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LTCG to acquire LifePlans

August 22, 2017  |  newswire
news

The deal will combine LTCG’s long-term care business processing with LifePlan’s risk management tools, including cognitive acuity screening.

Advance directive struggle for Alzheimer's resident

August 21, 2017  |  JoNel Aleccia, KHN
article

A resident's advance directive has turned into a legal battle with family members who say the assisted living provider shouldn't be helping her eat.

When domestic violence comes to work

August 21, 2017  |  Steve Wilder
blog

Employers should create safety policies and procedures for handling domestic violence before it arrives on the doorstep.

When domestic violence doesn’t stay at home

August 18, 2017  |  Steve Wilder
blog

Employers should create safety policies and procedures for handling domestic violence before it arrives on the doorstep.

Woman impersonates cleaner, steals from residents, police say

August 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

A Florida woman has been charged for allegedly rummaging through resident rooms.

CMS launches Hospice Compare site

August 16, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

Much like the Nursing Home Compare site for skilled nursing facilities, the new data comparison tool will allow consumers to see quality measures data on hospice and palliative care providers.

Emergency: Is evacuation the best choice?

August 2, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

Evacuate? Shelter in place? A new study shows that fleeing an emergency can still have harmful effects on elderly residents.

Brookdale tackles advance care planning

July 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

The senior living provider and Iris Plans have partnered to offer residents end-of-life care planning services. 

Balancing resident safety with quality of life

June 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
article

Four senior living executives weigh in on the threat of litigation and demands of helicopter children while providing a meaningful life for residents. 

CMS backpedals on arbitration restrictions

June 5, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is reconsidering its previous ban on pre-dispute agreements as binding arbitration.

Elderly resident faces arson, aggravated assault charges

June 1, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

A 76-year-old resident faces charges over a fire in his bedroom at a Georgia personal care home.

The values and risks of employee satisfaction surveys

May 19, 2017  |  Joanne Madden
article

Employee satisfaction surveys can be a helpful retention tool, but they also can raise red flags with employment law attorneys.

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