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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."
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."

MEMBERS in the News

04/20/2015
It is no secret that the Senior Living/Housing market is a growing and profitable sector of the real estate industry. 2014 was an incredible year for this industry. Price per unit increased at least 25% for both the assisted and independent living markets. Interest rates are down an average of 80 basis points in this potentially trillion dollar industry. Data shows that buyers out number sellers. Demand is very high, but demand is unfortunately not being met..
04/20/2015
Industry professionals, consumers and family members gathered in San Antonio on April 8, 2015 at the Texas Assisted Living Associations (TALA) Annual Conference to put a spotlight on assisted living and recognize individuals who exemplify excellence in service with the TALA Hero Awards.
04/14/2015
Atria Senior Living, one of the nation's largest providers of independent living, assisted living and memory care services, today announced the release of Field Notes from an Adventurous Life: A Guided Journal. The 130-page hardcover, award-winning journal provides a unique way for people to share their life stories and is the perfect gift for mom, dad, grandma or grandpa.
04/14/2015
Tutera Senior Living & Health Care has introduced its new YOUNITE initiative to challenge each of Tutera’s 47 communities across 13 states to ask, listen, create and implement innovative ways to respond to the individual needs and preferences of residents in ways that are most personally meaningful to them.
04/13/2015
NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. is acquiring a portfolio of 32 independent living communities from affiliates Harvest Facility Holdings LP, an affiliate of Holiday Retirement, for $875 million.

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