What’s Behind the Rise in Assisted Living Costs?
Assisted living costs rose 6.67% from 2017 to 2018. Workforce shortages could be to blame, according to a new report from Genworth.
Teens Operating Patient Lifts: LeadingAge Supports Rule Change
If finalized, the rule will remove the operation of power-driven patient lifts from the list of activities that the Department of Labor prohibits for 16 and 17 year old workers. Many states permit individuals under the age of 18 to become certified and work as certified nursing assistants (CNAs). Prohibiting them from operating ...
BenefitsCheckUp Adds New Disaster Preparation and Recovery Tool
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) released this new tool in October of 2018, following a year of significant disasters and numbers of older adults who had been impacted across the country. Fill out the BenefitsCheckUp questionnaire to generate ...
2018 Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Study - Deadline Extended
Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS) announced that participation for the 2018‑2019 Assisted Living Salary & Benefits study in now open. This year marks the 21st annual year of publication. The study is conducted in cooperation with LeadingAge and supported by NCAL. Nationally ...
New LTSS Insights from Survey of Medicaid Directors
Each year, the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) publishes the results of a survey of state Medicaid directors on current and planned policies across state Medicaid programs. The survey ...