Continuing Care Retirement Community

$100M renovation to start with AL upgrades

Village on the Isle, a continuing care retirement community in Florida, will undergo a decade-long renovation that will cost around $100 million.

Self-reporting False Claims Act violation averts litigation

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Long-term care providers would do well to know the lesson from one Pennsylvania continuing care facility, which averted costly litigation when it discovered and later reported irregularities of more than $1 million in Medicare claims.

Chedid moves to run nonprofit CCRC

Chedid moves to run nonprofit CCRC

Stephanie Chedid was announced as the president and CEO of United Lutheran Program for the Aging (Luther Manor) on January 20.

Republicans gain Senate control; McConnell puts ACA provisions in crosshairs

Republicans gain Senate control; McConnell puts ACA provisions in crosshairs

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Congress will try to dismantle some parts of the Affordable Care Act now that the Republican Party has the majority of seats in both chambers, prospective Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Wednesday.

A small team of workers responds best in emergencies, expert says

A small team of workers responds best in emergencies, expert says

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Long-term care providers should consider a "flat" crisis management approach that relies on a core group of staff members, experts advised Wednesday at the LeadingAge annual conference.

Ziegler announces affiliation between NC retirement organizations

Ziegler has announced the affiliation between The Board of Trustees of Friends Homes Inc. and the Board of Governors of The Presbyterian Homes Inc., creating the largest not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in North Carolina. The organization will have 1,002 residential accommodations, 225 assisted living accommodations and 298 skilled nursing beds.

Pressure sore leads to false-advertising suit

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A resident who developed a serious pressure ulcer allegedly due to negligence at a Pennsylvania continuing care retirement community is suing the operator, claiming it purposely misrepresented its care capabilities.

Alleged exploitive photos of Senator's wife raise questions about nursing home privacy

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Visitation protocols at a Mississippi continuing care retirement community are under scrutiny after a blogger was jailed for allegedly taking an unauthorized photograph of the wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (MS-R).

Senate Aging Committee hearing focuses on possible financial risks associated with CCRCs

Senate Aging Committee hearing focuses on possible financial risks associated with CCRCs

Regulation of continuing care retirement communities varies widely from state to state, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. The report was released at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing on CCRCs.

Strive to integrate assisted living into care continuum at retirement communities

Strive to integrate assisted living into care continuum at retirement communities

There should be a seamless transition between levels of care in continuing care retirement communities.