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The Middle Market Opportunity: How Might It Impact Communities?

September 4, 2019

The number of middle-income seniors will nearly double in 10 years. And more than half of them won’t have the resources to pay for housing and care. When “The Forgotten Middle,” a National Investment Center (NIC) funded demand study conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, was released in April, its conclusions and accompanying…

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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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Is Senior Living the New Best Medicine?

July 17, 2019

Last year, we heard the bad news—loneliness is as bad for your health as smoking (Cigna); loneliness could increase risk of dementia by 40 percent (Florida State University). Now it’s time for the good news: Senior living communities appear to be good for your health. The first-year results of the Mather LifeWays Age Well Study shows…

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Creating a CDAL Culture: Ideas for Encouraging Certification

June 25, 2019

Earning the Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL) certification is a major achievement. But it’s not simply an individual achievement. It elevates a community, a company, and the industry overall. That means organizations can benefit from investing in a culture where the CDAL certification is recognized and appropriately valued and where every employee knows its…

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Argentum Advocates for You State Update

June 19, 2019

ARIZONA AL Training Requirements – SIGNED BY GOVERNOR (SB 1244) Modifies the training program for AL communities to include training that is consistent with the training, competency and test methodology standards developed by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) for in-home direct care workers. Stipulates that the Board must prescribe rules for AL…

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Argentum Advocates for You State Update

March 22, 2019

ARIZONA SB 1244 – Assisted Living Caregivers Training Requires that training for assisted living facility caregivers be consistent with the training, competency and test methodology standards developed by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) for in-home direct care workers. Directs the Arizona Board of Nursing Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers…

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MBK Senior Living Executive Directors & Regional Director Earn CDAL Credentials

January 24, 2019

IRVINE, Calif. — Considered the gold standard of assisted living credentials, five MBK Senior Living team members have earned a Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL) certificate. Awarded by the Senior Living Certification Commission, a total of 20 MBK Senior Living’s operations and community management now hold CDAL certificates.

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What Your Community Needs to Know About Copyright Compliance Before You Shout, “Action!”

October 22, 2018

With all the activity within your senior living or health care community, residents and staff may not give a second thought to something as simple as showing a movie. “It’s just for residents,” some might say. “We’re not charging admission.” It seems simple enough, but maybe you remember the FBI warning at the beginning of…

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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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House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Unveils Medicare Long-Term Care Services and Supports Act of 2018

June 25, 2018

To address the growing need for long-term care supports and services for over 90 million Americans age 65 and older by 2055, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) unveiled a discussion draft to create a new Medicare benefit that would extend services to eligible beneficiaries for long-term care. The proposal would cover all long-term services and supports,…

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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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