Initial Approval for 39 States' HCBS State Transition Plans
To date 39 states have received initial approval and 7 states received final approval of their state transition plan.
Emergency Preparedness Moving Forward, LeadingAge Tells Aging Committee
In the wake of nursing home resident deaths following Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing September 20, 2017 on Disaster Preparedness and Response: The Special Needs of Older Americans. In his opening statement, the committee's Ranking Member, Senator Bob ...
Federal Judge Invalidates White Collar Overtime Rule
In the most recent action, the judge, an Obama appointee, found that the increase in the salary test from $23,660 to nearly $47,476 would dilute the "duties" test which focuses on the employee's dues, functions or tasks in determining whether the exemption applies. As such, the judge concluded that the rule inappropriately ...
New Orleans: What’s There for You?
Here’s a glimpse at what’s in store for leaders of life plan communities and assisted living settings who travel to New Orleans Oct. 29-Nov. 1 for this year’s LeadingAge Annual Meeting and EXPO.
How Would a Minimum Wage Hike Affect Your Organization?
A new report from RTI International contains data showing how assisted living settings and life plan communities would be affected if the federal minimum wage were increased to $10, $12 or $15. The report is a joint project of RTI and the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living.