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GAO Releases Report on Medicaid Funding in Assisted Living

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…


Argentum Advocates for You State Update

February 22, 2018


Be Sure to Secure a License to Show Movies in Your Community

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…


State Files Appeal After Judge Invalidates Florida Gov.’s Emergency Rule; Florida Argentum Filing Motion with District Court of Appeal

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…


Florida Legislators, U.S. Senators Focus on Disaster Preparedness for Older Americans

September 20, 2017


Emergency Rule Filed by Department of Elder Affairs at Direction of Florida Governor Rick Scott

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…

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Senior Living Certification Commission Launches Certification for Assisted Living Executive Directors

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

Research Article

New Report from CEAL Highlights Quality Measures and Instruments for Assisted Living

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

Research Article

Argentum Report: Building Regulation and Assisted Living

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.


Study: Assisted Living Communities Remain Cost-Effective Leader

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.


Senior Living Residents in 2025

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

Research Article

Distinct Differences Found Among Residents of Small, Large Senior Living Communities

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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