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Legislation Aims to Protect Seniors From Fraud

September 28, 2009

Two bills have been introduced that focus on protecting senior investors from fraud and unscrupulous financial advisors. Americans 65 and older control nearly $15 trillion in assets.

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ALFA Hails U.S. House for Recognizing Caregivers

September 18, 2009

Key resolution sheds light on the aging population and senior care needs

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CDW Update: Wishful Thinking, Promises, and a New Ad from CDW

September 16, 2009

The last 10 days have, with Labor Day and the AFL-CIO’s convention in Pittsburgh, seen plenty of talk about EFCA; ranging from commitments to pass the original EFCA to the assertion that there are currently 60 votes in favor of moving forward with an alte

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New Ad Urges Senator Specter to Remain Opposed to Employee Free Choice Act

September 15, 2009

The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace Releases New Ad Urging Senator Specter to Remain Opposed to Anti-Worker Employee Free Choice Act

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South Carolina-ALFA (SC-ALFA) Comments on “No Place to Call Home” Report

July 27, 2009

South Carolina-ALFA (SC-ALFA), the state chapter of the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), today commented on the release of “No Place to Call Home”, a report prepared by the Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. which detail

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Health Reform Must Include All Long Term Care Options

July 9, 2009

Care of the elderly is the poor neglected step child in the debate over health reform. Although Americans are living longer than ever and studies show that two out of every three Americans who reach the age of 65 will need long term care services or supp

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CEAL Launches Promoting Excellence in Assisted Living Awards Program

July 8, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia (July 1, 2009) – The Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL) celebrates its fifth year anniversary this year. To mark this important milestone, CEAL has established the Promoting Excellence in Assisted Living Awards Program

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CDW Releases ‘Poison’ EFCA Video

June 29, 2009

The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace has released a new video on YouTube that sends a clear message: “The misnamed Employee Free Choice Act would be poison for our economy.”

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Texas Assisted Living Industry Shows Clout

June 22, 2009

AUSTIN, TX. –The Texas Assisted Living Association (TALA) is celebrating approval of legislation which updates state law and streamlines the regulatory process for the state’s assisted living providers.

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Comprehensive Assisted Living Data Released

June 10, 2009

June 10, 2009—The just-released 2009 Overview of Assisted Living provides senior housing providers, policy makers, associations, and other professionals essential facts and figures about assisted living to use when defining the business to investors, medi

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ALFA Touts Benefits of Assisted Living to USA Today

May 27, 2009

USA Today published an opinion article by Howard Gleckman, a senior research associate at the Urban Institute, on Tuesday discussing the need to include long term care in national health reform. But Mr. Gleckman focused on the cost of skilled nursing care

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Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act of 2009 introduced

April 20, 2009

Senator Edward Kennedy, Congressmen Frank Pallone and John Dingell introduced S. 697/ H.R. 1721 on March 25th, 2009.

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