February 22, 2018
Background On Feb. 5, the GAO released a report entitled “Medicaid Assisted Living Services: Improved Federal Oversight of Beneficiary Health and Welfare Is Needed.” The report comes in response to a 2015 request from Sens. Collins (R-ME), McCaskill (D-MO), Warren (D-MA) and Hatch (R-UT) for a review of Medicaid spending, and federal and state oversight…
February 22, 2018
February 5, 2018
If your community allows residents or staff to play movies in communal areas, such as in a theater, lounge, or community room, please be advised that a public performance license is required in accordance with the U.S. Copyright Act. Closed circuit television systems playing movies on a dedicated in-house channel are also subject to public…
October 31, 2017
On September 16, Florida Governor Rick Scott directed the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) to issue an emergency rule requiring assisted living communities to obtain resources within 60 days, such as a generator and fuel, to support and sustain operations for at least 96 hours…
September 20, 2017
September 17, 2017
A Notice of Emergency Rule, 58AER17-1 Procedures Regarding Emergency Environmental Control for Assisted Living Facilities, was filed September 16, 2017 by the Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) at the direction of Governor Scott. A similar emergency rule was filed by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) concerning nursing homes. The emergency rule is effective…
August 30, 2016
The Senior Living Certification Commission (SLCC) has announced the launch of its certification for Assisted Living Executive Directors. Applications for Assisted Living Executive Director certification and registration for the fall testing period for the
August 18, 2016
Researchers from the University of North Carolina’s Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and School of Social Work, with funding from The Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL), completed a review of measures and instruments useful
June 16, 2016
Argentum recently released “Building Regulation and Assisted Living: A National Analysis Report,” identifying the different ways each state regulates how an assisted living community can be built.
April 8, 2014
Assisted living communities remain one of the most cost-effective choices when searching for long-term care solutions, according to a new study conducted by CareScout for long-term care insurer Genworth.
January 1, 2014
Companies will face challenges in balancing the champagne desires of a boomer audience that hasn’t planned for retirement. Hard data is emerging on the interests and preferences of the future, prospective senior living residents. It comes from a range of
November 20, 2013
Researchers at George Mason University crunched data provided by the Centers for Disease Control to find out just what are the major differences among residents of the largest and smallest assisted living communities across the nation.
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