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02/04/2016
Other featured senior living news stories include "CBO Study: Medicare Enrollment Skyrocketing as Nation Ages," "NIH Unveils Public Campaign on Link Between Heart, Brain Health," "Flu Transmission Risk High at Super Bowl Parties," and "Argentum Unveils Professional Standards for Senior Living Industry."
01/27/2016
Other featured senior living news stories include "FDA Encourages Medical Device Manufacturers to Mitigate Cybersecurity Risk," "Senator: Seniors and Caregivers Must Be Alert to Tax Scams," and "Social Security Policy Negatively Impacts Older Women."
01/21/2016
Other featured senior living news stories include "Lawmaker Offers Bill Allowing Cameras in Resident Rooms, Raising Privacy Concerns," "Study: Retirement Savings Vary Widely Throughout States, Regions," and "HHS Issues New Guidelines to Improve Patient Access to Medical Records."
01/14/2016
Other featured senior living news stories include "Study: U.S. Has High Percentage of Older Adults with Chronic Conditions," "10 Tips for Trimming Dining Costs in Senior Living," "Argentum Membership and Marketing Planner Now Available."
01/06/2016
Other featured senior living news stories include "Argentum Public Policy Report Highlights What’s on Tap for 2016," "Two Weeks Left to Enter 2016 Argentum Awards," and "White House Conference on Aging Releases Final Report."
12/30/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Argentum Releases Year-End Public Policy Report," "Senior Living Inquiries Spike in January," and "Call for 2016 Argentum Award Nominations Now Open."
12/22/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "All About Alzheimer’s: Unprecedented Government Funding, Linguistics, Stress and a Link with Prostate Cancer," "Argentum Members Asked to Complete Industry Survey," and "Call for 2016 Argentum Award Nominations Now Open."
12/16/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Aging Agencies Offer Toolkit to Encourage Research Participation," "CMS Offers Materials to Monitor Dementia Care Compliance," and "American Health Lawyers Association Hosts Long Term Care Conference."
12/09/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Survey: Just Over Half of All Residential Care Residents Are 85 and Older," "Financial Regulatory Body Proposes Rules to Protect Seniors," and "Senate Committee on Aging Reviews Drug Prices, Tech Scams, Identity Theft, and Pension Advances."
12/03/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Argentum and University of Southern California Offer Executive Course," "Study: Health Care Costs Higher for Those with Dementia," and "GAO Report: New Part B Drugs Costly for Beneficiaries."
11/24/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Lawmakers, Others Press for More Funding That Would Boost Research, Aid Older Adults," "PACE Innovation Act Becomes Law," and "Study: U.S. Spending on Healthcare Continues on Slow Growth Trajectory."
11/18/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "About 10 Percent of Older Adults Experience Elder Abuse," "CFPB Offers Social Security Retirement Planning Tool," and "CDC Offers Flu Tracking App."
11/12/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "November Is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month," "Medicare Open Enrollment Spurs Scammers to Target Older Adults," and "Research Brief: Social Security’s Effect on Poverty Among Older Adults."
11/06/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "University Begins Research on Use of Antipsychotic Drugs in Assisted Living," "Report: Nation Experiencing Uneven Housing Recovery," and "EPA Accepting Applications for Energy Star Certification."
10/29/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Study: Dementia Care Costlier Than Heart Disease, Cancer," "Senate Hearing: Healthcare Fraud a ‘Pervasive Problem’," and "Policy Brief: Quality Measure for Person-Centered Outcomes Lacking."
10/21/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Study: Medicare Drug Plan Participants Will See Premium Increases," "ACL Awards Grants to Improve Adult Protective Services," and "Study: Even More Adults Are Social Media Savvy."
10/14/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Compendium Compares State Assisted Living Regulations and Policy," "10 Tips to Become Prepared for an Emergency," "Justice Department Announces New Grant Program to Aid Victims of Elder Abuse," and "SafetyWorx Program Decreases Workplace Injuries."
10/07/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "ALFA Names Chief Operating Officer, Reorganizes," "CFPB Concerned About Burden of Student Loan Debt on Older Consumers," and "Study: Low Cognitive Ability Leads to Lapsed Long-Term Care Insurance Policies."
10/01/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "Neal Cohen Joins ALFA as PAC Administrator," "Digital Photography Program Honored by Best of the Best Awards; Nominations Open Oct. 7," and "Dangerous Bed Handles Recalled Again for Entrapment Hazards."
09/24/2015
Other featured senior living news stories include "FDA Panel Recommends Flu Vaccine for Older Adults; CDC Preps for Flu Season," "HHS Releases Updated Health IT Strategic Plan," and "Best of the Best Awards Accepting Nominations Oct. 7."

MEMBERS in the News

02/04/2016
The LaSalle Group, Inc., a national leader in residential memory care with more than 40 Autumn Leaves® communities nationwide, has named HR executive Kim Alleman as senior vice president of people and culture.
02/02/2016
he results are in and according to cleaning managers across the country, 44 percent agree the recession is over, up five percent from last year's results. This is one of many interesting facts resulting from the 2015 Cleaning Industry Insights Survey, released today by P&G Professional, the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble.
02/02/2016
Senior Lifestyle announced that Lisa A. Fordyce has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. As COO, Fordyce will be responsible for leading the overall operational business strategies and care initiatives for the company.
02/01/2016
Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) today announced that Kenneth J. Bacon has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Bacon has an extensive background in finance and real estate having served in senior positions at Morgan Stanley, the Resolution Trust Corporation and the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae).
02/01/2016
As a referral partner to the senior care industry, and through its award-winning Digital Marketing Academy, Caring.com is pleased to announce the launch of "Content Made Simple," a content marketing program to support senior care companies. The program will provide a range of services to help senior care companies share informative content that engages Baby Boomers and older adults.

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