Finance

Patients, families consider social and financial impact for Alzheimer’s treatment

Earlier in the year, a report released by the Alzheimer’s Association stated the annual cost of providing care for Americans with Alzheimer’s disease had reached $277 billion.

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NYC focused on senior living with $500 million plan

New York City has plans to build thousands of senior housing units on public land in an effort aimed at aiding the city’s low-income older adults.

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Top-paid skilled nursing CEO list shifts in 2018

In 2017, Skilled Nursing News profiled the salaries of the seven highest-paid CEOs at the biggest skilled nursing companies for the previous year.

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Decline expected in CCRC skilled nursing presence

The median number of skilled nursing units in continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) has remained steady over the last five years, but a decline is coming as developers continue cut SNFs out of the equation.

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Following facilities in receivership, Skyline Health to bow out of nursing home industry

Skyline Health, which recently saw two of its 21 skilled nursing facilities in Arkansas put into receivership, is leaving the nursing home business.

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Massachusetts nursing homes push legislators for more funding

They rallied at the State House in Boston to draw attention to the need for additional funding and a worker shortage.

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Nursing home workers still waiting for wage increases in Massachusetts

Following several extensions and lapsed deadlines, 12 nursing homes are still not in compliance with state regulations, according to the report from the state’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

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Top provider CEOs optimistic about new CMS payment rules

Industry experts are still sorting out the long-term effects of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) new payment system for skilled nursing facilities, but early reviews from the CEOs of some top providers have been positive.

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NHI acquires assisted living and memory care communities for nearly $70M

National Health Investors Inc has acquired five assisted living/memory care communities for $69.75 million. The properties, which will be leased to a Bickford Senior Living affiliate, are based in Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio and Erie, Pennsylvania.

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Brookdale buys Florida facility for nearly $75 million

Brookdale Senior Living acquired a senior housing facility in Palm Beach Gardens from HC Inc. for $74.55 million.

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