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  1. DOL Issues Memo Regarding Employment Status of Registry Workers

    The FAB states that whether an employment relationship exists depends on the “economic reality” of the circumstances informed by a “thorough analysis of the registry’s business model and operations,” including the following factors: Conducting background and reference checks Hiring ...

  2. 2018 Salary & Benefits Report for Life Plan Communities Now Available

    The national average hourly rate for CNAs in Continuing Care Retirement Communities/Life Plan Communities (CCRCs) saw an increase of about 3.35%, according to the 2018-2019 CCRC salary and benefits report publicshed by the 

  3. LeadingAge Speaks Out on Workforce Crisis

    In a statement to the Times, Katie Sloan pointed out that LeadingAge for several years pushed for more accurate reporting on nursing home staffing. She noted that recruiting, training and retaining workers is a huge challenge for our members, which we have heard again and again at the LeadingAge Town Hall meetings being held ...

  4. Seniors Action Network Pushes for Charitable Giving Deduction

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted last year, doubled the standard deduction and is expected to result in fewer taxpayers who itemize their taxes. That, in turn, is expected to reduce the number of taxpayers who use the charitable deduction and will likely result in a decrease in charitable giving. The Charitable Giving ...

  5. HCBS 2019 Funding Approved by House Committee

    Following enactment of 2018 spending legislation that significantly increased funding for many home- and community-based services programs, the 2019 measure approved by the House Appropriations Committee provides mostly level funding ...