Wesley Enhanced Living
How did you celebrate National Nursing Home Week? Frank Caruso Jr. ate 105 chicken wings — imagine 52½ chickens' worth — in one sitting.
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.
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.
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 Five-Star System has a systematic and profound bias that favors smaller facilities and penalizes larger facilities.
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.