Policy, Regulation & News

Marcus & Millichap: 2012’s Second Half Report Suggests Favorable Investment Climate for Seniors Housing
, Development & Financing, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing, Valuation

Marcus & Millichap, the nation’s largest real estate investment firm, released its “Second Half 2012” seniors housing research report with key market highlights by level…

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California Report: Great Need, Insufficient Means for Long-Term Care
, Development & Financing, Long-term Care, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

A survey of registered California voters age 40 and better found that just about half (49 percent) of respondents expect to need long-term care (LTC)…

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Fair Housing Compliance Guide - Charting The Way
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

This completely revised 24-page guide addresses the many issues related to compliance with the fair housing laws and ADA from the perspective of a seniors…

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Integrating Acute and Post-Acute Care
, Operational Resources, Operations, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

With U.S. health care costs escalating at rates that are deemed unsustainable, health care providers throughout the continuum of care, from physicians and hospitals to…

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The Aging Prison Population
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The aging of the US population will have significant effects on health care and social services. Between 1990 and 2009 the population of older adults…

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Disaster Preparedness in Home-Care Agencies
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

An increasing number of older adults in the U.S. rely on home-care agencies for their medical needs and other personal care. Many of these individuals…

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2012 Assisted Living and Continuing Care Retirement Community State Regulatory Handbook
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

This collaborative effort between the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) and Leading Age (formerly American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging) features easy-to-use…

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Older Adults with Disabilities Can Age Well in Place
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

Around 40 percent of community-dwelling older adults in the United States have some form of disability that interferes with their capacity to function within their…

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Environments to Support Mobility: A Review
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

Mobility is crucial to Aging Well, as it enables physical activity, social interaction, and greater community involvement for older adults. While one often thinks of…

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Mather LifeWays Grandparent Program Chosen as National Model
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

In February 2011, Mather LifeWays was one of six non-profits to receive a grant from the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to promote a volunteer-driven…

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Can Health Care Reform Expand Patient-Centered Care in Rural Communities?
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The patient-centered model of care is well-regarded as a means to address the needs of older adults with chronic diseases. The patient-centered model is not…

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UCLA Center for Health Policy Research: Older Adults with Disabilities Rely on Public Services
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

A recent study and policy note from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (Kietzman et al 2011) provides some needed context for discussions about…

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