Paycheck to Paycheck is comprised of an online, interactive database and accompanying report prepared by the Center for Housing Policy, the research division of the National Housing Conference, that compares wages for selected occupations with the income needed to buy or rent a home.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently published a proposed rule that would impose stringent regulations regarding how healthcare facilities, including long-term care facilities, dispose of pharmaceuticals classified as hazardous waste. Presently, while pharmaceutical hazardous waste in long-term care facilities is regulated by the agency, it is subject to the agency’s less-stringent household hazardous waste standard. In the proposed rule, however, the EPA argues that long-term care facilities more closely resemble hospitals and thus should be subject to more stringent requirements.
Enterprise Community Partners has developed Ready to Respond: Disaster Staffing, a robust and customizable toolkit specifically for multifamily housing providers nationwide.
Recent research points to the usefulness of mindfulness practices, such as yoga and meditation, in reducing some of?the symptoms of diseases such as diabetes and depression.
As of September 1, 2015, 49 state transition plans have been submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) for the implementation of the home and community-based services (HCBS) settings final rule.