Applications are once again being accepted for the LeadingAge Innovations Fund, a grant program we designed to help our members cultivate new ideas and develop programs that have the potential for a demonstrable impact in aging services. This round, we are looking for projects that support innovative wellness programming in affordable senior housing settings or innovative dementia care programming. Application deadline is July 30.
The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals, which is responsible for Level 3 or Administrative Law Judge appeals, has a new system that providers can access to verify appeals status.
Senior living communities must demonstrate how volunteer opportunities can help residents maintain connections with their community, city, and country. In particular, marketers should use resident testimonies, a captivating brochure design, and social media to highlight the benefits of senior volunteering.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its timeline for how traditional Medicare services will be paid in the coming years. It is important to understand how these new payment standards will affect hospital referrals, SNF negotiation rates, and waivers for restrictions in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
Demand for new nurses will increase significant by 2020. As a result, healthcare organizations will confront strong competition in attracting qualified professionals in 2015.