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…
September 20, 2017
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…
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…
September 1, 2017
Argentum and state partner Texas Assisted Living Association (TALA) are encouraging those in the senior living industry to provide support to communities and employees in need. Argentum will match up to $50,000 in relief efforts to aid Argentum member communities negatively impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Please consider sending gift cards directly to TALA or donating…
May 15, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – May 15, 2017 – Argentum is announcing today its sustained commitment to address regulation of Florida’s continuing care retirement communities with state and industry stakeholders at the conclusion of the Florida legislature’s 2017 session. Legislation was proposed during the 2017 session (SB 1430/HB 1349) by Senator Tom Lee (R-Brandon) and Representative Cyndi…
March 20, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 20, 2017 – Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed KY SB 4, An Act Relating to Medical Review Panels, into law March 16. This law establishes a medical review panel system for use in civil litigation relating to health care providers, including assisted living and personal care home providers. Malpractice claims against…
July 13, 2016
Argentum New York recently celebrated its 10th Annual Advocacy Day in Albany, New York. Thirty two member advocates gathered to advance the Chapter’s legislative and regulatory agenda and promote the rebranding of NY ALFA to Argentum New York.
June 17, 2016
Integral Senior Living (ISL) is pleased to announce that Regional Director of Operations Leslie Quintanar has been appointed to the Texas Assisted Living Association (TALA) Advisory Board.
July 21, 2015
The Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilities Association (Mass-ALFA) board of directors has selected Richard T. Moore of Uxbridge as the new president of the organization, according to Sharon Ricardi, Mass-ALFA board chair and senior vice president of Bur
May 27, 2015
Florida ALFA, the Florida chapter of the Assisted Living Federation of America, announced that thanks to its collaboration with the Agency for Health Care Administration, a new policy initiative in the state has taken effect that creates an expedited init
May 20, 2015
TALA applauds state partner the Texas Assisted Living Association for its success in advocating for meaningful assisted living legislation at the Texas Capitol.
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