Assisted Living News
This section features news for assisted living providers.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take on a case to resolve a fundamental question about the Fair Housing Act that it has never answered: Can you be found guilty of racial discrimination if you have not engaged in racial discrimination? Just a couple weeks before the court was to hear arguments on this question, members of Congress announced plans to conduct a hearing on disparate impact theory. Then came news that plaintiffs had settled their case.
The 2013-2014 Assisted Living Salary and Benefits Survey deadline is November 15. The report generated from this survey is recognized as the standard for reliable and comprehensive compensation data for the assisted living community. It is published in cooperation with LeadingAge and supported by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL).
The number of senior housing units started and under construction has returned to pre-recession levels, according to a new report from the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing Industry. Robust construction activity among assisted living and memory care properties is driving the trend.
The 2013 edition of Seniors Housing and Care Journal features current research on family involvement in assisted living. Linda Hollinger-Smith, executive director of the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, served as managing editor of the 2013 edition. Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, served on the issue’s editorial board.
Larry Minnix responds to an episode on Frontline about assisted living.