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Financing affordable assisted living

November 23, 2016  |  Steve Kennedy

The national need for affordable assisted living is surging, but how will we find the funds to build more?

Comorbidities and hospitalizations among LTSS recipients

November 22, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Seniors using long-term services and support who have chronic cardiac and pulmonary conditions are at increased risk for hospitalization, according to a new study. 

Residents make calendar to celebrate staying active in life stories

November 16, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

These "calendar girls" (and guys) didn't need to shed any clothing to be the top models of their assisted living community as they turned their annual calendar into a gala event showcasing the vibrancy and resilience of life.

A Place For Mom joins effort to promote veterans' LTC resources

November 10, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

A Place For Mom is partnering with a veterans resource organization to spread the word about the Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension, which can help pay the costs for assistance for those who qualify.

Date set for largest-ever healthcare fraud case

November 4, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Philip Esformes, co-owner of the Esformes Network of more than 30 skilled nursing homes and assisted living facilities, will have a fall 2017 trial for his alleged $1 billion Medicare and Medicaid fraud scheme. 

New 2016-17 AHCA/NCAL board members

October 19, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Members of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) have elected their leaders for the upcoming year. Several board members were re-elected, but there will be some new faces at the table. 

Survey: Assisted living improves quality of life

October 6, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Although many seniors say they want to age in place, life often gets better once they move to an assisted living community.

Pat Giorgio wins 2016 NCAL pioneer award

September 29, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The assisted living association honored Giorgio for her leadership roles on the national level with AHCA/NCAL and her efforts within the state of Iowa.

Get connected this National Assisted Living Week

September 15, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Celebrate those who served and their caregivers who live in assisted living and residential care communities with National Assisted Living Week. 

Building for medical care and amenities

August 31, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

In the eternal battle to win over move-ins, senior housing relies on design to support both quality medical care and hospitality amenities.

New certification body launches for assisted living executives

August 31, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

There’s a new certification body in town and its goal is to create standards for the knowledge and skills needed by an assisted living executive director.

Brookdale makes space for early Alzheimer’s residents

August 30, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The nation’s largest long-term care provider is expanding the continuum of care to offer a transitional space for residents with mild dementia who need more than assisted living but aren’t ready for memory care. 


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