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Assisted Living News

This section features news for assisted living providers. 

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Featured Content

How the National Alzheimer’s Plan Could Save $110 Billion

A new report from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America explores how some components of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease could improve care of people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias while saving $110 billion over 10 years.

Which States Have the Highest Assisted Living Costs?

Assisted living costs have grown at a higher rate (1.45%) than home care costs over the past year, according to the 11th annual Cost of Care Survey from Genworth.

Assisted Living Occupancy and Construction Suffer in First Quarter

Assisted living occupancy rates and construction starts were both down during the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report from the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC).

CEAL Names Diane Doumas as Interim Executive Director

Diane Doumas is the new interim executive director of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL). LeadingAge is one of the 11 national organizations that make up the CEAL collaborative.

Report Shows Pay Up, Turnover Down Among Assisted Living Staff

The 2013-2014 Assisted Living Salary and Benefits report shows an average 2.56% hourly increase in pay rates for resident assistants, to $11.49. Staff turnover was 32.38% in 2013, down from 36.04% in 2012, although the past year saw an increased rate in staff vacancies. The report is published by the Hospital and Healthcare Compensation Service and may be obtained from HCS.