Wesley Enhanced Living

WEL hires McMullin

WEL hires McMullin

Wesley Enhanced Living, a non-profit organization that owns and manages multiple continuing care retirement communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania, has chosen DeWayne McMullin as Chief Financial Officer.

This new care model has  stitch-in-time approach

This new care model has stitch-in-time approach

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Every enterprise needs worker bees. Clearly, if the work is going to get done, those on the frontline — and elsewhere — must soldier on. But if an enterprise — be it a company, industry or other entity — is going to survive into the future, it also needs a visionary. Without forward-looking inspiration, any enterprise will surely fade, just as a houseplant will shrivel without mindful tending.

Time to look for solutions to funding aging services in new places

Time to look for solutions to funding aging services in new places

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We have a problem with funding and the service delivery models in aging services. Both are broken, and both need to be addressed in any real solution is to be implemented. If the service delivery system continues without fundamental change, then costs will continue to escalate unabated. All of the money ultimately comes from the same source, us.

The inherent bias in the Five-Star System

The inherent bias in the Five-Star System

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The Five-Star System has a systematic and profound bias that favors smaller facilities and penalizes larger facilities.

New kind of CCRC would lower states' Medicaid costs, report finds

A demonstration proposal that would create a new kind of continuing care retirement community would save state Medicaid programs upwards of 20% on long-term care costs, according to a report from Avalere.