What Have We Done for You Lately? – December 2018
Here’s an overview of our work for you in December 2018.
LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston Unveils Visual Identity and Digital Presence
Contact: Lisa Sanders/LeadingAge firstname.lastname@example.org; 202-508-9407 Contact: Steve Syre/UMass Boston Gerontology InstituteSteven.Syre@umb.edu; 617-365-0116
What’s Behind the Rise in Assisted Living Costs?
Assisted living costs rose 6.67% from 2017 to 2018. Workforce shortages could be to blame, according to a new report from Genworth.
Teens Operating Patient Lifts: LeadingAge Supports Rule Change
If finalized, the rule will remove the operation of power-driven patient lifts from the list of activities that the Department of Labor prohibits for 16 and 17 year old workers. Many states permit individuals under the age of 18 to become certified and work as certified nursing assistants (CNAs). Prohibiting them from operating ...
BenefitsCheckUp Adds New Disaster Preparation and Recovery Tool
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) released this new tool in October of 2018, following a year of significant disasters and numbers of older adults who had been impacted across the country. Fill out the BenefitsCheckUp questionnaire to generate ...