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What is your facility's bullying policy?

June 22, 2015  |  Megan Combs, Associate Editor

What happens when one of your residents is the victim of bullying? Do you have a policy in place to address it?

LTC professionals take their message to Congress

June 22, 2015  |  Bob Gatty

UPDATED June 23, 2015: Congressional actions got a few steps closer to repealing two key Obamacare provisions--the medical device tax and the Independent Payment Advisory Board.

Elder abuse shelter opens in Detroit

June 18, 2015  |  Sandra Hoban, Managing Editor

Elder abuse is an often underreported crime because seniors are reluctant to act or don’t know how to seek assistance.

Will seniors be able to afford your community?

June 3, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

About half of households that have members aged 55 or more years have no retirement savings, and many of those households have few other resources to fund their post-work years, according to a new analysis by the Government Accountability Office.

White House Conference on Aging announces date for national event

May 28, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

July 13 will be the date for the White House Conference on Aging national event, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced today.

WHO addresses antimicrobial resistance

May 26, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Delegates at the 68th World Health Assembly endorsed a global action plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance, which they termed the most urgent drug resistance trend. The plan has five objectives.

FDA guidance could undermine safety, compliance efforts, pharmacy group maintains

May 21, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Repackaging and distribution guidance proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration inadvertently would undermine patient/resident safety in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities and also would threaten regulatory compliance, the Senior Care...

Texas provider association notes SNF improvements, challenges

May 19, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

On the heels of an analysis finding the Lone Star State be the one with greatest share of low-rated nursing homes, the Texas Health Care Association has released survey results indicating that nursing home quality there has improved over the past year.

Larry Minnix reflects on his seriously fun time as LeadingAge chief

May 15, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

Looming federal elections present the perfect time to step aside and let a successor fill his shoes, LeadingAge President and CEO Larry Minnix tells Long-Term Living in an exclusive interview.

NCAL announces change at the top

May 15, 2015  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) gets a new executive director as David Kyllo shifts to a new role within AHCA/NCAL.

Legislation to speed new drug development under way on Capitol Hill

May 14, 2015  |  Bob Gatty

The “21st Century Cures” initiative would spur innovation and drug “repurposing” to attack Alzheimer's and other difficult-to-treat diseases.

An interview with ALFA's James Balda

May 10, 2015  |  Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor

In an exclusive interview, the president and CEO of the Assisted Living Federation of America sits down with Long-Term Living to discuss the present and future of the organization and of assisted living in general.


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