Tag Archives: Assisted Living

Health Network Alert: Making Up for Lost Time: Addressing Problems in California’s Assisted Living System

(09/08/2014)  Across the country, assisted living facilities now house and provide services for residents with significant care needs, a noticeable change from 30 years ago, when California adopted its quality standards. Although California has made some adjustments, the system overall …

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WEBINAR: The Changing Landscape of Assisted Living – Developments in the States

Free Webinar When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT How good is assisted living? To a great extent, it depends on what state you’re in, as assisted living standards are dependent upon state law. This presentation included … Continue reading

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Assisted Living: California 20 Years Behind Times, Residents at Risk

In this short article for California Healthline, NSCLC’s Eric Carlson writes, “California’s assisted living system is decades out of date. As a result, the state’s assisted living residents — elderly and generally vulnerable — are increasingly at risk from substandard … Continue reading

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Health Network Alert: NSCLC Calls for Stronger California Rules Governing Assisted Living

(2/27/2014) A number of troubling incidents that have been chronicled in the media the past few years have forced a re-examination of the regulation of California’s assisted living facilities, a popular option for seniors who do not require skilled nursing …

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NSCLC Calls for Stronger California Rules Governing Assisted Living

WASHINGTON – Based on a comparison of California’s assisted living laws with those of 11 other states, the National Senior Citizens Law Center says that the state’s laws are out of date and fall short in several areas, putting residents’ …

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Think Twice Before Signing

(2007) Report: Improper and Unfair Provisions in Missouri Nursing Home Agreements. Click here.

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Kentucky Nonprofit Funds Training to Help LGBT Older Adults

According to a story in the Lexington Herald Leader, JustFundKy gave a $5,000 grant to the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass to revise its patient bill of rights and train its staff to be more in tune with … Continue reading

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Joint Statement to the US Senate Special Committee on Aging

Ensuring Quality and Oversight in Assisted Living As Medicaid beneficiaries and monies are increasingly shifted from nursing homes to assisted living facilities and other HCBS settings, it is entirely appropriate that Congress and CMS establish some standards on what type … Continue reading

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