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CarePatrol top senior placement franchise in nation

January 18, 2017  |  newswire

CarePatrol Franchise System has been natmed the No. 1 senior placement franchise in the nation for the seventh consecutive year. CarePatrol helps families find assisted living, independent living, memory care and nursing homes. 

Activity programming: An administrator’s view

January 6, 2017  |  Sean Mockbee, BS, NHA

How can administrators support activity programming and make their activities directors the best they can be? An Arizona assisted living owner/operator explains the value of encouraging new ideas.

Assisted living's struggle with drug prices

December 29, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The rising cost of drugs may be forcing assisted living residents to make some unhealthy choices, warns a new report. Someone could pay dearly for that later, especially at CCRCs.

Ensign Group bets on assisted living

December 29, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The national senior care operator has decided to buy the real estate for 15 properties it operates in Wisconsin.

Financing affordable assisted living

November 23, 2016  |  Steve Kennedy

The national need for affordable assisted living is surging, but how will we find the funds to build more?

Comorbidities and hospitalizations among LTSS recipients

November 22, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Seniors using long-term services and support who have chronic cardiac and pulmonary conditions are at increased risk for hospitalization, according to a new study. 

Residents make calendar to celebrate staying active in life stories

November 16, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

These "calendar girls" (and guys) didn't need to shed any clothing to be the top models of their assisted living community as they turned their annual calendar into a gala event showcasing the vibrancy and resilience of life.

A Place For Mom joins effort to promote veterans' LTC resources

November 10, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

A Place For Mom is partnering with a veterans resource organization to spread the word about the Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension, which can help pay the costs for assistance for those who qualify.

Date set for largest-ever healthcare fraud case

November 4, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Philip Esformes, co-owner of the Esformes Network of more than 30 skilled nursing homes and assisted living facilities, will have a fall 2017 trial for his alleged $1 billion Medicare and Medicaid fraud scheme. 

New 2016-17 AHCA/NCAL board members

October 19, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Members of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) have elected their leaders for the upcoming year. Several board members were re-elected, but there will be some new faces at the table. 

Survey: Assisted living improves quality of life

October 6, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Although many seniors say they want to age in place, life often gets better once they move to an assisted living community.

Pat Giorgio wins 2016 NCAL pioneer award

September 29, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The assisted living association honored Giorgio for her leadership roles on the national level with AHCA/NCAL and her efforts within the state of Iowa.


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