drug Trial, Call for Argentum 2017 Conference Sessions and Award Nominations, Assisted Living Executive Director Certification Registration Open, and Join Us at the Willis Towers Watson Senior Living Conference.
Other featured stories include: Improv Theater Awakens New Expression for Residents and Staff, Report: Most People With Dementia Are Not Yet Diagnosed, Medicare Advantage Premiums Expected to Remain Stable in 2017, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care Partners with Gundersen Health Program.
Other featured stories include: News about a new government funded center on law and elder rights, proactive strategies to offset wage pressures, and a reminder to submit your nominations for 2017 Argentum awards and Conference sessions.
Other featured stories include: Study Identifies Health Care Providers Who Care for Those With Dementia, Strategies for Hiring Right Staff for Memory Care, and a Call for Argentum 2017 Conference Sessions and Award Nominations.
Other featured stories this week include: Assisted Living Executive Director Certification Launches, Study: Hispanics Say They Are Unprepared to Care for Aging Family Members, NIH Seeks Additional $414M for Fiscal 2018 to Address Alzheimer’s, and IBM Survey: Dementia, Smart Homes and End-of-Life Discussions Are Consumer Priorities.
Other featured stories include an analysis on how the health care system can better address high need and high cost individuals, a request from HHS for input on how to more easily transfer consumer health records, and an invitation to the Willis Towers Watson Senior Living Conference in Chicago.
Other feature stories include: Study: Florida Remains State with Most People 65 and Over, Medical Device Firms to Pay About $1B in Fees to FDA, Prescription Drug Spending Rises by 17 Percent, and Argentum Signs Agreement With Motion Picture Licensing Corporation.
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.

MEMBERS in the News

During November 2016, Autumn Leaves communities throughout the nation will offer family caregivers up to three days of free respite care (based on assessment and availability*) in a safe, secure, loving, and engaging environment.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released production data for its Lean mortgage insurance program, which finances seniors housing properties, for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2016. Over the course of the fiscal year, the program closed $2.84 billion of loan volume, an increase of 5% as compared to 2015. Lancaster Pollard led all lenders in transactions closed and total loan amount, at 60 and $554.4 million respectively.
Enquire Solutions, Denver-based provider of cloud CRM and sales call center solutions for senior living communities, today announced that Stellar Senior Living, a family-owned operator of senior living communities, chose EnquireLEADS® as their new CRM system. Stellar Senior Living selected Enquire Solutions largely due to its sophisticated data analytics, customizable interface, robust reporting capabilities, and industry specific functionality.
Commonwealth Assisted Living announces that is has completed its acquisition of Danville, Va.-based Stratford House. CAL will be investing $3.5 million to fully update the community and add its award-winning memory care program.
Carlton Senior Living LLC, the Concord, Calif.-based owner and operator of 11 existing Northern California senior living communities, has agreed to buy a 3.68 acre site in Sonoma County, just north of Santa Rosa, for a new senior living complex.

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