Assisted Living Federation Of America
Senior living providers had a remarkably positive 2014, marked by record investments and acquisitions, growing occupancy rates and swelling demand, according to the annual analysis of the largest senior living providers by the Assisted Living Federation of America.
The Assisted Living Federation of America is implementing substantial changes, including a new name, board chairwoman Brenda J. Bacon announced in a letter Tuesday.
Richard P. Grimes, the president and CEO of the Assisted Living Federation of America, has announced his retirement.
Younger residents, Alzheimer's patients more common at small assisted living communities, analysis findsNovember 01, 2013
Residents of small assisted living communities are more likely to be younger than 65 and have a developmental disability or mental illness than those in a large community, according to newly published research.
Seniors will not be able to receive Medicare coverage for imaging scans to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced.
Collaboration between senior living operators and the Veterans Administration is necessary to prevent the financial exploitation of elderly veterans, a leading provider group said Wednesday.
Brad Klitsch, senior vice president of market development for Direct Supply, was recently honored at the Assisted Living Federation of America's annual meeting near Dallas. Klitsch received the organization's Service Award. "Senior living has hundreds of thousands of advocates and supporters, but Brad Klitsch is one of the biggest champions of the resident-center philosophy of senior living," said Richard P. Grimes, president and CEO of ALFA. "Brad's limitless energy and enthusiasm to advance excellence and advocacy for senior living is more than commendable, it is amazing. He's earned this award and is very deserving for his support of ALFA both within Direct Supply and throughout senior living."
A senior living group welcomed a decision by a U.S. appeals court to grant an injunction blocking implementation of the National Labor Relations Board's notice posting rule.
Brookdale Senior Living leaped ahead of Emeritus Senior Living to become the largest senior living operator in 2012, according to the Assisted Living Federation of America.
The Assisted Living Federation of America has entered into a partnership Willis North America, an international insurance broker. The partnership will give ALFA members access to enhanced property, casualty and employee benefit policy terms and conditions. "Willis has a vast amount of experience serving senior living operators and understanding their complex insurance and risk reduction needs," said Richard P. Grimes, the association's president and CEO.
Intensive lobbying paid off for assisted living groups vying for inclusion in the national Alzheimer's taskforce plan. The most recent taskforce plan includes assisted living in its strategy to assess and address the housing needs of those with Alzheimer's disease.
In a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services, the Assisted Living Federation of America said it was "dismayed to see the lack of acknowledgment of the role assisted living has in caring for individuals with Alzheimer's disease," in the HHS taskforce plan released Jan. 9.
A leading U.S. assisted living trade group has partnered with India's first senior living group, reflecting the growing global demand for senior care facilities.
A leading assisted living advocacy group applauded legislation that would reverse two recent pro-union regulations issued by the National Labor Relations Board.
An assisted living group says that two recent National Labor Relations Board rulings will lead to higher costs for seniors and fragmented services.