It appears that a federal effort to downsize nursing homes might end up doing just the opposite.
The trend of strong merger and acquisition activity in the senior housing market has not abated, with the average price per skilled nursing unit up 7% from a year ago. This is according to the latest quarterly figures from business intelligence firm Irving Levin Associates Inc.
Four assisted living facilities in the San Francisco Bay area are facing a total of $3 million in fines for how they allegedly treated and paid workers, California authorities announced Thursday.
You Mystery Shoppers have spoken: Assisted living communities do a bad job making a good first impression. If true, it's definitely a problem, and I'd thank you for sharing if I knew your real names.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, assisted living residents might not place a high value on how "homelike" their surroundings are, suggest findings out of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN.
Resident falls continue to present the greatest risk of lawsuits to skilled nursing facilities and other long-term care providers, according to a recently released report from insurance company CNA.
Nonprofit long-term care providers must work together to address alarming trends, or their market share could plummet and the sector as a whole could falter, LeadingAge Chairman David Gehm told association members Tuesday.
Assisted living, long-term care and nursing homes — the senior living industry —is one of the most challenging and compliance-driven industries in the U.S.
HIPAA authorization forms do not have be signed voluntarily to be valid, judge rules ... Aluminum exposure 'inevitably' contributes to Alzheimer's, researcher says ... Judge holds assisted living owners in contempt for retaliating against workers
The average occupancy rate for senior housing sailed past 90% in the third quarter, and the absorption rate set a single-quarter record, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care announced Friday.
Assisted living growth continues to be concentrated in specific markets, with almost three-fourths of new construction in 10 metro markets, according to new findings released Thursday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Industry annual conference in Chicago.
Employee cleared of sexual assault charges wins $1 million defamation suit against assisted living companyOctober 02, 2014
A former assisted living worker in South Carolina has received a $1 million award after being falsely accused of trying to sexually assault a resident, according to local news sources.
CMS releases new version of software for collecting assessment information ... CT hospitals must now inform patients of observation status ... CA assisted living facilities face multiple requirements under new laws ... Govt. launches Open Payments website
An assisted living facility in Mississippi fired a worker hours after she started on the job because of her pregnancy, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
A federal District Court in Louisiana has reversed a Medicare Appeals Council ruling over denials for rehabilitation claims, including one involving an assisted living resident.
Hot-water scalding comes when a person accidentally turns on the hot water and the pre-set temperature for the water heater is too high. As an administrator or caregiver at an assisted living facility, you may have seen first-hand what can happen if a senior accidentally turns on water that is too hot. Reducing injury can save both pain and suffering of residents and help facilities avoid potential litigation.
Four California assisted living operators are facing eight felony charges related to wage theft, tax and insurance violations, according to local reports.
One-fifth of caregivers take 6 months or longer to choose a senior housing option for a loved one, poll findsSeptember 17, 2014
A significant number of people take six months or longer to choose a senior care or housing option for a loved one, recently released survey results showed.
Ask skilled care or senior living operators about their biggest operational challenge, and the answer is almost always the same: keeping the place full. A new investigation of the way many operators deal with prospects shows that there's a lot of room for improvement.
Assisted living communities continue to make a terrible first impression on prospective customers, university program findsSeptember 15, 2014
Assisted living communities consistently do not make a good first impression with prospective customers, and they haven't improved this skill set in the last decade, according to data from George Mason University in Virginia.
GA puts controversial nursing home rate hike on hold ... Most Americans OK with gay couples in assisted living ... Commerce Dept: Healthcare revenue rebounded in Q2
AMDA to feds: Will assisted living be excluded from plan to reimburse chronic care services? ... People with rare type AB blood have doubled risk of cognitive decline, researchers say ... Grieving older people are more at risk for infections than younger people, research shows
CMS issues memo on therapy coding changes ... Home care workers join strikes for a higher minimum wage ... National Assisted Living Week kicks off
Cambridge Realty Capital Companies has arranged a $6.56 million HUD Lean loan to refinance Morris Senior Living, a 76-bed assisted living facility located in Morris, IL.
AdCare Health Systems plans to divest its senior living properties and become a holding company, the firm announced.
Seniors housing stock collectively rose by 0.1% in the second quarter, putting the sector on pace for a 1.5% annual increase, according to new data from the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry.
Family members of a Texas long-term care resident have sued the facility where she lives, claiming they were banned from visiting due to their social media posts, according to a publication covering legal proceedings in the state.
An Alaska man has been charged with murdering a worker at a small assisted living facility in Anchorage, according to local news reports.
Sentara Life Care, the senior services division of Sentara Healthcare, will replace the skilled nursing facility and assisted living village on its 11-acre campus. The Sentara Healthcare board of directors approved $16.9 million for capital funding.
Benchmark's new community has a high-end beach house vibe and eco-friendly features that put it on the cutting edge of senior care