July 5, 2017
Family involvement can be a balancing act for senior housing executives. On the one hand the kids’ participation in the sales cycle is crucial. At the same time, their presence at the table may bring added concerns and complications. Here’s how some industry leaders address the issue: Engaging family, while keeping the sales cycle moving…
June 22, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Argentum, a national association advocating for excellence in senior living, is carefully reviewing the Senate’s discussion draft proposal released Thursday designed to overhaul the current Affordable Care Act. “We are laser focused on the impact this proposed bill could have on the senior living industry and the older Americans they serve,” said Argentum…
May 26, 2017
Paul Williams, Argentum vice president of government relations, recently attended an event on behalf of Argentum Silver PAC for the re-election of Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) who serves as the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee. Congressman Brady discussed the tax reform efforts of the Ways and Means Committee, which…
May 23, 2017
President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget submitted to Congress this week leaves core Social Security and Medicare benefits untouched, but proposes substantial cuts to anti-poverty programs impacting seniors and their families. The budget proposal “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” aims to balance the federal budget over ten years with tax and regulatory reforms aiming…
May 15, 2017
Imagine a global platform where providers come together to share ideas, innovation, and challenges. Imagine the opportunity to learn from those whose populations are aging faster than ours in the U.S. as well as to share with providers in countries whose aging boom will follow that of the U.S. The Global Ageing Network (formerly IAHSA)…
February 24, 2017
Discovering how to provide the perfect customer service experience can start with a desire to move mountains, asking a simple question or recognizing that the only way to understand what someone needs is to ask. These senior living executives have done just that. Kensington Senior Living’s vice president Tanya Walker Wirth’s enthusiasm for providing the…
December 22, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has unveiled two new websites for consumers that include information about the quality of inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals.
December 22, 2016
More than half of older Americans in the lowest socioeconomic tier can expect to face an income gap if they retire when they would like to, according to a new study by the Center for Retirement Research.
December 20, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics has launched the third wave of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, a biennial national study of the major sectors of paid, regulated providers of long-term care services.
December 15, 2016
National efforts to make health care safer are paying off, with approximately 125,000 fewer patients dying due to hospital-acquired conditions and saving more than $28 billion in health care costs from 2010 through 2015, according to a new government repo
December 15, 2016
The Administration on Community Living has announced the theme of Older Americans Month for 2017 – Age Out Loud.
December 6, 2016
A House subcommittee last week held a hearing on the federal long-term care insurance program, which recently came under fire for significantly higher premiums for federal workers.
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