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Ascension expands services throughout Michigan, other states

July 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

As Ascension Michigan continues to reorganize its operations and rebrand its 15 hospitals, the Roman Catholic...

Biogen sees positive results in Alzheimer's trial, shares

July 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Biogen Inc. shares surged more than 18% Friday after the biotechnology company and Tokyo-based Eisai Co. Ltd. announced positive results from a mid-stage trial of a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's Association should see healthy amount of proposed $401 million funding increase

July 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The Alzheimer’s Association, its advocacy arm the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement and its nationwide network of advocates are celebrating another proposed funding increase for Alzheimer’s and dementia research at the National Institutes of Health.

Feds push for long sentence in case on American Senior Communities former CEO

June 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler is recommending that James Burkhart be sentenced to 151 months in prison for his role in running more than two dozen fraud schemes and kickback arrangements that prosecutors say reaped nearly $20 million. 

Maine votes to fund nursing homes

June 25, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The state Legislature enacted on June 20 a bill sponsored by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash to fund Maine’s nursing homes, part of a $41 million spending package.

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

June 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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.

NYC focused on senior living with $500 million plan

June 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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.

Top-paid skilled nursing CEO list shifts in 2018

June 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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

Decline expected in CCRC skilled nursing presence

May 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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.

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

May 29, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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

Massachusetts nursing homes push legislators for more funding

May 24, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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

Nursing home workers still waiting for wage increases in Massachusetts

May 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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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