LeadingAge Florida names Lisa Smith nursing home public policy director
Aug 23, 2021
LeadingAge Florida has hired Lisa Smith as director of nursing home public policy. Smith comes to LeadingAge from the state’s Agency for Health Care Administration, where, for the last three years, she...
LeadingAge Florida, Eldergrow awarded $1M to launch therapeutic gardening program for dozens of facilities
Jun 02, 2021
Nearly two dozen Florida nursing homes will have access to a national indoor gardening program designed for residents, thanks to a $1 million Civil Monetary Penalty grant.
‘We have been in a fight for our lives’: Providers spending hundreds of thousands on testing, PPE
Jul 30, 2020
Long-term care providers took their complaints about lack of pandemic support to new heights Wednesday as they urged lawmakers to push for additional resources for operators as the next coronavirus relief...
Florida to test nursing home workers every 2 weeks
Jun 19, 2020
Emergency rules issued Wednesday by Florida health officials now require nursing home and assisted living workers to be tested for COVID-19 every two weeks.
Florida governor signs law that will change nursing home reimbursement
Jun 21, 2017
Florida nursing homes will be moving to a prospective payment system for reimbursement following Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) signing of legislation Friday.
Vanderbeck named CEO of ACTS Retirement-Life Communities
Jul 07, 2014
J. Mark Vanderbeck has been named the chief executive officer of ACTS Retirement-Life Communities, the nation’s largest not-for-profit continuing care retirement community organization.
Meeting boomer needs at LeadingAge Florida
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Jul 25, 2013
Social connections, individual preferences and strong resident councils are among the ideas for what makes a strong long-term care facility.