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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’."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
Other featured senior living news stories include "The Big Sky State Addresses Alzheimer’s," "Why Crafting a State Alzheimer’s Plan Is Like Meeting an Elephant," and "Social Security Calls for Public Input on Its Strategic Vision for 2025."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Sen. Kirk Visits BMA Community to Discuss Medicare," "Accreditation Group CARF Seeks Input on Dementia Care Standards," and "IRS Warns of Rampant Phone Scams Currently Circulating."
Other featured senior living news stories include "ABLE Act Aims to Create Tax-Free Savings Accounts for Disabled," "Medicare Alters Hospice Drug Reimbursement Rules," "New Educational Tool Available for Reducing Long-Term Care Infections," and "HUD Updates Assisted Living Mortgage Documents."
Featured senior living news stories include: "HHS Offers New Guidance on Person-Centered Planning, Self-Direction," "Study: Building Design Principles Key to Supportive Environment," and "Government Health Agencies Host Alzheimer’s Webinars."
Other featured senior living news stories include "A Look at the Care Continuum of 55-Plus and Independent Living," "California Begins Dementia Initiative for Cal MediConnect Beneficiaries," and "Minnesota Houses Top Hospital with Best Geriatric Care."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Changes on Horizon for Homebound Medicare Beneficiaries," "Elder Abuse Prevention Advocates Release Framework to Move Dialogue Forward," and "Smokers at Higher Risk for Developing Dementia."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Supreme Court Finds Home-Health Workers Do Not Have to Join Certain Public Sector Unions," "New Toolkit Offers Questionnaires to Improve Care by Highlighting Person-Centered Practices," and "Long-Term Care Provider Survey Efforts Needs Your Participation."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Senior Medicare Patrol Helps Recoup $9M in Medicare, Medicaid Recoveries," "ALFA Offers Toolkit to Help Navigate HIPAA," "Make Your Industry Smarter! Complete the ALFA Senior Living Compensation Survey," and "All About Alzheimer’s: Misconceptions, New Study Gets Underway, Rite Aid Reactions."

MEMBERS in the News

For the first time in the 25-year history of the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, a participating team has raised $1 million in a single calendar year. The feat was accomplished by associates who work for Brookdale, which reflects their dedication to serving a leading role in contending with the Alzheimer’s epidemic.
Caremerge announced the company has hired Terri Sullivan as Vice President of Sales. Sullivan has over 15 years of experience in software sales and account management.
OnShift announced that George Chapman, retired Chairman, CEO and President of Health Care REIT, Inc. (HCN), has been named to OnShift’s board of directors.
Holiday Retirement celebrated its resident military veterans with Walls of Honor. At more than 300 communities across the United States, the photos and names of each resident who served in a branch of America’s armed forces are proudly placed on public display for all to see.
RF Technologies announced its partnership with EnGenius Technologies, a leading provider of high-performance, versatile networking and telecommunications solutions for businesses and consumers, as a value added reseller of the EnGenius DuraFon PRO Phone Solution with direct 2-way radio and paging capability.

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