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NCAL unveils 2014 Assisted Living Week logo

NCAL unveils 2014 Assisted Living Week logo

The National Center for Assisted Living is encouraging communities to use the 2014 "The Magic of Music" logo to celebrate National Assisted Living Week.

Assisted living group launches quality improvement initiative

Assisted living group launches quality improvement initiative

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A new quality initiative program unveiled Wednesday targets off-label use of antipsychotics, hospital readmissions and staff turnover in assisted living communities.

States are actively working to regulate assisted living facilities, report says

States are actively working to regulate assisted living facilities, report says

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States were actively refining and developing new regulations to monitor assisted living facilities during 2011, an annual report finds.

New Jersey's real giants?

New Jersey's real giants?

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What a week for New Jersey. It started with the pro football team that has its roots there winning the Super Bowl, and it's going to end with a first-in-the-nation effort by the state's assisted living providers.

Assisted living management officials saw a bump in salary in 2011, report finds

Assisted living management officials saw a bump in salary in 2011, report finds

Assisted living facility chief financial officers had the highest salary increases among all management positions in 2011, with a 3.9% jump over last year to $122,226, according to a new report.

Labor Department releases long-term care core competency model

The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday released a model outlining the core competencies required of workers in the long-term care industry.

MedPAC recommendation of 0% pay increase for 2012 leaves long-term care providers fuming

Long-term care groups on Tuesday strongly criticized the latest round of recommendations to Congress from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

Assisted living advocate calls for more public financing, less federal regulation of industry

Assisted living advocate calls for more public financing, less federal regulation of industry

The issues facing Medicaid coverage in assisted living are fundamentally economic, not regulatory, according to at least one participant in Tuesday's roundtable discussion on assisted living held by the Senate Special Committee on Aging.

Assisted living group releases review of new state AL policies

At least 18 states have implemented some form of new regulations, statutes and policies governing assisted living services in the last year, according to a new analysis by the National Center for Assisted Living.

Rhode Island's Gifford named new national nursing home and assisted living quality chief

Rhode Island's Gifford named new national nursing home and assisted living quality chief

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living on Tuesday named Dr. David R. Gifford as their senior vice president of quality and regulatory affairs, a new department within the nation's largest nursing home association.