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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.
Other featured senior living news stories include: "Poll-Misperceptions Persist About Financing Long Term Care, "Workforce Development QuickTip," "Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15," and more!
Other featured senior living news stories include: "4 Tips to Attract Millennials to Senior Living," "Vermont Ranked Healthiest State, Louisiana the Least Healthy," "Older Adult Women at Greater Risk for Falls Than Older Adult Men,"...
Other featured senior living news stories include: "US Against Alzheimer's Tells Post Office It's Time to Stamp Out Dementia," "Financial Bureau Partners with Meals on Wheels to Educate About Elder Abuse," "Mental Disorders Most Costly Condition in U.S.,"...
Other featured senior living news stories include: "Study-Chronological Age Has Little Impact on Older Adults Health, Well-Being," "Labor Department Finalizes ‘White Collar’ Rule," "New Chair, Members Elected to Argentum Board of Directors..."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Argentum Announces Community Leader, Six Hero Awardees," "Argentum Unveils Best of the Best Award Winners," and "Argentum Memory Care Peer Group Readies New Research on Innovation."
Other featured senior living news stories include "Argentum Reports Examine Senior Living Workforce, Regulatory Activity," "Victory in Tennessee as Governor Signs Medication Aide Bill," and "New CDC Report Is Health Care Data Treasure Trove."

MEMBERS in the News

Wohlsen Construction Company received two awards from the Chesapeake Shores Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) at the association's Annual Excellence in Construction Awards banquet.
HHHunt completed an $11.5 million purchase of a stalled project in western Henrico County, Virginia, through federal bankruptcy court in Arizona. It plans to complete construction and open the community this winter as Spring Arbor Cottages of Richmond.
Chancellor Health Care, Inc. of Windsor, California, announced an expansion of its senior living communities. In a $36.6 million dollar purchase, on September 1, 2016, National Health Investors (NYSE-NHI) acquired three communities in McMinnville, Oregon, and leased the communities to Chancellor Health Care effective immediately. The lease is for 15 years with an annual lease rate of 7.5 percent.
Enlivant, one of the nation's largest owners and operators of senior living communities, TPG, a leading global investment firm, and TPG Real Estate, the real estate platform of TPG, announced a series of large, strategic portfolio acquisitions today from several unrelated organizations.
Wichita, KS-based Legend Senior Living is supporting college students in Kansas who are interested in health-related issues affecting older adults through a $75,000 donation that created the Legend Fellows Program at Wichita State University, according to an article a university foundation publication.

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