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Argentum Advocates for You State Update

September 23, 2019

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Argentum Reveals 2019 List of Largest 140 Providers in Senior Living

September 4, 2019

(Alexandria, Va.)—Argentum’s annual largest providers list provides the fundamental data and ideas that leaders in senior living and associated industries use in decision-making and strategy. At 140 providers and 624,795 units, the 2019 largest providers list is the most extensive report in the 20 years Argentum has been publishing the data. Among just the top…

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Senior Lifestyle Communities Partnered for The Longest Dance Virtual Marathon to Raise Support for the Alzheimer’s Association

July 1, 2019

CHICAGO – For most, June 21 meant a little extra summer during the 12 hours of summer solstice daylight. For Senior Lifestyle, June 21 also meant 12 hours of dance as the company’s residents, families, team members and business partners joined in a 12-hour virtual dance marathon called The Longest Dance to raise support and…

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Benchmark Associate Wins 2019 Excellence Award from Massachusetts Assisted Living Association

May 31, 2019

Michelle Tristani, corporate director of memory care for Benchmark, was named the recipient of the Employee Leadership Award by the Massachusetts Assisted Living Association (Mass-ALA) at the organization’s annual Excellence Awards Dinner in May. The awards are presented each year to individuals at every level of assisted living who have demonstrated their desire to make…

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Senate Aging Committee Holds Hearing on Alzheimer’s Disease and Caregiver Benefits

April 5, 2019

On Tuesday, April 2, before an audience of Alzheimer’s advocates, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee introduced the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019. The bipartisan legislation introduced with Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) authorizes $20 million for Fiscal Year 2020 to Lifespan Respite Care program, with scheduled funding increasing by…

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Untangling the Mysteries of the Brain

February 14, 2019

The Dutch centenarian Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper astonished scientific researchers both in life and in death: When they performed cognitive and psychological tests on her at the age of 113, they found that her mind performed better than most 60-75 year olds. A subsequent autopsy of her 115 year-old brain in 2005 revealed that it was…

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Argentum Announces List of 125 Largest Providers in Senior Living

October 16, 2018

(Alexandria, Va.)—Argentum has published its annual list of largest providers in senior living. The list is compiled from voluntary and company-provided data via survey, and rankings are determined based on total company units. This year’s list has expanded to 125 providers from 115 providers in 2017 with the additions of providers such as Charter Senior…

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Meet the 2018 Largest Providers in Senior Living

October 15, 2018

The 2018 list of the largest providers in senior living reveals few changes from 2017. Brookdale, at three times the size of the No. 2 company on the list, continues to hold the top spot. In fact, the same five companies remain in the top five. However, this year’s list captures several players not included…

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UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Announces Craig Doane as Chief Development Officer

September 10, 2018

Craig Doane joined UsAgainstAlzheimer’s as Chief Development Officer on September 4. Doane brings to UsAgainstAlzheimer’s more than 20 years of fundraising experience, including developing and executing the strategic vision for comprehensive campaigns in public health nonprofits. Most recently, he was Senior VP of Journal, Media & Strategic Partnerships at the American Academy of Family Physicians…

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Of Passion and Postage: Channeling Grief into Action

August 28, 2018

You may not think much about the stamps you use for mail—generally anything in stock at the post office will do. However, with the Alzheimer’s semipostal fundraising stamp, you’re not just getting postage: You’re getting a story. That’s because this stamp is the culmination of two individuals’ hard work and determination to raise funds that…

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Argentum Applauds Sens. Casey and Collins in Their Efforts to Address Critical Shortage of Geriatric Health Professionals

June 25, 2018

To address the growing shortage of geriatric health care professionals and direct caregivers to support our aging population, Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Bob Casey (D-PA), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Aging Committee respectively, introduced the Geriatrics Workforce Improvement Act. This legislation would reauthorize the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) and the…

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Interest Deduction Cap Applicability Included in Tax Reform Measure

June 25, 2018

To ensure that capital for senior housing (including assisted living, memory care residences, and CCRCs) is not excluded from TCJA interest deduction provisions, Argentum along with other allied senior housing partners are working with Senator James Lankford (R-OK) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) to clarify the intent of the Senate Finance Committee…

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