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Increase In Number Of Assisted Living Facilities Often Leads To Decrease In Direct Care
In a New York Times opinion article from Sunday, September 1st, written by Geeta Anand, she notes that the number of assisted living facilities have nearly tripled in the past
United States
6 Sep 2019
Tara Tedrow Appointed Chair Of The Florida Bar Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Tara Tedrow has been nominated and chosen as the chair of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
United States
25 Jul 2019
How Will Medicare Rule Changes Affect Senior Housing Communities?
Since the 1970s, Medicare beneficiaries have had the ability to receive Medicare benefits through private health plans as an alternative to the traditional Medicare program administered by the federal government.
United States
8 May 2019
Wellness Initiatives
Wellness initiatives continue to be a larger part of workplace and living environments
United States
20 Mar 2019
Assisted Living Strains To Keep Up With Safety
A recent article in the New York Times reports on the problem in assisted living dementia care facilities of residents physically attacking other residents.
United States
11 Jan 2019
Improving Elder Care Through Technology
A relative of mine recently moved into an independent living facility, and within days we had received notice that she had been summoning the staff for routine questions ("How late is breakfast served?" "Are there any bridge games today?") ...
United States
29 Aug 2018
Developer Proposes Assisted-Living Facility On Seidel Road
An assisted-living facility could be coming to Horizon West.
United States
31 Jul 2018
Depletion Of Staffing
The New York Times on Sunday had a troubling front-page article Sunday on nursing homes masking the depletion of their staffs.
United States
16 Jul 2018
Scrutiny Of Assisted Living Facilities
On February 4th, the New York Times had an article which should give the ALF industry pause.
United States
13 Feb 2018
Dining For Dollars
In the past the dining room in any assisted living facility was considered comparable to a dispensary—a necessary service facility for the residents.
United States
11 Jan 2018
What Caregivers Can Do To Create A Dependable Bedtime Routine
Adequate sleep is essential to good health. Unfortunately, sleep can be difficult for elderly people and their caretakers, particularly among elderly people who are disabled.
United States
11 Dec 2017
Don't Despair! Senior Housing Services Demand Will Continue to Grow.
Although the competition between facilities for residents and employees creates a headwind for the industry, it is important not to lose sight of the simple fact that time and demographics are on the side...
United States
1 Dec 2017
Appeals Court Strikes Down Emergency Stay In Generator Case
Florida's First District Court of Appeal issued a response to Florida Argentum's motion filed last week and determined that an "automatic stay" of the Division of Administrative Hearings' Final Order...
United States
15 Nov 2017
Positive Ruling On Generator Rules May Not Protect Owners In The Short Term
Notwithstanding what we consider a well-reasoned and proper ruling by an Administrative Law Judge against Governor Scott's emergency rule on generators and fuel, cautious senior living facility...
United States
31 Oct 2017
State of Florida Provides Additional Guidance on New Generator Obligation for Senior Living Facilities
Florida Argentum has worked with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) to obtain clarification on several matters with respect to Governor Scott's emergency rule requiring all assisted living facilities (ALFs) and nursing homes to "obtain ample resources, ..
United States
28 Sep 2017
Governor Scott Creates New Generator Obligation For Senior Living Facilities
Following the tragic deaths of eight people at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Broward County, Governor Rick Scott has directed the Florida AHCA and Florida DOEA to issue emergency rules...
United States
27 Sep 2017
Interior Design For Alzheimer's
When building and furnishing a memory care facility, it is important to understand the impact of colors and furnishings on people with Alzheimer's disease.
United States
31 May 2017
A Contribution To Residents' Quality Of Life
People with Alzheimer's and dementia often suffer from anxiety and agitation. One of the most effective means of dealing with those symptoms is therapy animals.
United States
22 Mar 2017
Insurance Claims Report Spotlights Risks To Assisted Living Facility Operators
Late last year CNA, one of the nation's largest commercial insurance companies, issued a report summarizing professional liability insurance claims for senior living facilities that it closed between 2011 and 2015.
United States
22 Feb 2017
Draft Rules From The Department Of Health Limit The Potential Number Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
The Department of Health ("DOH") has issued only seven medical marijuana dispensing organization licenses, and based on draft rules proposed this week, that number may not change.
United States
23 Jan 2017
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