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Complete the 2018 State of Seniors Housing Survey

February 5, 2018

Please forward the 2018 State of Seniors Housing survey to the appropriate individual in your organization to complete in its entirety. Completed surveys should be emailed to colleen.blumenthal@healthtrust.com. Questions about the survey should be directed to Colleen Blumenthal of HealthTrust, LLC at (941) 363-7502 or at her email address noted above. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 16, 2018 Properties…

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Support Alzheimer’s Research with Purchase of Semipostal Stamp

January 12, 2018

On November 30, 2017 the U.S. Postal Service issued the first ever Alzheimer’s Disease Research Semipostal Stamp. The stamp was issued under the Semipostal Authorization Act, which grants the U.S. Postal Service discretionary authority to issue and sell semipostal stamps to advance causes it considers to be ‘‘in the national public interest and appropriate.’’ Semipostal…

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An Executive Director’s Keys to Navigating a Successful Community Renovation

January 2, 2018

Renovating a senior living community while it is presently occupied is a little like trying to replace the wing on an airplane in flight. Maybe it’s possible, but it sure isn’t easy. There’s dust and noise, and sometimes the contractor shuts off the water. Residents may have to shift rooms. Common areas get blocked. Staffing…

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White House Unveils Significant Healthcare Changes

October 13, 2017

President Trump made two key moves this week that will significantly affect the current state of healthcare in the United States. He issued an executive order with a goal of providing Americans and their employers with more affordable options in the healthcare marketplace, and said the administration will immediately stop funding for subsidy payments to…

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

September 20, 2017

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Willis Towers Watson Introduces New Video on Active Shooting Training for Senior Living Communities

September 20, 2017

In order to help address this serious risk the Willis Towers Watson Senior Living Practice, in partnership with Sorensen, Wilder and Associates, developed an employee training video–The Four Outs. The Four Outs – Get Out, Hide Out, Keep Out and Take Out, represent the critical action steps to take when faced with an armed intruder/active…

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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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Argentum to Match Up To $50,000 in Support of Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

September 5, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Argentum, a national association advocating for excellence in senior living, is announcing a commitment to match up to $50,000 in relief efforts to aid Argentum member communities negatively impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “Although we have been heartened to hear that most member companies were prepared for and able to deal with the…

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Making a Difference

August 25, 2017

As a writer for popular television comedies including “Designing Women” and “Family Ties,” Trish Vradenburg knew how to find creative inspiration in life’s difficulties. She applied the same skill to real life after her mother, Bea Lerner, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. First through a semi-autobiographical play and later through co-founding the nonprofit UsAgainstAlzheimer’s with…

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Innovation Plus Outreach Critical to Meet the Coming Wave in Memory Care

August 25, 2017

Watch out for the “hockey stick.” That’s the metaphor for the shape data takes on a chart when there’s a sharp uptick ahead. And that’s what the numbers on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia look like from this moment until 2050: going up, and fast. How can senior living leaders prepare for this abrupt spike in…

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Argentum Announces 2017 Best of the Best Award Winners

May 8, 2017

Unique calming therapies, resident involvement in product innovation, and a desire to inspire younger generations are the hallmarks of this year’s Argentum Best of the Best Award winners. These five forward-thinking companies are using progressive and innovative methods to enhance senior living in their communities and beyond. Entrepreneurs are invited to live with Brookdale residents…

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Argentum Encourages Completion of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers Survey

January 20, 2017

As of January 13, the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP) has heard from 51% of the residential care communities that we invited to participate.  All directors of residential care communities that received a 2016 NSLTCP Residential Care Community Questionnaire are encouraged to submit and complete it by web or by mail by early February.…

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