Congressman tries to rally support for CNA lock-out bill ahead of nursing home staffing mandate … WHO upgrades BA.2.86 as US cases of the new COVID variant triple … CCRCs continue to report higher...
Massive CCRC agrees to $115M bankruptcy deal
Oct 31, 2023
A nearly 50-year-old CCRC that has become one of the largest in the nation would become a for-profit provider under the reported terms of a recent bankruptcy auction.
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Sep 22, 2023
CMS updates quality measures to align with coming MDS changes … CCRC ratings unlikely to be affected by SNF staffing mandates: Fitch … US employers facing largest increase in healthcare costs in a...
SNFs, CCRCs still lag others in recruiting staff: Fitch Ratings
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Sep 14, 2023
Skilled nursing facilities are lagging behind assisted living communities when it comes to recruiting staff, according to Fitch Ratings’ latest monthly labor dashboard for the sector.
CCRCs improve productivity through digital transformation
Apr 10, 2023
A series of digital initiatives significantly improved productivity and reduced costs at United Methodist Communities of New Jersey, which has several continuing care retirement communities. That’s according...
Residents’ high burden of chronic disease calls for operator-provider partnerships: study
Lois A. Bowers
Sep 16, 2022
U.S. senior living residents average more than a dozen chronic conditions each, and many residents use high-cost healthcare services, suggesting ways that operators can integrate care and housing to improve...
Bonuses, 5.49% salary jump part of soaring costs for CCRC nurse leaders: report
Jul 08, 2022
Costly bonuses remain a key strategy as providers try to find and retain workers amid sharply rising salaries for continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs).
Removing SNF spaces among adaptive tactics used by successful CCRCs: report
May 01, 2022
Removing skilled nursing spaces should be part of wide considerations for life plan and continuing care retirement communities’ looking to succeed, says a new Ziegler report.
Nearly half of life plan community operators to reduce SNF footprint
Jan 05, 2022
Close to 45% of life plan communities are planning to reduce or eliminate their skilled nursing units in the future, despite 75% of providers saying that having a SNF unit is very important for their organizations,...
Multi-generational mixer builds great collegian-CCRC resident bonds
Mar 07, 2017
From adding cheerleaders to finding backgammon partners and sharing farming advice, a collaboration project between a CCRC and Fresno State students has been a rousing success.